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Annual Public Lecture Women Collectors and Collecting Today

Wednesday 3 November 2021 | 5.30 - 7pm

Book online The Association’s 2021 Annual Public Lecture will take the form of an online panel discussion about collecting strategies from women engaged in forming and advising on a range of collections from several continents. The programme follows on from the Association’s 2020 Annual Public Lecture—which explored and celebrated the extraordinary achievements of several women […]

Orientating the arts educator within painful histories

November 3 2021

This is an online event hosted by Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education. Orientating the arts education within painful histories This session considers the role of arts educators within potentially painful histories. Artwork is designed to elicit emotion, and often takes us into challenging narratives. Arts educators can be central to this conversation, and […]

Call for Papers ESNA Conference 2022: Ways of Studying: Towards New Histories of Nineteenth-Century Art

19-20 May 2022

Call for Papers ESNA Conference 2022 Ways of Studying: Towards New Histories of Nineteenth-Century Art   In the autumn of 2020, the Van Gogh Museum, in collaboration with ESNA and the University of Amsterdam, organized a series of roundtable discussions that from various angles sought to address the question of “diversifying” the canon of nineteenth-century […]

Free Young People’s Workshops with The Courtauld this Half Term

October 26 & 27 2021

Are you aged 16-18 and passionate about art, architecture, art history and visual culture? Join The Courtauld’s Young People’s Programme and take part in our free online workshops! Applications are open to students across the UK. You will collaborate with artists, curators, art historians and other young people interested in the arts to explore world […]

CfP: The Automated Condition. Manifestations and Narratives in Art, Literature and Culture

May 12-13, 2022

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the Department of German, Princeton University (May 12-13, 2022) in cooperation with the FWF-project “Co-operative Art Techniques” at the Center for Cultural Studies, University of Graz. Keynote by Joanna Zylinska, King’s College London. Moving within a variety of manifestations and narratives, this interdisciplinary graduate conference wishes to both connect and cross-pollinate […]

The Cambridge Modern and Contemporary Seminar Series

The MaCA Seminar meets every other week during full term at 5pm, hosting a range of speakers including scholars, artists and curators. For the academic year 2021/22 meetings will take place remotely. Please book to attend each session via eventbrite. Michaelmas Term 2021: October 25th The Sympoietic Oceans Daniela Zyman (Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary) Register at: […]

Worldviews: Latin American Art and the Decolonial Turn

CVC, University of Cambridge / TrAIN, University of the Arts London (Online), Nov 4–25, 2021 This online conference brings together contributions from scholars, curators and artists to discuss how decoloniality acts as a frame of reference in the study of Latin American Art. Worldviews will examine how such a frame has developed over the past […]

Call for Papers: transfer – Journal for Provenance Research and the History of Collection

May 1st 2022

Call for Papers: transfer – Journal for Provenance Research and the History of Collection The online journal transfer is an academic publication platform in the area of provenance research and the history of collection as well as adjacent fields of investigation, like art market studies, reception history, cultural sociology and legal history. Annual issues will […]

Ways of Seeing 2021

20 November 2021

WAYS OF SEEING 2021 | IDENTITIES IN ART & ARCHITECTURE National Gallery London 20 November 2021 Our annual one-day conference for A level students and teachers will again take place at The National Gallery in London. Now in its 14th year, this popular annual event is a unique opportunity for those teaching or studying History […]

CFP | Artist as Truth Teller | Paris Conference June 2022

June 17, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS (FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWING) The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art The Artist as Truth-Teller and The Legacy of French artist Georges Rouault A Symposium to be held June 17, 2022 at Institut Catholique, Paris The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art will hold a June […]