Dr Andrew Moore

Memberships (professional bodies)


Career summary

Formerly Keeper of Art & Senior Curator for Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service based at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Andrew has curated or co-curated a number of exhibitions examining the cultural identity of Norfolk and East Anglia.  These include regional assessments of the impact of the European Grand Tour (1985), the influence of Dutch and Flemish painting (1988), of Portraiture (1992) and The Art of Faith (Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, 2011). In partnership with the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg he has published a reassessment of the collection of Sir Robert Walpole: A Capital Collection (Yale University Press, 2002 in association with the Paul Mellon Centre of Studies in British Art). In 2011 he was co-curator of the exhibition Family Matters, The British Family in Art, 1600 to the present day as part of The Great British Art Debate touring programme.

Areas of interest / research

Currenty undertaking an impact study of the European tour of Thomas Coke, builder of Holkham hall, Norfolk, 1712-18 and leading study programmes on the history of the Country House and Collections for the Attingham Trust.

Details of books/publications relating to your work on British portraiture

Andrew Moore with Charlotte Crawley, Family & Friends, A regional survey of British Portraiture, HMSO, 1992.