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.

Carol Hill RBSA, Footprints in the Snow

Open All Media Exhibition

  • 1 — 31 March 2018 *on now

Our annual show of artwork by a variety of artists from across the region working in different media, subjects and styles. Following the success of their sponsorship in 2017, we are delighted that Fresh: Art Fair will be supporting the show again this year.

This exhibition is open to all artists in all media except photography. Members and Associates are automatically selected and pay entry fees. Friends do not pay entry fees and only pay display fees if their work is selected. Artists aged 35 and under receive a 50% discount on entry and display fees.

The application pack can be downloaded from our website.

Suitable for

  • Any age




Hilary Paynter Wood Engravings

  • 4 — 21 April 2018

This vast body of work will include dramatic coastal landscapes, intimate studies, and timely socio-political commentaries.


Prize 2018

  • 10 May — 23 June 2018

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.

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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