348 S. Fifth Street Highlands NC 28741 US

Start date: Wednesday, July 10 2024.


 On Wednesday, July 10, 2024, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Resource person: Audra Bullard - office@clehighlands.com


Winston Churchill famously said, “My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.” This program will explore the extraordinary relationship between the British statesman and his wife, Clementine Spencer-Churchill. Their 56-year marriage shaped the course of history. Discover their extraordinary partnership—complete with triumphs and challenges— through letters, photographs, and seldom told stories about Churchill’s “better half,” Clementine.

Presenter: Tim Riley is the Director and Chief Curator for The Winston Churchill Museum at Westminster College. Tim is a graduate, cum laude, of Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin and also studied at Columbia University in the City of New York. He has served as a curatorial assistant, education assistant and lectures/concerts coordinator at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. From 2006 through 2012 Tim served as director of The Trout Museum of Art in Appleton, and was appointed Director Emeritus in 2012. In April of 2023 Tim was installed as Churchill Fellow of Westminster College.

Notes: Cancellation Policy Please let us know immediately if you are unable to attend a class. There is no refund for cancellations within two (2) weeks prior to a scheduled class. Programs that include food, beverage or art materials must be canceled within three (3) weeks prior to receive a refund. CLE reserves the right to cancel a program if the minimum enrollment has not been met or for circumstances beyond our control, and participants will be notified, a complete refund will be issued. All classes are held in the CLE Lecture Hall at the Peggy Crosby Center unless otherwise noted. In the event information has changed from the published brochure, it will be posted on our website and in our e-blasts. Addresses for “private home” venues will be provided to registrants within 2 days of the program date.

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