The Fishing Heritage Centre has two exhibition galleries, Muriel Barker Gallery and the Cafe Gallery.
On March 5th 2013, the museum was honoured to have been visited by HRH Duchess of Cambridge. Select the following link below for video of the visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/FishingHeritage
The museum hosts temporary exhibitions ranging from a mixture of travelling shows and exhibitions created from the Museum Service’s own collections and works by local artists and organisations.
30th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
Local Artist who paints a variety of scenes of bygone Grimsby.
Kevin Atkins & Sam Delaney
6th January – 1st March 2015
Local artists known for their involvement with the Creative Start community group. Both artists work in many mediums but specialise in pop art.
3rd March – 31st May 2015
Local artist who paints a variety of subjects related to the coast and the fishing industry.
Murial Barker Gallery
Due to essential heating maintenance the Murial Barker Gallery will be closed on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th November and re-open on Friday 21st November.
We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.
ELEVEN ELEVEN ELEVEN
November 11th 2014 – January 4th 2015
The fifteenth and final exhibition as part of the current 'Unlocking the Collection' series.
The exhibition is to reflect on the impact of war on the people of Grimsby and the surrounding areas, as well as the dangerous task of minesweeping and anti-submarine work that took place from the port in both World Wars.
Perseverance: A Celebration of 100 Years Afloat
Terry Clarke until 4th January 2015
To celebrate the birthday of one of our vessels the Perseverance, local artist Terry Clarke has created a series of artworks and sketches marking her 100th year. The Perserverance was built in 1914 and spent many years working as a shrimping vessels before being sold to Great Grimsby Council in 1987 for restoration and exhibition in the Fishing Heritage Centre. Terry’s artwork is on display in the foyer at atrium at the Heritage Centre.
Winter - 1st November to 31st March
Tuesday to Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm (closed Monday)
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm (including Bank Holidays)
Summer - 1st April to 31st October
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00am - 5:00pm (Closed Mondays)
Bank holiday Mondays open 10:00am - 5:00pm
Last admission into the Galleries is one hour prior to closing time.
For more details about exhibitions contact Rachel McWilliam on 01472 323004 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The galleries are also available to rent for exhibitions. Please contact Rachel McWilliam on 01472 323004 or email@example.com