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Hodler’s ‘The Woodcutter’ on display at the Barber

Until 25 February 2018

Ferdinand Hodler, 'The Woodcutter' (Der Holzfäller), 1910

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Gabo sculpture enters collection

New Acquisition for the Barber Collection

Naum Gabo, 'Linear Construction in Space No.1', 1943/4

Image: The Work of Naum Gabo © Nina & Graham Williams
Photo: Edward Moss (All rights reserved)

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Exhibitions

PRIDE AND PERSECUTION

27 October 2017 - 21 January 2018

Jan Steen's Old Testament Scenes

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The Barber Association is our generous community of supporters, passionate about art and music. Their support helps us to deliver the very best artistic and musical programmes for future generations of students and visitors alike.

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WHAT’S ON

September - December 2017

View our Autumn 2017 What's On, Families First and Music brochures online

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What our visitors say…

'What a lovely gallery; such a find on a university campus.' - Kim van Winsen, The Netherlands, 27/09/17

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‘VISIT THIS PLACE. IT IS A JEWEL…’

- Michael Glover, The Independent

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WELCOME

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, Hodgkin and Auerbach...

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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Exhibitions

KOLLWITZ AND CONTEMPORARIES

22 September 2017 - 14 January 2018

German Graphic Art 1910 - 1923

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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.

Concerts

Barber Concerts

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Exhibitions

EXCAVATING EMPIRE

Gold, Silver and Bronze in Byzantium

16 March 2017 - 18 March 2018

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Exhibitions

TALES FROM HISTORY

27 October 2017 - 18 February 2018

Print Bay, Green Gallery

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Events

THE COIN COLLECTION: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Coin Collection Study Day

Saturday 18 November, 9am - 5.30pm

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Exhibitions

ONLY LIGHT AND SHADOW

23 June to 22 October

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Events

THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS

Saturday 21 October

Half-Term Family Day

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Events

LIGHTNING TALKS

Wednesday 29 November, 2 - 4pm

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Learning

THE BARBER COLLECTIVE

Interpret, re-imagine and create

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Events

EXPLORING WOODCUT

Saturdays 11, 18 & 25 November

Adult Printmaking Course

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Exhibitions

RECOVERY ART 2017

6 - 15 October

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Learning

CREATIVE HANDS: AN ANIMATION

Tuesday 25 & Wednesday 25 October

Half-Term Family Days

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Events

THE PALACE OF XERXES: REAL AND IMAGINED

Wednesday 22 November, 1.10 - 2pm

Lunchtime Lecture

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Events

BOOK AND CD SALE

Friday 17 & Saturday 18 November

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Events

HISTORY AND HUMOUR

An Introduction to Jan Steen

Wednesday 8 November, 1.30 - 5pm

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Concerts

Sean Shibe

Friday 24 November, 1.10pm

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Concerts

Baudelaire in Song – Lecture-Recital

Friday 17 November, 1.10pm

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Concerts

King Edward’s Schools

Friday 10 November, 1.10pm

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Concerts

Richard Jenkinson and Alexander Boyd

Friday 20 October, 1.10pm

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Concerts

Family Concert: Songs About Us

Saturday 4 November 2pm

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Concerts

Ksenija Sidorova

Friday 3 November 1.10pm

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Concerts

Benjamin Grosvenor

Wednesday 1 November 7.30pm

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Concerts

European Union Chamber Orchestra

Saturday 28 October 7.30pm

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