Birmingham City University Art and Design Archives

Birmingham City University Art and Design Archives
Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street
Birmingham
B4 7BD
England

Website

www.biad.bcu.ac.uk/research/archives

E-mail

Sian Vaughan, Keeper of Archives

sian.vaughan@bcu.ac.uk

Telephone

0121 331 6981

Fax

0121 331 6970

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Birmingham City University Art and Design Archives contains both art and archival collections. The Institute of Art and Design is one of the largest faculties of Birmingham City University (formerly UCE Birmingham).

There are 16 different archives and collections in the Archives. They cover the fields of art and design education and public art. The collections range in size from less than 50 items to over 40,000 items. They contain a mix of paper documents and books as well as art works, designs, posters, photographs and slides.

Venue Type:

Archive

Opening hours

The Archives are normally open by appointment at the following times:

Mon 10.00-17.00
Tues 10.00-17.00
Wed 10.00-17.00

The first time you visit the Archives you will be asked to show two forms of identification and complete a Researcher Registration Form.

We are temporarily closed until January 2014 because of our move to the University's new city centre campus.

Admission charges

There is no charge for visiting the Archives.

Getting there

The Parkside building is approximately ten minutes' walk from Birmingham Moor Street Station, next to Thinktank at Millennium Point.

Collection details

Archives, Design, Fine Art, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • BIAD Hodgson Art History Collection
  • BIAD Margaret Street Centenary Folio
  • BIAD Plaster Cast Collection
  • BIAD School of Art Archive
  • Birmingham Billboard Collection
  • Julia Ramos (Langford Grove Scool) Collection
  • Larry Cartoon Collection
  • Marion Richardson Archive
  • Public Art Commissions Agency (PACA) Archive
  • Renee Marcouse Archive
  • The Craftsman's Club

Getting there

The Parkside building is approximately ten minutes' walk from Birmingham Moor Street Station, next to Thinktank at Millennium Point.

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