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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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Mima Building Exterior

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

Current exhibitions

Art from Elsewhere

19 June 2015 - 27 September 2015

‘Art from Elsewhere’ is an exhibition that explores different realities of profound global change. It brings together some of the most important artists working today both based in the West and in…

The Office of Useful Art

19 June 2015 - 31 December 2016

‘Arte Útil’ roughly translates as ‘useful art’. This type of practice focuses on the applied dimension of art, stressing the beneficial outcomes of projects for their users. The archive of Arte Útil…

Pia Camil, Pablo Helguera, Pedro Reyes

5 June 2015 - 6 August 2015

This exhibition brings together three Mexican artists: Pia Camil, Pablo Helguera and Pedro Reyes. Addressing concepts of well-being, community empowerment and
political landscapes, each artist is interested in social reform,…

Situation Unit

1 May 2015 - 1 September 2015

Across the summer of 2015 three artists have been commissioned to question the gallery as a site for learning through artistic practice. Using their practice they will produce a site…

Jewellery Gallery

4 October 2014 - 31 October 2024

We have one of the finest publicly-owned jewellery collections in the country, to rival those of the Victoria and Albert museum and the National Galleries of Scotland. The gallery features provocative and fascinating…


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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