Events at the Ikon

The Ikon Gallery in Birmingham has unveiled its Learning and Events diary for October and November.

Spotlight Tours. Every Friday, 1pm and Sunday, 3pm – FREE

A member of the Front of House team will meet visitors for a 15 minute spotlight tour looking at a key work in the Hurvin Anderson exhibition. No need to book, meet in Ikon foyer.

Hurvin’s Handsworth. Saturday 19th October, 1–2.30pm £4/£3 concessions: students, unwaged, 60+

Join Ben Waddington from Birmingham’s Still Walking Festival for this 90 minute tour of the Handsworth known by our current exhibiting artist Hurvin Anderson. The tour visits locations that shaped the artist’s life and inspired his paintings. Booking essential, places are limited. Please visit or call Ikon Shop on 0121 248 0711.

 Audio Described Introductory Tour. Thursday 24th October, 2–3pm – FREE

An informal audio described introduction to the Hurvin Anderson exhibition with a focus on two key works. Suitable for blind and partially sighted visitors and their friends and family. Places are free but should be reserved by calling Ikon on 0121 248 0708.

 Exhibition tour with Hurvin Anderson. Tuesday 29th October, 6.30–8.30pm,  5/£4 concessions: students, unwaged, 60+

A rare opportunity to hear artist Hurvin Anderson discuss the inspiration behind his work as he takes you on a walk through his exhibition reporting back. Advance booking essential as places are limited, visit or call Ikon Shop on 0121 248 0711.

The Ikon is situated in Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham.