Public Art

Art is something that can be enjoyed by anyone, particularly when that piece of art is public. Public art refers to art that is in the public realm and more often than not, it is commissioned specifically for the site where it is located. Public art has power and influence and this can be shown in a number of ways. Such as in posters, as a political tool, and even transitory, in the form of

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New Year Message

  2017 was a fantastic year for the Birmingham Big Art Project. We announced the winning artwork, Station Clock by Turner Prize-winning artist Susan Phillipsz, garnered support from West Midlands first Mayor Andy Street, and hosted a symposium with Eastside Projects, discussing ‘Public Art Thinking’. However, none of this would have been possible without our hard-working volunteers and colleagues who came together to make this our most successful year yet. Back in April, Susan Philipsz

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Commonwealth Games

It was announced yesterday that Birmingham is set to be the host of the Commonwealth Games in 2022. A notable win when this is only the third time the games are set to be held in Britain since the turn of the century. This is great news for the region and many notable figures are praising the city for the hosting win. Including Olympic medalists, politicians and even the Birmingham library was lit up to

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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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