Develop your writing and explore new approaches in monthly workshops, inspired by the Barber’s collection.
For adults of all writing ability and levels of experience, workshops are led by Jacqui Rowe, former Barber writer-in residence.
Saturday 14 January, 1.30 – 4pm- FULLY BOOKED
New Year, New Ideas
Kick-start your writing in 2017 with a range of creative exercises using the works in the Barber as stimuli.
Saturday 11 February, 1.30 – 4pm- FULLY BOOKED
Inspired by Francis Bacon’s Two Figures in a Room and other works in the galleries, this workshop explores characters’ relationships with their setting.
Thursday 16 March, 10am – 1pm- FULLY BOOKED
Time and Place
Part of the University of Birmingham’s Arts & Science Festival
Bring art-forms together… explore landscape paintings in the Barber galleries through both drawing and writing in this cross-disciplinary workshop. Learn more here.
Saturday 8 April, 1.30 – 4pm- FULLY BOOKED
In response to the strong light and shade in the work of Attilio Fiumarella, look at ways to bring contrasts into your writing.