This exclusive evening at ferens Art Gallery, includes Professor Joann’s talk (with time for Q&A), a complimentary drink on arrival accompanied by live piano music from Rob Law and exclusive access to the British Museum Touring Exhibition Egyptian hieroglyphs: unlock the mystery and Tutankhamun: 100 years of discovery. This event also includes a book purchase and signing opportunity.
With a wealth of evidence for the lives of women in ancient Egypt, from hardworking housewives to female pharaohs, much of what we know about Egypt’s past was discovered by female archaeologists, some of whom came from Yorkshire.
So Jo will look at women in ancient Egypt as well as their pioneering modern counterparts who created so much of modern Egyptology.
There will also be opportunity for book purchase and signing.
The Ferens has a magnificent collection of paintings and sculptures, including works by European Old Masters, portraiture, marine painting, and modern and contemporary British art. Highlights include masterpieces by Lorenzetti, Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Frederick Leighton, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing. With a regular programme of events, guided tours and changing exhibitions, there’s always something new to explore. You can also enjoy refreshments in our popular cafe, Venue Hull.