What's On at the RBSA Gallery in May


Industrial Structures, Dunbar Cement Works, Malcolm Brookes RBSA

The RBSA Galley is now open!

Explore four new exhibitions and two open calls



We are open

All three floors of the gallery are open, and we are delighted to welcome you back.


“My first time into a gallery since lockdown. It felt safe, spacious and other visitors, and staff, were wearing masks.” - Linda Nevill ARBSA


Read our Covid-19 guidelines here.


We are open 10.30am - 5pm on Tuesday – Saturday.


Plan your visit here.



Eckhaus, Colin Hill

Final Call for Entries

RBSA Friends Exhibition 2021 Deadline: 4 May, 4pm

Entry is free and open to all current Friends working in any media, including photography.


Display your work in the RBSA Gallery and in an online exhibition.


Artists at any stage of creative practice can join the RBSA Friends and enter the exhibition. Enter here.





Morning on the lake, Olivia Swinscoe NWA

Call for entries

RBSA Photography Prize Exhibition 2021

Deadline: 16 June, 4pm


Open to all UK and international artists creating work in the photographic medium.


Prizes: £1,000 1st Prize, £500 2nd Prize, £250 3rd Prize and a solo exhibition at the RBSA Gallery.


Sponsored by The Galliard Apsley Partnership


Enter here

Cawsand Evening, Eric Gaskell ARBSA

RBSA Members & Associates 2021

20 April - 22 May Gallery 1, 2 & Online


For over 200 years the RBSA Members and Associates have been displayed in this annual exhibition.


The Members & Associates Exhibition is displayed online for the first time, and across two floors of the RBSA Gallery.


See exhibition online.





Flat Form Indented, Mary Flitcroft ARBSA

Solo Shows

13 April – 22 May Ground floor gallery & online


As a response to the isolation over the past year, Gabrielle Roberts-Dalton explores the effects of ageing and the fragility of human tissue.


Nigel Priddey works in watercolour, seeking pattern and colour in UK landscapes.


Attracted by porcelain’s qualities, Mary Flitcroft uses lustre to create brightness through her latest pieces.


See all exhibitions




About Us


The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is an artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts through a range of exhibitions, events and workshops.

The RBSA runs an exhibition venue, the RBSA Gallery, in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, a short walk from the city centre.


We are open 10.30am - 5pm on Tuesday – Saturday.


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