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15 May 2019DAY VISIT TO THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, BATH
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DAY VISIT TO THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, BATH
Wednesday 15 May 2019

Join us for an exciting and stimulating day at the American Museum, Calverton Manor, Bath.

Here you will take a journey through the history of America, from the early settlers to the twentieth century. With its remarkable collection of folk decorative arts, the museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions. The only museum of Americana outside the United States; it was founded to bring American history and cultures to the people of Britain and Europe.

 

What can you expect to see: The Folk Art Gallery

                                          The famous Quilt collection

                                          Period rooms, displayed as they would have been in the United States

                                          The New Mount  Vernon Garden

                                          Two Exhibitions planned for 2019

                                          Thomas Kellner's America ( Photo Artist), and 

                                          Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in America

 

The cost of the day is £32, to include refreshments on arrival. Travelling with Platinum Coaches, we meet at 8.30 am at the Park and Ride , Handy Cross, and leave Bath at 3.30pm.

There is a self-service cafe at The American Museum providing lunches.