RBSA Sculpture Trail hits Birmingham

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists is celebrating 200 years of art with a unique trail around Birmingham.

The trail has been launched to commemorate the bicentenary and encourage people to explore sculpture as an art form in the local area. 

The RBSA Crossing the Bridge Sculpture Trail includes over 50 sculptures constructed in a variety materials including stone and bronze and covers 17 venues across Colmore Business District and the Jewellery Quarter. 

Visitors to the city are being encouraged to follow the trail to explore the diversity of some of the RBSA's leading artists - and can even buy a piece as most of the work is for sale. 

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The trail starts at Birmingham's St Philip's Cathedral and venues along the trail include Hotel du Vin, Utopia, Clements and Church, Urban Coffee Company, Saint Kitchen, St Paul's Church and St Paul's Place, ending at the RBSA Gallery on Brook Street which will be exhibiting a group show on the ground floor.

The Sculpture Trail will be on show until August 23.

A series of guided walks and demonstrations, at Church Street Square and the Cathedral courtyard, will also take place during the Trail.

For more information visit www.rbsa.org.uk

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