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Barber Institute of Fine Arts

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A treasure trove of wonderful things

Sir Henry Barber & his wife Lady Barber gave the Barber Institute to the University of Birmingham... read more

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sinclairselections
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Solihull, United Kingdom
lovely visit

Went to see the monet painting when it was showing, fascinating to view the other art works as well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
helen c
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Founded in 1932, this institute has acquired an outstanding collection of Old Master and 19th-century art, which includes masterpieces by Simone Martini, Bellini, Rubens, Murillo and Gainsborough.
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University of Birmingham | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TS, England
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Reviewed today

Sir Henry Barber & his wife Lady Barber gave the Barber Institute to the University of Birmingham - one of the most generous gifts that still bring great pleasure to many people at every visit, AND IT IS FREE I first "fell in love" with...More

Thank sinclairselections
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see the monet painting when it was showing, fascinating to view the other art works as well including degas. well worth a visit if you love art.

Thank helen c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must if visiting Birmingham and love art. Attached to the University. There is a shop so you can have snacks and coffee.

Thank Fogs61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful collection of interesting work by great artists, just the right size of collection to browse fully. Delighted to have found it, will be back!

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A mixture of art types well worth a visit if you are on the University campus any time Often have special exhibitions

Thank witsend18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short bus ride from the city centre. An absolute must see if you enjoy a quality 1930s building. The superb design, materials and workmanship are a joy. Small galleries housing examples of world class artists. Its worth taking a peak into the concert hall...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an astonishing place, a wonderful collection of art. At every turn a Gainsborough, Degas, Van Gough, too many to list.

Thank MarkDLeicester
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually visit for the free lunchtime concerts, but always call in when passing - just to breathe and relax. Excellent galleries and temporary exhibitions - worth any effort to get there (parking is a nightmare but please don't be put off, just plan).

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This place is a little slice of heaven, well worth the extra travel out of the city. A world class collection featuring Rembrandt, Manet, Van Gogh and Rossetti - just to name a few! I love it here, it's cool and quiet and peaceful, but...More

Thank TimeToTravelGirlUK
Reviewed 16 July 2018

During #windrush70 we rushed about from venue to venue, singing dancing, eating, giving and getting information, praising. A debate was held in this venue between 'scholars' We listened and then questioned the speakers. It was refreshing to hear them. The venue is in a historical...More

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