Feast on this, fashionistas!

Spring has arrived at the Bath-based American Museum and Gardens with swathes of daffodils to greet visitors who turned up today at Claverton Manor for this year’s opening.

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The museum’s Director, Richard Wendorf, getting some 1930s star treatment!

Bath Newseum was there last night for a glamourous preview of this season’s spectacular new exhibition which – in fashion and photographs – takes us back to 1930’s America.

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A red-carpeted entrance to the new exhibition.

Here’s more from the Museum’s senior curator, Kate Hebert.

Find out more about Night and Day: 1930s fashion and photographs via https://americanmuseum.org

There is also information about opening times for the house and gardens and ticket information.

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Bath’s Deputy Mayor ( and mayor-elect) Cllr Manda Rigby (L) was amongst the guests.

With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American traditions.

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Lovely to see staff members dressing for the occasion. You looked great!

The only museum of Americana outside the United States, it was founded to bring American history and cultures to the people of Britain and Europe.