22nd September 2004
SUCCESSFUL ART EXCURSIONS CONTINUE
An exciting new visual arts project is currently exhibiting work in Lincoln and the surrounding villages.
The idea behind the new project, which is curated
by an academic from the
Each artist will be demonstrating their creative abilities through the themes of historic events which have occurred at each of the seven venues in the tour.
Owing to the increased difficulty in accessing art galleries geographically, organisers have arranged that visitors are escorted to and from each venue via a free coach service.
excursions also promise to introduce visitors to historical areas of
The first weekend of the excursions have been hugely successful, with more than 180 people attending its opening weekend.
The project is primarily funded by Arts Council England, with additional funding contributed by a series of other organisations including Lincoln City Council, East Lindsey District Council and the Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire.
project’s funding partners have been extremely supportive, particularly since
the show is the first of its kind in
“It is an
ideal way for the public, many of whom have never been to an art gallery, to
experience artwork based upon
The coach excursions appeal to people of all ages and run every Saturday and Sunday at 10am and 2.30pm until 9th October. Places are free but must be booked in advance. Call 01522 811809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For more information contact:
Matt Cross, Assistant Press Officer, (01522) 886625, email@example.com