Discover more about art in the time of Queen Victoria in a lunchtime lecture linked to the Masterpieces in Focus from the Royal Collection: Ludwig Grüner, Jewel-Cabinet, 1851 exhibition. Hear about the role of the Victorian Artist, fashions of the time and the Pre-Raphaelites.
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.