Attraction in Lincoln
The Usher Gallery was founded in 1927 following the bequest of an outstanding collection of decorative art including clocks, watches, porcelain, enamels, miniatures and silver. The fine art collection features paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture dating from the 17th century to the present day.
Artists and subjects associated with Lincolnshire are afforded a particular focus and include work by William Logsdail, Frank Bramley, C H Shannon and William Warrener. The Gallery also holds the most comprehensive collection of works by Peter De Wint. Amongst the other artists in the collection are J M W Turner, John Piper, L S Lowry, Salvador Dali, George Claussen, Ivon Hitchens, Vanessa Bell, Sickert and George Stubbs. The Gallery hold a fine collection of portraits including a magnificent painting of Joseph Banks by Benjamin West.
The Usher has a programme of temporary exhibitions that focuses on contemporary art; the Gallery should be contacted for further information.
Nearest UK Airport: Humberside
Months Open: All Year
Closed 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec & Jan 1
Tues - Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 1pm - 5pm
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Car Parking: Yes - Disabled only
Admission Price: Free
Gift Shop: Yes
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