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.

The Last of England is a first for the Barber

Birmingham Museums Trust masterpieces on loan
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GALLERY OPEN

Visiting this Sunday, 23 January? UoBe Fun Run road closures
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From the Director

Welcome to Winter at 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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Masterpieces on loan

December 2021: George Stubbs and Thomas Jones paintings on display
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Reclaiming the Foxglove

Medical School collaboration explores 'hidden' history
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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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The Last of England is a first for the Barber

Birmingham Museums Trust masterpieces on loan
Learn more

GALLERY OPEN

Visiting this Sunday, 23 January? UoBe Fun Run road closures
Learn more

From the Director

Welcome to Winter at 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

Masterpieces on loan

December 2021: George Stubbs and Thomas Jones paintings on display
Learn more

Reclaiming the Foxglove

Medical School collaboration explores 'hidden' history
Learn more

Learning

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What's On

Kenneth Hamilton Lecture-Recital 1

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 21 January 1pm
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Art-inspired Yin Yoga for Students

Online Student Workshop, Monday 24 January, 5.30 - 7pm
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Draw in and Breathe out

Student Workshop, Tuesday 25 January, 1 - 2pm and 3 - 4pm.
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Beyond Representation

Curator Introduction, Wednesday 26 January 2022, 1.30 - 2pm
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Kenneth Hamilton Lecture-Recital 2

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 28 January, 1pm
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Art-inspired Yin Yoga

Online workshop, Monday 31 January, 5.30 - 7pm
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Drop in and Draw

Student event: Tuesday 1 February, 1.15 - 2pm
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Baisiez moy

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 4 February 1pm
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Gonzaga Band: Alla Milanese

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 11 February 1pm
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Nurse in Residence: A Serendipitous Encounter

Online talk, Wednesday 16 February, 6 - 7.30pm
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