Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2022, Ferens Art Gallery & Humber Street Gallery

23 September 2022 - 27 November 2022

New Contemporaries' annual exhibition of emerging and early career artists launches in Hull at Ferens Art Gallery and Humber Street Gallery. The hotly anticipated 2022 exhibition includes artists selected through an open submission by internationally renowned artists James Richards, Veronica Ryan and Zadie Xa.

Ferens Art Gallery

Ferens Art Gallery 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, Frederic Lord Leighton, Stanley Spencer, Helen Chadwick and Gillian Wearing.

Gifted to the city by local philanthropist Thomas Robinson Ferens in 1927, the gallery and its collection is a jewel in Hull’s civic crown. With a regular programme of changing exhibitions and events, there’s always something new to explore. Admission to the Ferens Art Gallery is free.

Humber Street Gallery

Humber Street Gallery is an Absolutely Cultured project. Initiated as a pop-up within the UK City of Culture

2017 programme, Humber Street Gallery launched as a contemporary art space in the heart of the city’s cultural quarter, the Fruit Market. Housed in a former fruit warehouse the gallery is open to everyone to experience, for free exhibitions and a variety of events through animated, innovative and accessible formats.

Set across two floors, the transformational venue has two gallery rooms – Space 1 and Space 2. The gallery features a café bar offering a range of coffees and alcoholic drinks as well as the bookable exclusive roof top space with unparalleled views of the Humber.

Humber Street Gallery’s programme is underpinned by a series of talks, performances, screenings and workshops that nourish and support audiences to engage directly with creative practices through participation and discussion.

Events, learning and engagement activity run alongside each exhibition and project.


Ferens Art Gallery

Queen Victoria Square, Carr Ln



United Kingdom

Humber Street Gallery

64 Humber St



United Kingdom

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