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The Art Club – Every Monday - Hull

Event Starts: 9th October 2017

Event Ends: 18th December 2017

Join Artist Bill Brown for this weekly informal art workshop in the beautiful setting of Wilberforce House Museum. Participants will have the opportunity to learn new tricks and tips whilst working on their own project each week.   £4 per person, payable on the day – (participants must provide their …

Ferens: Hull’s Philanthropist - Hull

Event Starts: 13th January 2017

Event Ends: 31st December 2017

Thomas Robinson Ferens’ philanthropic gift to Hull was the creation of what has become one of the finest and most respected regional galleries in the UK.   Following a £4.5m makeover the Ferens Art Gallery will reopen in January allowing visitors to enjoy the permanent collection in its newly refurbished …

Transport Tots – (Term time only) - Hull

Event Starts: 23rd September 2016

Event Ends: 31st December 2017

Every Monday, 10am-11.30am (Term time only) For all those Under 5s with cars, trains and planes on the brain! All your Transport Tots favourites (free play with toys, books, puzzles and baby corner) plus a welcome song, craft activity, story and opportunity to explore on our transport theme of the …

Object Handling - Hull

Event Starts: 23rd September 2016

Event Ends: 31st December 2017

Every Thursday, 12.30pm-2.30pm Look out for the hands on desk where our volunteers will help you investigate objects from our handling collection. The topic this summer is whaling. Objects include a massive vertebra from a whale’s back bone and a harpoon used by Hull whaling men. Suitable for all ages.

Turner and the Whale - Hull

Event Starts: 7th October 2017

Event Ends: 7th January 2018

An exhibition that unites Hull’s own whaling collections with works from JMW Turner, Turner & The Whale offers unique insight into Hull’s finest artists and the artistic mind of one of the art world’s most revered landscape painters.   On loan from the Tate’s national collection, Turner’s three rare whaling scenes and one …

Junior Open Exhibition - Hull

Event Starts: 25th November 2017

Event Ends: 21st January 2018

The Junior Open exhibition is an annual exhibition of artwork produced by local children age 15 and under. This year we received over 190 artworks from individuals and nine school groups. A broad range of works including drawings, paintings, collages, and print making – some inspired by Hull’s year as UK …

Humber Estuary: Changing Views - East Riding

Event Starts: 16th December 2017

Event Ends: 17th February 2018

Saturday 16 December 2017 – Saturday 17 February 2018 The Humber Estuary, along with its canals and tributaries, has inspired artists for centuries. The exhibition features painted landscapes, riverscapes and industrial views, alongside specially commissioned film footage from the Yorkshire Film Archive. Oral history recordings tell stories of life on …

A history of scandals and catastrophes - East Riding

Event Starts: 24th November 2017

Event Ends: 16th March 2018

From 24 November 2017 to 16 March 2018 the exhibition at Beverley Guildhall will be “It all happened in Beverley!  “A history of scandals and catastrophes”. There will also be an extra open day for the Beverley Festival of Christmas on 10 December from 10am to 3pm. There will be …