By Lauren Rhodes
One of Birmingham’s most historical buildings, first opened by Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain in 1915, will be opening its doors for the first time in a decade to play host to Thrift Radiates Happiness, a contemporary arts exposition.
From 14th-17th of March the former Bank will showcase a variety of programmes from drawings, images, sound and video.
The exhibition will feature work from, Spartacus Chetwynd, Elly Clarke, Tom Crawford, Caitlin Griffiths, Ellie Harrison, Mecanoo,Sparrow+Castice, Julie Tsang, Nicole Wilson and Mary Yacoob.
Visitors will be invited to donate £2 from which they will be given a number to one of the banks many safety deposit banks, inside will be a random print from one of the artists at the exhibition.
Entrance to the exhibition will be free as funding was received from The Arts Council, RIBA and Aedas.