Dr. Patricia Hardy will join the team as Packard Curator

29th May 2017

The British Sporting Art Trust is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Patricia Hardy.

Dr. Patricia Hardy will take the position of Packard Curator for The Fred Packardpalace-house-and-garden Museum & Galleries of British Sporting Art. This position has been kindly funded by Mrs Dulce Packard and Sir Sam Whitbread, the Patron of the British Sporting Art Trust.

Patricia will be a key member of The National Heritage Centre Team, her primary focus will be on the Art and Academia of the Palace House Galleries and the collections of the BSAT.

Patricia has extensive experience and most recently, was the Curator, Paintings, Prints & Drawings at the Museum of London, where she had carried out this role since 2010. Prior to this Patricia was a Curator at the National Museums Liverpool and the National Portrait Gallery. Dr Hardy’s PhD was achieved at the Courtauld Institute, University of London (‘Victorian Images of Emigration’). With a keen interest in horseracing - being the owner of the champion chaser, Altior, Patricia is also a Board Member of the Racehorse Owners Association.