2017 Programme

Opening Night – Shadow Merchants Exhibition

Jun 15, 2018

Join us for the launch of this captivating exhibition celebrating a variety of historical and alternative image making processes.

Shadow Merchants Exhibition

Jun 15, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018

A captivating exhibition at Argentea Gallery celebrating a variety of historical and alternative image making processes.

Opening Event – A White House on Paradise Street

Jun 16, 2018

Raise a glass, and celebrate the opening of A White House on Paradise Street.

A White House On Paradise Street

Jun 17, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018

This project and exhibition is inspired by a lost image claimed to be the first of its kind made in Birmingham.

Wet Plate Collodion Portrait Sessions

Jun 23, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018

Argentea Gallery host a two day family portrait session using the 19th Century photographic process of wet plate collodion.

Raspberry Pi Workshop: Pi & Cameras

Jun 24, 2018

This hands-on workshop will offer an insight into the technology behind the Wolcott web cams which form part of the A White House on Paradise Street exhibition.

Thresholds

Jun 24, 2018 - Aug 6, 2018

Mat Collishaw's new touring virtual reality exhibition.

Artist and Curator Talk AWHOPS

Jun 27, 2018

Join BOM fellows Jo Gane, Leon Trimble and Pete James to discuss the making of A White House on Paradise Street.

Raspberry Pi Workshop: Streaming content

Jul 1, 2018

This hands-on workshop will offer an insight into the technology behind the Wolcott web cams.

Family Pinhole Camera Workshop

Jul 8, 2018

Use recycled materials to make your own camera, produce and develop analogue negative images.

Artist Talk – Shadow Merchants

Jul 11, 2018

Hear from some of the artists exhibiting in the current Shadow Merchants exhibition. Learn about their work celebrating a variety of photographic processes.

Wolcott, The Big Sleuth Photo-Bear

Jul 12, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

Look out for Wolcott, our Big Sleuth Bear, hanging around Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Ste Croix Photo Walk

Jul 13, 2018

Join Pete James and Jo Gane for a photo walk exploring the locations of the first daguerreotype photographs taken in the city.

Wolcott Workshop

Jul 22, 2018

Construct your own simple Wolcott camera, using cardboard, tape and a concave mirror.

Re-Making Birmingham Photo Walk

Jul 22, 2018

Join local photographer and urban designer Philip Singleton on a photo walk around the city centre exploring its reconfigurations.

Portrait Studio Hack Week

Aug 7, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018

Explore BMAG’s transformed portrait studio for one week only.

Raspberry Pi Workshop: Facial Detection

Aug 10, 2018

This hands-on workshop will offer an insight into the technology behind the Wolcott web cams.

Portrait Studio Drop-in Workshop

Aug 12, 2018

Join artist Pete Ashton who will explain the mechanics of the ‘hacked’ studio.

Online and Live Performance

Aug 16, 2018

See characters from 1840s Birmingham interacting within the contemporary cityscape.

Speculative Cameras Workshop

Aug 19, 2018

A mix of computation and cardboard, join artist Pete Ashton to hack cameras and rethink photography.

Giant Cyanotype/Sun print Workshop

Aug 29, 2018

Create a gigantic collaborative cyanotype print.

Bham Camera Obscura Appearance

Aug 29, 2018

Come and peak inside the portable Camera Obscura.