The Treasure House in Beverley is gearing up to house a commissioned piece of contemporary artwork, following the release of an open art call.
The East Riding Visual Arts Uplift, working with the Humber Museums Partnership, is proud to be unveiling yet another contemporary artistic commission for interested artists to express an interest and submit their proposals.
There are lots of people who dream of working as a professional photographer. But while many people have a very romantic view of the life of a professional photographer, the reality is often quite different.
Of course, if you love photography, then any photography role is going to be fulfilling for you. If you want to make a living from photography, however, you have to be prepared to work for it. Here’s what you need to know going in.
It is vacation time soon and you look forward to that time when you will able to relax and have a good time with your friends and family. You are not alone; we all look forward to a time like that.
Vacation time has a lot of benefits. It is a time you can use to relax and get back to work with a clear mind. When you are faced with loads of work and your body responds with the survival of flight or fight, then you know a vacation is one of the things you should do. vacation time is also a time that aids your general well-being.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is about to embark on a major refurbishment of a much loved East Riding landmark – Skidby Windmill.
The refurbishment will require the removal of all the sails and the fantail and their transportation to a traditional millwright in Norfolk where they will be stripped and carefully examined for rot and other damage and then restored to their former glory.
The East Riding of Yorkshire Council Museums Service, working with the Humber Museums Partnership which is funded by the Arts Council, is proud to be unveiling a contemporary artistic commission for interested artists to express an interest and submit their proposals.
An artistic fee of £8,000 is on offer for the successful applicant to bring a taste of contemporary art to the iconic setting of Sewerby Hall and Gardens in summer 2020.
In collaboration with Invisible Dust and Ferens Art Gallery, visual artist and filmmaker Estabrak presents Sea; the Remains Between, the latest in the artist’s award-winning series of underwater photographs.
Estabrak’s intriguing photographs feature natural and human-made bodies of water in East Yorkshire. People from diverse communities in Hull are portrayed submerged in water, having braved the elements to participate in the artwork.
Sir Thomas Lawrence’s famous portrait of William Wilberforce will be exhibited in Hull as part of a major project, COMING HOME, launched by the National Portrait Gallery.
The COMING HOME project sees the National Portrait Gallery lend 50 portraits of iconic individuals to places across the UK where they are most closely associated. This country-wide initiative will enable the Gallery to work with local museums, galleries and other venues and provide communities across the country with the opportunity to celebrate their local heroes.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding residents and visitors that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will close on Saturday, 14 September. The exhibition is open every day – including Sundays – until then.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.
A trip to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in Beverley in 2018 has inspired one young visitor to complete a fundraising walk from Beverley to York, to raise money to save rhinos.
Acacia Van Dyk, aged 10 and from Cottingham, visited the exhibition at the Treasure House last year, which showed winning photographs from 2017, and was moved by the stunning and shocking picture she saw of a rhino with its horns removed.
On Saturday, 27 July, visitors to the Treasure House in Beverley will be able to visit the award-winning Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, and from 11am – 1pm, there will be a showcase of the stunning imagery that award-winning local photographer Steve Race has captured.
Plastic in the world’s oceans has become a topic of worldwide concern, which has been fueled by recent TV shows.
As a result of the coverage of the issue by Sir David Attenborough in Blue Planet II and by Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and Anita Rani in the BBC series, War on Plastic the impact of plastic is reaching millions of people.
Visitors to the Beverley Treasure House will be able to to find out more about the life and work of composer, conductor and director of music at Bridlington Spa, Herman Darewski.
As part of the current exhibition, there will be Darewski-related handling material to take a closer look at. Also, there will be original vinyl playing on the 1930s gramophone and screenings of Darewski’s films from the British Pathe archive.