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mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, is one of the UK’s leading galleries for modern and contemporary art and craft.

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Opening times

mima gallery and shop opening times:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10.00am – 4.30pm
Thursday 10.00am – 7.00pm
Sun 12.00 – 4.00pm
Closed Monday

mima reception is open during gallery opening times: 01642 931 232

Easter 2015 opening times:

Closed Friday 3rd, Sunday 5th & Monday 6th April (Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday)

Open as usual Saturday 4th April (10.00am – 4.30pm)

Current exhibitions

Georgina Starr: I, Cave

7 April 2015 - 28 May 2015

I, Cave is a new solo exhibition from British artist Georgina Starr. Starr’s early works brought her to international attention in the 1990s, and since then she has developed a distinct…

Stephen McKenna: Perspectives of Europe 1980 – 2014

6 February 2015 - 7 June 2015

Perspectives of Europe 1980 – 2014 is Stephen McKenna’s largest museum solo presentation in over a decade. The underlying theme of the exhibition is the artist’s responses to living and…

Derek Eland: Diary Rooms

11 November 2014 - 30 April 2015

Due to popularity, Derek Eland: Diary Rooms has been extended until 30 April 2015.
Derek Eland is a multi-media artist whose work is primarily focused on engaging with people about what it…

jewellery gallery

4 October 2014 - 31 October 2024

Our jewellery collection is one of the finest publicly-owned collections of contemporary jewellery in the UK.
Over 200 bracelets, brooches, necklaces, rings, earrings and headpieces by some of the most…


Outstanding fine and applied art

For the first time mima’s entire collection is freely available online. Objects previously only seen within the gallery are now here for you to enjoy from anywhere in the world....

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