Ferens Art Gallery

Ludwig Grüner, Jewel-Cabinet, 1851. Royal Collection Trust

Stunning royal jewel-cabinet on its way to Hull

A stunning jewel-cabinet – once gifted to Queen Victoria – is coming to Hull next month.

Ferens’ latest exhibition will feature the masterpiece, designed by Ludwig Grüner, as part of … More


Turner//Return

Ferens opens after dark for special event

Ferens Art Gallery will be opening its doors after dark next week for Ferens Late, a programme of events aimed at encouraging younger audiences to the gallery.

The event, on … More


Ferens Open Exhibition 2020 winners

Ferens Open Exhibition 2020 winners announced

The prize-winners of this year’s Open Exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery have been announced.

Here are the winners:

Friends of the Ferens Award

1st Prize: Jane Beharrell, Twelve Weeks, Oil … More


Lighthouse Family will stop off at the Bonus Arena as part of a UK tour.

5 things to do in Hull this weekend

With half-term coming to an end, here’s a list of weekend offerings that are bound to keep adults and children alike entertained.

Immerse yourself in the world of fairy tales … More


Open Exhibition 2020

First look at Ferens Open Exhibition 2020

The 53rd annual Open Exhibition, which celebrates some of the best artistic talent in the region, opens this weekend (Saturday 15 February).

The exhibition will feature more than 370 artworks … More


The Quarrel, 2019, Hand coloured Lino Print by Holly Scott

Open Exhibition in Hull: All you need to know

The 53rd annual Open Exhibition, which celebrates some of the best artistic talent in the region, opens at Ferens Art Gallery next weekend.

The exhibition will feature more than 370 … More






5 things to do in Hull this weekend

The weekend starts tonight with art, comedy, a visit by Father Christmas and a chance to watch a bunch of muscular athletes beat seven bells out of each other among … More






William Wilberforce by Sir Thomas Lawrence

William Wilberforce portrait returns home

A famous portrait of one of the city’s most celebrated sons, William Wilberforce, goes on display at Ferens Art Gallery this weekend.

The portrait, by Sir Thomas Lawrence, has been … More


Ferens new exhibition opens this weekend

A new exhibition featuring more than 120 artworks opens at Ferens Art Gallery tomorrow.

Reflection: British Art in an Age of Change presents a dynamic and diverse vision of Britain … More




The Ferens Art Gallery.

Futuristic performance set for Ferens Art Gallery

Hull-born artist Patrick Coyle is bringing a futuristic performance to Ferens Gallery next month

It is part of the gallery’s current contemporary art exhibition, Is This Planet Earth?, that runs … More





The Atom Beers bar in Hull. Picture: Atom Beers

5 things to do in Hull this weekend

It’s another big weekend in Hull, with art shows and after-hours parties dominating the bill. Here are five things to do in the city over the next couple of days.… More






The Ferens Art Gallery.

11 Hull culture activities in February and March

Have you been bitten by the culture bug? After 5.3 million people attended cultural activities during Hull’s year as UK City of Culture in 2017, more residents now regularly take … More



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