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From Dürer to Degas, Michelangelo to Matisse, Rembrandt to Riley – Lines of Thought uncovers the genius behind the drawings of some of art’s most prominent masters.

The greatest gathering of artistic talent ever seen in Hull, in one exhibition. From Dürer to Degas, Michelangelo to Matisse, Rembrandt to Riley, this exhibition examines the process and practice of drawing, illustrated by a selection of work created over 500 years. Lines of thought uncovers the genius behind the drawings of some of art’s most prominent masters giving us fresh insight into the creative impulse of some of the world’s greatest artists.

Opening hours

Free admission, but donations are welcome. For group bookings, please contact M.LewsleyStier@hull.ac.uk.

Tickets are valid for entry all day – you do not book an individual slot.







Please note that the exhibition might sometimes be closed to the public for teaching and learning events. Please check the website for updates before making the journey.

The exhibition will not be open during the following timeslots

Monday 16 January – open from 4pm
Tuesday 17 January – open from 4pm
Wednesday 18 January – open from 4pm
Tuesday 24 January – open from 1pm
Wednesday 25 January 2017 – closed from 6pm
Monday 6 February 2017 – open from 12 noon – 5pm

15 Feb – restricted access between 10.00 – 11.30am

University campus: directions and car parking

If you wish to attend the exhibition on a weekday between 10:00am – 6:00pm, we suggest using public transport as there will no car parking available on site. Car parking will be available after 6:00pm or on weekends.


University of Hull
Cottingham Road
01482 465683


If you have purchased a ticket for an event/activity at this venue through hull2017.co.uk, please do not contact the venue direct with enquiries for that purchase as they will be unable to help.

Venue Access

  • Accessible Information Points
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Blue-Badge Parking
  • Hearing Loop
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 24 hours
Tuesday 24 hours
Wednesday 24 hours
Thursday 24 hours
Friday 24 hours
Saturday 24 hours
Sunday 24 hours

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