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A Silent Conversation: Lorenzetti and the Ferens Collection

17 March - ongoing

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

A project linked to the Lorenzetti purchase (2013) supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Since its arrival at the Ferens in January 2017, Lorenzetti’s nationally significant Christ Between Saints Paul and Peter has attracted over 500,000 visitors, and driven exceptional levels of media interest. At…

Cézanne's Card Players: A Masterwork from The Courtauld Gallery, London

Saturday 2 June - Sunday 9 September 2018

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Following the Courtauld’s magnificent loan of Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbe by Manet in 2017, Paul Cézanne’s iconic Card Players, 1892-6, will now visit as part of a sustained national partnership.  Cézanne’s famous series of paintings of peasant card players have long been considered to be among his…

Portrait of the Artist: Käthe Kollwitz - A British Museum and Ikon Gallery Partnership Exhibition

Saturday 30 June - Sunday 30 September 2018

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Generously supported by the Dorset Foundation. Featuring 36 works from the British Museum’s collection, and two works from a private lender, this exhibition explores the work of Käthe Kollwitz through her self-portraits and portraits of working women, demonstrating her unique artistic talent, her technical prowess…

Käthe Kollwitz Talks

Thursday 16 and 30 August, Thursday 6 and 20 September 2018, 1pm-1.10pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Join Exhibitions Officer Claire Longrigg for a 10 minute BSL interpreted talk on the exhibition. Free Drop-in

Mini Masterpieces: Drawing

Tuesday 21 August 2018, 10am-11.30am

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Join us to create your own drawn masterpieces  inspired by the artworks in the gallery Be warned it could get messy! £1.50 per child, payable on the day, drop in. Aimed at children aged 2-5 Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Lecture: Cézanne and the Architecture of Perception

Thursday 23 August 2018, 1pm-2pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Jeremy Carlisle is a practising artist with an interest in the history of art and a background in teaching courses on 19th Century, modern and contemporary art. Jeremy’s lecture will focus on Cézanne's re-thinking of painting in the light of his experience of Impressionism, and…

Käthe Kollwitz - Printmaking Workshop: Copper Sulphate Etching – Hard Ground

Saturday 15 September 2018, 10am-4pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Led by established artist and printmaking specialist Dawn Brooks, take inspiration from the Käthe Kollwitz exhibition to develop your own prints using copper sulphate and hard ground etching techniques. All resources provided. Please wear old clothes, it could get messy! Suitable for age 18+ £15…

Ian McKeever: Paintings 1992 - 2017

Saturday 20 October 2018 - Sunday 13 January 2019

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Ian McKeever RA (b.1946) is a contemporary British artist. He grew up in Withernsea, East Yorkshire and was inspired early on by the Ferens’ permanent collection, especially Stanley Spencer’s Greenhouse and Garden, 1937, and maritime paintings by Thomas Binks and John Ward. McKeever’s first solo…