2024 Open Exhibition

Open Friday 28 June - Sunday 22 September

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Step inside 700 years of art and imagination from all across the world

From late medieval painting to modern art, discover one of the UK’s finest art collections here in the heart of Hull.

Join us on a journey through painting, sculpture and new media. With highlights from Lorenzetti, Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Frederic Lord Leighton, Stanley Spencer, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing.

Whatever your taste, there’s something for everyone at the Ferens.

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Discover our latest events and exhibitions.




Find out more about our galleries and collections.



Visitor info and access guides to help you plan your visit.



Get involved

Explore what we offer for local schools and learners.


From museum trails to mini masterpieces, we have lots of fun family activities for you to enjoy.


Discover ways to get creative, meet new friends and flex your art skills with Ferens.


Find out more about our opportunities for local artists and creatives.

A hundred years of history

Discover how the Ferens Art Gallery came to be.

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday, 10am–4.30pm
Sunday, 11am–4pm

Last admission: 30 minutes before closing.

The café closes an hour before the museum.

We open on bank holidays (except Good Friday). 
We’re closed 24–28 December and 1 January.

Free admission

Find us

Ferens Art Gallery
Queen Victoria Square
Carr Lane


Baby change
Gift shop
Toilets (including accessible toilets)
Venue hire
Wheelchair hire
Access info and guides

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For gallery discounts, special events and regular updates – why not join our special membership scheme?

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Like what we do? There are plenty of ways you can support your local museums and help bring world-class cultural experiences to Hull for years to come.

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Make a donation

Help us tell the unique story of Hull and its heritage. Your generous support could help save and interpret significant museum artefacts. With your support we can fund new acquisitions and undertake critical conservation work. As well as increase access.

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