Absolutely Cultured is a cultural development organisation passionate about the ability that arts and culture have to be a vehicle for change.
Here are our current projects taking place across our three strands; Programming & Curating, Social Action and Talent Development & Learning.
Installation view. HSG Open Call - Season Two. Courtesy of Humber Street Gallery and the artist, 2021. © Jules Lister
HSG Open Call invites artists, printmakers and designers to submit pre-existing limited editions and original artworks to be displayed for free on the walls outside of our Humber Street Gallery spaces.
Yoga @ Humber Street Gallery. Creative Hull, 2021. Courtesy of Absolutely Cultured © James Mulkeen
Humber Street Gallery’s weekly yoga classes offer a unique setting to practice - it's a yoga studio like no other!
Awakening Ceremony, Kara Chin. Courtesy of the artist, 2021. © Kara Chin
For her most ambitious solo exhibition to date, artist Kara Chin will transform Humber Street Gallery into a ‘blue screen’ studio, where sculptures resemble props from a CGI movie set.
Ashley Holmes, Distend 2021 © Peter Martin. A Yorkshire Sculpture International commission in partnership with Leeds Art Gallery
Trust Melody is an ambitious new installation made up of audio, textiles, sculpture and moving image works.
© Kat Griffin
Join us for a 90-minute immersive sound bath in the unique setting of Humber Street Gallery with sound healing specialist, Kat Griffin.
Model City, 2020. Absolutely Cultured © Tom Arran
Join us for this online conversation where we discuss the ins and outs of working with young people.
Thursday Lates: Otis Mensah & G, 2021. Courtesy of Humber Street Gallery © Studio Blue Creative
One Thursday a month, Humber Street Gallery is showcasing new commissions relating to the themes of exhibitions on display in Space 1 and 2.
Annabel Streeton at Middle Child © Anete Sooda
A special extended Thursday Lates over three nights, Middle Child will present Out Loud - a scratch night for writers in Hull.
Kristin McGuire © Studio McGuire / Nikki Rummer © Camilla Greenwell
Absolutely Cultured is proud to present a double bill of physical performance in partnership with the University of Hull.
© Absolutely Cultured
Local artist Dom Heffer has been working in residency with young people to explore contemporary art.
Fruit Factory Network site visit to Bloc Projects, Sheffield © Absolutely Cultured
INTER_CHANGE is a new 12-month programme supporting local creatives at the start of their careers and across all artforms, offering professional assistance and guidance.
Imagination Alley, Absolutely Cultured © Tom Arran
One of our social action sites, and an ongoing project working with local residents and artists. Currently the area features a 120 metre-long mural by Andy Pea, and drop-in creative sessions are held fortnightly on Saturdays, 10am-12pm at Gipsyville Library.
Peel Street Park Mural, Lydia Caprani. Absolutely Cultured © Gerry Smyth
One of our social action sites, and an ongoing project working with local residents and artists. Currently it features artwork by Sergej Komkov and a mural by Lydia Caprani.
Dead Bod, originally painted on a shed at Alexandra Dock in the 1960s, was a familiar sight for sailors and trawler-men sailing to and from Hull.
Model City workshop, Absolutely Cultured © Thomas Arran
Fun and family-friendly activities inspired by our past, present and future projects.