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Up and coming local artists given chance to win commission and work with Herbert curators

p and coming local artists are being given the opportunity to work with curators at Coventry’s Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and have their work promoted by the venue. The Herbert regularly supports local artists through its Micro-Commission Programme, which sees artists receive a fee of £700 and the opportunity to create a piece with […]

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Herbert Articulation winner to represent Midlands at Grand Final in London

A Warwickshire school pupil will represent the Midlands after winning a regional competition aimed at building confidence and a love of art among teenagers. Articulation is an acclaimed nationwide competition designed to promote the appreciation and discussion of visual culture, while instilling a sense of confidence in participants aged 16 – 18. The final for […]

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Coventry Art Societies Exhibition launches at the Herbert

Coventry and Warwickshire artists have banded together to show what talented individuals in the region can achieve as part of a free exhibition which launched at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum this week. More than 250 paintings, sculptures, ceramics, textile work and other creations are on display at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum […]

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82 year old reunited with scrap electric scooter made by her dad in 1940s

This week an 82-year-old woman was reunited with an electric vehicle made by her father way back in 1948. Charlie Ridley worked among Coventry’s iconic motor trade industry, but he used the shed at the bottom of his Cheylesmore garden to invent and build vehicles from old scrap. One item in particular was a battery-powered […]

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