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.
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.
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.
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.
Television viewers will be able to see East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s assistant curator in the libraries, archives and museums service, Alfred Williams, based at Beverley and Goole, in the final of Mastermind on BBC Two.
Viewers will find out how he got on when the final is screened on Friday, 23 March, at 8pm.
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.
The latest display by the Skidby Mill volunteer team opens at lunchtime on Tuesday, 12 December.
Entitled Helping Out: Friendly Societies in East Yorkshire the display looks at a wide variety of societies such as the Freemasons, Druids, United Free Gardeners, Temperance societies and the Foresters that have existed over the last 200 years or so.
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.
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.
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.