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 First Dictators

Coin Gallery Exhibition: 9 July 2021 - 26 June 2022
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The Viewer and the Viewed

Print Bay Display: 2 July to 24 October 2021
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From the Director

Welcome back to the Barber!
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Online shop

Visit our online shop - and browse our art book recommendations...
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Art UK

Head over to Art UK to enjoy and buy prints of masterpieces in the Barber and other collections
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Learn more about the Barber Association

An introduction to the Barber Association
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The First Dictators

Coin Gallery Exhibition: 9 July 2021 - 26 June 2022
Learn more

The Viewer and the Viewed

Print Bay Display: 2 July to 24 October 2021
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From the Director

Welcome back to the Barber!
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Online shop

Visit our online shop - and browse our art book recommendations...
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What's On

Naomi Sullivan & Kumi Matsuo

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 15 October, 1pm
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George Xiaoyuan Fu

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 22 October, 1pm
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Family Creative Workshop: Bring Nature Alive!

Tuesday 26 and Thursday 28 October
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Groove Into the Woods

Family Concert, Tuesday 26 October, 11am
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Heroic Elegies

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 29 October, 1pm
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Di Xiao

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 5 November, 1pm
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Online Talk and Workshop: First Impressions

Tuesday 9 November, 6 - 7.30pm
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Alexandra Dariescu

Evening Concert, Wednesday 10 November, 7.30pm
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Samuele Telari

Lunchtime Concert, Friday 12 November, 1pm
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Online Yin Yoga

Monday 15 November, 5.30 - 7pm
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