barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


5 January

German Contrasts: Dürer, Metz and Dix

Jen Costigan, Gallery Guide


12 January

Dreams, Proverbs, Follies: Goya’s Last Prints

Rebecca Randle, Learning and Access Intern


19 January

Introduction to ‘Prestige and Power: Projecting Identity in 17th-century Portraiture’

Annie McCulloch, Collections Intern


26 January

Back to the Future: The Renaissance Landscape

John Southall, Gallery Guide


2 February

Fragonard’s ‘A Woman with a Dog’

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director


9 February

Chinese Art and Craftsmanship and their Influence on the West

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide


16 February

Introduction to ‘Chance, Order, Change: Abstract Paintings 1939 – 1989′

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director


23 February

Introduction to ‘Into the Woods’

Sarah Beattie, Collections Assistant


1 March

Horses in Art Part 2: Prints by Delacroix, Géricault and others

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide


8 March

Models and Muses: Women in Barber Paintings

Alex Jolly, Learning and Access Assistant


15 March

Distortions of the Mind: Magritte and Redon

Barbara Fogarty, Gallery Guide


22 March 

Reality vs Imagination

Marian Edwards, Gallery Guide


29 March

Whistler’s Legacy

Jill Ambler, Gallery Guide


5 April

Working Life in London: the Barber’s etchings by Whistler

Jill Ambler, Gallery Guide


12 April

Earth, Fire and Water

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide


19 April

What Lies Beneath

Jen Ridding, Learning and Access Officer


26 April

Alexander the Great and his Legacy

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide


New Arrival from New York

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Fragonard Family Day

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Lightning Talks

Wednesday 2 December, 2 – 4pm.

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Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) after Diego Velázquez

The Dwarf El Primo