Upcoming events

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Lunchtime Talk: Interpreting the Roseberry Topping Hoard

Join Giovanna Fregni, experimental archaeologist and metalworker, to hear about this Late Bronze Age hoard in Museums Sheffield’s collection.

Talks and tours Tuesday 28 April 2015 Weston Park

Lunchtime Talk: Another Side of Stanley Royle

Mike Tooby joins us to talk about the career of Stanley Royle and his close Sheffield and Canadian contemporaries.

Talks and tours Wednesday 29 April 2015 Graves Gallery

Lunchtime Talk: The Hallmarking of Precious Metals

Emma Paragreen will cover the history of hallmarking and the work of the Sheffield Assay Office over the last 242 years.

Talks and tours Thursday 30 April 2015 Millennium Gallery

Archaeology Finds Identification Afternoon

Bring along your own archaeological finds to Weston Park museum for identification and recording by your local Finds Liaison Officer, Amy Downes.

Hands on Thursday 30 April 2015 Weston Park

Life Drawing

Develop your drawing skills working from a nude model with support from one of our regular artist tutors.

Hands on Friday 1 May 2015 Millennium Gallery

The Graves Art Club

Find inspiration in the Graves Gallery and try your hand at drawing, watercolour, acrylic, ink, collage, and printing.

Hands on Friday 1 May 2015 Graves Gallery

Lunchtime Talk: Britain’s Ice Age Cave Art

Join Dr Paul Bahn for an account of the search for and discovery of Britain’s first Ice Age cave art at Creswell Crags in 2003

Talks and tours Wednesday 6 May 2015 Weston Park

Lunchtime Talk: What’s in Your Knife Drawer?

The contents of the average knife drawer reveal a wealth of information about the development of Sheffield’s core industry. Find out more with Joan Unwin, archivist to Sheffield’s Company of Cutlers.

Talks and tours Thursday 7 May 2015 Millennium Gallery

Life Drawing

Develop your drawing skills working from a nude model with support from one of our regular artist tutors.

Hands on Friday 8 May 2015 Millennium Gallery

The Graves Art Club

Find inspiration in the Graves Gallery and try your hand at drawing, watercolour, acrylic, ink, collage, and printing.

Hands on Friday 8 May 2015 Graves Gallery