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Ikon Gallery

Open Now: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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Highlights include the art book shop and glass lift!

Although the art on show at the time did not meet my fancy, it did provide something to talk about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Lovely calming building

We had spent a great weekend in Birmingham doing several tours and being fed lots of information... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“modern art”(23 reviews)
“brindley place”(14 reviews)
“book shop”(5 reviews)
Located in the trendy Brindleyplace complex, this two-floor gallery showcases contemporary art and serves as a venue for special education and events.
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1 Oozells Square | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HS, England
+44 121 248 0708
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All reviews modern art brindley place book shop donation box worth a visit dan flavin check the web site present ideas exhibitions change local art eggs benedict lovely old building thought provoking free entry great exhibition free attraction the ground floor
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the art on show at the time did not meet my fancy, it did provide something to talk about, have fun with and discuss. The building is lovely and beautiful, the glass elevator at the side of the staircase is brilliant - definitely travel...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had spent a great weekend in Birmingham doing several tours and being fed lots of information, so it was lovely to finish up in the Ikon and just wander around and try and think for ourselves what it all meant! The art work is...More

Thank julia l
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A fascinating structure, testefully restored with the staircase and lift set into a recess on the outside of the building - shame about the contents - on the occasion that we visited, it seemed full of pretentious twaddle - a pair of shoes and socks...More

Thank CoochieCoochieLou
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The Ikon Gallery is sited near the popular canal centre and is free to enter. The exhibitions on show are brilliantly displayed on upper floors, with the ground floor used for the shop and a cafe. There is a lift for easy access if required,...More

Thank amiddletonsct
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great location, amazing work is being done in this building... supporting not only famous but upcoming artists.. great place to network too.

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 8 August 2018

great gift shop, fab food in the cafe, always has a thought-provoking exhibition - got us talking anyway! - lovely building - in a quiet area too, surrounded by a great variety of high quality restaurants

Thank rachel h
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Love this little gallery. Great exhibitions and cool artwork. Staff are knowledgeable and super friendly. Went twice in a weekend as I loved the artwork and the atmosphere. Had breakfast in the cafe which was really tasty and reasonably priced.

Thank CarolAlfred
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Cleverly adapted from a school, with brick and glass combining old and modern. We enjoyed the exhibitions, the staff were helpful and friendly, the shop great for present ideas. Finished with deliciously moist carrot cake and tea in York’s Ikon café. We’ll happily return for...More

Thank RedQuince
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Of course the exhibitions change regularly but it's worth going in for the fabulous shop too - great for present ideas. Possibly the best thing about the Ikon - which is amazingly housed in a beautiful old school, is the lift. I won't spoil the...More

Thank RickieJ
Reviewed 21 July 2018

My wife and I spent a fabulous Sunday afternoon at Yorks - Brindley Place. The food was great and good value for money. We were served by a very helpful young lad called Zack, who made us feel very welcome. Well done Birmingham for a...More

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