February 2021

Exhibitions

Polyvocality

Polyvocality is a group exhibition of new work developed by the MA Fine Art course at the University of Lincoln, 2020 – 2021. Read more…

Gaia by Luke Jerram

Get ready to see the world at The Collection Museum. Explore our planet like never before with Gaia by Luke Jerram. Read more…

Microworld: Lincoln

Microworld: Lincoln, a new exhibition at The Collection Museum, is an immersive, digital world filled with creatures that you can design, interact, and play with. Read more…

The Tangled Bank

A new exhibition featuring interactive digital artwork created by Genetic Moo and The Creative Collective, inspired by the themes found in Microworld: Lincoln. This exhibition features objects from our collection selected by Genetic Moo alongside new works created by members of the Creative Collective. Read more…


Events

Gaia Late Night Opening

Join us for a jam-packed afternoon of fun for all the family, whilst our incredible Gaia by Luke Jerram exhibition remains open. Read more…

Gaia Late Night Opening

Enjoy a late night with the awe-inspiring Gaia. Watch a popular Earth themed film together in our auditorium from 4pm and get creative with crafts in our play area. Read more…

Glean Me

You are invited to come and glean from, and take away, a bit of Whitaker/ Wright's artwork. This will transform the work as it evolves from one state to another at the midpoint of the exhibition. Read more…

Author Talk: David Montenegro with The Red Arrows

The first official history of the Red Arrows, written by former Red 1 and current head of the Red Arrows, including tales from the incredible pilots behind the planes and celebrating the history of Britain's world-famous flying squad. Read more…

Summer Artisan Market

We will be hosting dozens of local makers and artisans for our summer market on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June 2022 – including a unique evening event on the Saturday night. Read more…

Night Market

Join us after hours for our first ever Night Market on Saturday 11 June from 5.00pm to 8.00pm Read more…

Night Market Quiz!

Come join us for the perfect social, enjoy our first Night Market, full of local crafts, live music and win your team tickets to our late night comedy on the evening!  Read more…

Author Talk and Signing: Gill Hornby – Godmersham Park

From the author of the Sunday Times bestselling Miss Austen, which was picked as one of the best novels of the year by the Times, Observer and Stylist, comes a wonderfully original, emotionally complex novel. Set in 1804 the novel follows Anne Sharp, a governess who became close to Jane Austen and her family. Read more…

Micronight: Lates

Experience Microworld: Lincoln during the evening, accompanied by a programme of events and workshops. Read more…

Ceramic Pandemic

Currently on display in the Orientation Hall: In 2021, people across Lincolnshire commemorated their experience of COVID-19 by designing ceramic tiles in the style of those adorning church floors during the Black Death. Read more…

Lincolnshire One Venues Creative Summer

A programme of memorable community arts events presented by individuals and groups from across Lincolnshire, supported by the arts organisations that make up Lincolnshire One Venues and funded by a grant from Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. Read more…

An evening with Clare Mackintosh

Waterstones Lincoln is proud to present an evening with Clare Mackintosh at The Collection! On a late summer's evening in the heart of Lincoln, join us to welcome one of the UK's finest crime authors as she delves into her latest novel. Allow yourself to be transported by the glittering charm of the rich and glamorous to a New Year's Eve party no-one will ever forget... Read more…

Author Talk: Vaseem Khan - The Lost Man of Bombay

In this session bestselling crime fiction author Vaseem Khan takes us on an exhilarating journey from the last days of the Raj to the heart of modern India. Vaseem’s Malabar House series is set in 1950s Bombay, just a few years after Indian independence, the assassination of Gandhi, and the horrors of Partition, events Vaseem examines in this illuminating talk. Vaseem will also reveal Dante’s unique connection to the city of Bombay… The first book in the series, Midnight at Malabar House, won the Crime Writers Association Historical Dagger and introduced Inspector Persis Wadia, India’s first female police detective, and her co-investigator, English forensic scientist, Archie Blackfinch. Read more…

Lincolnshire Day Celebrations

The Collection Museum will be hosting a series of special talks throughout the day on Saturday 1 October to celebrate Lincolnshire Day from 10am to 4pm. Read more…

Author Talk: Alexander McCall Smith

Lindum Books Presents: Alexander McCall Smith. The author of much-loved No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series will be joining us in conversation with Tim Rideout about his three new titles: A Song of Comfortable Chairs (No.1 Ladies' series), Sweet Remnants of Summer (Isabel Dalhousie series) and The Exquisite Art of Getting Even (his new short story collection). Read more…

Author Talk and Signing: Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse is an award-winning novelist, of eight novels and short-story collections, including bestselling Gothic fiction The Winter Ghosts and The Taxidermist’s Daughter. Read more…

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