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Please note that all family events, including Creative Sunday Workshops, Little Artists and Barber Art School, can be found under the 'Events' tab at the top of the website.

This is to prepare for upcoming website developments. Thanks for understanding.

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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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ARTiculation 2017/18

ARTiculation 2017/18 at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

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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 Autumn 2018 brochure

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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

Thursday throughout June and July 2018

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For Adults

Art Appreciation

Thursdays or Saturdays throughout September to December 2018

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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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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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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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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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Arts Award Supporter

Those who are already undertaking Arts Award can meet a range of criteria at the Barber Institute

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