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Summer of Printmaking

With Birmingham Printmakers

DRY POINT
Saturday 20 & 27 September, 11am - 4pm
Tutor: Paul Bartlett

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‘VISIT THIS PLACE. IT IS A JEWEL…’

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Giovanni Bellini (about 1430 – 1516)

Saint Jerome in the Wilderness

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Hippolyte Bellange (1800-1866)

The Entry of Bonaparte into Milan

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Domenico Beccafumi (1484 – 1551)

Reclining Nymph (Venus and Cupid)

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Jacopo da Ponte, called Bassano (about 1510 – 1592)

The Adoration of the Magi

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Attributed to Giovanni Baronzio (worked from 1326 – about 1362)

The Angel of the Annunciation (top), The Nativity and the Annunciation to the Sheperds (centre), The Adoration of the Magi (bottom)

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Attributed to Christoph Amberger (about 1505-1561/2)

A Portrait of a Man

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CHINESE NEW YEAR FAMILY DAY

Sunday 10 February 2013

12noon - 3pm

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LECTURE: BIRMINGHAM’S GAY HISTORY

Tuesday 26 February 2013

6.30 - 8.30pm

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80 GLORIOUS YEARS

The Barber was founded on 13 December 1932 by Lady Barber's Deed of Settlement. Join us as we celebrate this monumental event and the Barber's 80th Anniversary with a special programme of exhibitions, displays and loans.

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SCHOOL VISITS

Learn a new skill for your group with our specially tailored workshops suitable for all ages.

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NATIONAL TRUST WALKING FESTIVAL

Sunday 28 October 2012 10.30am OR 11.30am

Celebrate the art of walking and join us for a day of talks, walks and feasting.

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BARBER MUSIC LIBRARY

The Barber Music Library is located in the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, and houses the University's music collections, including books, journals, scores, audio and video recordings.

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OUR STAFF

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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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AIR YOUR VIEWS ON BIRMINGHAM VIEWS

Vote for YOUR favourite in photo exhibition competition!

The city of Birmingham can be seen in a whole new light at an exhibition that has just opened at the Barber.

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DRAWING SUNDAYS

Learn how to draw all sorts of things - from buildings and cities to African masks - using an exciting mix of techniques and drawing materials!

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ALBRECHT DÜRER (1471-1528)

The Bath House

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BSL GALLERY TOUR FOR DEAF VISITORS

Sunday 24 February 2013, 2.30pm

Join us for an introductory gallery tour with a qualified BSL interpreter.

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BENEFACTORS

Becoming a Benefactor of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts

If you would like to support the Barber Institute’s work in enabling young people enter a career in galleries and museums, please consider becoming a Benefactor.

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FRIENDS

Let's be Friends...

Support the Barber and enjoy exclusive benefits by becoming a Friend of the Barber.

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PATRONS

Become a Patron of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts

If you care about art, and about the Barber, you can make a real difference to our success by becoming a Patron.

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LUNCHTIME LECTURES

Wednesdays, 1.10pm.

Our popular public lectures illuminate our permanent collection, temporary exhibitions and popular themes in art history, with informative insights from experts in the field.

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BARBER YOUTH

Tuesdays 23 September; 7 & 21 October; 4 & 18 November; 2 & 16 December , 4.30 - 6.30pm

Aged 13 -18 and into art? Join Barber Youth!

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KINO 10

17 February 2013 2-4.30pm

Following the success of its Barber debut last year, Kino 10 is back with a new programme of short film events. From award-winning animation to poignant documentary - there is guaranteed to be something for everyone.

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READERS’ AFTERNOON

Saturday 6 October 2012, 1-4pm

Find some inspiration for your Autumn reading and discover the special relationship novelists have with the books they read.

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ELISABETH VIGÉE-LEBRUN (1755-1842)

A Portrait of Countess Golovine

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