Join Paula Gentil, Curator of Archaeology, to hear some of the stories behind Hull’s Egyptology collections. This 10-minute gallery talk will focus on the 4000-year-old boat model, complete with a crew of rowers, found at Beni Hasan in Egypt in 1903.
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.