barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


LUNCHTIME TALKS AND TOURS

6 January

Exploring Jan Steen’s The Wrath of Ahasuerus

Rosalie van Gulick, Research Intern, University of Utrecht

 

13 January

The Naked and the Nude: Works on Paper from the Barber’s Collection

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director

 

20 January

Jan de Beer’s Joseph and the Suitors/ The Nativity at Night

Pam Cox, Postgraduate (2014), University of Birmingham

 

27 January

Paul Klee’s River Engineering Landscape

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director

 

3 February

Gods and Heroes: Prints from the Barber’s Collection

Victoria Poulton, Collections Intern

 

10 February

The Influence of Romanticism on Surrealism

Erin Shakespeare, Learning and Access Intern

 

17 February

Lucas Cranach the Elder’s The Virgin and Child with St Anne

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director

 

24 February

Introduction to New Art West Midlands

Sarah Beattie, Collections Assistant

 

3 March

North and South: Contrasting Italian and Flemish Renaissance Painting

John Southall, Gallery Guide

 

10 March

Introduction to Inheriting Rome: The Imperial Legacy in Coinage and Culture

Jonathan Jarrett, Coin Curator

 

17 March

Venetian Class: Bellini, Veronese and Guardi

Babara Fogarty, Gallery Guide

 

24 March

Introducing Revolutionising Fashion

Sarah Beattie, Collections Assistant

 

31 March

Medieval Treasures

Jen Costigan, Gallery Guide

 

7 April

War: Objects, Reliefs and Prints from the Barber’s Collection

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide

 

14 April

Why have Roman coins in your pocket? Imagery and money of Empire

Jonathan Jarrett, Coin Curator

 

21 April

Wings: From Angels to Dragons!

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

 

28 April

Quiet Companions: Picture Frames in the Barber Institute

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director

 

 5 May

Introduction to ‘From ‘Red’ Ellen to Oswald Mosley’

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director

 

12 May

New Acquisition: George Bellows’ ‘Nude: Miss Bentham’

Nicola Kalinsky, Director

 

19 May

Shields, Jars and Cabbages – Still Lifes in Paintings

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide

 

26 May

The Wombourne Dish: A Masterpiece

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director

 

2 June

New Acquisition: Frank Auerbach’s ‘Primrose Hill – Winter’

Nicola Kalinsky, Director

 

9 June

Introduction to ‘The Modernist Face’

Chris Neophytou and Noelle Jackson, Postgraduate Students

 

16 June

Introduction to ‘Love, Life and Landscapes’

Alice Peters, Collections Intern

 

23 June

Horses in Paintings

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide

 

30 June

The People Behind the Portraits: Roald Dahl, Jean Simmons and others

Josephine Male and Rachael Hill, Postgraduate Students

 

7 July

Founders of the Royal Academy

Barbara Fogarty, Gallery Guide

 

14 July

The Sea, The Sea

Jill Ambler, Gallery Guide

 

21 July

Food for Thought

John Southall, Gallery Guide

 

28 July

Instruments and Musicians

Jen Ridding, Learning and Access Officer

 

1 September

Boy Meets Girl

John Southall, Gallery Guide

 

8 September

Four Foyer Favourites

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

 

 

 

 

Thomas Fearnley (1802 – 1842)

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