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LAST CHANCE TO SEE 3 WELCOME TRULY BRIGHT AND MEMORABLE Monet, Manet and Magritte; Renoir, Rubens, Rossetti and Rodin; Degas, Van Dyck JAN DE BEER’S RENAISSANCE ALTARPIECES and Vigée-Lebrun – as well as Turner, Gainsborough, Gauguin and Van Gogh... Key works by all these – and many more – great artists hang in our galleries. Until 19 January LADY BARBER GALLERY The Barber Institute was founded in 1932 by Lady Barber in memory of her husband, Sir Henry Barber, ‘for the study and encouragement of art and music’. Featuring many Andre Derain, Portrait of Bartolomeo Savona, 1906 © ADAGP, Paris, and DACS, 2019 of the greatest names in Western art, it holds one of the most outstanding and internationally significant collections assembled during the 20th century – housed in a listed Art Deco building. As well as around 150 major paintings and some stunning pastels and watercolours, the Barber is also home to more than 800 drawings and prints, and a fine collection of sculpture, decorative art and portrait miniatures. The Barber also has one of the finest caches of Roman, Byzantine and medieval coins in the world, displayed in its own marvellous gallery. To complement the collections, a programme of compelling exhibitions, displays and Jan de Beer’s stylish and elegant paintings earned him great fame in his lifetime (about 1475 related events for all ages runs year-round (see the following pages), while the Barber – 1527/28) and for generations after his death. His dazzling altarpieces were sought after by concerts feature rising stars and established performers of international standing. churches, copyists, patrons and collectors. But his star then waned until the early 20th century, when experts and connoisseurs begun to re-evaluate his significance. De Beer’s known oeuvre now A haven of tranquillity in a bustling metropolis, the Barber Institute is like a mini National comprises about 40 works, including devotional paintings and triptychs, drawings and a stained- Gallery – and is a must-see for anyone visiting Birmingham and the West Midlands. glass window. This exhibition focuses on the Barber’s own double-sided altarpiece panel featuring The Nativity and the Apocryphal tale of Joseph and the Suitors (above), and brings together for the No wonder it enjoys a reputation for being one of the finest small art galleries in Europe! first time all his paintings and drawings from public and private collections in Britain. “A revelatory exhibition” – Laura Gascoigne, The Tablet Cover: John Wells, Vista, 1955 (detail). © The Estate of John Wells. All rights reserved, DACS 2019
4 EXHIBITIONS EVENTS 5 CORNWALL AS CRUCIBLE AN EVENING WITH GABO MODERNITY AND INTERNATIONALISM IN MID-CENTURY BRITAIN The Work of Naum Gabo © Nina & Graham Williams, 2019 Thursday 12 March, 5.30 – 7.30pm (Talks begin 6pm) 19 February – 17 May LADY BARBER GALLERY Linear Construction in Space No.1 was created in St Ives during the Second World War. Renowned Gabo scholar Professor Christina Lodder explores the artist and the war, while Dr Jutta Vinzent, of the University’s Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies, leads a discussion about Gabo’s use of space as a transparent material in his work. Enjoy complimentary drinks Adrian Heath, Composition: Red, Black and Grey, 1958. © Estate of the Artist. and a gallery viewing. £5/£4 concs; booking essential* LUNCHTIME LECTURE Alexander Mackenzie, Still life (Buoys), Kehelland, Cornwall, 1960. THE ARTIST’S VOICE Wednesday 22 April, 1.10 – 2pm Drawing on the rich resource of Artists’ Lives interviews, Lara Wardle (Director, Jerwood Collection) will explore the themes of Cornwall as Crucible – especially the S U PPO RTE D BY: network of relationships between the artists and the cross-fertilisation of ideas (detail) © Estate of the Artist. and influences. Through referencing these first-person accounts, some of the rewards and pitfalls of oral history will also be examined. Remote and picturesque, St Ives in Cornwall became an unlikely hotbed for avant-garde art in the Free; no need to book mid 20th century. Painters and sculptors made it their home, either permanently or as temporary exiles, bringing with them their preoccupation with international modernity. Taking as its inspiration the Barber’s recently acquired Constructivist sculpture, Linear BSL EXHIBITION TOUR Construction in Space No. 1 (1942 – 43), by the émigré Russian artist Naum Gabo, this exhibition Saturday 14 March, 1 – 3pm presents art produced in and around St Ives from the 1930s to the 1960s, drawing on the rich Led by Deaf artist and experienced guide Olivier Jamin, join us for a Cornwall-infused BSL resources of the Jerwood Collection, a private collection of 20th and 21st-century art. (British Sign Language) tour. Get to know the exhibition in depth, and discuss the fascinating art and artists of St Ives. Featuring works by Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, Peter Lanyon, Sandra Blow and many more, Cornwall as Crucible considers the relationships and networks between artists who lived Refreshments provided Free; booking essential* and worked in Cornwall, examining their development of a visual language that explored the boundary between representation and abstraction, and demonstrating the impact of the distinctive Cornish landscape upon their art. M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N / B O O K I N G : W W W. B A R B E R . O R G . U K
6 D ISPLAYS D ISPLAYS 7 THE MUGHALS MATERNAL BONDS POWER AND BEAUTY AT THE INDIAN COURT IMAGES OF MOTHERHOOD Until 2 February GREEN GALLERY PRINT BAY 31 January – 24 May BEIGE GALLERY PRINT BAY Courtly life, power and culture in the Indian Though one of the most timeless Courtesy of Cadbury Research Library subcontinent under Mughal rule (1526 – 1858) relationships represented in art, the are explored in this fascinating display of drawings portrayal of mother and child has and prints, coins and manuscripts. Rarely-exhibited changed over the course of history. works from the Barber’s collection are shown Spanning five centuries, Maternal alongside objects lent by the private Hussain-Islimi Bonds showcases prints by Marcantonio Arts Collection and the Cadbury Research Library – Raimondi, Hans Thoma and Käthe revealing how a distinctive Mughal style developed: Kollwitz, alongside drawings by the one that reflected their power and ideals of beauty. Dutch Golden Age artists Nicolaes Maes and Adriaen van Ostade. Ranging RETURNING DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND... from religious subjects to allegorical and symbolic depictions, this display GALLERY TALK AND EMPIRES IN EARLY explores how motherhood has provided HANDLING SESSION MODERN SOUTH ASIA: an enduring inspiration to artists. Thursday 23 January, 11am – 1pm THE MUGHALS AND AFTER Discover the fascinating backstory of The Thursday 30 January, 1 – 2pm Mughals with curator Neelam Hussain in Dr Manu Sehgal, Lecturer in South Asian the gallery itself – then head over to the History at the University, discusses the Cadbury Research Library to examine and Mughal Empire. He will also explore the CÉZANNE AND THE MODERN FRENCH PRINT handle original material linked to the themes creation of a distinctive early modern of the display. Indo-Islamic culture. Short walk between venues required Free; booking essential* Free; booking essential* 7 February – 7 June GREEN GALLERY PRINT BAY Centring on an exciting new loan – Les Baigneurs, Petite Planche (left), an 1896/7 lithograph by Paul Cézanne – this display THE PRINTED WORD explores a pivotal point in French avant- © Succession Miro/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2019 garde art. The artist made only eight print IMAGE, TEXT AND MEANING Courtesy of Private Collection designs across his career, two of which are represented in the Barber collection. Together, Until 26 January the three provide significant scope for study BEIGE GALLERY PRINT BAY of Cézanne’s experiments in printmaking. Joan Miró, Aidez L’Espagne, 1937 Contextualising his work, prints by other Inscriptions on portraits, literary references, lettering major French artists will also be represented styles and text as an element of composition all appear – including lithographs by Manet and in these prints from the 16th to the 20th century. Vuillard, and etchings by Millet and Renoir. Intended for many different uses, such as for periodicals and posters, they were created by artists as diverse as Samuel Palmer, George Grosz and Joan Miró. M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N / B O O K I N G : W W W. B A R B E R . O R G . U K
8 COINS NEW AQUISITION 9 50 YEARS NEW ACQUISITION A CELEBRATION OF THE BARBER’S COIN COLLECTION UNKNOWN ARTIST, ST JAMES THE GREAT, ABOUT 1500 27 March 2020 – 11 April 2021 COIN GALLERY GREEN GALLERY In 2020 the Barber celebrates the golden This striking alabaster sculpture anniversary of its coin collection – one of the of St James the Great – the latest most significant in the world. Scholars and acquisition for the Barber’s numismatists, Geoffrey Haines (1899 – 1981) and collection – has been charming Philip Whitting (1903 – 1988), each left their vast visitors since his arrival in October. collections of a combined 15,000 pieces to the Barber with the condition that the coins were used Alabaster – Britain’s answer to for ‘educative purposes’. This 50th-anniversary marble – was quarried and carved exhibition honours their wishes and introduces the in East Midlands towns and cities, fascinating world of coins – miniaturised artworks such as Nottingham in the 14th and historical documents – to modern audiences. and 15th centuries, and exported to adorn churches across Europe. Through visually engaging and appealing objects, this year-long exhibition explains the basics of the study of coins and aims to St James, a fisherman, was one answer the questions non-specialists might have about this niche, but revelatory, subject. of Christ’s first disciples – and his Find out how much an ancient coin might have bought, where and how it was made, and attributes include the scallop shell that discover the story of how these coins came to be part of a museum in Birmingham. adorns his wide-brimmed hat, and the whelk shells that edge his cloak. This fascinating sculpture also sports a beard in a style popular in the reign of A TALE OF TWO EMPIRES Henry VIII – indicating its production in the early 16th century. Ironically, ROME AND PERSIA Henry’s break with Catholicism saw alabaster workshops closed Until 15 March down, on grounds of idolatry. COIN GALLERY Purchased with the generous support Uncover the tale of two ancient superpowers in this intriguing of the Ruddock Foundation for the Arts exhibition. Commencing with the violence, glory and humiliation in the 3rd century, it is a story that also encompasses artistic interaction, peace, and tolerance in the early 5th century, then alliance and ultimately betrayal and revenge in the 7th century. Told through the Barber's Late Roman coin collection and its historically important Sasanian cache, the exhibition explores how ancient Rome and Persia spun humiliating defeats and promoted their bloody victories on the small pieces of artwork that graced the pockets of the masses.
10 WORKSHOPS 11 LOAF: SHAPING SPACES Join us after hours to enjoy AND SOURDOUGH the space and rethink art Thursday 30 January, 6 – 8pm Thursday 26 March, 6 – 8pm Food plays a central role in bringing people together. Discover the history of naturally-leavened sourdough – and the place of food in the Barber’s collection – before getting hands-on to shape your own bread with local non-profit co-operative, Loaf. Take home some bread and sourdough starters to share with your friends and family. £20 / £16 concs. Booking essential* YIN YOGA SPIRITED BODIES Tuesday 21 January, 5.30 – 7.30pm LIFE DRAWING EMBARRASSING: A guide to writing and editing queer love poetry Enjoy a relaxed evening of art- Thursday 6 February, 6 – 8pm inspired yin yoga in the gallery – and Tuesday 25 February, 6 – 8pm Life modelling and drawing workshop exploring a cup or two of herbal tea. Slow down body image and positivity. Talk with the A creative writing workshop for all your most sticky, saccharine and embarrassing love poems. with longer-held poses and reflect on models about their experience and allow these themes drawn from the collection. Read contemporary examples of love poems, especially by queer writers, before writing conversations to inform your drawing and views your own – with copious amounts of confession, adoration and yearning. Participants £8 / £7 concs. on body acceptance in society. Suitable for 18+. encouraged to overshare. Booking essential* £15 / £13 concs. Booking essential* NOCTURNES: Ethereal Science / Constructing Beauty TERRAZZO MAKING Tuesday 3 March, 6 – 8.30pm Thursday 5 March, 6 – 9pm Encounter exciting and radical new ideas combining arts and science. Inspired by sculptor Celebrate the unique Art Deco interiors Naum Gabo’s work, discover the wonders of the universe with Infinite Opera and innovative of the Barber with Olivia Aspinall. Design research from the University, and take part in an artist-led workshop. your own colour palette and learn terrazzo casting techniques before making your own coasters to take home. FEMINISTS WORK FOR CHANGE: Tote Bags £65 / £60 concs. Booking essential* Tuesday 10 March, 6 – 8pm Share ideas and conversation to workshop feminist concerns into slogans with WORKING CLASP Thursday 2 April, 6 – 8pm Feminists Work for Change, a Birmingham-based activist group. Take them with you Create your own contemporary jewellery inspired by Naum Gabo and the St Ives every day by hand-printing your very own tote bag – useful at your next demo! modernists – with local jeweller Working Clasp. £35 / £30 concs. Booking essential* Free; booking essential Drinks provided No experience required All abilities welcome All materials provided Prosecco, soft drinks and nibbles served M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N / B O O K I N G : W W W. B A R B E R . O R G . U K
12 ART COURSES & WORKSHOPS WORKSHOPS 13 WRITING WORKSHOPS MONTHLY SATURDAYS, 1.30 – 4PM Bring the collection to life through words – develop your skills, try new approaches, or just have a go – at our monthly writing workshops led by Jacqui Rowe. Suitable for writers of prose or poetry at all levels of experience. PAINTING CORNWALL WALK & DRAW SATURDAYS 14, 21 AND 28 MARCH MONTHLY THURSDAYS, 11AM – 4PM 12NOON – 12.30PM 11 January – A Fresh Start 14 March – Three Dimensions Begin the New Year by generating Imagine the stories behind sculptures Create a Cornish masterpiece with 16 January, 13 February ideas to stimulate new writing. and bas-reliefs in the galleries and artist-tutor Adrian Clamp. 12 March, 9 April bring them to life in your writing. 8 February – Seven Ages Consider how the artists in St Ives Explore the sights and sounds of Trace the journey of life through 4 April – Light and Land used shape, colour, surface and campus, making speedy sketches along art – leading to your own Inspired by Cornwall as Crucible, explore how gestural marks. Make sketches the way of its landscape, buildings and fiction, poetry or memoir. real places can be transformed through writing. from dramatic photographs of the people. The sessions incorporate the Cornish landscape, before painting five ways to wellbeing: to take notice, be active, learn, connect and give. Refreshments provided £8 / £7 concs. Booking essential* your final work using oils, adding linear marks and gestures in pencil. Meet at the Barber. £110 / £100 concs. Free; no booking required Booking essential* THE ARTS SOCIETY 6 – 7pm: Gallery viewing; refreshments LECTURE EVENINGS 7 – 8.15pm: Lecture DRAWING SATURDAYS FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH, 11AM – 4PM The Arts Society – Birmingham Evening 20 February Explore the collections, exhibitions and surroundings of the Barber through an meets at the Barber for lectures on a Albrecht Dürer’s Visit to the immersive day of drawing – every month with artist-tutor Adrian Clamp. diverse range of subjects, preceded by a Netherlands in 1520 4 January – Sketching Small Objects / pencil and pen late gallery viewing and refreshments. 19 March 1 February – Costume Figure Drawing / charcoal Joaquin Sorolla – Painter of Light 7 March – Sculptural Forms in Landscape / pencil and crayon Tickets available on the door only 4 April – Architectural Forms / pen, ink and wash £10; free for The Arts Society members 23 April More information: www.bedfas.org The Corkscrew – A Thing of Beauty £25 / £20 concs. Booking essential* All workshops: No experience required. All abilities welcome. All materials provided M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N / B O O K I N G : W W W. B A R B E R . O R G . U K
14 W O R KS H O P S & LI G H TN I N G TA LKS TA LKS & TO U R S , W O R KS H O P S 15 ARTS & SCIENCE TUESDAY TALKS LIGHTNING TALKS 11.30am and 1.15pm Monday 27 January, 5.30 – 7pm These weekly, 30-minute tours and talks – devised to Ever pondered on how photography shook appeal to beginner and more knowledgeable visitor up the art world, or what goes into making alike – introduce you to individual works and themes paint pigments? Or stopped to ask what’s from our collections, displays and exhibitions. happening in your brain when you look at art? Titles: see pages 16 & 17 Find out in a whirlwind evening of talks – all Speakers: see website based on the theme of illumination. Free; no booking required artsandsciencefestival.co.uk All welcome Free; booking essential* SUNDAY GALLERY TOURS VISITORS WITH LIGHTNING TALKS Second, third and fourth Sundays of ADDITIONAL NEEDS Wednesday 18 March, 2 – 4pm the month, 2.30pm Audio-descriptive gallery tours and INsight Find out more about the Barbers sessions for blind and partially sighted visitors, Get to know six artworks in sixty minutes! and signed gallery tours for deaf visitors, can be and the building, our collections and The University’s History of Art students will be exhibitions with our talented team of arranged with our experienced Gallery Guides presenting their unique and eclectic ten-minute talks Gallery Guides in these hour-long tours. and qualified BSL interpreters on request – about a work in the collection… after ten minutes, contact our Learning and Engagement team (Third Sunday: Coin Gallery only) on 0121 414 2261 or email@example.com the bell rings and it’s time to meet your next artwork. Free; no booking required Hand-held magnifiers are Continue chatting over tea and cake 3 – 4pm available from reception. All welcome Free; booking essential* RECOVERY ART First Monday of the month, 11am – 2pm 6 January, 3 February, 2 March, 6 April Are you recovering from physical or mental ill-health? Aged 16-21? Interested in art? Our group offers a unique opportunity to look at, talk about and make art. We express our thoughts Wednesday evenings, 5 – 7pm / Twice a month / Free and ideas through making and learn new art skills in a Collaborate with artists, designers, dancers and relaxed and supportive environment. We inspire positive musicians to look at the collection in innovative ways steps on individual and collective journeys of recovery. – reinterpreting, reimagining and creating. Meet If you are interested in joining the group, contact Ruth: like-minded people, socialise and work on exciting firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 414 2261. projects with practising artists and performers – or @BARBERCOLLECTIVE have your say to help shape the young people’s We welcome new members No experience of making art is necessary BARBER_COLLECTIVE programme by joining our Peer Panel. B__COLLECTIVE Email email@example.com or find us on social media. M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N / B O O K I N G : W W W. B A R B E R . O R G . U K
16 EVE NTS CALE NDAR EVE NTS CALE NDAR 17 DATE TIME EVENT DETAILS PAGE DATE TIME EVENT DETAILS PAGE JANUARY MARCH Sat 4 11am – 4pm Drawing Saturday*/** Sketching Small Objects 12 Sun 1 2.30 – 4.30pm Barber Association* Review / Preview 18 Tue 7 No Gallery Talk Tue 3 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk Cézanne – Display Introduction 7 Sat 11 1.30 – 4pm Writing Workshop*/** A Fresh Start 13 6 – 8.30pm Lates* Nocturnes: Ethereal Science 10 Sun 12 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Main Galleries 15 Thu 5 6 – 9pm Lates*/** Terrazzo Making 11 Tue 14 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk Alabasters: 9 Sat 7 11am – 4pm Drawing Saturdays*/** Sculptural Forms in Landscape 12 St James, Coronation of the Virgin Sun 8 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Main Galleries 15 Thu 16 12noon – 12.30pm Workshop Walk and Draw 12 Tue 10 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk Miss Bentham: Naming the Nude 15 Sun 19 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Coin Gallery 15 6 – 8pm Lates* Feminists Work for Change 10 Tue 21 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk Religion, Nature and the Uncanny: 15 Thu 12 12noon – 12.30pm Workshop Walk and Draw 12 Exploring the Sublime 5.30 – 7.30pm Evening Talks*/** An Evening with Gabo 5 5.30 – 7.30pm Lates*/** Yin Yoga in the Gallery 11 Sat 14 1.30 – 4pm Writing Workshop*/** Three Dimensions 13 Thu 23 11am – 1pm Gallery Talk* The Mughals: 6 11am – 4pm Adult Painting Course*/** Painting Cornwall #1 12 Gallery Talk and Handling Session 1 – 3pm BSL Exhibition Tour* Cornwall as Crucible 5 Sun 26 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Main Galleries 15 Sun 15 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Coin Gallery 15 Mon 27 5.30 – 7pm Lightning Talks* Arts & Science Festival 14 Tue 17 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk The Labours of Hercules 15 Tue 28 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk Alexander – Both Sides of the Coin 15 Wed 18 2 – 4pm Lightning Talks* Student talks in the gallery 14 Thu 30 1 – 2pm Gallery Talk* The Mughals and After 6 Thu 19 6 – 8.15pm Arts Society Lecture Joaquin Sorolla – Painter of Light 13 6 – 8pm Lates*/** Loaf – Shaping Spaces and Sourdough 11 Evening** FEBRUARY Sat 21 11am – 4pm Adult Painting Course*/** Painting Cornwall #2 12 Sat 1 11am – 4pm Drawing Saturday*/** Costume Figure Drawing 12 Tue 24 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk A Glass of Absinthe with Gauguin, 15 Lautrec and Van Gogh Tue 4 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk Maternal Bonds – Display Introduction 15 Thu 26 6 – 8pm Lates*/** Loaf – Shaping Sourdough and Space 11 Thu 6 6 – 8pm Lates*/** Life-drawing with Spirited Bodies 11 Sat 28 11am – 4pm Adult Painting Course*/** Painting Cornwall #3 12 Sat 8 1.30 – 4pm Writing Workshop*/** Seven Ages 13 Sun 29 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Main Galleries 15 Sun 9 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Main Galleries 15 APRIL Queering the Collection in LGBTQ+ Tue 11 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk 15 Tue 1 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk A Trip to the Normandy Coast 15 History Month Thurs 2 6 – 8pm Lates*/** Working Clasp 11 Thu 13 12noon – 12.30pm Workshop Walk and Draw 12 Sat 4 11am – 4pm Drawing Saturdays*/** Architectural Forms 12 Sun 16 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Coin Gallery 15 1.30 – 4pm Writing Workshop*/** Light and Land 13 Queering the Collection in LGBTQ+ Tue 18 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk 15 Tue 7 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk (Home and Away) French Painting in 15 History Month the 17th century Thu 20 6 – 8.15pm Arts Society Lecture Albrecht Dürer's Visit to the 13 Evening** Netherlands in 1520 Thu 9 12noon – 12.30pm Workshop Walk and Draw 12 Sun 23 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Main Galleries 15 Fri 10 GALLERY CLOSED – Good Friday Cornwall as Crucible – Sun 12 GALLERY OPEN NO GALLERY TOUR EASTER DAY 15 Tue 25 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk 15 Exhibition Introduction Tue 15 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk The Crucifixion in Renaissance Art 15 Embarrassing: a Guide to Writing Sun 19 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Coin Gallery 15 6 – 8pm Lates* 10 and Editing Queer Love Poetry Tue 21 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk Mother Earth Day: Exploring Aphrodite 15 Wed 22 1.10 – 2pm Lunchtime Lecture The Artist’s Voice 5 * Booking essential ** Charges apply Arts Society Lecture 13 Thu 23 6 – 8.15pm The Corkscrew – A Thing of Beauty Evening** Sun 26 2.30 – 3.30pm Gallery Tour Main Galleries 15 Tue 29 11.30am & 1.15pm Gallery Talk Venetian Artists 15 M O R E I N F O R M AT I O N / B O O K I N G : W W W. B A R B E R . O R G . U K
18 TH E B A R B E R A S S O CI ATI O N I N F O R M ATI O N 19 FAMILIES FIRST AND MUSIC JOIN US Become a Member or Patron Find out about our lively programme of children’s workshops and family events in our separate Families First leaflet. For more about Barber Lunchtime and Evening Concerts, along with the University’s music activities, pick up a Music & Concerts brochure. GROUP VISITS EDUCATION VISITS We warmly welcome group Get in touch to arrange talks, tours visits – but please let us know and workshops for school (EYFS you’re coming. Guided tours and and KS1 – 5), college and university refreshments can be arranged in groups. Contact 0121 414 2261 / advance for a small charge. firstname.lastname@example.org. Are art and music important to you? To find out more, visit Join the Barber Association for as little as £25 a year (£10 for students). Support our work, meet like-minded people and see some great art. barber.org.uk/group-visits or contact 0121 414 2261 / Your support enables us to expand our learning programmes, fund our internships, and bring art and music to even wider audiences. email@example.com. Our thanks to you JOIN US Enjoy a range of exciting benefits, including discounts in our ACCESS SHOP shop and for Barber concerts, access to the edifying In the Picture newsletter, exclusive Association events, trips and behind-the- Facilities for disabled visitors include Pop into our gift shop for everything scenes opportunities. designated parking, level access, a from carefully-curated local jewellery wheelchair, lift and accessible toilet. and art-related books to diaries and What are you waiting for? Join us today! Please contact 0121 414 7333 / sustainable coffee cups – with 10% Please pick up a Join Us leaflet in the foyer, email firstname.lastname@example.org beforehand discount for Barber Association email@example.com or visit www.barber.org.uk/support M eMbership, D onations & bequests if this will make your visit easier. Members. You can also pick up hot or cold drinks, sandwiches and cakes. Baby changing facilities are available and the Barber is a breastfeeding- REVIEW / PREVIEW friendly venue throughout. Sunday 1 March, 2.30 – 4.30pm Join the Association and the Barber team to celebrate the successes over the past twelve months, enjoy our spring HIRE THE BARBER INSTITUTE exhibition Cornwall as Crucible, and be tantalised about Looking for a venue for your next function, reception or launch? Our stunning Art exhibitions and events planned for 2020. Deco galleries, foyer, concert hall and lecture theatre are all available for hire. Includes a taste of Cornwall with cream tea canapés – jam on first, of course! Visit barber.org.uk/venue-hire or contact our Events Officer on 0121 414 6985 / Free; Booking essential* firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Admission TO GALLERY & ALL EXHIBITIONS @barberinstitute Opening Hours #barberinstitute Monday to Friday: 10am – 5pm Saturday and Sunday: 11am – 5pm BARBER.ORG.UK email@example.com Closed 1 January & Good Friday 10 April 0121 414 7333 THE BARBER INSTITUTE OF FINE ARTS University of Birmingham Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TS How to find us The Barber Institute is located in south-west Birmingham, approximately three miles from the city centre, at the East Gate of the University of Birmingham, off Edgbaston Park Road. By Train Local trains operated by WM Railway run from Birmingham New Street to University station, a 10-minute walk from the Barber. Times & tickets: www.wmtrains.co.uk. = The Barber Institute of Fine Arts = Winterbourne House & Garden By Bus Regular services stop at various locations at PRITCH ATTS RD ENTRANCE the edge of the University campus. Services & RING ROAD timetables: www.nxbus.co.uk. UNIVERSITY STATION UNIV By Car ERS EDGBASTON PARK RD ITY RD W . North East car park (off Pritchatts Road) RE UNIVERSITY NT RD E. is a five-minute walk away. Charges apply CE WEST THE UNIVERSITY Y GATE CIT Monday to Friday, 8am – 6pm, OF BIRMINGHAM EAST GATE RING (excluding bank holidays) ROAD FREE parking is available on campus around 8 A3 AD the Barber outside these times. RO BRISTOL M5/M42 SOUTH For maps & info: www.bham.ac.uk/maps The Barber Institute gratefully acknowledges the support of:
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