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Amina Wright

Amina Wright is a curator of historic art collections and exhibitions.  She is currently Senior Curator for the new Faith Museum at Auckland Castle in County Durham.

After graduating from Cambridge, she worked for an independent museum, the National Trust, and as curator for English Heritage at Kenwood House before joining the Holburne Museum, Bath in 2001.  As Curator of Fine Art and Senior Curator at the Holburne she was a key member of the team that delivered the museum’s award-winning redevelopment.  She produced several major exhibitions on eighteenth-century British Art and Old Masters and has published and lectured widely in these areas.  Publications include Joseph Wright of Derby: Bath & Beyond (Philip Wilson, 2014) and Thomas Lawrence: Coming of Age (Philip Wilson, 2020).

Before taking up her post at The Auckland Project, Amina completed an MA in Christianity & the Arts at King’s College London.  She is also an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society.

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