Exhibitions

Exhibitions

2020 Open Exhibition

Ferens Art Gallery

Until 26 April 2020

The annual Open Exhibition at the Ferens Art Gallery has celebrated the creativity of local amateur and professional artists since 1967. Each year the Open Exhibition provides an exciting opportunity for artists to display and sell artwork. This year’s exhibition will be selected by Graham Dean, Visual Artist, Angela Kingston, Freelance Curator, and Kenn Taylor, Creative Director, Artlink, Hull. Visitors can expect to see a fascinating array of artwork including impressive paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, and textiles, most of which will be for sale.

This exhibition is sponsored by the Friends of the Ferens and BSB Architecture.

Free entry.

Masterpieces in Focus from the Royal Collection: Ludwig Grüner, Jewel-Cabinet, 1851

Ferens Art Gallery

4 April - 5 July 2020

An ongoing partnership with Royal Collection Trust brings a Victorian masterpiece by Ludwig Grüner to Hull for the first time, generously lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection.

Queen Victoria’s Jewel-Cabinet was commissioned as a gift by Prince Albert and was an important exhibit at the nation’s Great Exhibition of 1851.


Grüner’s cabinet will be the centerpiece of a new exhibition. Accompanying the masterpiece will be highlights from the Ferens Art Gallery’s Victorian permanent collection.


Ludwig Grüner’s Jewel-Cabinet marks the fourth of five exceptional works of art from the Royal Collection to go on display at the Ferens between 2017 and 2021, as part of Masterpieces in Focus from the Royal Collection.

Free entry.

Brick by Brick - International LEGO® Brick Art 

Ferens Art Gallery

16 May - 13 September 2020

This family friendly exhibition brings together work by international artists, designers and photographers who use LEGO® bricks as their medium or inspiration. The exhibition includes a range of stunning 2D and 3D work. Using this simple plastic construction block as their starting point, each artist has created striking, thought provoking and often humorous artworks which will appeal to art enthusiasts and LEGO® fans alike.
 
Brick by Brick is a 20-21 Visual Arts Centre Touring Exhibition.
 
LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorise, endorse or otherwise support this exhibition or related events. The LEGO Group does not accept any responsibility for any unforeseen outcomes linked to this exhibition or related events.

Free entry.