Ferens Art Gallery



Ferens Art Gallery announces new curator

The Ferens Art Gallery in Hull has appointed a new curator.

Kerri Offord has joined the prestigious art gallery – which in 2018 was shortlisted for the Art Fund Museum … More






The Ferens Art Gallery in Hull.

Hull museums announce plans for reopening

Three of Hull’s most-treasured museums and galleries plan to reopen on Monday 17 May, subject to government guidance.

Ferens Art Gallery, the Streetlife Museum and the Hull and East Riding … More










The Ferens Art Gallery.

Digital platform to showcase emerging UK artists

A new digital platform will showcase the work of 36 emerging artists from UK art schools and alternative education programmes.

New Contemporaries is launching the specially created platform for Bloomberg … 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





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


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


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


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