Disagreement over the future of Lincoln's Usher Gallery appears to be deepening.
Lincolnshire County Council wants to hold wedding ceremonies in the city centre art gallery, claiming it will make the site more viable and save money.
But the City of Lincoln Council is against the plans - and offered the City Hall as an alternative in a bid to find a way forward.
City council leader Ric Metcalfe says he's deeply disappointed.
Mr Metcalfe said: “We understand the county council wishes to use the Usher Gallery as a wedding venue and we remain willing to explore the potential for this, but at a scale that does not detract from the building continuing to function as primarily an arts venue across both floors of the building.”
But county council leader Martin Hill says the offer doesn't solve the problem that the gallery is under-used.
"The big problem we've got there is that not many people go to the Usher Gallery at present. It's underused and has been for many years, so there is a need to look at doing things differently."