barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Arts Award Supporter

 

Those who are already undertaking Arts Award can meet a range of criteria at the Barber Institute:

Discover

We can support parts A & B through…

Part A: Discover

  • Young people will be able to take part in practical arts activities by joining our Creative Sunday Workshops for 4 – 8 year olds. Click here to book

Part B: Find out

  • Young people will be able to find out about artists and their work through Creative Sunday Workshop introductions in the galleries. Click here to book

 

Explore

We can support parts A & B through…

Part A: Inspire

Part B: Explore

 

Bronze

We can support parts A & B through…

Part A: Explore the arts as a participant

Part B: Explore the arts as an audience member

  • Young people can visit our gallery to make a self-guided visit, join a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday tour or visit one of our music events to review.

 

Silver

We can support Unit 1 parts A & B and Unit 2 Part D through …

Unit 1 Parts A & B: Arts challenge

Unit 1 Part C: Review arts events

 

Gold

We can support Unit 1 parts A**, B, C & D and Unit 2** through…

Unit 1 Part A: Extend own arts practice

Young people aged 13-21 have the opportunity to join either Barber Art School or The Barber Collective to try new techniques and develop their artistic practice.

Unit 1 Part B: Identify development opportunities within the wider arts sector

Unit 1 Part C: Research advanced practitioners and review arts events

  • Young people are able to research advanced practitioners whilst shadowing our artist facilitators during volunteering, work placements or internships.
  • Young people can visit our gallery to make a self-guided visit, our collection offers painting, sculpture and decorative arts. Alternatively, they can join a Tuesday, Thursday, or Sunday tour or visit one of our music events to review.

Unit 1 Part D: form and communicate a view on an arts issue

  • Young people will be able to research the issue they have chosen by emailing Becca Randle, Learning & Engagement Assistant, on r.l.randle@bham.ac.uk to discuss your chosen art issue, our team may be able to offer research suggestions, opinions and alternative views. (Please allow up to 10 days for a response).

Sights of Wonder

Digital exhibition - From Friday 12 June 2020

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Unknown English artist (16th century)

Saint James the Great

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Sounds of Nocturnes

Hear an original composition created for Barber Lates

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