Queen Victoria was famed for wearing black mourning clothes for 40 years following the death of her husband, Prince Albert.
Join our short talk to learn more about the Victorian dresses in the Queen Victoria Exhibition.
Ferens Art Gallery: Free, drop in.
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.