Birmingham School of Art is located next to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in the city centre and the new Library of Birmingham is a short walk away. Our postcode is B3 3BX.

Birmingham School of Art - Margaret St
Exterior of Birmingham School of Art, Margaret St

Transport links are superb with bus links from all over the region that terminate close by. There are a number of car parks in the vicinity and the city centre location means that we are only a few minutes from two of the city’s main train stations: Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Snow Hill, making access easy.

The Birmingham School of Art building which was the first purpose-built municipal art school in the country, with the foundation stone laid in 1884. It is widely regarded as one of the first and most interesting Victorian municipal structures. The School is a Grade 1 listed example of Venetian Gothic architecture and was reopened in September 1995 following a £5.6 million refurbishment.