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WED 28 MAY

FREE

Birds of Wisdom

Grosvenor Museum, Chester

Run by: Grosvenor Museum

Visit the goddess Minerva in the Museum and find the owl that sits on her shoulder, then work with sculptor Liz Ellis to make an owl of your own in clay.

clockVarious Times

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Have a go at making a clay owl. These will be kiln fired and collected by you at a later date from the museum. All materials will be provided. For more information contact Liz on 01244 678322 or email lizellis@live.co.uk

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Various Times

This activity runs at these times:

  1. Wed 28 May 11:00–12:30
  2. 14:00–16:00

Cost

Free drop in - all materials provided - clay models will be fired and collected by you at a later date from the museum.

Information about this activity is provided by Culture24

Venue

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Grosvenor Museum

27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD

About this location

The Grosvenor Museum was founded in 1885 and its origins are linked to the Chester Society of Natural Science Show more… Literature & Art founded by Charles Kingsley in 1871, and to Chester Archaeological Society. The Museum holds an internationally important collection of Roman Stones, found in the City walls in the 19th century. There is also a fine collection of Chester silver, the Art Collection includes modern works. We also have a good natural history collection, including many examples of Victorian taxidermy, geological specimens plus butterflies, insects and birds. There is an interesting 17th century period house attached to the museum with many period roomsets starting in the 17th century.Show less…

The Grosvenor Museum was founded in 1885 and its origins are linked to the Chester Society of Natural Science Literature & Art founded by Charles Kingsley in 1871, and to Chester Archaeological Society. The Museum holds an internationally important collection of Roman Stones, found in the City walls in the 19th century. There is also a fine collection of Chester silver, the Art Collection includes modern works. We also have a good natural history collection, including many examples of Victorian taxidermy, geological specimens plus butterflies, insects and birds. There is an interesting 17th century period house attached to the museum with many period roomsets starting in the 17th century.

Contact

This activity is organised and run by Grosvenor Museum.

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