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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in the Running for Prestigious Museum Award

COVENTRY.- The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum has had the honor of being nominated for the prestigious Guardian Family Friendly Museum award run by Kids in Museums*. Since its re-opening in October 2008, the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum has strived to create an environment where the entire family is welcomed. Through FREE events, exhibitions, learning resources, free on-line activities and facilitator-led activities, the museum has welcomed thousands of children in family groups through its doors. Melanie Corner, Family Learning Officer said “It is fantastic that the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum has been recognized and listed for this award. All teams at the Herbert have worked really hard to make the museum as family friendly as possible. A lot of work goes into creating and delivering our successful and FREE family activities, events and exhibitions program to ensure that families have a great visit and come back