Birmingham Big Art Project is looking for a volunteer events coordinator. As a charity, Birmingham Big Art Foundation relies heavily on volunteers to help raise important funds for the Project. As events coordinator, you will be responsible for leading a team of volunteers with the overall objective of raising money for the Project. You’ll have an interest in the arts, an eye for detail and time to dedicate to this important Project. Other duties include,

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Caroline Tailor and Glyn Pitchford

Birmingham Big Art Project has appointed a professional fundraising consultant as the project prepares to announce the winner of a new public artwork for the city. Caroline Taylor has more than 15 years’ experience in fundraising for the cultural sector and specialises in working with heritage projects and museums. At the Birmingham Big Art Project, which has pledged to raise £2 million to produce a permanent public art next to Eastside City Park, Caroline will

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Join us and raise money for the Birmingham Big Art Project on Thursday 22nd September with a fantastic night of food, drink and live entertainment. Visit all three Chung Ying restaurants and celebrate the Moon Festival with us! At each restaurant you will eat delicious Cantonese cuisine and enjoy a drink (red or white wine or a beer). There is also an opportunity to taste a variety of oriental wines. All topped off with live music

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BIRMINGHAM BIG ART PROJECTBig Art Talks Keith Wilson, Roger Hiorns, Susan Philipsz, Heather & Ivan Morison, Brian Griffiths12 October 2016 – 11 January 2017, 6 – 7.30pm  Birmingham City University, The Parkside BuildingLecture Theatre, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham, B4 7BD Free, booking essential Birmingham Big Art Foundation in partnership with Birmingham City University invite you to a series of keynote lectures by the five shortlisted artists in the lead up to the selection of the winning

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London Midland has become the latest West Midlands based firm to become an official partner of the Birmingham Big Art Project. The Big Art Project is aiming to create an impressive new Birmingham landmark in the current Eastside City Park near Millennium Point.  This giant installation will sit outside the new High-Speed Railway station (HS2). It will be a major destination and arrival point in the city as a new ‘Curzon Square’ is to be

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The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Carl Rice cut the ribbon for the public launch of Birmingham Big Art Project. Five shortlisted artists created models or maquettes of their proposed sculptures which are on display at Millennium Point. Also leading the presentation of the maquettes were project Chairman and Trustee Glyn Preece and Commissioning Agent Gavin Wade. Pics:

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A Masquerade Ball was held at the Hyatt Regency hotel to raise funds for the Big Art Project. Now that the five shortlisted artists and their ideas are on display at Millennium Point, the Steering Group and its trustees and supporters came together for a night of carnival fun. Raising over £3000 in the process to go towards the build of the final design. Pics: Jas

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Some 100 supporters of The Birmingham Big Art Project attended a private viewing of the 5 short-listed artists’ maquettes (models), the event being sponsored by Millenium Point. This event preceded the Lord Mayor launching the exhibition for public consultation on Saturday, 4th June in Millenium Point. Jas the

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The Birmingham Big Art ProjectSelection Panel, Steering Group and Trustees have announced the shortlist of five artists for the forthcoming £2million permanent public artwork in Birmingham. The shortlist includes artists with a wide range of approaches to art making from laying ‘Battenburg Cakes’ made of bricks, and pouring crystalline caves to singing psychologically charged soundscapes. The selection panel made up of national art commissioners and curators and Birmingham planners, head of collections and artist-curators were

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Recently a member of the Public; Edward Chitham wrote into the Birmingham Post and had this to say; "Dear Editor, Edward Chitham, in your Letters 14th January, is correct in advising that the new public artwork currently being planned under The Birmingham Big Art Project, will need to relate to the man or woman in the street. I appreciate that this is a tough challenge, particularly as art is so subjective and Birmingham is so

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