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4 - 12 years

Creative Sunday Workshops

January - April 2018

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13 - 15 years

Barber Art School

13 - 15 years Workshops

Monthly Tuesdays

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Preschool

Little Artists 2018

Early Years Sessions

Monthly Fridays

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16 - 21 years

THE BARBER COLLECTIVE

Interpret, re-imagine and create

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For Adults

HOW TO BOOK

Unless specified otherwise, booking for all our events is essential. Book online or call the University Box Office on 0121 414 4414.

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Research & Resources

COIN STUDY ROOM

The Barber Institute is home to one of the finest collections of Roman, Byzantine, Sasanian and Medieval Islamic coins in the world, numbering more than 15,000 items.

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4 - 12 years

BEAST: Sonic Paintings

Half Term Family Day

Tuesday 20 February 2018

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For Adults

Fresh, Light and Vibrant Colour

Adult Painting Course

Saturdays 10, 17 & 24 March 2018

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4 - 12 years

Easter Art School: Be a Scottish Colourist!

Scottish Colourists

Tuesday 10 & Wednesday 11 April 2018

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Learning

Act Your Age (Not Your Shoe Size)

Family Day

Sunday 25 March 2018

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Schools & Colleges

ARTiculation 2017/18

ARTiculation 2017/18 at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

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Learning

CREATIVE HANDS: AN ANIMATION

Tuesday 25 & Wednesday 25 October

Half-Term Family Days

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For Adults Research & Resources

Bellows Exhibition Website

Bellows and the Body

The Barber's special microsite to accompany the exhibition Bellows and the Body: The Real, the Ideal and the Nude is still live!

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Learning

Families First

View and download your own copy of our Spring 2018 brochure

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Research & Resources Schools & Colleges

Teacher Resource Packs

For self guided tours of KS3, KS4 & KS5 groups

Resource packs to teach your school group about Portraits, Landscapes and Still Life. Available now!

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For Adults

Understanding Art

The International

Thursdays 15 & 22 February and 1, 8 & 15 March 2018

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For Adults

MEN, MONEY AND MOUNTAINS

Hodler's 'The Woodcutter' in Context

Lunchtime Lecture
Wednesday 24 January 2018, 1.10 - 2pm

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UOB

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

We work with academics, students and professional services teams from across campus to enhance teaching and develop students’ learning

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Schools & Colleges

COLLEGE VISITS

We welcome college students and groups to the Barber all year round to learn about our collections and history.

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Schools & Colleges

SCHOOL VISITS

Learn a new skill for your group with our specially tailored workshops suitable for all ages.

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Research & Resources

BARBER FINE ART LIBRARY

The library is a specialist research level collection of over 50,000 books, exhibition catalogues and sale catalogues on Western art covering most of the major European schools of painting from the early Renaissance to twenty-first century, the history of collecting, and also some Byzantine art.

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Research & Resources

THE PRINTS AND DRAWINGS STUDY ROOM

Discover our Prints and Drawings Study Room, which houses our fine collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, comprising more than 1,000 works and six centuries of the draughtsman’s and printmaker’s arts.

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