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.
Gallery, Association or society
Monday - Saturday: 10.30 - 5.00
Sunday: 1.00 - 5.00
Closed on Bank Holidays
- 2 January — 15 February 2020 *on now
Associates all priced at £300 and under, representing excellent value for money and providing a great starting point for budding art collectors.
The exhibition is displayed over three floors and includes artwork in a range of media, providing something to suit everyone.
The RBSA is open 7 days a week and is free to visit. Group visits and tour groups are welcome.
We can provide a short welcome talk, a brief tour, and copies of gallery information free of charge. Longer tours, talks, and other activities are also available at a small charge to cover expenses. All tours, talks, and other activities are subject to availability and require advance notice.
If you would like to enquire about booking a group visit / guided tour / talk / other activity, please call the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Any age
Next Wave 2020
- 17 — 29 February 2020
Next Wave 2020 is a biennial mentoring and career development programme for early-career artists based in the Midlands. Championing skill, diversity and craftmanship whilst addressing pertinent issues and trends within contemporary practice, the exhibition includes painting, drawing, print, sculpture, installation and photography.
The Next Wave programme is targeted towards artists who have graduated within the last 10 years and provides them with the time and space to develop their artistic practice via the exhibition, guidance provided, and related events.
The exhibition has been selected and curated by artist Annette Pugh ARBSA and RBSA Gallery Director Sanna Moore.
Following an application and selection process, 11 artists have been chosen for the Next Wave exhibition: Haseebah Ali, Julie Chambers, Ewan Johnston, Darius Martisus, Ella Oakley, Rita Rodner, Kathryn Sawbridge, Daniela Turbin, Oli Turnpenney, Jodie Wingham and Leigh Whurr.
There will be an opening reception on Wednesday 19th February from 6pm till 8pm.
There will be an artists talk on Saturday 29th February, starting at 2pm.
Next Wave 2020 is sponsered by Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital
- Any age
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.
4 Brook Street