Coventry & Stoke shortlisted for City of Culture 2021
On Friday evening the shortlist for 2021 UK City of Culture was announced. Five out of the original list of eleven bidding cities were selected. In exciting news for the region, two West Midlands cities, Coventry and Stoke-on-Trent made the shortlist.
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum awarded funding to help ‘create a lasting legacy for visual arts in the city’
Culture Coventry Trust, which manages the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, has secured grant funding to enable them to capitalise on the opportunity of UK City of Culture and create a legacy that changes the national perception of Coventry as a place of significant visual arts programming.
out in the cold
Director of Coventry Biennial of Contempoary Art Ryan Hughes talks to Ollie Noble, who in March exhibited works in the central piazza of University of Warwick; the first exhibition he has ever curated.