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Julian Spalding

museum director , writer

Julian Spalding, museum director, writer. Director Scottish Football Association Museum Trust, 1995. Fellow Museum Association; member Crafts Council, British Council, Guild St. George (board director 1983-2005, master 1996-2005).

Background

Spalding, Julian was born on June 15, 1947 in England. Son of Eric and Margaret Grace (Savager) Spalding.

Education

Bachelor in Fine Arts honors, University Nottingham.

Career

Art. assistant Leicester (England) Museum Art Gallery, 1970-1971, Durham (England) Light Infantry Museum and Arts Gallery, 1971-1972. Keeper Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, England, 1972-1976. Deputy director arts Sheffield City Council, 1976-1982, director arts, 1982-1985.

Director Manchester (England) City Art Galleries, 1985-1989. Acting director National Museum Labour History, Manchester, 1987-1988. Director Glasgow (Scotland) Museum, 1989-1998.

Research fellow National Museum, Denmark, 1999-2000. Founder Campaign for Drawing, since 2000. Director Niki De Saint Phalle Foundation, 1994-2001.

Works

Membership

Director Scottish Football Association Museum Trust, 1995. Fellow Museum Association. Member Crafts Council, British Council, Guild St. George (board director 1983-2005, master 1996-2005).

Connections

Married Frances Spalding, 1974 (divorced 1991). 1 child; Married Gillian Tait, September 21, 1991.

father:
Eric Spalding

mother:
Margaret Grace (Savager) Spalding

spouses:
Frances Spalding

Gillian Tait