|Monday||9am – 8pm|
|Tuesday||9am – 6pm|
|Wednesday||10am - 6pm|
|Thursday||9am – 8pm|
|Friday||9am – 6pm|
|Saturday||9am – 5pm|
The Gallery spaces are situated on the first floor of the Central Library and Arts Complex and can be accessed either by the stairs in the Cafe Bar or the stairs in the Library. There is also lift access in the main Library.
G1 Main Gallery
The G1 space exhibits a programme of exciting contemporary work by regional and national artists. The programme is funded mainly through by Solihull MBC which enables the Gallery to commission professional artists to make new work and run education activities.
Artists and curators interested in exhibiting in the G1 space should read the G1 Submissions Guidelines
G2 Gallery - Space For Hire
In addition to the main Gallery, G2 is an exhibition space that can be hired by the arts community in Solihull and its surrounding area, details of charge and agreements are in the G2 hirers pack.
This space is designed to give the local arts community a platform to exhibit work and further their professional development. It is available for hire by anybody who wishes, there is no selection process, just a booking procedure. This space was previously known as the 'community gallery' and as of March 2008 it has been re-launched as the G2 space.
Café Exhibition Space
Solihull Arts Complex - Café Bar has new exhibition boards in the café bar. This is a great space to get your work seen by a wide range of audiences: day to day passing custom, community groups, council staff, theatre audiences, library users and the Solihull Gallery visitors. Exhibitions are subject to a selection process and there is no fee. Exhibitors are welcome to sell their work with the Arts Complex retaining 25% commission.
Exhibiting artwork in the Cafe is on a selection basis. Artists wishing to be considered please write describing experience and your type or style of work – plus at least 3 images and details of prices any prices (if selling) to:
Gallery Officer - Solihull Arts Complex
Solihull B91 3RG
Alternatively, please email the above to firstname.lastname@example.org
Remember to attach minimum of 3 pdf or jpegs of your work.
Art Workshops and Gallery Activities
We are passionate about arts education! Learning is integral to our activities at Solihull Gallery. We have a firm belief that visual arts can inspire all age groups and run a range of interactive events and classes throughout the year. Examples include free artists’ talks, workshops for children & adults, artist book & craft fairs, and tailored school and education work.
Schools, colleges and families can take advantage of the contemporary exhibitions on show during the year by planning a trip, a project or workshop with our artists or within our gallery spaces. We are open 6 days a week, and entry is free.
Tutors: Please call or email to let us know in advance that you are coming or to talk about working with us in the future. We are also an Arts Award host venue.
Find out what workshops are available click here.