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Ikon Gallery

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Worth a Visit

Have eaten here a number of times for lunch. Always had good food and service has been excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stratford-upon-avon, United Kingdom
Not just for Art's sake

Always worth popping into, just to see what's on offer. Sometimes the installations even make... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Ian D
London, United Kingdom
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“modern art”(22 reviews)
“brindley place”(17 reviews)
“book shop”(6 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here a number of times for lunch. Always had good food and service has been excellent. Menu has had a wide choice

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RHill_10
Reviewed December 7, 2018

A great space in many rooms with a good shop. The exhibition this time was all about light electrics solar sound etc etc. Didnt really turn me on much as have seen it all before and didnt think that original but it was well displayed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Always worth popping into, just to see what's on offer. Sometimes the installations even make sense! This time out some beautiful multi coloured textiles and tiny flowers arranged into a larger rose. Agreeing with the artist's original concept is of secondary importance here. Highlight though...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ian D
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Don't miss this one if you like contemporary art. Will depend on what is on, but the building itself is worth a look. Fantastic blending of old and new, with glass lift and nice little shop

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank pjennings99
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Ikon gallery is in an old renovated building, situated in Brindley place, a very nice and interesting place in the centre of Birmingham near the canals. It is nice to walk around and visit the gallery, which has contemporary art exhibitions. It is rather small,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank freedom_lxs
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Fabulous modern art gallery with some quirky exhibits and a really good bookshop which had a book on watercolours that I had been looking for.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 338rachel
Reviewed October 14, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TapWater_Reviews
Reviewed October 7, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank julia l
Reviewed August 31, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank CoochieCoochieLou
Reviewed August 15, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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