Black History Month workshop for schools

Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Lectures Talks and Workshops
Monday 21st October 2013 (10:00-14:45)

This workshop has limited places, and is only for local Birmingham schools. For more information on these and other schools workshops, please contact

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Explore Black History in Art, Science and Literature! Find out about African, Caribbean and Asian Histories at the University of Birmingham

Learn about the West African ‘Altar to the Hand’ at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, and have a go at creating your own African inspired prints! Discover the poems of Phillis Wheatley – the first ever published African-American child author, at the Cadbury Research Library, and explore the minerals and fossils of Africa and Asia in the Lapworth Museum of Geology, like the fossil trilobite from North Africa!

In partnership with Research and Cultural Collections (Danford Collection), Lapworth, Special Collections, The Barber Institute, and local schools.