Get creative this summer!
May 30, 2022by Chris Schubert0 commentsJoin us this summer across the sites for a variety of crafts, creative arts and you can even choose to do your Arts Award Discover mini qualification. On each of the Get Creative days there will be something different to do linked to the exhibitions and sites e.g. Microworlds exhibition at The Collection and the Our Patch of Earth project at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life! Crafts £3 Arts...Read More
Our patch of earth project
January 11, 2022by Chris Schubert0 commentsThe Our Patch of Earth Exhibition and Creative Arts Garden project is underway and has been very exciting this year. Artist in Residence, Esteban Peña Parga, explored our relationship with the natural environment with his focus on native wildflowers for the Gatehouse Gallery exhibition. Pop along and see it until 30 August 2022. Using innovative painting and drawing techniques, as well as...Read More
Have an Usher Gallery exhibition in your school!
December 9, 2021by Chris Schubert0 commentsThat’s what Waddington All Saints Primary have just done! Wow what a response from the pupils! Using our new Creative Arts kits they set up their own art studio. What an impression it made. The pupils absolutely loved it and told us it felt like they were in a real gallery and they can’t wait to visit us at the Usher. It was great to hear how they had linked the art works to their...Read More
Our new Patch of Earth Investigate Learning project
September 6, 2021by Chris Schubert0 commentsThe Our Patch of Earth project has had a wonderful start at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life and the exhibition will now continue until the end of August. Our Victorian ‘secret garden’ plans are moving ahead and we have had visitors busy planting as part of schools workshops and holiday events! Great stuff. The themes of the project are linked to environmental responsibility, wellbeing and...Read More
Autumn is coming – and so are our workshops
September 2, 2021by Chris Schubert0 commentsWe are looking forward to welcoming you back for our workshops across the sites this autumn. Demand has been very high and we have reviewed our capacity and learning spaces. Access for some of our offers will be limited until next year so please check with us with regard to topic availability. In particular we are unable to offer Egyptians and Greeks at The Collection Museum and the Castle...Read More
Sandford Award success for Investigate
August 9, 2021by Chris Schubert0 commentsWe are delighted to have been awarded the Sandford Award for the Investigate Learning team at The Collection Museum and Usher Gallery. Feedback from lead judge, Nina Sprigge: “The Collection provides engaging interactive learning experiences, both on-site and digitally. The knowledgeable Learning team is enthusiastic about sharing the significance of the local archaeological...Read More
Shared voices in Learning and Exhibitions
August 6, 2021by Chris Schubert0 commentsWelcome to our finale of our Battle of Britain Exhibition Learning Project. Our new film showcases the collaborative work to bring to life the art works from the Imperial War Museum and our own collection. The Creative Collective of young people have been at the heart of this creative response which has been fantastic. How they approached the challenges has been inspirational....Read More