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Exhibitions

Rebel Visions

The War Art of CRW Nevinson

24 October 2014 - 25 January 2015

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About

WELCOME

Monet, Manet and Magritte; Renoir, Rubens, Rossetti and Rodin; Degas, Delacroix and Van Dyck- not to mention Botticelli, Poussin, Turner, Gainsborough, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Picasso, Hodgkin...

You can see key works by all these - and many more - great artists in the galleries at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. There's also a stunning coin gallery and an exciting programme of exhibitions, concerts, lectures, gallery talks, workshops and family activities.

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TS

0121 414 7333
info@barber.org.uk

Opening times:
Monday to Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am - 5pm

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Events

‘It’s Our World’

Big Draw Family Day

Tuesday 28 October
11am - 4pm

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News

PICASSO HEADS AUTUMN OF BIG-NAME LOANS

Swaps into Gallery also include Klee and Zoffany Masterpieces

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Exhibitions

‘Degenerate’ Art

German Expressionist Prints from the Barber Collection

24 October 2014 - 11 January 2015

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Exhibitions

The Naked & The Nude

Works on Paper from the Barber's Collection

31 October 2014 - 18 January 2015

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What our visitors say…

"A small gallery packing a mighty international punch." (oakley56, September 2014)

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News

Of Ships and the Sea…

29 April - 29 October

Two very special Dutch seascape loans steer their way into the collection..

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Exhibitions

A River Runs Through It

Works on Paper from the Barber's Collection

13 June - 26 October

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E-newsletter

Sign up to our monthly 'In the Picture' email newsletter, outlining just some of the exciting events programmed for the weeks ahead.

What's on Brochures

There is always plenty for you and your family to do at the Barber, with something on offer for people of all ages and interests. Join our free mailing list, providing you each season with a copy of our latest what's on guide, Families First and/or Music brochure. These give details and full listings of events, including exhibitions, concerts, lectures, and workshops. Simply fill in your details and let us know what events you would like to hear about.

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WHAT’S ON GUIDES

Download our brochures for everything you need to know about this season at the Barber!

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Learning

Tunes from the Trenches

Looking Back to World War 1

Thursday 6 November, 10.30 - 11.30am

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Events

Galleries Night

Wednesday 3 December, 5 - 9pm

The Barber Institute, Ikon, RBSA, Eastside Projects, mac Birmingham...

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Events

BEDFAS AT THE BARBER

Birmingham Evening Decorative and Fine Arts Society Evening Lecture

The Divine Michelangelo - The Power and the Glory (Leslie Primo): Tuesday 21 October, 6 - 8.15pm
In the Eye of the Needle (Willard Wigan MBE):Thursday 20 November, 6 - 8.15pm

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Events

War & Peace

Writing Day

Saturday 1 November, 11am - 4pm

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Learning

ARTiculation Prize

The Barber is working with the Roche Court Education Trust and Ikon Gallery to deliver this year’s ARTiculation Prize programme.

Events at Ikon and the Barber Institute.

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Learning

Autumn Printmaking *SOLD OUT*

Woodcut

Saturday 1 & 8 November (2-day course)
11am - 4pm

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Concerts

Nova Music Opera: Prometheus Drown’d/Airborne

1 November 2014 7.30pm

United by a common theme of misadventure, but distinct enough to engage and excite on many levels, this pair of new chamber operas make perfect performing partners.

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Exhibitions

FAITH & FORTUNE

Visualising the Divine on Byzantine and Early Islamic Coinage

8 November 2013 - 30 November 2014

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Concerts

John Lill

12 November 2014 7.30pm

Described as the leading pianist of his generation, John Lill joins us for a technically challenging programme of key works for solo piano from the turning point between the Classical and Romantic periods.

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Learning

Printing Sundays

Learn how to etch then layer paint using a roller to create bright and bold pictures!

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Learning

BARBER YOUTH

Tuesdays 23 September; 7 & 21 October; 4 & 18 November; 2 & 16 December , 4.30 - 6.30pm

Aged 13 -18 and into art? Join Barber Youth!

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Events

BARBER BOOK CLUB

9 September, 14 October, 11 November & 9 December, 2 - 3pm

Why not come along to our ever popular Book Club?

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Concerts

Birmingham International Piano Festival 2015

6-8 March 2015

In its inaugural year Birmingham International Piano Festival brings some of the world's finest pianists to the city of Birmingham over three days, and showcases the piano, not only as a solo instrument, but also for its role in chamber music and jazz.

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Events

Christmas Craft Fair and Family Day

Saturday 22 November

11am - 4pm

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Events

War Artists Lecture Series

Inspired by our exhibition Rebel Visions

Wednesdays 19 & 26 November; 3 December
1.10 - 2pm

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Learning

Looking at Art

A Beginner's Course

Thursdays 1 - 3pm. Runs 25 September - 4 December (no session 30 October)

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Support

The Barber Association

The Barber Institute's student organization!

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Concerts

Lunchtime Concerts

Fridays at 1.10pm, Barber Concert Hall

A series of free lunchtime concerts by professional musicians, taking place every Friday during term time.

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