barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Half-term family activities!

Sculpture, Stories and Animation on Tuesday 29 October

Become an animator! Create your own hand-drawn animations based on sculptures in our collection. Your artworks will star in a short film – see it on November’s Animal-tastic Family Day.

Paper Puppets on Thursday 31 October

Make a bright and colourful puppet inspired by the beautiful paintings and manuscripts in our display ‘The Mughals: Power and Beauty at the Indian Court’.

Animal-tastic Family Day on Saturday 2 November

Become a bookmaker and fashion a fiction with artist Sarah Taylor Silverwood. Make your own storybook – a comic, flip-book or folding book.

Delve into the tale of Miss Clara – our celebrity rhino – and go on gallery safari with our animal-filled trail.


Animal-tastic Animation Video!

Animal-tastic Animation Video!

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JOSEPH GOTT (1786 – 1860)

Greyhound with Puppies

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Collection masterpieces feature on Art UK website

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Storytelling in the Galleries

Saturday 19 October

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