barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


THE BARBER: A POTTED HISTORY

Delve into the Barber’s past in this walk-and-talk and find out how the Barber came to be. 

Learn about our founders, Sir Henry and Lady Barber, explore our wonderful Art Deco architecture and take a look at some of the very first purchases for our collection back in the 1930s.

The Collection

Here you can view highlights from the Barber Institute's collection of paintings.

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OUR HISTORY

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