barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Memento Mori: exploring death and dying through art

Artists have always explored death and dying through their art, producing both literal and metaphorical depictions of this universal human theme.

Through guided looking, response and group discussion, this workshop will use selected works from the Barber’s art collection to encourage reflection, questioning and conversation around death and dying.

Led by Jane Nicol, School of Nursing, University of Birmingham and Jen Ridding, Head of Public Engagement, the Barber Institute.

Part of A Matter of Life and Death Festival & Dying Matters Awareness Week.

Lunchtime Lectures

Wednesdays 26 June & 3 July

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Wednesday Walk & Draw

15 May, 12 June, 10 July, 12 - 12.30pm

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A Tale of Two Empires: Rome and Persia

A Tale of Two Empires: Rome and Persia

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Landscape Painting Course

Saturdays 11 & 18 May

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