Ferens BSL Interpreted Events

There are some BSL-interpreted events coming up at Ferens Art Gallery. Some you need to book for and others are just drop-in. We hope to see you there.

Canaletto and Views of Venice in the Royal Collection – afternoon lecture

Tues 7 November, 2-3pm

Ferens Studio

Standard ticket: (talk only) – £5

Cream tea and talk ticket – £12 – Cream tea includes a scone with jam and cream, and either a pot of tea or an Americano served in the Ferens café (3pm-4pm)   

Join us for an afternoon lecture with Dr Amy Parrish, Assistant Curator at the Royal Collection Trust.

Amy will talk about the two paintings by Canaletto on display at Ferens Art Gallery, which show different experiences along the same stretch of the Grand Canal, painted about a decade apart. She will also highlight the Royal Collection’s paintings and drawings by Canaletto.

Booking required: Canaletto and Views of Venice in the Royal Collection – Hull Museums and Galleries

Canaletto 10-minute Talk

Thursday 18 January 2024, 2pm, Free Drop-in

Join Claire Longrigg, Exhibitions Officer who will give an introduction to the current Canaletto exhibition.  

Artist in Residence Events

In Conversation: Flooding and Theatre, Hull and Venice

Thursday 30 November, 2-3pm

Gallery 7, Free Drop-in

Ferens artist in residence Anna Brass and Dr Stewart Mottram, University of Hull will discuss similarities between flood risks in Venice and Hull. They will also discuss Edward Henry Corbould’s painting Noah, A Mystery which features in the City of Water exhibition and the new work Anna has made in response to the Canaletto paintings in the exhibition Two paintings, one perspective.

Celestial City in a Tupperware

Thursday 14 December, 2-3pm

Ferens Studio, Free Drop-in

Ferens artist in residence Anna Brass will talk about her work and her recent project ‘Haukebodde Hacoud Hacwod Aukud’, a quasi-science fiction film set in the 14th century. The film was made with a cast of non-actors with Anna’s sculptures, backdrops and makeshift constructions.

Ferens Art Gallery

Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln, Hull HU1 3RA

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