Booking is now open for the third Assay Office Birmingham and University of Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Day School, which will take place at The University of Birmingham on Saturday, 21st
June. The theme of this yearâs event is Art, Craft and Production in The Jewellery Quarter and it is aimed at anyone with an interest in the area.
Sally Hoban, Heritage & Training Officer, will provide an update from Assay Office Birmingham; Martin Ellis from Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery will talk about jewellery, metalwork and other decorative arts objects from the Museumâs collections; Larry Hanks from the Pen Room Museum will speak about pen design and production and the late Brian Jonesâ book âPeople, Pens and Productionâ; Brendan Flynn will talk about the Art and Craft of Arthur and Georgina Gaskin and artists David Brammeld and Joanne Powell will talk about their own contemporary art work which depicts aspects of the The Jewellery Quarter today.
Sally Hoban, Heritage & Training Officer at Assay Office Birmingham said: 'The day will provide a unique opportunity to hear from a range of speakers about aspects of the Quarterâs past, present and future.'
Dr Malcolm Dick, who is the Director of the Centre for West Midlands History at The University of Birmingham said: âWe are delighted to be working in collaboration with Assay Office Birmingham again this year on our latest joint Day School. These events provide a unique opportunity to hear from a range of speakers about aspects of the Quarterâs past, present and future.â
Tickets for the event cost Â£36 including lunch. To book a place or for further information call 0121 415 8253, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or book online at http://shop.bham.ac.uk (go to Conferences and Events: College of Arts and Law).