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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:

Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat: 10am – 4.30pm
Thurs: 10am – 7pm
Sun: 12 – 4pm
Closed Mon

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

Current exhibitions

NEW jewellery gallery

4 October 2014 - 31 October 2024

mima has an outstanding collection of contemporary jewellery, one of the finest publicly-owned jewellery collections in the UK, to rival those of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the National Galleries of Scotland.…

Drawing the Jewellery Collection

4 October 2014 - 15 February 2015

mima has been collecting contemporary jewellery since the early 1980s and is internationally renowned for its unique collection of striking pieces. Drawing The Jewellery Collection celebrates key works from the collection which challenge…

Wendy Ramshaw: Rooms of Dreams

12 September 2014 - 4 December 2014

As one of Britain’s leading contemporary designers, Wendy Ramshaw CBE is renowned for her jewellery and distinctive, large-scale public art.
Born in the North East, Ramshaw has had an acclaimed career spanning…

William Cobbing: Transactions of the Duddo Field Club

4 July 2014 - 30 October 2014

As Lipman artist in residence at Newcastle University, William Cobbing has been developing new works featuring the imprint of letterpress blocks into malleable clay surfaces. Words appear and are then…

New Sculpture in mima garden – HA[SOFT]RD by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

24 April 2014 - 24 December 2014

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In 2012, mima was selected to host the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award (ARMA) Artist in Residence. Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva was invited to produce a new site specific sound sculpture…


Collection

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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