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Sounding Images

A selection of the Barber’s most iconic paintings – as you’ve never heard them before

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Barber Home

Our collection, your place

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Covid–19 (Coronavirus)

The Barber is closed until further notice - please check this website for updates

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TUESDAY TALKS

Enjoy our brand-new programme of mini podcasts

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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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Sounds of Nocturnes

Hear an original composition created for Barber Lates

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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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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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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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