The Hull Maritime project is looking for a specialist company to safely pack, transport, store and then return tens of thousands of fragile and significant maritime objects ahead of a … More
Hull Museums is celebrating the run-up to Christmas with a special digital advent calendar.
Hull Museums has teamed up with local artists and the Herd Theatre Company to create a … More
When Kirsten Simister arrived in Hull in 2003 to take up the role of curator at Ferens Art Gallery, she couldn’t have imagined what was in store for both her … More
The dismantling of the 40ft North Atlantic right whale skeleton captured the imagination of many and was featured in the national media.
Work to dismantle the 168 bones of the … More
The government has announced that, on Thursday 5 November, England will enter lockdown in a bid to control the spread of coronavirus and to protect the NHS.
This means additional … More
Maritime Tales Week, which will take place between Saturday 24 October and Sunday 1 November, is the first of its kind to be delivered by the Hull Maritime project.
Hull … More
Work to carefully dismantle and move the skeleton of a juvenile North Atlantic right whale, the largest item at Hull’s Maritime Museum, is now underway.
The fragile skeleton, that hasn’t … More
Hull Museums has received a £145,692 grant from the government’s Cultural Recovery Fund.
It was announced today that Hull Museums is one of 1,385 arts and cultural organisations that are … More
The Hull Maritime project is introducing its first poet-in-residence for 2021.
Rebecca Drake, a second year PhD candidate in English Literature in the Department of English and Related Literature at … More
The search is on to find a specialist company to conserve a number of maritime paintings from the Hull Maritime Museum’s collection.
As part of the Hull Maritime project, funded … More
Eight extremely fragile and unusual marine skeletons and specimens are to be removed from the Hull Maritime Museum, as part of a multi-million pound heritage-led regeneration scheme.
A decision record … More
The search is underway for a shipyard company to repair and restore two of Hull’s historic ships.
Hull City Council has launched a procurement process to appoint a shipyard to … More
An online exhibition celebrating Pride in Hull launches this weekend.
The popular annual event, which sees tens of thousands of people gather in Hull city centre to promote diversity and … More
Ferens Art Gallery and the Streetlife Museum will both reopen on Wednesday 22 July.
The two much-loved Hull destinations will reopen with measures in place to protect staff and visitors, … More
Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd has today revealed its summer activity programmes. The plans will begin today and be available until Friday 4 September for families to enjoy.
With events … More
People are being asked to gather pictures and stories of wildlife in the region for a future display at the refurbished Hull Maritime Museum.
The Hull Maritime project team, working … More
Pride in Hull will be celebrated this year through a new online exhibition – and organisers want you to be part of it.
The exhibition will be hosted by Hull … More
A process has begun that will see eight fragile and unusual marine animal skeletons removed from the Hull Maritime Museum.
Hull City Council has launched a procurement process to appoint … More
An extract from one of the first books to be printed in the English language has been unearthed at the Hull Maritime Museum.
Dating back to 1498, William Caxton’s The … More
Businesses in Hull are being urged to help inform a procurement exercise to conserve and restore two of the city’s historic ships.
The information from businesses will help to inform … More
A stunning new visualisation of the Hull Maritime Museum’s 40ft north Atlantic right whale skeleton has been created.
A 3D laser scanning of the huge animal’s remains has been created … More
East Park has been named the best local free day out in the Hull and East Riding Mumbler awards.
The park in Holderness Road pipped the Streetlife Museum into second … More
Thousands of votes have been cast by the public to select 100 objects that will feature in a new exhibition at the refurbished Hull Maritime Museum.
The People’s Choice exhibition … More
Thousands of people in Hull have been voting for objects they would like to see as part of a new exhibition at the refurbished Hull Maritime Museum.
In the past … More
An appeal for memories of Hull Fair is being made ahead of the launch of an online exhibition.
Residents are being asked to contribute with photographs, stories and artwork from … More
Hull Culture and Leisure (HCAL) has issued an update on the closure of leisure facilities in the city.
HCAL, which manages leisure facilities owned by Hull City Council, has closed … More
Some Hull City Council-owned leisure facilities – including all leisure centres, museums and the Ferens Art Gallery – will close to the public today.
The Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd … More
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