First World War Collection On Display To Mark Centenary Of The Armistice

First World War Collection On Display To Mark Centenary Of The Armistice
November 11, 2018

To commemorate the centenary of the Armistice on 11 November 1918, which brought an end to the First World War, Hull Museums and the Hull History Centre are showcasing archives and collections relating to the conflict.

The incredible archive includes photographs, first-person accounts of the war and one of the ceramic poppies that appeared in last year’s Weeping Willow display outside the Maritime Museum.

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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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Time Running Out To See Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Time Running Out To See Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
August 30, 2018

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – is coming towards the end of its run at the Treasure House in Beverley.

A free exhibition, it reflects the 53rd year of the competition, which welcomes entries from professional and amateur photographers in three age groups and runs till Saturday, 8 September.

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Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Returns To Beverley This Saturday

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition Returns To Beverley This Saturday
July 9, 2018

The hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum – will be back in Beverley this Saturday (14 July).

Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new 2018 exhibition until Saturday, 8 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays. During the exhibition’s run, the Treasure House will also be open on Sundays.

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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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