St. Louis Branch of
THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION
Director and Chief Curator
National Churchill Museum
"Fifty Years Hence:
The English-Speaking Union, Fulton, and the Legacy of Winston Churchill"
Sunday, October 16, 2016
The Deer Creek Club, St. Louis
Club entrance off Long Cabin Lane, north from Litzsinger
Cocktails: 12:30 PM | Lunch: 1:00 PM
$35.00 - members, $40 - guests
Since May 2, Timothy Riley has served as Director and Chief Curator for The National Churchill Museum at Westminster College. Tim is a graduate, cum laude, of Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and also studied at Columbia University in the City of New York. He has also served as a curatorial assistant, education assistant and lectures/concerts coordinator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. From 2006 through 2012 Tim served as director of The Trout Museum of Art in Appleton, and was appointed Director Emeritus in 2012. In April of this year Tim was installed as Churchill Fellow of Westminster College.
Tim is the author or co-author of more than 20 articles on a variety of art, music and historical topics, including several essays about Winston Churchill. He has curated exhibitions including "Before and After Rembrandt," "Chagall," and even explored the artistic side of our nation's pastime with his exhibition, "Art of the Diamond: Baseball." He also curated the current exhibition "A Passion for Painting: The Art of Sir Winston Churchill aboard the Queen Mary" in Long Beach, California, which has been seen by 200,000 visitors since it opened in May. His exhibition earlier this year, "The Paintings of Sir Winston Churchill," was organized by the National Churchill Museum and on view at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis. It was hailed as "the most significant exhibition of Churchill's paintings in North America."
Please send reservation/check to
E-SU, c/o Joan Buxton Falk (314-803-8927), 200 S Brentwood - 8A, St. Louis, MO 63105. Indicate any with whom you wish to be seated.
Deer Creek venue courtesy of Dr. Oliver McKee's membership.
Print version: ESU-10-16-16-invite.pdf