Culture, Capital, Collaboration: Towards a new educational exchange

Session Convenor:

Trevor Horsewood, Association for Art History

Session Abstract:

This parallel session acts as a platform for a range of curated conversations around the current and emerging challenges and opportunities for art history in different learning contexts. It builds on conversations started in the 2018 Annual Conference Critical Pedagogies session, reflects on the work of the Association for Art History to increase engagement and educational opportunities, and sets out a manifesto for change for the coming years. Dissent, disadvantage and dogma act as narrative threads across the session, which aims to open up new dialogues about art history in education and the wider public realm.

Structure: Discursive/roundtable. Presenter ‘provocations/presentations’ intended to generate conversation about the challenges and opportunities for art history, particularly with respect to cultural learning settings.

Invited presenters include:

Professor Abigail Harrison Moore, Head of School, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds

Meghan Goodeve, Engagement Curator, Yorkshire Sculpture International

Ben Burbridge, Senior Lecturer and Director of Admissions and Recruitment (School of History, Art History and Philosophy), University of Sussex

Jane Sillis, Director of engage, the national association for gallery education – talking about partnerships between galleries and schools in the UK

Nicole van Dijk, Curator and Research and Development Museum Rotterdam and Vice Chair CAMOC the International Committee for the Collections and Activities of Museums of Cities

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