RBSA Gallery

RBSA Gallery - Exterior
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The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is an artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts through a range of inclusive activities.

Venue Type:

Gallery, Association or society

Opening hours

Monday - Saturday: 10.30 - 5.00
Sunday: 1.00 - 5.00

Closed on Bank Holidays

Admission charges


Collection details

Archives, Fine Art, Personalities

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.


  • 29 January — 26 May 2018 *on now

Each item is hand-made by a designer-maker who has taken inspiration from the colours, forms, and subjects found throughout flora and fauna. With such a cornucopia of craft to select from we are sure to have something to suit all tastes and budgets.


Prize 2018

  • 10 May — 23 June 2018 *on now

Prize 2018 exhibition is part of the RBSA
charitable work to support a wide variety of artists.
Artworks from a range of media - such as
jewellery, ceramics, textiles, drawing, painting, and printmaking on show.

Silver earrings in a shape of a cricle

Shape Up!

  • 28 May — 29 September 2018

We are surrounded by different shapes and colours. From the graphics and structures found within urban environments to the repetitive patterns that construct organic material at a cellular level, the selected designer-makers have drawn on a variety of sources to create exciting geometric designs in jewellery, ceramics, and textiles. The range of new, bright, and bold designs start at just TBC, making them perfect for summer and great for those seeking out more original gifts and accessories for the wedding season.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
Friends 2018

Friends Exhibition 2018

  • 27 June — 21 July 2018

Our annual display of artwork by the Friends promotes their range of artistic talents and acknowledges their importance to the Society.

Don't miss Zarina Keyani's demonstration on Saturday 7 July.

Meet the artist Angela Dooley on Saturday 21 July

Suitable for

  • Any age
Stourbridge Canal

RBSA Print Prize 2018

  • 26 July — 1 September 2018

Our biennial Print Prize exhibition

Abstract shapes on a black background

RBSA Next Wave 2018

  • 3 — 22 September 2018

The Next Wave project began in 2014 as an exciting new venture for the RBSA. The project aimed to stage an exhibition of work by emerging and early-career artists that would add to the variety of the RBSA Gallery’s exhibition programme. It also aimed to support and promote the exhibitors to help them develop their career in the arts sector. Following the success of Next Wave 2014, the RBSA made it a biennial project so that the aims could be developed and continued.


Free entry

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Curriculum based workshops and tours on request

The RBSA has facilities to hold up to 30 children for curriculum based workshops and tours of the gallery.
The RBSA also provides outreach services to schools.

RBSA Gallery
4 Brook Street
St. Paul's
B3 1SA






0121 236 4353

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