Marking the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexual acts, this major exhibition draws on the collections of the Arts Council, National Museums Liverpool and Birmingham.

The show brings together a diverse range of artists who have all used their work to explore sexuality and gender identity since 1967, when the law in England and Wales was changed.

Drawing on the findings of over two years of research into LGBTQ history and visual culture, it reveals hidden queer histories and institutional blind spots that are also explored through a connected programme of events and interventions.

Highlights include work by Andy Warhol, Sarah Lucas, Grayson Perry, David Hockney, Steve McQueen, Derek Jarman, Sunil Gupta, Gillian Wearing, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Jez Dolan, Anya Gallaccio, Catherine Opie and many more, and work funded through our New Collecting Awards scheme.

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 3DH

0121 348 8000

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Sun - Thurs, 10am - 5pm
Fri, 10.30am - 5pm

Free to all

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The Edwardian Tea Room within Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery offers a great area in which to sit and unwind after viewing the collections. Take in the splendour of the period tiled floor and listed architecture while choosing from freshly prepared salads and sandwiches or hot meals such as the traditional carvery and fish and chips.

A great range of cakes & desserts from the patisserie are also on offer as well as hot & cold drinks and a selection of alcoholic beverages.

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