Unlearning: Colonial Legacies
This section of the website hosts work undertaken by the Barber which aims to shed light on colonial legacies in the museum’s collections.
University of Birmingham
The Barber is uniquely positioned on campus at the University of Birmingham.
Barber Fine Art Library
Our library is a specialist research-level collection of books, exhibition catalogues and sale catalogues for reference.
Coin Study Room
Make an appointment to further your research by visiting our coin collection. The Barber is home to one of the finest collections of Roman, Byzantine, Sasanian and Medieval Islamic coins in the world.
Prints & Drawings Study Room
Our Prints and Drawings Study Room houses our fine collection of prints, drawings and watercolours, comprising more than 1,000 works and six centuries of the draughtsman’s and printmaker’s arts.