Museums and Art Galleries: Westside (Brindleyplace)
1 Oozells Square, Birmingham. B1 2HS • (0121) 248 0708
Ikon is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art venue located in Brindleyplace. The gallery features temporary exhibitions over two floors and shows work by artists from around the world. A variety of media is represented including sound, film, mixed media, photography, painting, sculpture and installation.
Ikon Shop is Birmingham’s only specialist art bookshop, stocking a range of books, cards, artists’ limited editions, magazines and gifts relating to art, design, photography, architecture and contemporary culture. Café Opus at Ikon serves unfussy British classics, such as boiled egg and soldiers, fish of the day, sausages and mash and homemade ice cream.
Free Entry, Café Serving Meals.
No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.
Open 11am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday, Closed Monday except most Bank Holidays (please check the website for any late changes). Free admission.
Advance booking is not required.
Located west of the city centre on Oozells Street off Broad Street.
Birmingham New Street railway station: 20 minutes walk.
Parking available nearby - payment required.
This short film is about Ikon's development from a small artist-led space in the Bullring in the 1960s to its current position as an internationally renowned art gallery at the heart of Birmingham's cultural scene.
Ikon Gallery, 1 Oozells Square, Birmingham. B1 2HS • (0121) 248 0708
Last Updated Monday 2 March 2020
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