The Betty Smithers Design Collection

Visit and Talk | Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University

Wednesday 4 May 2011 - 14:00 until 16:00

An opportunity to visit the Betty Smithers Design Collection: a wonderful design history collection formed by staff members of Staffordshire University in 1982. The collection is an ‘Aladdin’s Cave’ of objects ranging from costumes and textiles, advertisements, and various other ‘design classics’. The visit will include a talk from Keeper Ruth Brown in the Activity Centre, a visit to the exhibition and small group visits to the collection facility.
Refreshments can be purchased at a nearby cafe at your own expense.

Venue information

Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University

Activity Centre Cadman Building Cadman Passage College Road Stoke on Trent , ST4 2XE

Entry details

Tickets £10 Members, £12 Non-Members (to include a £2 donation to the collection)

2.00pm until 4.00pm

Contact: Lisa Henderson on 01785 660083 or email

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)