GALLERY OPEN

We are looking forward to seeing you soon! Our permanent collection, exhibitions and displays can 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. Research commissioned by the Association … 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

Barber Schools Our Learning and Engagement programme invites people of all ages and levels of interest to engage with our collection, offering unique arts experiences that champion our galleries as a space of learning and discovery for children and young people. Due to the ongoing pandemic, on-site school visits, tours and workshops are currently paused … Read more

Still Life Drawing

Barber Home – family Our homes have given us so much in the past few months, and we’re sure you’ve spent a lot of time looking at the objects that live in your space! How would you make an artwork about them? Create your own still life with artist Benny Semp using our downloadable art … Read more