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Dippy in Coventry: The Nation's Favourite Dinosaur
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Dippy in Coventry: The Nation's Favourite Dinosaur

Fresh from the Natural History Museum, Dippy the Diplodocus stomps into the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum from February 2023, becoming dino-in-residence for 3 years. Read more

Warwickshire's Jurassic Sea
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Warwickshire's Jurassic Sea

Discover the amazing creatures that lived in Coventry and Warwickshire... Read more

Herbert Highlight Tours
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Herbert Highlight Tours

Learn more about our exhibitions and collections with one of our... Read more

Coventry's Jewish Community
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Coventry's Jewish Community

Explore Coventry's Jewish Community through the ages. Featured within... Read more

Back in Time: Reminiscence Memory Box Sessions
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Back in Time: Reminiscence Memory Box Sessions

Take a trip down memory lane prompted by photos and objects from the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum collection. Sessions delivered in group homes and community settings. Read more

Mini Makers: Messy Play
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Mini Makers: Messy Play

Get messy in our informal art sessions, introducing little ones to early mark-making with sensory materials, including paint, glitter, clay, spaghetti, chalk and more. Read more

Sensory Stories and Rhymes
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Sensory Stories and Rhymes

Explore our collections through songs, stories, movement and sensory play with hands-on resources. Read more

Sensory Play Days
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Sensory Play Days

Play creatively in our hands-on, interactive space and explore using... Read more

Family-friendly Art Talks
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Family-friendly Art Talks

Explore the artworks on display in our galleries through our series of animated monthly talks, using child-friendly language to help younger visitors engage with art. Read more

Saturday Storytelling
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Saturday Storytelling

Join us in our galleries to learn about a different global artist each month with a 15-minute story and a chance to try creating your own work in their style. Read more

Silversmithing Workshop
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Silversmithing Workshop

Learn the basics of silversmithing and make an item of your choice in this course for beginners and experienced makers alike. Read more

Create and Craft Café
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Create and Craft Café

Learn new skills, try out different materials or work on your own craft projects in our monthly Create and Craft café, a great way to meet like-minded people. Read more

After The End Of History: British Working Class Photography 1989 – 2024
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After The End Of History: British Working Class Photography 1989 – 2024

A collection of British working-class photography 1989 – 2024,... Read more

Awaken the Arts
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Awaken the Arts

Join us for an informal exploration of our visual arts collection, designed for those in need of additional support due to health, memory or concentration loss. Read more

Quaff and Foss
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Quaff and Foss

Join us at the Herbert for an evening of delightful drinks and fascinating... Read more

 Final Fridays x Cross-Pollination
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Final Fridays x Cross-Pollination

Join us for our inaugural Final Friday event celebrating the beauty of... Read more

Introduction to Suminagashi Paper Marbling with The Handcrafted Hen
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Introduction to Suminagashi Paper Marbling with The Handcrafted Hen

Learn the technique of suminagashi paper marbling. POSTPONED - NEW... Read more

Japanese-style Stab Binding with The Handcrafted Hen
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Japanese-style Stab Binding with The Handcrafted Hen

Explore four different stab binding techniques from the basic to the more... Read more

Collecting Coventry
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Collecting Coventry

Collecting Coventry explores a catalogue of objects managed by Culture... Read more

Collecting Coventry: Community Day Event

Join us in celebrating the launch of our Collecting Coventry exhibition,... Read more

Mapping the Space – Mindfulness Drawing with The Handcrafted Hen
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Mapping the Space – Mindfulness Drawing with The Handcrafted Hen

'Be present in the moment’ and embrace the environment of the... Read more

Victorian Playthings
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Victorian Playthings

Delve into Coventry’s inspiring and playful past by making our own... Read more

Art Masterclass: Oil Painting

Explore various sketching techniques before moving on to working with oil... Read more

Big Gobs Puppet Project
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Big Gobs Puppet Project

Enjoy performances and create your own unique Big Gob Puppet with... Read more

Doze Under Dippy
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Doze Under Dippy

Come and experience a truly unique family experience with our Doze Under... Read more

Home Educators Day – Dinosaurs and More!
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Home Educators Day – Dinosaurs and More!

Discover dinosaurs and more with this specially themed day for home... Read more

JOY…inspired by nature
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JOY…inspired by nature

Feel the joy at our Summer exhibition. Drop in |... Read more

Jurassic Playground

The Herbert's popular FREE early year’s exhibition for families... Read more

Joyful Jurassic Crafts

Join us on an adventure of rewilding and reconnecting. Drop In |... Read more