barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


These weekly, 30-minute tours and talks – devised to appeal to novice and more knowledgeable visitors alike –  introduce you to individual works, aspects and themes from our collections, and displays and exhibitions.

12 March

Tess Jaray’s Drawings (1964-2010)

Helen Cobby, Assistant Curator

19 March

Metal Works: Bronze, Brass and Gold

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

26 March

A Question of Attribution

John Southall, Gallery Guide


2 April

Ideas of the Enlightenment

Jill Ambler, Gallery Guide

9 April

The Way of the Cross

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

16 April


Marian Edwards, Gallery Guide

23 April

The Dignity of Labour

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide

30 April

Brueghel the Younger and Fetti: Relationships with the Elder Bruegel

Dr Jamie Edwards, History of Arts Lecturer at the University of Birmingham

Meet the Sharp Family

An evening of talks

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Lightning Talks

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