barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


The award-winning Drawing Factory is back!

Artists Ruth Radcliffe, Tom Jones, Sara Hayward and Sarah Taylor Silverwood don their boiler suits and return, with their foreman, to the production line. This year the factory is erected in its new location: The Barber Institute!

Purchase an original artwork for just £1 or commission a drawing for just £2!

Pop along to have a go yourself, with all drawing materials provided.

FREE, drop-in!

The Drawing Factory is a University of Birmingham, Cultural Engagement initiative.

Lightning Talks

Wednesday 7 March 2018

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Categories and Caterpillars: Creepy Crawlies of the 1600s

Arts & Science Festival Talk

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What is British Art?

In-Gallery Conversation

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20 x 20 x 5: Contemporary Art

Saturday 20 May, 2 - 4pm

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