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Face to Face: Portraits Through Time
  • Exhibition

Face to Face: Portraits Through Time

Explore a centuries-old fascination with capturing our own image.... Read more

Sensory Stories & Rhymes
  • Family

Sensory Stories & Rhymes

Every Tuesday during Coventry-term time - with a new start time for April... Read more

Herbert Illumination: Art of the Micronosphere
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Herbert Illumination: Art of the Micronosphere

Enter the micronosphere... Mary Courtney has recently been Leverhulme... Read more

Sensory Play Days
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  • Family

Sensory Play Days

10.30am – 11.30am & 1.00pm – 2.00pm   A... Read more

Early Bird: SEN Sensory Play Days
  • Event
  • Family

Early Bird: SEN Sensory Play Days

9.15am – 10.00am First session free!  £2 per child,... Read more

Awaken the Arts
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Awaken the Arts

Exploring the exhibition Face to Face, this session will compare portraits... Read more

Face to Face: Audio Described Tour
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Face to Face: Audio Described Tour

Snapshots of ordinary people sit alongside Henry VIII, Marilyn Monroe,... Read more

Mini Makers: As Sweet As Spring
  • Family

Mini Makers: As Sweet As Spring

Join us for an exciting new addition to our early years programme. Mini... Read more

Hands-on Electronica
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  • Family

Hands-on Electronica

Public Noise Making: 10.00am - 11.00am & 2.30pm - 3.30pm Live... Read more

Sketch Coventry
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Sketch Coventry

10.00am - 3.30pm Meet in the Herbert Café and join friendly... Read more

Further Portrait Techniques with Freida van de Poll
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Further Portrait Techniques with Freida van de Poll

Be inspired by our Face to Face exhibition in this workshop led by artist... Read more

Herbert Illuminations: What is Portraiture?
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Herbert Illuminations: What is Portraiture?

12.30pm - 1.30pm Artist Pamela Schilderman poses the question 'What... Read more

Sensory Play Days
  • Event
  • Family

Sensory Play Days

10.30am – 11.30am & 1.00pm – 2.00pm   A... Read more

Early Bird: SEN Sensory Play Days
  • Event
  • Family

Early Bird: SEN Sensory Play Days

9.15am – 10.00am A stimulating experience for children aged up to... Read more

Museums at Night: Playing Up!
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  • Family
  • After Hours

Museums at Night: Playing Up!

Presented in collaboration with Live Art Development Agency Make... Read more

Resin Jewellery Workshop
  • After Hours
  • Workshop

Resin Jewellery Workshop

7.45pm to 10.30pm Make a modern piece of resin jewellery with artists... Read more

CPD: Explore Paintings Through Sketching
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CPD: Explore Paintings Through Sketching

Discover how our learning officers engage children through art by... Read more

May Half Term: Over 7's Workshop - Fabulous Felting
  • Family
  • Workshop

May Half Term: Over 7's Workshop - Fabulous Felting

10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.00pm - 2.30pm   Create stunning... Read more

May Half Term: The Magic of Making
  • Family
  • Workshop

May Half Term: The Magic of Making

10.30am - 3.30pm Get hands on this May Half Term! Make your own... Read more

May Half Term: Character Meet and Greet
  • Family

May Half Term: Character Meet and Greet

Monday 29 May – Friday 2 June  Various days and times... Read more

May Half Term: Over 7s Workshops - Telling Tales with Melody Starkey
  • Family
  • Workshop

May Half Term: Over 7s Workshops - Telling Tales with Melody Starkey

10.30am – 12.00pm Calling all young writers! Join... Read more

May Half Term: 'Extraordinary Shorts' - Author Reading
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  • Family

May Half Term: 'Extraordinary Shorts' - Author Reading

1.30pm & 2.30pm Visit the History Gallery and listen to acclaimed... Read more

May Half Term: Over 7s Workshop - Serious about Screen Printing
  • Family
  • Workshop

May Half Term: Over 7s Workshop - Serious about Screen Printing

10.30am – 12.00pm & 1.00pm - 2.30pm Learn the art of screen... Read more

Sensory Stories & Rhymes
  • Family

Sensory Stories & Rhymes

Every Tuesday during Coventry-term time Childminders' session:... Read more

Awaken the Arts
  • Event

Awaken the Arts

This session will take a look at the many wonderful sculptures on display... Read more

Mini Makers: Viking Voyages
  • Family

Mini Makers: Viking Voyages

Join us for an exciting new addition to our... Read more

Joan Eardley: A Private View
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  • After Hours

Joan Eardley: A Private View

Friday 9 June 8.00pm & Saturday 10 June 4.00pm This exciting,... Read more

Linocut Print Workshop with Adie Blundell
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Linocut Print Workshop with Adie Blundell

  Introduction to Lino Cutting: Portraits A day with artist... Read more

Herbert Illuminations: Our Place Here
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Herbert Illuminations: Our Place Here

Materials, Makings and Memories  12.30pm - 1.30pm Linking to... Read more

Cement Jewellery Workshop
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Cement Jewellery Workshop

Join jewellery designer/maker Rhiannon Palmer and learn how to create... Read more

Pearls and Swine: a midsummer fascinator workshop
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Pearls and Swine: a midsummer fascinator workshop

Saturday 1 July 10.30am to 3.30pm £55 A unique hat-making... Read more

Mini Makers: Sunny Summer
  • Family

Mini Makers: Sunny Summer

Join us for an exciting new addition to our... Read more

Introduction to Silversmithing
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Introduction to Silversmithing

This full day course will teach you all the basic techniques of cutting,... Read more

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