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We create great art that people in Sandwell will want to take part in, be part of, see and talk about. We commission excellent, critically acclaimed artists because local people deserve to see and work with the best. We produce photographic work, films, exhibitions, publications, digital stories and archives that speak not just to Sandwell but to the whole country and beyond. Above all, we work with artists to tell compelling stories that demand to be heard.

Explore our photography galleries, project listings and blog to discover more about the work we do.


Exhibition Opening

Martin Parr Black Country Stories

Saturday 23 May to Saturday 22 August, Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Between 2010 and 2014, Magnum photographer, Martin Parr, travelled the Black Country and met hundreds of people to create a portrait of everyday life through photography, film and oral histories. This is another opportunity to see this wonderful exhibition.

Wolves football fans, Wolverhampton, 2011
Image © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

Open for Business is touring!

We’re excited to announce that the exhibition is at Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow from 3 July to 27 August, 2015. Further information can be found on the Open for Business website.

We've worked with 9 Magnum photographers to record manufacturing industries in 9 British cities. Click on the image to find out more about the project.

Pelamis Wave Machine, The Sound of Hoy, Orkney Islands, 2013.
Image © Stuart Franklin / Magnum Photos

Black Country Stories archive

We work with world-class photographers and writers to document life in Sandwell, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley and beyond.

Click on the image to see more stunning photos, videos and audio in our archive.

Samantha, West Bromwich, 2011
Image © Mark Power / Magnum Photos

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Featured Projects

Black Country Stories

Teddy Gray's Sweet Factory, Dudley, 2010

Open for
Business

Open for Business

Black Country Women

Black Country Allotment Society

Chains, Dogs & CHAOS