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Ferens Art Gallery

| Queen Victoria Square, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3RA, England
+44 1482 300300
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Wow!!!!!! This was the highlight of my day!!! Brilliant exhibitions. Awesome staff, friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Light, airy, and easy to move between rooms to see different exhibits. Free Entry. Good variety of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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THE FERENS ART GALLERY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR MAJOR REFURBISHMENT AND WILL REOPEN EARLY 2017. Opened in 1927, the award winning Ferens Art Gallery combines internationally renowned permanent collections with a thriving programme of temporary exhibitions. We also run a lively education and events programme that includes tours, talks and art workshops. The gallery's first-class permanent collection of paintings and sculpture spans the medieval period to the present day. These include European Old Masters, particularly Dutch and Flemish, portraiture, marine paintings, modern and contemporary British art, including video. Highlights include masterpieces by Frans Hals, Antonio Canaletto, Stanley Spencer, David Hockney, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Queen Victoria Square, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3RA, England
+44 1482 300300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!!!!!! This was the highlight of my day!!! Brilliant exhibitions. Awesome staff, friendly environment. Easily accessible from the bus.

Thank Chesthetraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Light, airy, and easy to move between rooms to see different exhibits. Free Entry. Good variety of art on display. Would definitely visit again and hopefully spend more time appreciating the different art forms.

Thank lizziedripping520
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I realy enjoy visiting Ferens Art Gallery since the amount of paintings are a great wonder to see and visit. It is great to visit the choice of artifacts and antiquities to view and see.

Thank trixie15dusty1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good gallery with enjoyable and wide-ranging collection. Free entry. Good coffee bar & cafeteria at rear.

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting gallery which includes a Rembrandt which is breathtaking. They have a "skin" section which includes nudity but is very thought provoking. All in all worthwhile

Thank Dave O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great things to see in this gallery - especially Muecks exhibits. Also enjoyed Francis Bacons paintings.

Thank snappy6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had hoped to see some David Hockney paintings but there was only one from his student days. The current exhibition, Skin, was very good with work by Freud, Mueck & Tunick. Explanations of the artists' work were clear and the 8 minute film of...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last time I visited Ferens was in my teens, I am now in my sixties. My wife and I spent a very interesting and enjoyable half day here.The only reasson we didn't spend longer was we were pushed for time.

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to three rooms for the "Skins" exhibition. Fantastic! Freud, Mueck, Tunick all together. Totally free and very thought-provoking.

Thank heidiandiain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit to this gallery. Well laid out and some interesting works. Lucky enough to see the exhibits entitled Skin which involved sculpture and photographs and a short video. Don't miss it and it is free.

Thank Suzric18
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David H
April 22, 2017|
Response from JADxx |
It's open 10am-5pm Mon to Sat with late opening until 7.30pm on Thursday. On Sunday it's open from 11am-4.30pm.
April 21, 2017|
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Response from Milanoman2810 | Reviewed this property |
I think this is well covered at the gallery