Art Aquired by the Heslam Trust for the People of Lincoln.
The Heslam Trust has been purchasing, or contributing to the purchase of Art for the citizens of Lincoln since 1963. The last time we recorded our acquisitions was in 1996 when we published our first catalogue in conjunction with an exhibition at that time. (Limited numbers of that catalogue are still available). This catalogue records the acquisitions made since 1996.
There was very little sculpture in Lincoln prior to 1996 and we are proud to have supported the purchase of much of the public art since that date. We have also, in recent years, purchased work from the Graduates of the University of Lincoln Department of Art and Design, retaining Art which might otherwise have been lost to the City.
The cultural development of The City of Lincoln has progressed dramatically in recent years with the construction of The Collection and restoration of the Usher Gallery. We are proud to have given these initiatives our support and will continue to do so.