Grand Union Curatorial Curriculum, 2017

Grand Union studios, 2017. Image courtesy Marcin Sz

Grand Union, Christmas Party, 2017. Image courtesy Marcin Sz

Melanie Jackson, ‘Deeper in the Pyramid’, Grand Union, 2018

‘Hand and Mind’, Grand Union, 2017. “Conversation of the arrows”, Alex Cecchetti. Image courtesy of Dani Bower

Grand Union is an internationally recognised centre for contemporary art. An Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation, it is also supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and Birmingham City University.

It is the only organisation in Birmingham that offers high quality exhibition, educational and collaborative programmes alongside studio production space for artists.

Grand Union supports and presents innovative artistic and curatorial practice by

  • working with artists, curators and writers, placing an emphasis on commissioning new art, supporting career development and encouraging experimentation
  • engaging the public with this work through an ambitious programme of exhibitions, talks and events in our Gallery and elsewhere
  • providing contemporary visual artists in the city with affordable, purpose-built studio space
  • developing curatorial talent through a programme of employment, mentoring and toolkits


Grand Union
19 Minerva Works
Fazeley Street
Birmingham B5 5RS

Telephone +44 (0)121 643 9079


If you would like to be part of our campaign to develop Junction Works, please contact Cheryl Jones (Director, Grand Union) at

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Grand Union is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, company number 06983042 (Charitable status pending)