Ferens Art Gallery
Having undergone a £5.1m renovation, Ferens Art Gallery re-opened to the public in 2017. As well as its collections, which include paintings, sculptures, European old masters, portraiture and modern British art, the gallery has acquired Pietro Lorenzetti's 14th century Christ Between Saint Paul and Saint Peter, Spencer Tunick's Sea of Hull commission and five of Francis Bacon's Screaming Popes.
Hull Bus Station and Hull Train Station are about ten minutes walk from the gallery. The nearest local bus stop is Monument Bridge on Carr Lane. There are a few pay and display car parks close by, and council car parks on Osbourne Street and Wilberforce Drive.
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Ferens: Hull’s Philanthropist
Thomas Robinson Ferens’ philanthropic gift to Hull was the creation of what has become one of the finest and most respected regional galleries in the UK. Following a £4.5m makeover the Ferens Art Gallery will reopen in January allowing visitors to enjoy the permanent collection in its newly refurbished setting. Ferens…
Francis Bacon: Nervous System
Five Francis Bacon masterpieces join the Ferens Art Gallery’s permanent collection redisplay. This includes one of Bacon’s most revered and highly recognised masterpieces, Head VI (1949), from the Arts Council Collection. A master of modern British art, Bacon’s series was inspired by Diego Velazquez’s 17th-century…