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
RBSA Members and Associates
- 21 November — 24 December 2019 *on now
For over 200 years, the diverse art practices of RBSA Members and Associates have been displayed in the annual Members and Associates exhibition. The Members and Associates Exhibition 2019 demonstrates the high standard of work produced by its Members and Associates, including newly elected artists.
There will be over 200 works on display over all three gallery floors, all artwork is for sale.
The exhibition launch event takes places on Thursday 21 November 6-8pm at the RBSA Gallery.
Free associated events
Members and Associates Exhibition Private View, 21 November 6-8pm - celebrate the opening of the annual Members and Associates exhibition at the RBSA Gallery.
Buying Art, Sunday 1 December, 11am-1pm - Are you interested in buying art but don't know where to start? Join us at this free and informal event that will provide friendly hints and tips on how to get started. RBSA artists will go through a range of topics, including: differences between original and reproduction artwork, common terms (e.g. what does edition mean?), and things to consider (e.g. budget, scale, framing, conserving work).
Book your place by calling or e-mailing the Gallery on 0121 236 4353 or email@example.com.
- Any age
- 2 January — 15 February 2020
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
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