Arts, Design and Media Archive

Welcome to Birmingham City University Arts, Design and Media Archive. We hold material relating to the history and education of the renowned Birmingham School of Art c.1843, its former staff and students as well as wider public art projects.

Our collections are a free inspirational resource for both creative projects and historical research and can be accessed by students, lecturers, researchers and the public.

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Check out our main collections and exhibits on art, design, education and public art.
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Cabinets in the Birmingham Arts and Design Archive

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Learn about the history and legacy of the Birmingham Art and Design Archives.
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Cabinets in the Birmingham Arts and Design Archive

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