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Object Handling

Every Thursday, 12.30pm-2.30pm

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

Look out for the hands on desk where our volunteers will help you investigate objects from our handling collection. The topic this summer is whaling. Objects include a massive vertebra from a whale's back bone and a harpoon used by Hull whaling men. Suitable for all…

Turner and the Whale

Saturday 7 October 2017 - Sunday 7 January 2018

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

An exhibition that unites Hull’s own whaling collections with works from JMW Turner, Turner & The Whaleoffers unique insight into Hull’s finest artists and the artistic mind of one of the art world’s most revered landscape painters. On loan from the Tate’s national collection, Turner’s three rare…

Junior Open Exhibition

Saturday 25 November - Sunday 21 January 2018

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

The Junior Open exhibition is an annual exhibition of artwork produced by local children age 15 and under. This year we received over 190 artworks from individuals and nine school groups. A broad range of works including drawings, paintings, collages, and print making - some…

Martha Cattell: The research and collections behind Turner & The Whale

Thursday 14 December, 6pm-7pm

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

This talk provides a unique opportunity to hear about the research behind the Turner & the Whale exhibition with co-curator Martha Cattell. Martha is currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of York, exploring the visual and material culture of whaling…

Curating Turner & The Whale: An Exhibition Tour

Thursday 14 December, 1pm-2pm

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

Gain an in-depth understanding of the current The Turner & Whale exhibition, with a tour by one of its co-curators Martha Cattell. BSL interpreted. Free, Drop In

Hull Yorkshire's Maritime City Presentation and Tour

Thursday 14 December 2017, 10.30am-11.30am

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

Come along to the Maritime Museum to hear a presentation on the exciting £27m HLF and Hull Ciry Council-funded Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City project by the Curator of Maritime and Social History. Find out how the project will transform the way in which Hull’s rich…

Enduring Eye: the Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley

Saturday 3 March - Sunday 3 June 2018

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

The Enduring Eye presents Frank Hurley’s photographs of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) undertaken by renowned explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew. 100 years after the epic expedition, Hurley’s photographs remain one of the greatest ever photographic records of human survival. Scanned at the…

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