barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Western Medieval

The Barber Institute collection of western medieval coins is small but contains some fine examples of Visigothic, Vandal, Merovingian and Burgundian coins, Lombard and Norman issues, a selection of British coins charting the development of British coinage from the pre-Roman to the modern period, and an important collection of coins of the Crusader states.

Record Visitor Numbers at the Barber!

More people visited our galleries during 2017 that in any previous year in our history, new figures reveal.

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Barber Association: 2017 Events

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BEAST: Sonic Paintings

Half Term Family Day

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‘Care, Taste and Judgement’: Reynolds’s Art Collection

Lunchtime Lecture

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