GALLERY OPEN

We are looking forward to seeing you soon! Our permanent collection, exhibitions and displays can normally be enjoyed from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm – but do check the website before your visit in case of any last-minute changes. The safety of staff and visitors is very important to us. In line with museum … Read more

Mengxia Liu – Illustrated Zoom Background

Barber Home – Illustrated Zoom Background We’re looking forward to welcoming new and returning UoB students this September! To celebrate, we’ve invited Mengxia Liu, a Birmingham-based artist, to create an illustration that captures the life and energy of the Barber and its beautiful original 1930s Art Deco foyer. Mengxia was inspired by contemporary movement duo, … Read more

Barber Schools: projects

Online pilot programme January to March 2021 In January 2021, just as we entered another national lockdown, the Barber’s Learning and Engagement team launched an online Barber Schools pilot programme. This pilot allowed us to engage with teachers and students, giving them access to the collection during a time of physical closure and home learning. … Read more