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We’re recruiting! – Programme / Marketing Assistant

NEWS : May 2, 2018

It’s an exciting time at Multistory; we continue to invite artists to make art with, for and about local people in response to their lives and experiences and, next year we’re taking this to the next level by producing Blast!, a major new arts festival of photography, walks and talks in Sandwell. Blast! will take place […]

Sandwell Stories

NEWS : April 23, 2018

Drum roll please… Sandwell Stories, a new bi-monthly podcast produced by Multistory will share stories of people we meet on the streets, at home and in the workplace – we’ll capture their views, ideas, stories and opinions. The podcast will sometimes be led by the individuals and groups we meet and reflect their interests or […]

Blast! Artist announcement – The Caravan Gallery

NEWS : April 19, 2018

Multistory is extremely excited to announce The Caravan Gallery as one of our lead artists for the Blast! Festival programme. Artist duo Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale will be touring their caravan – ‘a mobile gallery and social club on wheels’ – round the six towns of Sandwell throughout 2018, developing their Sandwell Pride of […]

Black Country Lungs – new photo book & exhibition

NEWS : February 16, 2018

Health, we take it for granted but, as soon as we are ill, we ask questions. How can we get better? Who is to blame? Could we have avoided it? Corinne Noordenbos, November 2017 Black Country Lungs is a new photo book and exhibition, made in collaboration with Multistory and Dutch photographer Corinne Noordenbos.  It tells […]

What we’re looking forward to in 2018

NEWS : January 31, 2018

Stories about people and place, the everyday and overlooked, and how they are told and shared is central to our work. We invite artists to collaborate with people from the six towns of Sandwell in order to co-produce and re-present their stories in community settings as exhibitions, film screenings, performances and publications. We’re pleased to […]

Highlights of 2017

NEWS : January 5, 2018

It’s that time of year where we breathe out, sit back and reflect on the year gone by. Here are some of our best bits. 1) We started the year with Liz Hingley’s exhibition ‘Home Made in Smethwick’ touring to six Sandwell libraries from January to June 2017. Joined by Liz and many project participants, […]


NEWS : January 3, 2018

What an incredible couple of weeks we had on our #16daysofactivism campaign with Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas. Huge thanks to all those who supported the campaign by buying a book, donating to our GoFundMe page, visiting the installation, or attending an event. We were delighted to hand over £2500 (our target) to The Haven, a […]

Black Country Lungs

NEWS : November 15, 2017

‘The process is slow; one has to take time to let life happen… It is only through sharing intimate conversations one is able to come close’  Corinne Noordenbos, 2016   Since June 2015, we’ve been working with Dutch photographer Corinne Noordenbos on Black Country Lungs, a project exploring COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder) in the Black […]