Posts Tagged: Education project

A Story of Black Country Voyages – cancelled

This event is cancelled – apologies for any inconvenience Free, suggested donation £2 Titford Pumphouse, Engine Street off Tat Bank Road, Oldbury B69 4NL Black Country Voyages is returning to Titford Pumphouse for an evening of talks by guest speakers including the Chairman of Tipton Civic Society, Keith Hodgkins; public speaker, writer, performer and radio broadcaster, Dr Brian Dakin (Billy Spakemon);… Read more »

Black Country Living Museum: Half Term Myths and Fables

Free, suggested donation £2 Tipton Road, Dudley DY1 4SQ Black Country Voyages is touring to the Black Country Living Museum to join a trail of activities for their Half Term Myths and Fables events. Discover the world of apothecary – sample the wares on board, drop in for creative workshops with the Ikon Youth Programme and at special times receive… Read more »

Stourbridge Navigation Trust Open Weekend

10am – 5pm Free, suggested donation £2 Bonded Warehouse, Canal Street, Stourbridge DY8 4LU Join us for a weekend of drop in workshops in Stourbridge, with craft stalls, canal boat trips and demonstrations. Black Country Voyages (2014–2017) is an art programme for local people, involving members of the Ikon Youth Programme (IYP). It takes place on board a canal boat, generously… Read more »

Artists in Creative Education: Pakistan and UK

Ikon’s exciting international partnership with Creativity, Culture & Education (CCE) UK, Vasl Artists’ Collective Pakistan, the British Council and five Birmingham schools.


5–7pm, free Ikon hosts the regional Art Teachers’ Network Meeting. This support network, designed by and for art teachers, meets once a term providing opportunities to share advice, expertise and experience whilst making new connections with colleagues from across the region. Places are free but should be reserved by calling Ikon on 0121 248 0708.

Thursday 4 October, 5–7pm, free In January 2013 Ikon holds the Midlands heat of ARTiculation, a high-profle, national art speaking competition for sixth form students. For teachers interested in participating, this twilight session is a chance to fnd out more about the competition, view footage from previous years’ heats and meet colleagues involved in ARTiculation…. Read more »

Northfield Arts Trail

For the next three years Ikon is the Arts Champion for Northfield, making a commitment to providing arts activities for a wide range of communities there. Ikon is a member of the Northfield Arts Forum (NAF), a network for local artists, musicians, writers and performers. Each constituency in Birmingham now has an Arts Forum led… Read more »

Ikon Insiders Exhibition

Children from Ikon’s Insiders primary school project exhibit their own artwork, made in response to visiting the Len Lye exhibition. Drop in and view their second exhibition at Ikon.

Ikon Youth Programme Drop-in

1.30–5pm Ikon Youth Programme (IYP) is now well into its first year of activity. Meeting regularly at Ikon, IYP is a group of young people aged 15–19 years old who share an interest in visual art. This friendly and informal drop-in session includes a series of creative activities and celebrates the completion of IYP’s first… Read more »

The Brearley Project

Brearley Nursery School, Birmingham   Over the course of seven days beginning on 26 October 2009, Brearley Nursery School in Birmingham was the site for a series of modest interventions by Jürgen Partenheimer. Inspired by its modernist architecture standing in stark contrast to the surrounding warehouses and factories, Partenheimer was fascinated by the building’s history… Read more »

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