barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


The Last Roman Family Day

Join us as we go back in time to discover the world of Justinian I…

  • Make your own Roman coins!
  • Create a Roman mosaic!
  • Dress up Roman-style and take your picture!
  • Hear tales of adventure and history in live storytelling sessions!
  • Gallery trail!

8 – 12 year olds… want to see real gold? Find out what an Athenian Tetradrachms is? Handle triangular coins? Then come along to our 30 minute coin handling sessions, led by the Barber’s coin curator, happening throughout the day. (Booking for these sessions is essential! Limited spaces!)

William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Night (from the sequence 'The Four Times of the Day')

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William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Evening (third in the sequence from 'The Four Times of the Day')

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William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Noon (second in sequence from 'The Four Times of the Day')

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William Hogarth (1697-1764)

Morning (first in the sequence from 'The Four Times of the Day')

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