barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham

Writing Workshops – Spring 2019

Develop your writing, explore new approaches to poetry and prose – or just have a go, at our monthly writing workshops, inspired by the Barber’s collection and led by Jacqui Rowe.

Saturday 12 January : Seven Ages – CANCELLED

This workshop has been cancelled due to personal circumstances. We apologise for any disappointment or inconvenience caused.

Saturday 9 February: People Watching

In response to Zoffany’s The Sharp Family and other works in the galleries, observe the people depicted and turn them into written characters.

To book, click here

Saturday 16 March: Wordplay

Inspired by the formal patterns of Tess Jaray’s work, use exercises to generate words that can be developed into pieces of writing.

To book, click here

Saturday 12 April: What’s in a Name?

Gather names of people and places from works in the galleries to inspire writing, and also look at the personal associations names have for us.

To book, click here

Drawing Out the Sound

Representations of Music in Art

Learn more

Recovery Art 2019

Learn more

Nocturnes: Creatures/Us

Tuesday 29 January

Learn more

What’s on January – April 2019

January – April 2019

Learn more