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BARBER ART SCHOOL

Monthly Tuesdays

13 - 15 Years Workshops

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BARBER COLLECTIVE

THE BARBER COLLECTIVE

Interpret, re-imagine and create

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Creative Sunday Workshops

September - December 2017

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Creative Sunday Workshops

April - September 2017

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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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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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THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS

Saturday 21 October

Half-Term Family Day

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LIGHTNING TALKS

Wednesday 29 November, 2 - 4pm

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Little Artists

Twice Monthly

Early Years Sessions

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RECOVERY ART 2017

6 - 15 October

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CREATIVE HANDS: AN ANIMATION

Tuesday 25 & Wednesday 25 October

Half-Term Family Days

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For Adults

THE COIN COLLECTION: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Coin Collection Study Day

Saturday 18 November, 9am - 5.30pm

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For Adults

THE PALACE OF XERXES: REAL AND IMAGINED

Wednesday 22 November, 1.10 - 2pm

Lunchtime Lecture

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For Adults

HISTORY AND HUMOUR

An Introduction to Jan Steen

Wednesday 8 November, 1.30 - 5pm

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Understanding Art

Thursdays 8, 15, 22, 29 June & 6 July

2 - 3.30pm

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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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Families First

View and download your own copy of our Autumn 2017 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

MEN, MONEY AND MOUNTAINS

Hodler's 'The Woodcutter' in Context

Lunchtime Lecture
Wednesday 24 January 2018, 1.10 - 2pm

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University of Birmingham

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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Family Concert: Songs About Us

Saturday 4 November 2pm

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For Adults

WRITING WORKSHOPS

Monthly Saturdays, 1.30 - 4pm

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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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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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