barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Students / Adults: LGBTQ+ History Month

February is LGBTQ+ History Month – here’s how you can mark it the Barber.


Queering the Collection, Tuesday 11 February, 11.30am & 1.15pm.

A half-hour gallery talk with Dr Elliot Evans, Lecturer in Modern Languages at the University of Birmingham.


Queering the Collection, Tuesday 18 February, 11.30am & 1.15pm.

A half-hour gallery talk with Jon Sleigh, Freelance Arts Educator, Learning Officer and Learning Curator.


Embarrassing: a guide to writing and editing queer love poetry, Tuesday 25 February, 6 – 8pm.

A creative writing workshop for all your most sticky, saccharine and embarrassing love poems – led by poet Al Anderson. More info.


Illustrations by Maxene Brown.

Sights of Wonder

Digital exhibition - From Friday 12 June 2020

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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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Thursday Walk & Draw

Monthly Thursdays, 12noon - 12.30pm

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Lates – Life-drawing with Spirited Bodies

Thursday 6 February, 6 – 8pm

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