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Peter Michael Diamond

museum director

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married Anne Marie Mason, April 13, 1968. Children: Benjamin Karl, Candida Kate.