The Herbert Art Giveaway

To all you art lovers out there!

This is an unmissable event. In celebration of the launch of the Street Art Season the Herbert art gallery & Museum  will be giving away 100 art pieces in a special Street Art Saturday It’s yours Take It event. This giveaway includes a wide variety of art that’s been gathered from Iran, Canada, the USA and all across europe and the UK.

This giveaway is the perfect opportunity for people who haven’t thought about owning art to get some wonderful and varied pieces for FREE and to become involve in the art world.

Can’t make it on the event day? No need to worry, the Herbert will be hiding their artwork around the city each week for the entirety of the exhibition. For clues where to find these pieces, keep checking out The Herbert’s Flickr

This exhibition is completely unlimited with it’s suitability for all ages, however children must be accompanied by an adult, there is no excuse to miss out on this!

If you want to donate a piece, or just want to more check out their website.

The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Street Art Season includes ….

Its Yours Take it – Saturday September 11 – 12.30pm – Admission FREE
Come along and get your hands on one of over 100 pieces of FREE artwork.

Street Art Saturday – Saturday September 11 – 11.00am – 4.00pm – Admission FREE
Meet some of the artists taking part in our Street Art exhibition. For one day only there will be live spraying, painting, pasting and stencilling taking place in University Square.

UK Launch of Street Art: Contemporary Prints from the V & A October 7 – Public Launch – Admission FREE

Numbers Limited – RSVP at jamie.perry@theherbert.org

Street Art: Contemporary Prints from the V & A Exhibition – October 9 – January 16 – Gallery 1 – Admission FREE
UK launch including works by Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Sickboy, Pure Evil and D*Face.

Fresh Paint – October 9 – January 16  Gallery 1 – Admission FREE
A unique commissioning of 6 emerging artists on the UK Street Art scene by the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum who will decorate its white walls with their brand new artwork. Artists include Pahnl, SPQR, Lucy Mclauchan, Ben Slow, AsOne and Newso.

Mohammed Ali: Breaking Down the Wall – October 9 – January 16 – Gallery 2 & 3 – Admission FREE
This exhibition explores other aspects of the street art scene. Mohammed Ali (aka AerosolArabic) has been working with graffiti in the West Midlands for over fifteen years. Here he includes work on spray painted canvass, video projections and brand new aerosol art along the themes of Freedom, Justice and Equality.

Can Graffiti Art Really Change the World? – Talk – Wednesday November 10 – 12:00pm – 1.30pm – Admission FREE

Join Mohammed Ali and Henry Chalfant in an exploration of how man has carved his message into the public space from early cave drawings to modern day spray painting.

Breaking Down the Wall Live – Event – Friday 19 November 7:00pm – 8:00pm – Admission FREE
Come and join us for a unique performance of live painting and spoken-word choreographed by Mohammed Ali. A major event not to be missed.

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