We’re looking forward to seeing you In line with step 3 of the government’s roadmap out of lockdown, the Barber’s galleries are now open, as of Tuesday 18 May. The permanent collection, exhibitions and displays can be enjoyed from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm, and booking is essential. Before you visit, please familiarise yourself … 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

Thank you for your interest in our Barber Schools offer. Whilst the Barber champions its galleries as a space of learning and discovery for children and young people, the wellbeing of our staff and visitors is our priority at this time. As a result of current Covid-19 government guidance we’ve taken the decision to temporarily … 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

Barber Concerts at 75

To celebrate the 75th year of Barber Concerts we are bringing you a selection of memories, archival material, photographs, and performances to celebrate this special milestone with our audiences. We hope you enjoy exploring this content and can’t wait to welcome you back to the Barber Concert Hall for our concerts as soon as we … Read more