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Date

13 Jul 2021
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Time

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Bite size talk: Tales from HMS Rattlesnake (online)

Tuesday 13 July, 1:30pm

Join Museums Worcestershire’s curators on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for a series of talks about the collections. The year is 1845 and HMS Rattlesnake is due to set sail from Plymouth on a voyage down to Australia to produce hydrographic surveys of the area. Find out what else they got up to, and the items they bought back to Worcester, with Kerry Whitehouse our World Cultures curator.

This event will run online. Online talks are free but donations are welcomed, and registration is compulsory. Bite size talks online are approximately 15 minutes long, plus time for questions via chat box. 

Book Tickets through Art Tickets

Please consider making a donation: Online talks are free but donations are welcomed (suggested donation £3 – the usual fee for Bite Size Talks). You can do this by booking via Art Tickets through the button above.

If you prefer, you can also send a cheque payable to Worcester City Council to: Henrietta Rusnak, Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum, Foregate Street, Worcester, WR1 1DT.

More 2021 bite size talks

Tues 10 August, 1,30pm – Worcester Life Stories
The Worcester Life Stories exhibition will showcase photographs alongside the memories of older adults, in particular those living with dementia in the local area.

Tues 14 September, 1.30pm – Egyptian funerary objects
Find out what sort of objects the deceased were buried with for use in the afterlife, with our World Cultures curator.

Tues 12 October, 1.30pm – China Clay, Cornwall
Delve into the Art Gallery & Museum’s latest exhibition with artist Kurt Jackson.

Tues 9 November, 1.30pm – The Founders of the City Museum
Who were the early founders and collectors of Worcester City Museum? What did they collect and where did it come from? Join the curators as they shed new light on information uncovered by recent research.

Tues 14 December, 1.30pm – Worcestershire Top Treasure Finds
Join our Head Curator for a look back to Worcestershire’s most important archaeological treasures and some exciting recent discoveries.

 


Part of the Charter 400 Festival, celebrating our city.

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