Collections Tour

New Zealand (Maori), Greenstone Hei-Tiki with mother of pearl inlaid eyes, Garman Ryan Collection, The New Art Gallery Walsall

In this tour, we will explore stories behind some of the artefacts currently on display in the Garman Ryan Collection, such as the New Zealand Hei Tiki and the Cameroon Stool; we will discuss how they were made and the materials used.

We will discuss how these artefacts would later influence  some of the 20th Century artists on display such as Jacob Epstein, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Amedeo Modigliani, in particular the re-generation of direct carving.


 

 

-FREE introductory tours on the first Saturday of every month at 2pm.

-Meet in the main hall of the Garman Ryan Collection Galleries on Floor 1.

-Talks last approximately 60 minutes.

-FREE, Drop in, no booking required!