Print Collection

Among recent acquisitions are prints by Goya and Käthe Kollwitz and drawings by contemporary artist Tess Jaray.

Please note our collections pages are under development. If you cannot find a print here, please check Works on Paper.

Beyond Representation

Print bay display: 21 January - 22 May 2022
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The Last of England is a first for the Barber

Birmingham Museums Trust masterpieces on loan
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Founding the Barber Institute

Print bay display: 11 February - 12 June 2022
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Miss Clara and the Celebrity Beast in Art, 1500 – 1860

Main exhibition: 12 November 2021 to 27 February 2022
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Cats and other Creature Companions

Print bay display: 22 October 2021 – 6 February 2022
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Packing a Punch: British Graphic Satire and Caricature

29 October 2021 - 16 January 2022
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Making a Mark

Main Exhibition: 11 June - 26 September 2021
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Drawn to Antiquity

Print Bay Display: 11 June to 3 October
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The First Dictators

Coin Gallery Exhibition: 9 July 2021 - 26 June 2022
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The Viewer and the Viewed

Print Bay Display: 2 July to 24 October 2021
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A Golden Jubilee: 50 Years of the Barber Coin Collection

Coin Gallery exhibition: 23 September 2020 - 27 June 2021
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Changing Shapes: Metamorphosis in Art

Print bay display: 16 October 2020 to 6 June 2021
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The Art of Devotion: Sacred Illuminations, Prints, and Drawings

Print bay display: 23 October 2020 to 27 June 2021
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CÉZANNE AND THE MODERN FRENCH PRINT

7 February – 18 October 2020 | Green Gallery Print Bay
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MATERNAL BONDS – IMAGES OF MOTHERHOOD

31 January – 11 October 2020 | Beige Gallery Print Bay
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The Printed Word: Image, Text and Meaning

18 October 2019 - 26 January 2020
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The Mughals: Power and Beauty at the Indian Court

11 October 2019 - 2 February 2020
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The Face of Fashion

7 June - 8 September 2019
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Lady Barber’s Life and Legacy

24 May - 8 September 2019
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A Tale of Two Empires: Rome and Persia

10 May 2019 - 15 March 2020
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Drawing Out the Sound

Representations of Music in Art
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War and Peace

Observations of Conflict and its Aftermath 
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Maman: Vuillard & Madame Vuillard

Vuillard and Madame Vuillard
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The Barber Collective

25 May - 3 June 2018
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Centre Stage

Entertainment in Art
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