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Open Exhibition

Saturday 15 February - Sunday 27 April 2014

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

This popular annual event, for both amateur and professional artists, is a celebration of creative talent.  Bringing together both contemporary fine art and craft it’s an ideal opportunity to find an original work of art at an affordable price.  This year's selectors are Desmond Brett,…

Time Troopers Exhibition

Thursday 13 March - Tuesday 29 April 2014

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Live Art Space Foyer Colourful and lively exhibition of children's artwork inspired by the Open Exhibition. Gallery Open: Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm Sunday 1.30-4.30pm

Dryden Goodwin 'Poised'

Saturday 10 May - Sunday 29 June 2014

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Gallery 4 Dryden Goodwin’s 28-minute film installation Poised explores the physical and emotional dynamics of a group of young female divers. The exhibition at the award winning Ferens Art Gallery in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017, presents a fresh context for the video installation. …

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…

Curious Beasts Family Launch

Saturday 7 June 2014, 11am - 1pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Celebrate the launch of our summer exhibition Curious Beasts by taking part in our free beastly craft activities.  Suitable for accompanied children age 16 and under. At busy times please be prepared to queue.

Curious Beasts Lunch-time Talk

Wednesday 25 June 2014, 12.30pm

Venue: Ferens Art Gallery

Ferens Art Gallery, Live Art Space Join Alison Wright, Curator of Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from the British Museum for an introduction to the exhibition and an insight into the Prints and Drawings department at the British Museum. Image Caption:  Albrecht Dürer, Rhinoceros, woodcut printed…

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.

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…