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Peter Michael Diamond

Peter Michael Diamond, museum director. Chairman Yorkshire Scultpure Park, 1978—1981; member Crafts Council, 1981—1984; member council University Aston, Birmingham, since 1983; Fellow: Museum Association; member: Group Directors Museum (chairman since 1984), Art Galleries Association 1978-1981, Midlands Federation Museum.

Background

  • Diamond, Peter Michael was born on August 5, 1942 in Calcutta, India. Son of William Howard and Dorothy Gladys (Powell) Diamond.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Cambridge, 1964. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1966.

    Career

    • Art assistant City Art Galleries, Sheffield, England, 1965—1966. Keeper Mappin Art Gallery, 1966—1968, deputy director, 1968—1976. Chief officer Museums and Arts, Bradford, 1976—1980.

      Director Museums and Art Gallery, Birmingham, England, since 1980.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Chairman Yorkshire Scultpure Park, 1978—1981. Member Crafts Council, 1981—1984. Member council University Aston, Birmingham, since 1983.

    Fellow: Museum Association. Member: Group Directors Museum (chairman since 1984), Art Galleries Association 1978-1981, Midlands Federation Museum.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Marie Mason, April 13, 1968. Children: Benjamin Karl, Candida Kate.
    • father: William Howard Diamond
    • mother: Dorothy Gladys (Powell) Diamond
    • spouse: Anne Marie Mason
    • children: Benjamin Karl Diamond
    • Candida Kate Diamond
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    Born August 5, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Cambridge
    • 1966
      University Cambridge
    • 1965 - 1966
      Art assistant, City Art Galleries
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      chief officer, Museums and Arts
      Bradford, United Kingdom
    • 1980
      director, Museums and Art Gallery
      England, Arkansas, United States