There are a whole host of other exciting attractions in the West Midlands beyond the gates of the University of Birmingham, for you to explore…
Heart of England Galleries
The Barber Institute is part of Heart of England Galleries, an independent group dedicated to promoting the wealth of art galleries in the Heart of England region. The galleries offer a wide variety of art collections and stage an enormous range of exciting and interesting exhibitions, as well as practical activities and events for all ages for you to join in.
The member galleries comprise of:
- The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham
- Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
- Compton Verney, Warwickshire
- Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry
- Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
- mac, Birmingham
- RBSA, Birmingham
- Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford
- The New Art Gallery Walsall
- The Public, West Bromwich
- Wolverhampton Art Gallery
The Birmingham Heritage Forum
The Barber Institute is a member of The Birmingham Heritage Forum. The Birmingham Heritage Forum is a voluntary association of public and private groups and individuals interested in the heritage of Birmingham. Visit their website, http://www.birminghamheritage.org.uk/index.html, to find details of other sites and collections in the City. This will help you to plan your visits to experience Birmingham’s rich heritage of historical buildings, beautiful gardens, wonderful churches and industrial past.
Go to www.visitbirmingham.com for the official visitor website for Birmingham and the region, including information on heritage and culture within the area. There is plenty to see in Birmingham, so get exploring!