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Mikhail Karikis Survey Exhibition

12 October 2019 to 02 February 2020

Image credit: Mikhail Karakis, No Ordinary Protest, 2018. Commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art and Whitechapel Gallery, London. Supported by Arts Council England.   The first survey…

Fragile Earth: seeds, weeds, plastic crust

29 June to 26 September 2019

Image credit: Copyright Uriel Orlow.  All Rights Reserved, DACS 2019  An exhibition about the relationships between plants, animals and humans at a time of climate crisis. The summer exhibition and…

Middlesbrough Collection, Why Are We Here? With Black Artists & Modernism

23 March 2019 2:00 pm - 29 March 2020 4:00 pm

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art’s (MIMA)  year-long Middlesbrough Collection display reveals new narratives within the institute’s collection. Through a collaboration with research group Black Artists & Modernism, the collection is…

Art in Action

17 November 2018 10:00 am - 17 November 2019 4:30 pm

Our display Art in Action, reflects the voices, stories and experiences of the extraordinary people we work with.  Each season we share projects that contribute to life in our area. …

Featured Event

Step with Refugees

20 June 2019 1:45 pm - 20 June 2019 2:00 pm

In solidarity with refugees who have been forced to leave their homes and make extraordinary efforts to survive, we walk together in Middlesbrough’s Centre Square. The UN Refugee Agency are…

Join our team

Apply by 17:00 Monday 24 June 2019

We are recruiting for people to join our cafe team.  MIMA Kitchen opens at the end of June 2019 and we are looking for people with an interest in food…

Exhibition Opening Event – Fragile Earth: seeds, weeds, plastic crust

29 June 2019 11:00 am - 29 June 2019 4:00 pm

Please join us for the opening of our summer exhibition. Exhibition Opening – 29 June 2019 Fragile Earth: seeds, weeds, plastic crust deals with the most urgent topic of the…

Fragile Earth Launch Night

4 July 2019 4:00 pm - 4 July 2019 8:00 pm

Artists and curators share insights into works in the exhibition, Fragile Earth: seeds, weeds, plastic crust. A performance lecture by artist Uriel Orlow highlights the active role of plants and…

Cloth Club

Cloth Club is on every Thursday from 10.30am to 12.30pm This workshop is a chance to learn textile skills within a relaxed group.  This season we explore recycled fabrics experimenting with…

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