Understanding Art – Summer 2018 – 5-week course

Understanding Art – Summer 2018 – 5-week course

Through looking, discussion and lively debate, this five-week course
will explore the many connections between the varied collections and exhibitions of five regional galleries.

14 June
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (UK) - Compare and contrast 17th century portraiture with contemporary art.


The Barber Institute of Fine Arts - (University of Birmingham)
The Royal Collection Italian Renaissance drawings

28 June
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham - Mexico-based artist Francis Alÿs
reflects on the notion of turbulence through film

5 July
The New Art Gallery Walsall - Photography by Mahtab Hussain
alongside Andrew Tifts hand-drawn portraits.

12 July
Wolverhampton Art Gallery - Melanie Tomlinson’s Ghost Horses
and Guns merges childhood memory with real-life events in the

£25; £20 concessions. Booking essential.

Please book online via the Barber’s website: www.barber.org or by calling the box office on 0121 414 4414.

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Lichfield Street, WV1 1DU
12 July , Thursday 14:00