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Ikon Gallery

1 Oozells Square | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS, England
+44 121 248 0708
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Worth a visit

It‘s a interesting place. Alot to see. The cafe is also very good. Worth a visit while in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Denis L
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Terrible

Waste of time. Tin foil taped to the wall. Looked like someone had just emptied out their junk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kirsty S
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Located in the trendy Brindleyplace complex, this two-floor gallery showcases contemporary art and serves as a venue for special education and events.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“modern art” (23 reviews)
“brindley place” (15 reviews)
“book shop” (5 reviews)
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1 Oozells Square | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS, England
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+44 121 248 0708
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It‘s a interesting place. Alot to see. The cafe is also very good. Worth a visit while in Birmingham.

Thank Denis L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waste of time. Tin foil taped to the wall. Looked like someone had just emptied out their junk drawer and called it art. It is a lovely old building though and has a decent cafe attached

Thank Kirsty S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are interested in modern art, installations and the more quirky side of art then this is for you. Ikon often holds challenging exhibitions, which I don't always get, but make me think. Currently, the 'Internet Giants' exhibition has some representations of the futuristic...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibitions here are more cutting edge than you'll find at the City Art Gallery, and all the more attractive for it. The eatery is also a really good place to relax overlooking Oozles Square.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Very unusual exhibit of futuristic architecture.Always something out of the ordinary! Very knowledgeable young woman who explained what we were looking at. Unusual choice of cakes in the coffee shop . Delicious coconut and rhubarb cake.!

Thank valerie c
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Beautiful building and very interesting design, when I went there was a very modern art exhibition showing, which I struggled to understand, but would certainly go back again to see other exhibits.

Thank Varaloba
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Innovative, welcoming and inclusive. A great space, most of which was wheelchair accessible. There was a video that was running in the one inaccessible area but a proactive and helpful gallery attendant offered to show it to us in the resource space. Ikon is an...More

Thank Daniel H
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

This small gallery is an absolute must for anyone interested in art. Best to check the web-site regularly to see what is on. The exhibitions have been astounding. Staff are all highly knowledgeable and welcoming. There is an excellent book shop and restaurant. If you...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The Ikon is a great place to visit, two great exhibitions Thomas Brock and Edmund Clarke. Can’t believe this was my first visit but it will not be the last. The staff were so knowledgeable about the displays and they were also extremely friendly. The...More

Thank Sirenita123
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I always enjoy exhibition s with various mediums and perspectives. It is a stunning, well restored building with a warm, cosy Cafe lounge area. There are curious exhibit s involving films, sketches, tape measures and a skip, last time. The ripped jeans and hanging chains...More

Thank Susie T
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