barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Eastern Medieval

The Barber collection has significant strengths in eastern medieval coinage, including some unique examples of early Arab-Byzantine issues, a large selection of Sasanian coinage, extensive holdings of Turkmen coins and a range of Georgian and Armenian coinage. Elements of this collection are the focus of the 2013-14 numismatic exhibition Faith and Fortune: visualizing the divine on Byzantine and early Islamic coinage.

Maternal Modernism

Art, Literature and Culture (1890 - 1940)

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Writing Workshops

Monthly Saturdays

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Horrible Histories Family Day

The Big Draw Festival

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Barber Night School

Vuillard Screen-Printing

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