Each year, 2nd year History of Art students embark on a University-funded, week-long study trip to a European city, in order to study its art, architecture and culture up-close as part of the module Art History in the Field. Second year students, Hannah Binns, Louise Greenhill, Rozeena Jabeen, Beth Moody and Elizabeth Shih tell us all about what they got up to on their week in Paris.
Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange (AHCVS) has been awarded a 'Special Commendation' for her proposal 'Redefining Women and the Book in the Middle Ages (c. 800-1600)' submitted to the CARMEN Medieval Network Project Prize.
The College of Arts and Law have launched a new blog to celebrate the culture and histories of black and minority ethnic communities.
As part of Black History Month, The New Art Gallery Walsall is opening an exhibition Wanting to Say: Finding a Place in the Past, alongside the launch of Midlands Art Papers on 12 October.
As MAP research scholar I have been looking at Sikh Migration into the West Midlands, as part of wider research for an article which will be published in MAP next year. The Midlands offers a variety of places to explore this topic
Last night was the preview of Legacies: JMW Turner and Contemporary Art Practice at The New Art Gallery Walsall. Turner's works are exhibited alongside contemporary art works which respond to the artist's oeuvre. It displays how Turner's influence has carried on into art practices today.
Museum Practice Journal reports on electroacoustic student and staff projects at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Last night Ikon Gallery in Birmingham launched two new exhibitions – Portrait of the Artist: Käthe Kollwitz and Sofia Hultén: Here's the Answer, What's the Question?.
The School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music is delighted to announce their 2017 prize winners.
Dr Annie Mahtani has co-created an art installation for the IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics which will take place at the University of Birmingham from July 17-20 2017