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Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham

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  • Having studied art history in the rooms below the collection, I not completely impartial, but the Barber really is a gem. It's a small collection but manages to cover the history of western art in jus...  more »
  • The building and collection are always worth a visit and there is a changing exhibition before you enter the main gallery. Looking forward to going back and trying the sound walk.  more »
  • Been meaning to visit this place for so long and finally made it. So pleased. Quiet - almost had the gallery to ourselves. Only a handful of rooms but each had a surprising number of pictures or sculp...  more »
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  • Great little venue in the heart of the University of Birmingham. Really nicely kept galleries with a great variety of pieces from many well known artists. Worth a visit if heading past campus.
  • Amazing art work. Fantastic building. Completely unexpected!
  • Excellent selection of quality fine art on display.
  • Interesting collection. Well curated. Nice staff.
  • Some peng art and one of the security guards was well knowledgeable and told us the history of a few paintings and painters