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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

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…

Louise Bourgeois, 10 am is When You Come to Me, 2006 (detail), Etching, watercolor, pencil, gouache on paper, 20 pages, ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Lent by the Artist Rooms Foundation 2013,Photo: Christopher Burke, © The Easton Foundation

ARTIST ROOMS Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets

18 July 2014 - 12 October 2014

Join us at mima on Monday 6 October for an exclusive look at ARTIST ROOMS Louise Bourgeois: A Woman Without Secrets from 4pm, then make your way across to Teesside University’s Stephenson…

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…


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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