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Artists John Akomfrah, Tacita Dean, China Miéville, Martin Parr and Mariele Neudecker feature in a new exhibition of internationally renowned artists, writers, scientists and filmmakers curated by Invisible Dust. This exhibition takes place at both the Ferens Art Gallery and Maritime Museum.

Exploring sea-related themes, including monster myths, local fishing communities, Hull’s role as a maritime city and the implications of climate change, Offshore includes ambitious new art commissions that relate to the museums’ collections.

The associated symposium Sounding the Sea takes place at the University of Hull, Ferens Art Gallery and Hull Maritime Museum on 15-16 June.

Please note, the Ferens Art Gallery and Maritime Museum opening times are:

Monday-Wednesday: 10am-5pm
Thursday: 10am-7.30pm
Friday-Saturday:  10am-5pm
Sunday: 11am-4.30pm

Last entry is 30 mins before closing time

Event Type

  • Family Friendly


All ages


Queen Victoria Square
01482 300 300


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Venue Access

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Baby Changing
  • Hearing Loop
  • Level Access
  • Wheelchair Access

Opening times

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 11am - 4.30pm

Creative Credits

Offshore is independently funded by the Wellcome Trust and Arts Council England.