Ferens Art Gallery - Hull
Ferens Art Gallery is a family friendly accessible gallery in Hull. The gallery dislays a permanent collection showing art through the ages and including works by Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing.
Permanent collections include:
European Old Masters: including works from the 16th and 17th centuries
18th Century and Victorian & Edwardian.
Several of the galleries are employed to bring temporary exhibitions ensuring that the gallery always has something new and fresh for returning visitors.
A unique feature is the children's gallery, a multi sensory gallery employing touch sight and sound to engage young minds (and bodies). The gallery is a vibrant and stimulating area which aims to help children develop the skills to investigate art on many levels.
Ferens Gallery Opening Time & Prices
Admission is FREE
Monday to Saturday
10am - 5pm
1.30 - 4.30pm
- Gift Shop
- La Loggia Cafe
For wheelchair users the Ferens Art Gallery can be accessed via a ramp, lifts are available to the first floor galleries.
Disabled toilets are available
Baby change facilities are available
JORDY (Joint Optical Reflective Display) viewer is available for use by visually impaired visitors.
Guide dogs are welcome
The children's gallery uses a multi-sensory approach, combining sight, sound and touch.
A sensory tour can be organised for groups.
Ferens Art Gallery Contact Details
Ferens Art Gallery
Hull City Council
Queen Victoria Square
Tel: 1482 300300
Website: Ferens Art Gallery
Events at Ferens
Every Tuesday, 10am-11.30am
Venue: Ferens Art Gallery
For mini artists, explore texture, light, shape and colour each week through toys, song, materials and movement. Suitable for children aged 5 and under. Free, Drop in
Offshore: Artists Explore the Sea
Saturday 1 April - Monday 28 August
Artists John Akomfrah, Tacita Dean, China Mieville, Martin Parr and Marielle Neudecker feature in a new exhibition of internationally renowned artists, writers, scientists and filmakers curated by Invisible Dust.
Exploring sea-related themes, including monster myths, local fishing communities, Hull's role as a maritime city and the implications of climate change, Offshore includes ambitious new art commmissions that relate to the museums' collections.