Home to ‘one of the finest small art galleries in Europe’, and a concert hall with ‘perfect acoustics, comfort, and rest for the eye’, the Barber Institute is as unique as it is uplifting - a haven of tranquility on a bustling university campus in a major metropolis.

GALLERY OPEN

Book now: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm (closed on Mondays)
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From the Director

Welcome back to the Barber!
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Miss Clara and the Celebrity Beast in Art, 1500 – 1860

Main exhibition: 12 November 2021 to 27 February 2022
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Cats and other Creature Companions

Print bay display: 22 October 2021 – 6 February 2022
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The First Dictators

Coin Gallery Exhibition: 9 July 2021 - 26 June 2022
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Online shop

Visit our online shop - and browse our art book recommendations...
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GALLERY OPEN

Book now: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm (closed on Mondays)
Learn more

From the Director

Welcome back to the Barber!
Learn more

Miss Clara and the Celebrity Beast in Art, 1500 – 1860

Main exhibition: 12 November 2021 to 27 February 2022
Learn more

Cats and other Creature Companions

Print bay display: 22 October 2021 – 6 February 2022
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The First Dictators

Coin Gallery Exhibition: 9 July 2021 - 26 June 2022
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What's On

Oxford Lieder

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 26 November, 1pm
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Student Workshop: Drop in and Draw

Tuesday 7 December, 1.15 - 1.45pm
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Miss Clara: In Depth

Online webinar, Saturday 15 January 2022, 2 – 4pm
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Raising Icarus

Barber Opera, Thursday 28 April, 7.30pm
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Raising Icarus

Barber Opera, Friday 29 April 7.30pm
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Raising Icarus

Barber Opera, Saturday 30 April 7.30pm
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