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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

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…


12 March 2015 - 28 June 2015

mima and artists Derek Eland and Deb Covell have been working with five Teesside artists to try new ways of using our spaces and collections and to create a place…

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 of his landscapes in over a decade. The exhibition takes you through his responses to living and travelling…

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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