23rd July 2009 by Robert Wilkinson
On Two tracks on CD with summary
Born 1956 in Warwickshire and grew up in Coventry. He read Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Art at the University of Cambridge, Magdalene College, from 1975 to 1978. Mike joined the Kettle’s Yard Society in his second year and undertook some voluntary work there. Helped Jeremy Lewison (also interviewed) with installing exhibitions. Mike was appointed to the Assistant Curator post when Roger Malbert (also interviewed) left. He went on to be the first curator at Tate St Ives. At the time of interview he was Director of Learning and Programmes at the National Museums of Wales.