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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…

Masterpieces in Focus from the Royal Collection: Van Dyck, Charles I (1600-1649)

Saturday 28 April - Sunday 29 July 2018

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

An ongoing partnership with Royal Collection Trust brings a masterpiece by Sir Anthony van Dyck to Hull for the first time. Van Dyck's triple portrait of Charles I, begun in 1635 and finished by June 1636, portrays the King from three viewpoints, each with a…

Clangers, Bagpuss & Co - Organised by the V&A Museum of Childhood

Saturday 12 May - Sunday 29 July 2018

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Come and meet Bagpuss, see the Soup Dragon and behold Noggin the Nog. Oliver Postgate’s voice and Peter Firmin’s puppets shaped the childhood memories of millions since they started collaborating in the 1950s. As well as telling the story of Bagpuss and The Clangers, the exhibition…

Van Dyck Family Event: Portrait

Saturday 26 May 2018, 12.30pm-3.30pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Take inspiration from Sir Anthony Van Dyck’s portrait of Charles I to create your own striking triple portrait. Free, drop in.

Mini Masterpieces: Kings and Queens

Tuesday 29 May 2018, 10am-11.30am

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Join us to create collage outfits fit for Royalty! Be warned it could get messy! £1.50 per child, payable on the day, drop in. Suitable for children age 5 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Baby Sensory: Exploring Outer Space

Wednesday 30 May 2018, 10.30am-12noon

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Inspired by the Clangers explore space through your senses with Eden’s Baby Experiences. Suitable for accompanied babies and children age 0-2 years. Everyone attending the event must have a ticket, children and adults. To book your free tickets please click here

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 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 most powerful works…

Time Troopers: Ollie the Owl

Saturday 9 June 2018, 11am - 1pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Make your own feathery Ollie the owl. Free, drop in.

Lunchtime Talk: Cézanne's Card Players

Thursday 21 June, 12 July, 26 July & 2 August, 1pm-1.10pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

These free to attend, 10 minute talks will discuss the work and its relationship to the Card Players series. Drop in to Gallery 8 to meet the Curator. Free, drop-in

Free Talk: Cézanne's Card Players

Thursday 28 June 2018, 1pm-2pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

In this free lecture, Dr Barnaby Wright, Deputy Head of The Courtauld will discuss their Cézanne in relation to the wider series of Card Players - the focus for a major exhibtion in 2011, organised jointly with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Places…

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