Susan Bourne

Memberships (professional bodies)

Museums Association.

Furniture History Society.

Regional Furniture Society.

Society of Decorative Art Curators.

North West Federation of Museums.

Lancashire Curators Group.

Pilkingtons Royal Lancastrian Society.

Career summary

Studied at Lancaster and Manchester Universities, obtained AMA and FMA.

At Towneley Hall since 1973.

Past president of North West Federation.

On councils of FHS and RFS in the past.

On Registration Panel of MLA until 2007.

At present on North West Council of the National Trust.

Areas of interest / research

Decorative arts.

Portraits of Towneley family, Charles Townley, Neoclassicism and Grand Tour.

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

Decorative arts only.