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Past exhibitions


New Exhibitions openings 17 February and 10 March 2018

17 February 2018 and 10 March 2018

We will be updating details shortly on our new exhibitions and public programme.


ACORN Teesside Temporary Office Office of Useful Art

18 January – 3 June 2018

  The Association of Community Organisations for Reform Now is a national tenants’ union. ACORN was founded in Bristol in 2014 as a response to poor living conditions, specifically rising…


Middlesbrough Collection

16 February 2017 10:00 am - 31 December 2017 4:00 pm

This permanent display of the Middlesbrough Collection highlights the influence and use of art in the town. The exhibition is shaped through a dialogue with the community, and currently features…


The Place is Here

17 June 2017 11:00 am - 8 October 2017 4:00 pm

Image credit: Chila Kumari Burman Convenience, Not Love 1986-87 ©  the artist The Place is Here, shown across Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art and the South London Gallery (SLG info here) presents work by…


Kader Attia: Dispossession

17 June 2017 11:00 am - 8 October 2017 4:00 pm

  In this work Kader Attia investigates the Vatican’s holdings of art from Africa, much of which was plundered by Christian missionaries in the context of their evangelization efforts on…


Kellenberger-White: Print Room

17 June 2017 11:00 am - 8 October 2017 4:00 pm

Kellenberger-White is redesigning the institution’s brand throughout 2017. The project includes exhibitions featuring archival materials, samples of their own productions, and printed matter drawn from workshops and consultation sessions. This…


Wilderness Way

17 June 2017 11:00 am - 8 October 2017 4:00 pm

Image credit: Peter Reimann, The Gazette Wilderness Way takes as its departure point Margaret Thatcher’s visit to Teesside in 1987 to reflect on a decade that transformed the way we live….


Kellenberger-White: Where We Are Now

4 March 2017 10:00 am - 4 June 2017 4:00 pm

Designers Kellenberger-White are reshaping mima’s brand across 2017. The project includes seasonal feature displays drawn from archive materials, workshops and consultation sessions, and their own production. It is an opportunity…


Daniela Ortiz: ABC of Racist Europe

4 March 2017 10:00 am - 4 June 2017 4:00 pm

    The Peru-born, Spain-based artist Daniela Ortiz addresses nationality, colonialism, race and class to look at the politics of citizenship. In her recent projects, she has drawn on her…


Stephen Willats: Human Right

4 March 2017 10:00 am - 4 June 2017 4:00 pm

Image credit: Stephen Willats  The Space Time Traveller 2010 Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery London Stephen Willats examines connections between personal narratives and social conditions through themes of…



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