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Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum
Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1DT


10 Mar 2020


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm



Bite Size Talk: Glove Affair – Worcester’s Hand in the Gloving Industry

Tuesday 10 March 2020, 1 – 1.30pm

Join Museums Worcestershire’s curators on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a series of talks about the collections.

This edition will focus on Worcester’s hand in the global gloving industry. Our collections team have been working hard behind the scenes to catalogue our gloving collections so that we can send our world-class collection of gloving-related historic objects out on the road.  Find out what they have found and how we will be using this to engage Worcester’s community in local history.

Bite size talks are 30 mins, starting at 1pm and cost £3 per person. Please book your tickets at the Art Gallery desk or call 01905 25371.

2020 bite size talks

Introducing Skyscape – A behind the scenes insight of our latest Spring exhibition Skyscape, which is touring from The Ashmolean, Oxford.
14 April

Dunkirk and the Worcestershire Yeomanry
Join Colonel Stamford Cartwright MBE TD of Worcestershire Yeomanry Museums Trust ahead of the 75thanniversary of D-Day
5 May

Robert Gale – Tales from HMS Rattlesnake
Find out more about one of the Museums most prolific collectors in the 19th century, his adventures aboard HMS Rattlesnake and the objects that he brought back to Worcester.
9 June

Japanese Prints in Worcester City’s Collection
Discover more about Worcester’s recently-researched collection of beautiful and intriguing Japanese prints.
14 July

Introducing Human Machine
Exhibition curator David Nash will introduce you to this year’s summer exhibition, Human Machine.
11 August

Worcestershire Treasures
Join our Head Curator for a look back to Worcestershire’s most important archaeological treasures and some exciting recent discoveries.
8 September

Introducing The Printed Line
Take a closer look into this fascinating exhibition about the development of print-making techniques since the beginning of the 20th century.
13 October

A Pilgrim’s Choice – Mayflower400
On the 400th anniversary of its voyage from Plymouth to the USA, find out more about the Mayflower ship and its crew’s search for religious freedom in the New World.
10 November

The Worcester Story
Join us for an exploration of Worcester and its story, told by objects in Worcester City’s collection with Head Curator Deb Fox.
8 December

Booking 01905 25371
Email: gallerymuseum@museumsworcestershire.org.uk

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