No doubt the Jewellery Quarter is known for its bespoke jewellery, but it’s also a rich creative hub for Art. With numerous art galleries, it’s an ideal day out to spend time with the family or simply enjoy some solo time experiencing the finer things in life. We’ve listed some of our favourite art galleries, pubs and gallery bars that satisfy the inner creative in us…


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 1. Argentea Gallery

Check out Argentea Gallery where you can view incredible contemporary photography from British and global photographers. An exciting place to be, where ideas and concepts can be expressed seamlessly with the different styles of photography.


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2. Saint Pauls Gallery

A perfect place for the music fanatics. The world leading retailer in signed limited edition album cover fine art, also including musician portraits and photographs. It doesn’t stop there…the gallery also trades in rare fine art prints by famous artists including Picasso, Bridget Riley and Salvador Dali. Album cover art ranges from musical legends including Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Queen, David Bowie and the Beatles!


3.Artisan Alchemy Gallery

Fancy viewing some fun, quirky and contemporary furniture. Artisan Alchemy Gallery is the place to be, exhibiting exciting funky furniture. The gallery also has unique pieces for sale if you find yourself redecorating your house! Also hosting Artisan Artemy fine jewellery featuring some of the best designers on display.


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4.RBSA gallery

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) Gallery has changing programmes of exhibitions which stretches on two floors for the gallery. You can enjoy viewing some fun and unique contemporary pieces downstairs where solo shows take place.


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5.Turner Fine Arts

Visit Turner fine arts for some inspirational contemporary pieces of artwork ranging from portraits and sculptures alike! The pieces on display will blow your mind; the gallery exhibits artwork from talented contemporary artists.


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6.Red Lions

A place where you can enjoy drinks, pub-grub and art. At Red lions, you’ll find walls adorned with some exceptional street art from respectable artists such as Banksy, D*Face, Dolk & Nick Walker.


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7.Ana Rocha Bar & Gallery

Fancy admiring fine pieces of art whilst indulging into Spanish tapas, and sipping on sparkling wine or some fruity cocktails? Look no further, Ana Rocha Bar & Gallery allows you to fine dine and view spectacular pieces of artwork! Do not miss out! You can also get 10% off meals with the amazing JQ card!


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8.Lord Clifden

A spectacular collection of Urban street art featuring a UAB gallery including Banksy, D*Face, Nick Walker, Army Lion and others. While you awe at the spunky street art enjoy a hearty lunch and a drink of your choice.


Feeling peckish on your Arty outing?

There are many great places to refuel and get a discount with the JQ card.


The Wolf – Do toasted sandwiches, pies and a selection of wines and premium spirits sound good? Drop by at the wolf to regenerate your energies

Lunchie – free ranged eggs, Italian coffee and freshly baked bread. Lunchie prepare tasty food with menus that change every day!

Shots by saints – grab a hot beverage, from espressos to coffee – great for a sip on the go

Saint Kitchen– a coffee shop and deli serving a satisfying selection of hot beverages offering great breakfast and lunch options

Pasta Di Piazza – Fancy some Italian? Pasta di Piazza is an authentic Italian food restaurant with a warm ambience perfect seating for families as well as anyone up for some great food


There you have it, that’s some of our much-loved art galleries with some food-stops along the way…now get exploring!