barber institute of fine arts
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    The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
    University of Birmingham
    Edgbaston
    Birmingham B15 2TS
    United Kingdom

    FREE admission to the gallery and all exhibitions.
  • OPENING HOURS

    Monday to Friday:
    10am - 5pm

    Saturday & Sunday:
    11am - 5pm

    We are CLOSED:
    1 January
    Good Friday 25 March
    24 – 26 December (Christmas Eve - Boxing Day)
  • GENERAL INFORMATION

    We are always interested to hear your comments.
    You can contact us via e-mail: info@barber.org.uk

    Telephone: +44 (0) 121 414 7333
    Fax: +44 (0) 121 414 3370

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GALLERY CHANGES

Monday 20 November - mid-January

We shall be carrying out essential upgrades to our fire alarm system during this period. This means certain paintings will temporarily be removed from the galleries for a number of days. If you are visiting with the intention of seeing a specific work of art, please contact our Assistant Curator Helen Cobby on h.cobby@bham.ac.uk or 0121 414 7350 during office hours. 

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WHAT’S ON

September - December 2017

View our Autumn 2017 What's On, Families First and Music brochures online

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What our visitors say…

'What a lovely gallery; such a find on a university campus.' - Kim van Winsen, The Netherlands, 27/09/17

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ACCESS AND FACILITIES

Everything you need to know to ensure a great day at the Barber, including information on car parking, disabled access and refreshment facilities.

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Parking

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How to find us

The Barber Institute is just 3 miles from the centre of Birmingham and is easily accessible by Car, Bus and Train.

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GROUP VISITS & TOURS

Whether you are a group that have a particular interest, need or just want some in-depth insight into our collection, find out more here.

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VENUE HIRE

Hold your function in the company of great Old Masters and famous Impressionists in the 1930s elegance of the Grade II listed Barber Institute of Fine Arts.

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CULTURE ON CAMPUS

Discover some of the other museums, galleries and collections that the University of Birmingham has to offer.

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UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

Take a stroll around the University of Birmingham campus on which the Barber Institute of Arts sits.

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VISIT BIRMINGHAM AND BEYOND

Discover what other attractions the West Midlands have to offer.

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