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The third Coventry Biennial is called HYPER-POSSIBLE, in a reference to the radical nature of Coventry’s history, whilst also signifying a positive way forward following a deeply difficult 2020 and start to 2021.
Luke Routledge, The Door in the Wall, 2021
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2 Tone: Lives & Legacies
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Coventry City of Culture Trust and the Herbert are delighted to present “Be Yourself; Everyone Else Is Already Taken” by the Coventry born artist, designer and activist Daniel Lismore.
This exhibition in his hometown is the first time that his work has gone on display in the UK.
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8 October 202110.00am – 6 February 20224.00pm
Coventry Biennial returns to Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
To present a significant group exhibition of newly commissioned projects and artworks from studios and galleries, as well as local...
29 January 202210.15am – 3.30pm
18 February 10.00am – 26 June 4.00pm 2022
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Gain a fresh perspective on the legend of Lady Godiva, discover your ancestors’ history in the Coventry Archives, and explore Coventry's history from the 1500s onwards. All of this is just a stone’s throw away from Coventry Cathedral.
Our permanent galleries showcase the museum's collections, from fine paintings to historical and archaeological artefacts and natural history specimens.
The Herbert has extensive and wide ranging collections which are grouped under four broad headings:
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