From the world’s first female programmer to the first British woman to sail solo around the world non-stop, the Emma Press book Once Upon a Time in Birmingham: Women Who Dared to Dream is a lively introduction to 30 of Birmingham’s most awe-inspiring women, past and present.

We are delighted to be exhibiting the 30 illustrations that were commissioned for the book, all of which were created by up-and-coming female illustrators in Birmingham.

The exhibition features artwork by Jan Bowman, Yasmin Bryan, Amy Louise Evans, Saadia Hipkiss, Chein Shyan Lee, Farah Osseili and Michelle Turton.

Proceeds from book sales will go into a legacy fund which aims to help female pupils realise their own dreams. Buy your copy at The Emma Press

On display in our Level 2 gallery space off the foyer.

Take a look at our exhibitions anytime Mon-Sat 10am-6pm or pop in before a show. You might like to grab a treat from our Coffee Bar after exploring the galleries.