Contemporary Art Study Afternoon

5 Mar 2014

Regular hours

10:00 – 17:00

Cost of entry

Free, but booking essential.

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The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Birmingham, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • By Bus: Nos 61, 62 and 63 leave the city centre (Corporation Street or Navigation St). The bus stops at the bottom of Navigation Street (ask for the University).
  • By Car: Take the A38 (Bristol Road), turning onto Edgbaston Park Road. Parking is available in the University's South Car Park, with the Barber Institute situated at the top of the hill opposite King Edward's School, two minutes walk from the car pa
  • By Train: University Station is a five minute walk from the Barber Institute on the campus. Trains leave New Street station regularly and take approximately 10 minutes.
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What is contemporary art in the region now?


What is contemporary art in the region now? Inspired by our 'New Art West Midlands' exhibition, contemporary art is the focus of this study afternoon of lectures and discussion. Meet the New Art West Midlands' exhibition curators and exhibiting artists to find out more about their work and practice in their own words. Discussions will also consider the challenges and opportunities facing new artists emerging today and explore what's exciting in the regional art scene right now. To book your place please email: or call 0121 414 2261. Tea and coffee will be served.

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