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Easter holidays: Sensational Sculptures

Easter Holidays: Sensational Sculptures

Date: 04 April 2020 - 25 April 2020

Every day

Location: Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well, Coventry, CV1 5QP

Time: 10:30 - 15:30

Cost: £2.50

Make bendy figures using tin foil, craft a portrait from clay and breathe new life into everyday materials by stacking, spiralling, threading and rolling.

Saturday 4 April – Saturday 25 April (excluding Sundays)
10.30am – 3.30pm
Drop in | £2.50, under 2’s are free

Take inspiration from the sculptures at the Herbert. Make bendy figures using tin foil, craft a portrait from clay and breathe new life into everyday materials by stacking, spiraling, threading and rolling.

Daily activities:

Saturday 4 | Monday 6 | Tuesday 7: Foil People - Using tin foil and pipe cleaners, create bendy figures inspired by the Coventry Sculpture by artist Peter Lazlo Peri.

Wednesday 8 | Thursday 9: Clay Heads - Join in with one of our favourite activities using air drying clay to craft a miniature bust inspired by works in our Sculpture Gallery.

Friday 10 | Saturday 11: Stacking Sculpture - Using recycled cardboard come and build, stack and glue these sturdy constructions. Finish them off with paint sticks to add your own unique style to them.

Monday 13 | Tuesday 14: Building with Bottles - Give plastic bottles a new lease of life as we turn them into imaginative and inspiring works of art.

Wednesday 15 | Thursday 16: Reimagined Tubes - Create soaring towers, loop the loop art or spiralized structures out of cardboard tubes.

Friday 17 | Saturday 18: Egg Box Faces – Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary and construct abstract 3D portraits with egg boxes.

Monday 20 | Tuesday 21 : Dancing, Dangling Sculptures - Create hanging sculptures using bottle tops, beads and more for a truly decorative piece.

Wednesday 22 | Thursday 23: Rolled Newspaper Art - Rolled newspaper can be visually stunning and it is surprisingly strong. Take part in this session to craft coiled structures and mesmerising patterns.

Friday 24 | Saturday 25: Junk Modelling - Join us for a junk extravaganza. We will stock our craft tables with a whole variety of resources for you to choose from and create whatever your imagination leads to on the day.

Designed for age 3+, but all are welcome

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