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Monet, Manet and Magritte; Renoir, Rubens, Rossetti and Rodin; Degas, Delacroix and Van Dyck - as well as Botticelli, Poussin, Turner, Gainsborough, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Bellows and Auerbach...

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

Free to visit.

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

0121 414 7333
info@barber.org.uk

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Welcome back - the Barber is now open

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Exhibitions

Sights of Wonder: Photographs from the 1862 Royal Tour

From Friday 12 June 2020 - ONLINE

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Learning

TUESDAY TALKS

Enjoy our second series of mini podcasts

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The Barber is Grade 1 Listed

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From the Director

The Barber is now open

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Barber Home

Our collection, your place

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Collections

Explore the Barber's stunning collections online

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E-news

Sign up for the Barber’s FREE, monthly e-news, outlining the exciting events programmed for the weeks ahead.

What's on Brochures

Our thrice-a-year What’s On, Families First and Music brochures can be viewed and downloaded here. If you would like us to post you the Music brochure – detailing all Barber Lunchtime and Evening concerts, as well as University Music performances and events, please e-mail Barber Music. Receiving all three brochures by post is now a Barber Association membership benefit – why not consider joining? You can read more here.

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Exhibitions Archive

Take a scroll through our exhibitions archive

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Paintings

ART UK

Head over to Art UK to enjoy and buy prints of masterpieces in the Barber and other collections

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Learning

Writing Together with Sipho Ndlovu

Sunday 25 October, 10 – 11.30am; free via Zoom.

Get writing your own tales, stories and poems with spoken word artist and poet, Sipho Ndlovu!

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Concerts

Barber Concerts Update

A Barber Concerts update about the 2020/21 concert season.

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Concerts

Barber Concerts at 75

Share your favourite performances or experiences of the Barber Concert Hall with us to help celebrate Barber Concerts 75th anniversary.

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Sounds of Nocturnes

Hear an original composition created for Barber Lates

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Concerts

Follow Barber Concerts online

Follow us for the latest concerts updates and news from Barber Concerts online

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Concerts

Sounding Images

A selection of the Barber’s most iconic paintings – as you’ve never heard them before

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The Barber Association

Passionate about art and music?

Join our generous community of Patrons and Members.

Your support helps us deliver the very best artistic and musical programmes for future generations.

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What our visitors say…

''Deeply satisfying as ever. Helpful staff. Excellent guide'' HM, Kendal, 24/11/2019

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