Home to ‘one of the finest small art galleries in Europe’, and a concert hall with ‘perfect acoustics, comfort, and rest for the eye’, the Barber Institute is as unique as it is uplifting - a haven of tranquility on a bustling university campus in a major metropolis.

Online shop

Visit our online shop - and browse our art book recommendations...
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Art UK

Head over to Art UK to enjoy and buy prints of masterpieces in the Barber and other collections
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Learn more about the Barber Association

An introduction to the Barber Association
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To Have and to Hold: Portrait Miniature Jewellery

Print bay display: 27 May - 18 September 2022
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GALLERY OPEN

Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 5pm.
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The Last of England is a first for the Barber

Birmingham Museums Trust masterpieces on loan
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The First Dictators

Coin Gallery Exhibition: 9 July 2021 - 26 June 2022
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Founding the Barber Institute

Print bay display: 11 February - 12 June 2022
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What's On

Drop in and Draw

Student event: Tuesday 3 May, 1 - 2pm
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Student Creative Writing Workshop #2 | Birth Stories & Black-outs

Wednesday 11 May, 2 – 4.30pm
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Family Workshop | Gallery in a Box

Tuesday 31 May 10.30am - 12.30pm
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Family Workshop | Gallery in a Box

Tuesday 31 May 2 – 4pm
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Family Workshop | Gallery in a Box

Tuesday 1 June, 2 – 4pm
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Student Workshop | The Big Draw!

Tuesday 7th June, 1pm – 3pm
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Gallery Tour | Poetry with Adrian B. Earle

Wednesday 8th June, 2pm - 4pm
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The Black Peril

Evening Concert, Saturday 11 June 7.30pm
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Workshop | Art Inspired Outdoor Yoga

Tuesday 21st June, 1pm – 1.45pm
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Curator Introduction | Dürer: Making of a Renaissance Master

Tuesday 21st June, 6pm – 7pm
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