Fifty Years of the American Museum by Judi Grant (Luncheon Club Talk 153)

Date(s) - 20th Jul 2016

St Matthew's Church


Judi 3Judi Grant is returning to continue her talk to the Friends which she gave in 2013 on a miscellany of objects from the American Museum in Britain chosen by the Curator to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its foundation.  We will have the opportunity to hear details of more of this particular selection, to which she will add some of her own favourites.

Judi has had a life-long interest in textiles and history and qualified from Loughborough and Nottingham as a teacher in Design and Textiles.  She joined AMIB initially as an Education Guide twenty years ago, developing a broad knowledge of the historic rooms and the relevance of their contents, but in later years has become more involved in practical work for the curatorial department with a particular interest in the extensive textile collection.

Venue: St. Matthew’s Church, Clarence Street, Cheltenham – opposite The Wilson

Time: Buffet lunch from 12 noon. Speaker 1.15 – 2.15 pm.  Cost: £15; talk only £8

Booking forms will be sent out by post in May and should be returned with a cheque payable to FCAGM and a sae or email address to Jan Turner, Wold’s Edge, Station Road, Woodmancote, Cheltenham, GL52 9HN.

If you have any queries, ring Jan on 01242 674140.

Please note that this event is for Friends only.  To join us, click here for an application form.