barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Building the Barber

Join us for a special evening of talks and music celebrating 80 years since the royal opening of the Barber Institute.

Including music from the first movements of two quartets: Borodin no. 1 and Dvorak ‘American’ played by The Bridge Quartet.

Find out about the founders of the Barber, the first acquisitions for the collection and the architectural vision that made the Barber so unique.

Enjoy drinks on the terrace as we celebrate this very special building!

Gallery Closure

9 September – 4 October 2019

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The Face of Fashion

7 June - 8 September

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‘A Cavalry Travelling through a Wooded Landscape’ by Salomon van Ruysdael

New acquisition

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‘Greyhound with Puppies’ by Joseph Gott

New acquisition

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