barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Science & the Artist

Learn about the scientific developments that shaped the paintings and sculptures in the Barber’s collection. Discover what Renaissance artists used to make their paints, how bronze sculptures were produced, what got artists outdoors in 1841 and the revolutionary invention that changed art forever!

Creative Sunday Workshops Preview

May - September 2018

Learn more

Henri Matisse (1869-1954)

Nude in Three-Quarter Profile, Part of the Head cut away


Kenneth Hamilton lecture-recital

Friday 9 November, 1.10pm

Learn more

James Newby and Joseph Middleton

Friday 2 November, 1.10pm

Learn more