Become a Member of the Barber Association

Become a Member Join our community of like-minded art- and music-lovers and gain exclusive access to our collection through a programme of special events, talks and tours. Your membership subscription will help fund vital sector training through paid internships, supporting our ambition to bring art and music to ever wider audiences. In recognition of your … Read more

Gifts & Bequests

Gifts & Bequests All gifts are gratefully received, and help us to advance Lady Barber’s vision for the study and encouragement of art and music, by developing and refining programmes that are creative, dynamic, and make a difference to our communities. If you would like to discuss making a donation, please contact Sarah Benn, Membership Officer, at association@barber.org.uk or … Read more

Learn more about the Barber Association

The Barber Association Lady Barber’s dream was to found an arts institute for the University of Birmingham – a gallery and concert hall to be used ‘in perpetuity for the study and encouragement of art and music’.  Its art collection should be ‘of that standard of quality required by the National Gallery and the Wallace … Read more