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The Camphill Fund
Friends of Glasgow Museums, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG
0141 276 9558 (manned on Monday and Tuesday only)
museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

The Camphill Fund

The Camphill Fund was established in 1984 to promote Glasgow Museum​​s' costume and textiles collection. The Fund takes its name from Camphill House, an 18th century house on the southside of Glasgow where the collection was formerly housed.

Over the years, funds have been raised by holding events such as fashion shows and masked balls, and from generous donations from the business sector.  Money from the Fund has gone towards the conservation of the late sixteenth / early seventeenth century hangings from Lochleven Castle.

The Fund has also helped with the provision of:

  • mannequins
  • exhibitions
  • publications on the collection

The Camphill Fund is administered by the Friends of Glasgow Museu​ms (FoGM). If you would like further information on the Fund, or to make a donation, please contact FoGM.     Cheques should be made payable to 'FoGM (The Camphill Fund)'

Access to the Costume and Textile Collection

The European Costume and Textiles collection is available ​​for study and research. Access must be booked in advance.  The Collection is housed in The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G43 1AT.

Phone 0141 287 2550           Email museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

If you would like further information on the European Costume and Textiles collection, please contact the Curator of Costume and Textiles, Scotland Street School Museum, 225 Scotland Street, Glasgow, G5 8QB

Phone 0141 287 0500           Email museums@glasgowlife.org.uk

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