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2 Tone: Lives & Legacies
Highlights from past exhibitions, unique glimpses of our permanent collection, one-of-a-kind digital events & more!
Celebrate a century of teenage life from the roaring 20s to the youth of today.
Curated by and drawn from the extensive photographic collections of the Museum of Youth Culture, the exhibition is centered around public submissions representing people’s personal experiences of being young from across the UK.
Geth Shooter / Museum of Youth Culture
Explore highlights from the Herbert’s collection through paintings, drawings and sculptures which have been collected over the past 65 years.
'Giant Head of Gbenga' by Nahem Shoa
Ali Cherri presents a series of mixed media, sculptural installations which consider how histories of trauma can be explored through a response to museum and gallery collections.
Detail, The Madonna of the Cat, after Barocci, 2022, by Ali Cherri Image: © Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Imane Farès; Photo: The National Gallery, London
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15 October 202210.15am – 3.30pm
Led by our informative tutors, Laura and Naomi, this course will teach you all the basic techniques of silversmithing.
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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.
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