We are a charity, run by volunteers to raise funds and provide support for The Collection Museum, The Usher Gallery and the Museum of Lincolnshire Life. The Friends of Lincoln Museum & Art Gallery subscribe to theBritish Association of Friends of Museums (BAfM).
Registered Charity No.507636
The Collection: The archaeological collection covers 300,000 years of history from the earliest inhabitants of Lincolnshire to the Eighteenth Century. Some highlights of the collections are prehistoric finds from the River Witham, treasures from Anglo-Saxon burials and finds from Lincoln's rich Roman, Viking and Medieval heritage.Acquisition of a Unique find by Lincolnshire Metal Detector for the Collection fully Funded by the Friends. The intact Roman Horse Brooch found at Leasingham and offered generously by the finder to the Collection at a valuation of £5000 has been funded by the Friends in celebration of their 50th year supporting The Lincoln Museums and Art Gallery.To find out more click hereThe Usher Gallery: A wide-ranging collection of fine and decorative art including paintings by Turner, Lowry, Stubbs, Reynolds, De Wint, Logsdail, Brannan, Bramley, Clausen, Hilton, Warrener, and by contemporary artists such as Grayson Perry, Edward Allington Terry Frost and Edmond De Waal. It also has the iconic portrait of Sir Joseph Banks by Benjamín West.The Gallery also houses James Usher’s notable collection of watches and fine collections of clocks and 18th century Derby porcelain. The Museum of Lincolnshire Life: A rich social history collection which reflects the culture of Lincolnshire and its people from 1750 to the present day. The collection of agricultural and industrial machinery, including a WW1 tank, display the contribution Lincolnshire’s engineering industries made to the County’s prosperity. The museum of the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment is also housed here-oOo-