Lunchtime Lecture

Grinling Gibbons: His Life & Legacy

In this talk you’ll hear an insight into Grinling Gibbons’ life, work and incredible legacy.

Hannah Phillip is the Programme Director of the Grinling Gibbons Tercentenary and Society, and Curator of Grinling Gibbons: Centuries in the Making. Hannah is a consultant in the field of heritage development, programming and fundraising and has worked in museums for over 20 years. She started her career in Australia with the National Trust of SA where she was responsible for their flagship property, Ayers House, a colonial mansion in the heart of Adelaide. More recently she was Director of Fairfax House, and over ten years raised the museum’s profile by curating a series of major exhibitions involving national loans. In 2017 she was responsible for fundraising and securing the King David Panel by Grinling Gibbons – his first known work.

This event is hosted by Compton Verney, current venue of the major exhibition, Grinling Gibbons: Centuries in the making. The talk will take place in the Old Servants Hall.

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