barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


2017 Summer Art Schools

Carte de Visite Summer School 

8, 9 & 10 August 

Create a fabric photo album inspired by our summer exhibition ‘More Real than Life’.

Learn textile techniques such as drawing onto fabric, image transfer, appliqué and quilting, then combine them all to make your own unique album.

 

Persian Miniatures Summer School

22, 23 & 24 August

Study the amazing Persian miniatures in our collection and then have a go at making your own!

Learn about pigments, mix your own egg tempera paint and explore miniature paint techniques. Then create a printed and embellished frame to surround your masterpiece!

Jan van Goyen (1596-1656)

A Village Scene

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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696-1770)

Zaphyrus and Flora

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Nicolaes Maes (1634-1693)

Elijah and the Widow of Zarephath

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ascribed to Pietro Antonio Novelli (1729-1804)

A Music Party

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