Masterpieces on loan

Three scintillating and very different paintings are now on display at the Barber for the first time in a series of swaps with other top UK galleries. Mares and Foals in a River Landscape by the eminent English animal painter George Stubbs (1724 – 1806) – and The Capella Nuova outside the Porta di Chiara, a … Read more

Reclaiming the Foxglove

A revelatory project undertaken by the Barber and the University’s College of Medical and Dental Sciences has explored the fascinating part played by women in the hidden history of a common wild plant – and its role in the treatment of heart disease. Reclaiming the Foxglove is the first instalment of an ongoing partnership between … Read more