Object of the Month: November & December 2020

This month we chose to highlight 'A Lesson in Trust' by Bill Ming

Published: 26 October 2020

Sculpture by Bill Ming

Sculpture by Bill Ming

Chosen by

Linda, Community Engagement Officer


Part of Black Presence Explored

Object Name

A Lesson in Trust

Place Made

Transferred from Moat Community College, Leicester, 2006.

Object Information

Created by Bill Ming (b. 1944)

Lime wood

c. 1980-1989

This sculpture was chosen for object of the month as part of Black Presence Explored, a project to reinterpret images of black people in Leicester Museums collections.

In the artists’ own words:

This sculpture aims to portray positive interaction, understanding and support for one another.

Whether Father/Mother

Sister or Brother

we gotta love one/n/other

that's a must

We all need A Lesson in Trust.

Bill Ming, Artist and sculptor