Live Performance Of Moments In Time At Beverley Art Gallery

Live Performance Of Moments In Time At Beverley Art Gallery
June 11, 2018

There will be a live quadrophonic performance of the ‘Open Bridges’ music – ‘Moments in Time’ – by John Stead to accompany the ‘Open Bridges’ film at Beverley Treasure House and Art Gallery on Thursday, 21 June, at 6.30 pm for 7.00 pm start.

BAFTA winning composer John Stead will diffuse the especially commissioned work to accompany the film, which has been showing in Beverley Art Gallery this month.

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Display At Skidby Windmill Explores East Riding’s Historic Hospitals

Display At Skidby Windmill Explores East Riding's Historic Hospitals
May 23, 2018

A new display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team has just opened. ‘Historic hospitals: care in the East Riding before the Health Service’ examines the beginnings of organised public health provision in the region in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Some of the places covered in the exhibition are Castle Hill hospital, Cottingham; the Lloyd cottage hospital in Bridlington; and Withernsea convalescent home.

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Stunning Open Bridges Film Showcase At Beverley Art Gallery

Stunning Open Bridges Film Showcase At Beverley Art Gallery
May 10, 2018

A ‘stunning and unique’ film documenting the day Hull was split in two by the Open Bridges project will be screened in the Art Gallery at Beverley’s Treasure House this month.

The 20-minute film, which is free to view and open to the public in normal gallery hours, will be on continuous loop until mid-June as part of a new display.

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Ferens Art Gallery Shortlisted For Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2018

Ferens Art Gallery Shortlisted For Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2018
May 2, 2018

Ferens Art Gallery, the jewel in Hull’s cultural crown, has been selected as one of the five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2018, regarded as the largest and most prestigious museum prize in the world.

The annual award celebrates innovation and exceptional achievement in museums and galleries across the UK. The announcement was made by Stephen Deuchar, Art Fund’s Director, last night (Tuesday 1 May) via BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.

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Ferens Children’s Gallery Shortlisted For National Award

Ferens Children’s Gallery Shortlisted For National Award
April 4, 2018

A gallery designed specifically for youngsters at Ferens Art Gallery has been shortlisted for a prestigious 2018 Museums and Heritage Award. 

‘Explore Art’, the gallery designed for under-fives and their families through  Heritage Learning, has been shortlisted in the ‘Project on a Limited Budget’ category, amongst four other projects across the country.

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2018 Programme Unveiled At The Beverley Treasure House

2018 Programme Unveiled At The Beverley Treasure House
January 31, 2018

The Treasure House in Beverley has unveiled its exciting and varied programme of events and exhibitions for 2018.

Although the highlight of 2018 will be the 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition from 14 July to 8 September, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced a full programme of events at the popular venue for the next year.

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Pioneering Photographer Karl Blossfeld To Be Showcased in Beverley

Pioneering Photographers Work To Be Displayed in Beverley
September 20, 2017

Karl Blossfeldt: Art Forms in Nature is a Hayward Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London, which presents an original portfolio of 40 photogravures from 1932. 

The photogravures were titled ‘Wundergarten der Natur’ and were edited by the artist and published in the year of his death. The exhibition gives an opportunity to see an exemplary set of Blossfeldt’s signature close-up images of plants and flora.

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Hull To Get Brand New City Tour Open Top Bus

Hull To Get Brand New City Tour Bus
June 28, 2017

Hull will soon be joining the likes of London, Edinburgh and Bath as a brand new city tour bus is announced.

The Hull Explorer will be an open top bus which will take visitors on a tour around the city centre’s most fascinating sights. Calling at the Cenotaph, Queen Victoria Square, the Wilberforce Monument, Old Town, the Museums Quarter, Hull Minster/Trinity Square, The Deep and the Marina, a tour guide will tell the story of the city, giving a fascinating insight into Hull, past and present.

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Humber Museums Partnership Launches The Humber 250 Trail

Humber Museums Partnership Launches The Humber 250 Trail
May 25, 2017

The Humber Museums Partnership, a consortium of Hull, East Riding and North Lincolnshire Museums Services, is excited to announce the launch of its latest project – The Humber 250 trail.

The Humber 250 trail takes people on a scenic journey throughout the rich landscapes of Humber region, linking 70 fascinating sites of interest ranging from Museums and Art Galleries, Historic Houses and Gardens, Industrial and Wartime Heritage and Archaeology and Architecture.

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International Hanse Day Returns To Hull’s Old Town For 2017

International Hanse Day Returns To Hull’s Old Town For 2017
May 13, 2017

12,000 people flocked to the High Street and Museums Quarter in for the 2016 event and on Saturday 13 May, the area will once again be transformed into a medieval market place.

Hanse Day celebrate’s Hull historic place in the Hanseatic Leage, an international commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and market towns.

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