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LGBTQ+ Diary Blog 4 – Pride In Our City

As part of improving our representation of LGBTQ+ narratives at Hull Museums, we wanted to ensure we were able to …

LGBTQ+ Diary Blog 4 – Pride In Our City
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Modern and Contemporary Gallery Curated by Future Ferens

In November and December 2019, five members of the Future Ferens worked with Ferens to curate a new display of …

Modern and Contemporary Gallery Curated by Future Ferens
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The Islamic Art Project: doing something that works for the community

In my last post I said that I’d shown the range of our Islamic Art collection and consulted with the …

The Islamic Art Project: doing something that works for the community
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LGBTQ+ Diary Blog 3 – Researching our Collections

This week we had our first LGBTQ+ Awareness training with Yorkshire MESMAC – and it went great! Hull Museums staff …

LGBTQ+ Diary Blog 3 – Researching our Collections
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The Islamic Art Project: Developing a Project

Taking everything I’d learnt over the past year (2018-19 – see my previous post! http://humbermuseums.com/islamic-art-project-beginning-diary/ the time was right to …

The Islamic Art Project: Developing a Project
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LGBTQ+ Diary Blog 2 – Internal Staff Training

Before the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in a lockdown meaning that we all had to work from home, we were planning …

LGBTQ+ Diary Blog 2 – Internal Staff Training
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Natasha Monfared – Artist Interview

Natasha Monfared is a Hull-based artist who draws inspiration from her Iranian heritage, using her work to address issues facing …

Natasha Monfared – Artist Interview
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2020 Open – BBC Radio Humberside Interviews

To celebrate the launch of our digital 2020 Open exhibition we have been taking a look (and listen) back to …

2020 Open – BBC Radio Humberside Interviews
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Douglas Gray – Artist Interview

Douglas Gray is a painter who specialises in figurative works and bustling city scenes. Gray brings life to his paintings …

Douglas Gray – Artist Interview
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Yusi Ding – Artist Interview

Yusi Ding is a painter whose work explores emotion and emptiness. Ding’s works Onement and Monument/Elegy #1 were both exhibited …

Yusi Ding – Artist Interview
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Karim Skalli – Artist Interview

Karim Skalli is a photographer whose work challenges perceptions of everyday spaces and the banal. Skalli explores his own identity …

Karim Skalli – Artist Interview
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Paige Graham-Buckle – Artist Interview

My name is Paige Graham-Buckle. I am an artist both from the North and currently working in the North of …

Paige Graham-Buckle – Artist Interview
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A New Chapter for LGBTQ+ Histories at Hull Museums

The Hull Museums and Ferens Art Gallery collections hold many amazing objects, some of which tell the wonderful stories of …

A New Chapter for LGBTQ+ Histories at Hull Museums
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The Islamic Art Project – the beginning of a diary

In October 2019 the Islamic Art Project started. It didn’t start with a big fanfare (projects rarely do!), instead it …

The Islamic Art Project  – the beginning of a diary
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Capturing Lockdown Diary 2

My name is Simon Braithwaite and I’m the Assistant Curator Registrar for Hull Museums. Along with my colleague Caroline Rhodes, …

Capturing Lockdown Diary 2
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Capturing Lockdown Diary 1

My name is Simon Braithwaite and I’m the Assistant Curator Registrar for Hull Museums. My job normally involves overseeing and …

Capturing Lockdown Diary 1
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Hull Fair project diary blog no. 2

Hello! I’m Jocelyn, a Research and Documentation Assistant at Hull Museums and the project lead on the Hull Fair project. …

Hull Fair project diary blog no. 2
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Hull Fair project diary blog no. 1

Hull Fair project diary blog no. 1 Hello! I’m Jocelyn, a Research and Documentation Assistant at Hull Museums and the …

Hull Fair project diary blog no. 1
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Potty about archaeology

Discover pottery through the ages at Hull and East Riding Museum. Explore all things ceramic with live historic pottery demonstrations …

Potty about archaeology
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‘Any Old Rag Bone’ Exhibition

To this day, horse and carts collecting scrap metal are a regular sight on the streets of Hull.   The …

‘Any Old Rag Bone’ Exhibition
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Inclesmoor Map Embroidery Project

Do you enjoy sewing or embroidery? Do you like getting together with like-minded people? Goole Museum needs you to come …

Inclesmoor Map Embroidery Project
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The Driffield Show 2018

The East Riding Museums stand at Driffield Show had leaflets, both promoting the service in general and specifically advertising particular …

The Driffield Show 2018
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53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year

ABOUT WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR The 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition features 100 incredible and diverse images …

53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year
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Family Activities Summer 2018

This summer, we have a variety of activities and events to keep kids of all ages entertained during the holidays. …

Family Activities Summer 2018
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Sandra Kerr Talk

Sandra Kerr, musician, singer, writer, and the creator of the evocative music from Bagpuss will give an illustrated talk about …

Sandra Kerr Talk
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Maritime Concert

Join us at the Maritime Museum for an afternoon of music as top local folk acts tell the stories of …

Maritime Concert
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Enduring Eye: the Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley

The Enduring Eye presents Frank Hurley’s photographs of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) undertaken by renowned explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton …

Enduring Eye: the Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley
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FREEDOM TO EXPLORE – Engaging Under 5’s in Museums and Heritage Spaces

This free conference, produced by the Humber Museums Partnership and supported by Arts Council England, will explore how Under 5s …

FREEDOM TO EXPLORE – Engaging Under 5’s in Museums and Heritage Spaces
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The Iron Age Wolds – Gallery Talk

Based in the Celtic World Gallery, join our curators as we explore the Iron Age collections. Get an insight into …

The Iron Age Wolds – Gallery Talk
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Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City

Hull City Council has today revealed the vision and ambition behind a £27.5m plan to celebrate the city’s maritime heritage …

Hull: Yorkshire’s Maritime City

Still time to book on this great free digital symposium running Thursday and Friday! Convened by @DanNouveau & with… t.co/MCdD1jD9Sd

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