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One of the world's truly great small art museums

One of the world's truly great small art museums
Description
The Daily Telegraph reviews the Barber Institute.
Date:
30/05/2013

Birmingham in France

Birmingham in France
Description
Postgraduate students and staff will be taking part in the biennial Festival of Art History (Festival de l'histoire de l'art) at the Palais de Fontainebleu.
Date:
28/05/2013

MA History of Art postgraduates

MA History of Art postgraduates
Description
Video interview with current students.
Date:
25/05/2013

Defining Faces - 20th Century Portrait Drawing

Defining Faces - 20th Century Portrait Drawing
Description
Three of the postgraduate students introduce the exhibition they co-curate at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Date:
25/05/2013

George Catlin's European Adventure

George Catlin's European Adventure
Description
Joint Honours History and History of Art student Sophie Edwards talks about curating an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.
Date:
17/05/2013

Statue campaign 'to define Birmingham'

Statue campaign 'to define Birmingham'
Description
Professor Matthew Rampley was interview by Satnam Rana (BBC Midlands Today) on the role of public art and in particular how public art can benefit Birmingham.
Date:
16/05/2013

Katie Hall (MA History of Art, 2009)

Description
Alumna Katie Hall describes her experiences of studying MA History of Art.
Date:
29/04/2013

Neil Ker Memorial Fund

Neil Ker Memorial Fund
Description
Elizabeth L'Estrange has been awarded a grant to pursue her research project, Anne de Graville (c.1490-c.1540) and her Library.
Date:
26/04/2013

The Art of Clay exhibition

Description
Four undergraduate history of art students, as part of the RBSA Young Curators' project, have worked with ceramics specialist David Whiting to curate The Art of Clay exhibition.
Date:
25/03/2013

Telling Our Story: Digbeth Speaks

Description
The Friends of Birmingham Archives and Heritage is one of the first groups in the UK to receive a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) All Our Stories grant.
Date:
18/03/2013
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Posted 16 March 2016

Terra Summer Residency Fellowship

Sara Tarter, Doctoral Researcher in History of Art, has been award a fellowship that will take her to Giverny, France from 6 June to 5 August.

Posted 11 March 2016

Hear from our alumni

We interviewed History of Art alumni during a career event. They talk about their time at Birmingham and their career since leaving university.

Posted 28 January 2016

Call for papers

The medium and the message: re-evaluating form and meaning in European architecture c. 1400-1950, a two-day conference at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.

Posted 29 June 2015

History of Art at Birmingham

Dr Francesca Berry delivered the overview of history of art at the 2015 undergraduate open day.

Posted 10 March 2015

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.

Posted 27 January 2015

Hidden treasure

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts has been ranked number three in the Mail on Sunday's top 20 list of British art world's 20 best-kept secrets.

Posted 26 January 2015

Mary of Burgundy

An international conference co-organised by Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange with colleagues from the Universities of Liège, Ghent, and Brussels.