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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

Coventry Arts Consortium 2017
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Coventry Arts Consortium 2017

This is the Coventry Arts Consortium's fourteenth exhibition at the... Read more

Egypt’s Sun King: the Dazzling Reign of Amenhotep III
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Egypt’s Sun King: the Dazzling Reign of Amenhotep III

In the late 15th century BC Egypt possessed its greatest empire extending... Read more

Sensory Stories & Rhymes
  • Event
  • Family

Sensory Stories & Rhymes

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

Awaken the Arts
  • Event

Awaken the Arts

Exploring the exhibition Face to Face, this session will focus on Royalty... Read more

Face to Face: Audio Described Tour
  • Event

Face to Face: Audio Described Tour

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

Mini Makers: April Showers
  • Family

Mini Makers: April Showers

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

Herbert Lates: Pre-Festival Festival
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  • After Hours

Herbert Lates: Pre-Festival Festival

The evenings are getting lighter, and our thoughts are turning to warm... Read more

Portraits for Beginners with Freida van de Poll
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Portraits for Beginners with Freida van de Poll

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

Sketch Coventry
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Sketch Coventry

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

Easter Holidays: Portraits, Pictures & Props
  • Family
  • Workshop

Easter Holidays: Portraits, Pictures & Props

£2 per child per workshop Experiment with a different activity... Read more

Introduction to Animation: A practical workshop for 11–14 year olds
  • Family
  • Workshop

Introduction to Animation: A practical workshop for 11–14 year olds

10.00am - 3.00pm From cut-outs to stop motion, get animated with our... Read more

Easter Holidays Character Meet and Greet: Miss Newark
  • Family

Easter Holidays Character Meet and Greet: Miss Newark

Come Face to Face with Miss Newark from our portraits exhibition. Venture... Read more

Easter Holidays: History Detective Trail
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  • Family

Easter Holidays: History Detective Trail

10.30am – 3.30pm Venture into Coventry’s History Centre (off... Read more

Easter Holidays: Your Face Is A Masterpiece
  • Family
  • Workshop

Easter Holidays: Your Face Is A Masterpiece

Transform your face into a work of art, as our skilled face painters use... Read more

Easter Holidays Character Meet and Greet: Henry VIII
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  • Family

Easter Holidays Character Meet and Greet: Henry VIII

Come Face to Face with our most fearsome king, Henry VIII. Venture into... Read more

Easter Holidays: Your Face Is A Masterpiece
  • Family
  • Workshop

Easter Holidays: Your Face Is A Masterpiece

Transform your face into a work of art, as our skilled face painters use... 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
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  • Family

Early Bird: SEN Sensory Play Days

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

Awaken the Arts
  • Event

Awaken the Arts

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

Mini Makers: As Sweet As Spring
  • Family

Mini Makers: As Sweet As Spring

Drop in any time £2 per child Suitable for 0 - 4s, but all are... Read more

Further Portrait Techniques with Freida van de Poll
  • Workshop

Further Portrait Techniques with Freida van de Poll

£26 Be inspired by our Face to Face exhibition in this workshop... Read more

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

Museums at Night: Playing Up!

Make clothes out of food, dance with animals, make a ketchup fight, remote... 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

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

Linocut Print Workshop with Adie Blundell

Saturday 10 June 10.00am - 3.00pm  £30 Introduction to... 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

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