Tullie House has extensive and important art collection including Fine Art, Decorative Art and Textiles. Our main priorities are:
To maintain, record and interpret special collections of fine and decorative art of national importance.
To record and interpret artistic activity in Carlisle and northern Cumbria from the eighteenth century onwards.
To collect leading contemporary artists and makers working in Carlisle and Cumbria.
To record and interpret decorative art and textiles made in, used or associated with Carlisle and northern Cumbria from the eighteenth century onwards.