barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


TUESDAY TOURS AND TALKS

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

 

MAY

1 May

Introduction to ‘Sounding Images’

Undergraduate Music Students

8 May

Ophelia and Lady Orchardson: Works by William Quiller Orchardson

Helen Cobby, Assistant Curator

15 May

Introduction to ‘Men of the Docks’

John Fagg, Lecturer in English Literature

22 May

At the Races

John Southall, Gallery Guide

29 May

Introduction to ‘New York City Life’

John Fagg, Lecturer in English Literature


JUNE

5 June

Masters of the Sistine Chapel

Barbara Fogarty, Gallery Guide

12 June

What a Relief!

Jill Ambler, Gallery Guide

19 June

Introduction to ‘Drawn to Perfection’

Postgraduate History of Art and Curating Students

26 June

Introduction to ‘Centre Stage’

Laura Bishop, Collections Intern


JULY

3 July

The Eloquent Gesture

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide

10 July

French Landscapes

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide

17 July

A Lion, a Goose and a Unicorn: Feasting Vessels

Alex Jolly, Learning and Engagement Assistant

24 July

The Development of Painting in the Renaissance

John Southall, Gallery Guide

31 July

Horses and Riders on Coins

Mike Saxby, Gallery Guide


No talks during August


SEPTEMBER

4 September

A Close Look: Still Lifes within the Narrative

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide

11 September (Birmingham Heritage Week)

The First Four Barber Paintings

Alex Jolly, Learning and Engagement Assistant

18 September

Images of Hercules

Jill Ambler, Gallery Guide

25 September

Introduction to ‘War and Peace’ (Print bay display opening 21 September)

Helen Cobby, Assistant Curator

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

The Lime Burner

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

La vieille aux loques (The Old Rag-Picker)

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James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)

The "Adam and Eve", Old Chelsea

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Lightning Talks

Wednesday 7 March 2018

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