barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Understanding Art

Through looking, discussion and lively debate, this five-week course explores the many connections between the varied collections and exhibitions of our regional partner galleries. Enjoy guided sessions that reveal new insights and make fresh connections between these fantastic collections.

Thursdays through June and July 2018:

14 June – Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

21 June – New Art Gallery Walsall

28 June – Ikon Gallery

5 July – The Barber Institute

12 July – Wolverhampton Art Gallery


John Brett (1831-1902)

Study of Warwick Castle (‘The White Waterlily’)

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

The Grand Piazza, Plate IV from 'The Prisons (Carceri)'

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Giovanni Migliara (1785-1837)

An Architectural Capriccio

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Hubert Robert (1733-1808)

Study of a Tree with a Figure

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