What does 2017 have in store in terms of conferences and events, exhibitions, art fairs and festivals? We take a month-by-month look at what the year has to offer – and we’ll be adding new events for later in the year as they’re confirmed.
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The year-long cultural celebration will include the Turner Prize being hosted at the newly refurbished Ferens Art Gallery, plus specially commissioned public artworks and the opening of a new contemporary art space.
As many of the city’s artists bemoan their exclusion from next year’s UK City of Culture celebrations, Hull-based painter Paul Collinson looks beyond the 2017 spectacle and asks what the legacy will be for those living and working there.
Hull-based artists, musicians, writers and theatre makers have expressed concern that their community will be under-represented after receiving a host of funding rejections from Hull City of Culture.
As City of Culture 2017 approaches, Hull’s longest-running artist-led gallery leaves its premises of 19 years to make way for new £36 million music and conference venue.
Ferens Art Gallery to host annual prize as part of UK City of Culture.
City to receive extra funds to help with its ambition to stage the 2017 Turner Prize.
As Hull is announced Capital of Culture 2017, Pippa Koszerek takes a look at the burgeoning artist-led activity harboured by this unique and geographically isolated city.
As Hull celebrates becoming the 2017 UK City of Culture, Dave O’Brien, originally writing for The Conversation website, cautions against focusing on short-term economic benefits when what’s needed is a long-term cultural strategy.