Artists Commissioned To Celebrate Hull’s Maritime Story

Artists Commissioned To Celebrate Hull’s Maritime Story
June 14, 2020

Leading contemporary artists, Heinrich and Palmer, have created a new and stunning visualisation of one of the most popular objects in the Hull Maritime Museum’s permanent collection.

Lumen Prize-nominated artists behind the ‘Ship of the Gods’ at Hull Minster as part of Absolutely Cultured’s Urban Legends and Northern Lights, Heinrich and Palmer have been commissioned to create new and innovative public artwork to reflect the city’s rich maritime history.

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Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact

Evaluation Report Highlights UK City Of Culture Impact
November 20, 2019

City and cultural leaders have welcomed the publication of an independent evaluation of Hull’s year in the spotlight as UK City of Culture 2017, which confirms the continuing impact the title has had on the city.

The report, published by the University of Hull, says “the most significant impact of all” was an estimated £676m of new private and public investment that was generated for the city.

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Major Maritime Project Gets Green Light By Planning Committee

Major Maritime Project Gets Green Light By Planning Committee
September 6, 2019

Plans to transform some of Hull’s maritime treasures have been given the go-ahead at the council’s Planning Committee.

The decision now means that if the £13.6m bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund is successful, funding would protect and promote 800 years of Hull’s seafaring history by creating the best maritime trail in the north of England.

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Portraits At Sea Exhibition To Tell Stories Of Hull Seafarers

Portraits At Sea Exhibition To Tell Stories Of Hull Seafarers
September 19, 2018

The characters and stories of Hull’s seafarers will be brought to life at an exhibition in the city.

Portraits at Sea, an exhibition of 30 portraits depicting the men of Hull’s Merchant Navy, will take place at the Hull Maritime Museum in Queen Victoria Square, Hull, from Saturday 22 September to Sunday 16 December.

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