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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

* Temporarily closed due to COVID-19 *

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Exhibitions

Sights of Wonder

Digital exhibition - From Friday 12 June 2020

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Covid–19 (Coronavirus)

The Barber is closed until further notice - please check this website for updates

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Learning

TUESDAY TALKS

Enjoy our brand-new programme of mini podcasts

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From the Director

The Barber during the COVID-19 closure period

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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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Concerts

Summer Festival of Music 2020

12 - 19 June

The annual University Music Summer Festival of Music is the highlight of the summer for musicians at the University of Birmingham – and though we can’t perform and share music in person – we are running a week of virtual performances sharing our love of music.

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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

Sounds of Nocturnes

Hear an original composition created for Barber Lates

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Concerts

Follow Barber Concerts online

Follow us the latest concerts updates and news from the 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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Support

The Barber Association

Passionate about art and music?

Join our generous community of Members and Patrons.

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

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Visit

What our visitors say…

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

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