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This page includes Association for Art History events, as well as other events taking place across the UK and internationally.  Association for Art History events are open to all, including members and non-members, art historians and non art historians.


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Curating Art or Curating Artists | The Thorny Question of an Artist’s Biography

22 June, 6:30-8pm GMT

Watch a recording of the live event here.  How much should an artist’s life be used to frame our understanding and experience of their artwork? Critics have often been strict in their prescription that an art object must be separated from its sullied context, with a dose of sterile white space to allow visitors to […]

Association for Art History Fellows Awards

25 May, online

Join us online on 25 May for the awards of Fellows of the Association of Art History nominated in 2020 and 2021. 

Curating Fast and Slow | Changing Times, Changing Tempos?

6.30 -8pm, 7 April 2021

Watch a recording of the event here.  Exhibition-making can take place at myriad different tempos and contexts. Larger-scale museum exhibitions can take years to research and realise whilst other approaches to curating thrive on faster turnaround and a more ‘magazine’ format. Biennials by their very nature take place over a cycle of two years, whilst […]

The Future of the Blockbuster : A Need for Change?

Thanks to everyone who participated in and attended this panel discussion on 22 October. Watch the recording of this event. Crises lead to reassessment. ‘Blockbuster’ exhibitions have been a staple of art museums and galleries for decades. They have been enormously successful in terms of raising profile, fostering research, reaching larger audiences and generating income. […]