The Arts Society Coventry

The Arts Society Coventry (TASC) will hold its inaugural lecture at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum on September 7th 2021 at 7.00 pm.  Doors will open at 6.30 pm.  Although this lecture will be free, tickets are required and can be obtained by clicking this link: https://coventry2021.co.uk/what-s-on/banksy-fraud-or-genius/

Ticketing arrangements are kindly provided by the Coventry City of Culture.  You will be asked to sign in or register when you use this service.  This is simple and takes just a few minutes if you are not already registered.

Inaugural lecture - September 7th 2021 7.00 pm at The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Pepe Martinez: Banksy – fraud or genius

The lecture will trace the story of Banksy’s humble beginnings as a tagger on the streets of Bristol in the 1980’s to one of the most recognisable names in the art world.  It examines the reasons behind his incredible rise, looking at some of his famous stunts and discuss what his influence has been on the art market today and look at what his legacy, if any, might be.

Subsequent lectures will be held at The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum on the 4th Tuesday of each month, commencing in October.  Full details of the programme are available here.

The annual programme commencing in October will be free to members.  To join The Arts Society Coventry, please email membership.coventry@theartssociety.org.  Annual membership costs £55 per person, or £100 for two people at the same address.  Students who wish to attend lectures without becoming members can pay £5 at the door.  Visitors who are members of other local branches of The Arts Society will be requested to donate £7.  Visitors who are non-members will be charged £10 to attend any single event.

 

 

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LOCATION

The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Jordan Well
Coventry
United Kingdom

CV1 5QP

MEETING TIMES

7.00pm - 4th Tuesday of each month


Society Belongs to the WEST MIDLANDS area

EVENTS

26
October
2021

A look at the often controversial art award.

23
November
2021

A fresh look at the world of antiques with one of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow experts.

25
January
2022

A look at cartoons with the creator of BBC Radio 4's Clare in the Community