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Object Handling at Hull Maritime Museum

Every Thursday

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

Suitable for all ages, no booking necessary. 12.30 - 2.30 pm. Look out for the hands on desk where our volunteers will help you investiage objects from our handling collection. The topic this summer is whaling. Objects include a massive vertebra from a whale's back bone…

The Donald Innes Heritage Collection

Wednesday 31 July - Tuesday 28 October 2014

Venue: Streetlife Museum

A selection of images taken by Hull Photographer Donald Innes between 1949 and 1970.  From his studios in Hessle, Donald took professional shots for trawler owners of newly commissioned ships.  Some of these are on display as well as busy street scenes, sports and leisure…

Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from the British Museum

Saturday 7 June - Tuesday 26 August 2014

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Galleries 8 & 9: This touring exhibition will explore our enduring curiosity about the animal world through the beautiful and bizarre imagery found in the rich print collections of the British Museum.  The exhibition features prints by well-known artists including Albrecht Dürer, Francisco de Goya…

When War Hit Home: Hull and the First World War

Saturday 19 July 2014 - Sunday 4 January 2015

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

This exhibition will feature objects from Hull Museums’ collections to explore the effects of the First World War on Hull and its people. Forming part of Hull City Council’s program to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, it will examine themes around recruitment…

Time Troopers: Beast Safari

Saturday 9 August 2014, 11am - 1pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Make your own beastly animal mask inspired by the exhibition Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from the British Museum.

Curious Creatures Mono Printing

Friday 15 August 2014, 1-3pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Education Room Work with printmaker Dawn Brooks to create your own curious creature mono prints inspired by the Curious Beasts exhibition. Materials will be provided. Places are limited please call to book a place - 01482 613902 Suitable for children under 16, accompanied by an…

Beastly Tales

Monday 18 August 2014, 11am - 12noon

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Gallery 9 Explore some of the animals in the Curious Beasts exhibition through creative story telling. Free drop-in no need to book. Suitable for children under 16, accompanied by an adult

Time Troopers: Through the Port Hole

Saturday 13 September 2014, 11am - 1pm

Venue: Hull Maritime Museum

Design your own port hole acquarium.

3AM: Wonder, Paranoia and the Restless Night

Saturday 20 September - Sunday 14 December 2014

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Galleries 8 & 9 In this exhibition, curated by Angela Kingston, over 20 UK and international artists explore various themes related to 3 a.m.  It demonstrates how this particular nocturnal hour has captured the imagination of artists.  They explore various themes - psychological, sociological, natural…

Time Troopers: Mummies Mobile

Saturday 11 October 2014, 11am - 1pm

Venue: Hands on History Museum

Make your own Eqyptian mobile.