Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen

Council Museums, Archives, And Treasure House Set To Reopen
June 29, 2020

Following the government announcement last week, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has issued updates about the first phase of the reopening of its museums including Goole, Beverley Guildhall and the Treasure House, as well as the archives service.

To ensure the safety of customers and staff, the facilities will look very different from the service provided before lockdown. Social distancing guidelines and safety will guide the way in which museums, the Archives and the Treasure House will operate.

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Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition – And You Can Get Involved

Pride In Hull To Be Celebrated With Online Exhibition - And You Can Get Involved
June 29, 2020

Pride in Hull will be celebrated this year through a new online exhibition hosted by Hull Museums, working with both Pride in Hull and Yorkshire MESMAC, and organisers want you to be part of it.

Pride in Our City will feature people’s pictures, stories, videos, and memories of the annual event as well as documenting individuals’ experiences of being part of the LGBT+ community. 

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Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery

Fred Elwell Birth Celebrated By Beverley Art Gallery
June 25, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery – although still closed at the moment – is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of local artist Fred Elwell on Monday, 29 June.

The Gallery features the UK’s largest collection of Fred’s work. Elwell’s paintings are a permanent feature of the Edwardian ‘red’ gallery, located in the Treasure House in Beverley. The display is altered every year, with loans from both private and public collections.

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The Work Of Paul Clifford Showcased In New Online Exhibition

The Work Of Paul Clifford Showcased In New Online Exhibition
June 10, 2020

Beverley Art Gallery’s new online exhibition called Legacy shows the mixed media artwork of Paul Clifford, a British multi-media artist and academic who has developed his career in the UK and internationally.

Paul’s work is inspired by the First World War memories of his father, who served in Egypt as part of the East Riding Yeomanry regiment.

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A Chance To Contribute To The COVID-19 Collection In The East Riding

Living Through Lockdown: History Centre To Archive Memories
June 1, 2020

East Riding Archives is asking residents to share their memories of the COVID-19 lockdown period in a new COVID-19 collection, which will be preserved for the benefit of future generations.

The archives team are looking for items like photographs of people’s daily lives; pictures of empty streets; pictures and recordings of the ‘Clap for Carers’ on Thursday evenings, or other thanks for NHS and key workers; pictures of rainbows in windows; or even diaries with notes about what people have been doing during the lockdown.

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Create A Piece Of Contemporary Artwork For Beverley’s Treasure House

Active East Riding Offers Lots Of Ideas For Under Fives And Families
April 28, 2020

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.

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Enjoy East Riding Museums Online During Lockdown

Enjoy East Riding Museums Online During Lockdown
April 20, 2020

East Riding Museums may be closed at the moment, but there are still ways to enjoy their unique and fascinating collections.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s new website, Active East Riding, launched last week with ideas for things people can do, learn from, and take part in whilst at home, and is highlighting Museums Online.

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The Treasure House In Beverley Acquires More Treasure

The Treasure House In Beverley Acquires More Treasure
March 31, 2020

East Riding Museums Service has recently acquired three small but significant additions to its archaeological collections, ranging in date from the Bronze Age to Tudor times.

A silver dress hook (used to fasten a tunic), decorated with beads of silver wire, was a metal detecting find at Wilberfoss in 2018.

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Support Event For East Riding Voluntary Youth Sector Groups

Support Event For East Riding Voluntary Youth Sector Groups
January 8, 2020

East Riding youth groups wanting support and advice with their Positive Activity Grant (PAG) applications are invited to attend a free open evening on Tuesday 21 January.

As the deadline approaches for this year’s applications, East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s youth and family support service (YFS) is holding the event in conjunction with the HEY Smile Foundation and the council’s external funding team.

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Beverley Art Gallery Has Added To Its Fred Elwell Collection

Beverley Art Gallery Has Added To Its Fred Elwell Collection
December 10, 2019

Beverley Art Gallery has acquired – and put on display – a painting by local artist Fred Elwell, which was purchased by the Friends of Beverley Art Gallery.

The painting is a black and white image, signed and dated 1896. This dates to the time that Elwell lived in Paris where he studied at Academie Julian, an independent school where lots of artists from all over the world studied at that time.

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Take Part In The Creative Families Award At East Riding Museums

Take Part In The Creative Families Award At East Riding Museums
November 11, 2019

Families and Early Years Foundation Stage groups can now take part in the Creative Families Award at any museum run by East Riding Museums.

Little creatives aged between one and four can take part in the Award during their visit to the museum, which could be Sewerby Hall and Gardens, Goole Museum, Skidby Mill, Beverley Guildhall, or also the Treasure House in Beverley.

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