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The Wild Escape workshop announcement – Stop motion animation for beginners

March 22, 2023
Friday 14th April, 10am-1pm   Museum of Lincolnshire Life  Have you always wanted to have a go at animating your own movie? Well now you can learn the basics of stop motion with Investigate Learning team animator Hannah, who has animated our museum Rusti the squirrel! .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; }...
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Fantastic Earth Day event

March 7, 2023
We are busy planning this fantastic Earth Day event so join us at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life for a great day! There will be… Information stalls supporting the environment and loads of ideas about sustainability Demonstrations in wood turning and hedge laying Dancing and music Pottery sessions Creative arts collage and crafts. Edible flower planting – make your own plant pot! Rusti the...
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We are part of the Wild Escape project

January 24, 2023
Fantastic news! The Investigate Learning team are excited to be part of the Wild Escape project this year. We will be hosting school groups, community groups, family events and an Earth Day extravaganza at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life. Watch this space for more information as we release our events!! The Wild Escape is a major new project led by Art Fund uniting hundreds of museums with...
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Sandford Award for Investigate Lincoln Castle!

November 2, 2022
Great news! We’re excited to announce that the Lincoln Castle Investigate Learning team have received the Sandford Award for heritage learning!! For each of the assessment categories, we received the highest score, which is great news for our enthusiastic learning team. We’re so pleased to share this amazing site with our learning visitors. Sandford Award Lead Assessor wrote: Lincoln Castle...
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The Power of the Sun Animation

October 31, 2022
We are excited to launch our new Fusion energy animation and are lucky to have Hannah Brown as a member of our learning team. Her animation brings to life this current environmental topic and encourages us to ponder both the past and the future! We even have a Tokamak physicist speaking on the film – very inspiring! We are linking to our prehistoric gold artefacts on site and from November...
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Prehistory workshops shine bright this autumn!

August 15, 2022
The team are busily taking bookings for all our offers and will be introducing a special prehistory workshop day for Key Stage 1 & 2 in the Autumn. We are excited to be linking new sessions to the fantastic visiting exhibition Gathering light: A Bronze golden sun – a British Museum Spotlight Loan. It will feature this 3000 year old extraordinary Shropshire Sun Pendant. Glittering...
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Hidden Lindum Colonia – Visit Posterngate

July 11, 2022
We are excited to include a visit to Posterngate within our new Hidden Lindum Colonia project. The project will eventually showcase twelve sites of Roman Lincoln and form a digital and real tour of the city. The Posterngate site was uncovered during excavations in the 1970s. It was a gateway that gave access to Roman Lincoln from the river. It is widely thought that the route was used by...
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Get creative this summer!

May 30, 2022
Join 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...
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Our patch of earth project

January 11, 2022
The 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...
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Have an Usher Gallery exhibition in your school!

December 9, 2021
That’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...
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