barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


6 September

Shields, Jars and Cabbages: Still Lifes in Paintings    

Pam Turton, Gallery Guide


13 September      

Vanity of Vanities: Bellini, Bascenis, Hals, de Heem.   

Barbara Fogarty, Gallery Guide


20 September 

Introduction to Beige Print Bay display

Rachel Yardley, Collections Intern


27 September

John the Baptist in Art  

Jennifer Young, Gallery Guide



4 October

Bronzes by Arp and Moore- **CANCELLED** due to unforeseen circumstances. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Planned to be rescheduled for the spring semester.

Robert Wenley, Deputy Director


11 October

Disability and the Artist

Becca Randle, Learning and Access Assistant


18 October 

Introduction to Uncovering the Body

Sarah Beattie, Collections Assistant


25 October

Introduction to Bellows and the Body

Nicola Kalinsky, Director



1 November

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

Jennifer Young, 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



Lightning Talks

Wednesday 7 December, 2 – 4pm.

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