barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


LUNCHTIME TOURS AND TALKS

 

 

1 November

From Blue Bower to Workhouse: the Story of Fanny Cornforth and the Pre-Raphelites

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

 

8 November

Rebelling against the Establishment: Impressionists and the Pre-Raphaelites

Barbara Fogarty, Gallery Guide

 

15 November

Rodin Sculptures

Mandy Carwood, Gallery Guide

 

22 November 

3D Art: Painters of the Baroque

John Southall, Gallery Guide

 

29 November

Biblical Women of Consequence

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide

 


 

6 December

16th-century Sculpture: Wood, Bronze, Cartapesta and Wax

Jen Costigan, Gallery Guide

 

13 December 

Paintings of Female Saints

Jen Ridding, Learning and Access Officer

 

20 December

Nativity: Three Masterpieces

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

 

 


 

10 January

Making Waves: Sea and Society in 18th and 19th Century Britain

Jess Stallwood, Learning & Engagment Intern

 

17 January

The 18th Century Grand Tour

Barbara Fogarty, Gallery Guide

 

24 January

Introduction to Copying the Masters

Charlotte Bagwell, Collections Intern

 

31 January

Portraits for the Enlightenment

John Southall, Gallery Guide

 


 

7 February

Tragic Love: Star-crossed lovers represented in the collection

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

 

14 February

Introduction to Francis Bacon’s Two Figures in a Room

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director

 

21 February

Introduction to Excavating Empire; David Talbot Rice and the rediscover of Byzantium

Anna Kelley, Gallery Guide

 

28 February

Modish Young Gents: Portrayals in the Collection

Jen Costigan, Gallery Guide

 


 

 

7 March

Introduction to Tumbleweed

Hannah Honeywell, Artist-in-Residence

 

14 March

The Colour Blue: Origins and Symbolism

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide

 

21 March

Introduction to Excavating Empire: Gold, Silver and Bronze in Byzantium

Maria Vrij, Coin Curator

 

28 March

“Let me tell you a story”: Narratives in the Collection

Ann Darnton, Gallery Guide

 


 

4 April

Unseen Landscapes: Artists and their relationship to places

Jill Ambler, Gallery Guide

 

11 April

The Cross: Depictions in the collection

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

 

25 April

Introduction to Works of Mercy: Robert Wenley in conversation with Attilio Fiumarella 

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director, and Attilio Fiumarella, Photographer

 

 

Bel Canto: the songs of Donizetti and Bellini

Friday 3 March 1.10pm

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