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Online Talk // Bachelor Dukes: The 5th Duke of Portland and the 6th Duke of Devonshire with Dr Lauren Batt

29 July 2022

Join us for an online talk which explores the similarities between The 5th Duke of Portland at Welbeck and the 6th Duke of Devonshire at Chatsworth, from Dr Lauren Batt in conversation with Dr Fiona Clapperton. The 5th Duke of Portland is best known for his reclusive and unconventional behaviour, which included building a network […]

Reinserting Herstories: Sutapa Biswas and Griselda Pollock In Conversation

1 June 2022

Artist Sutapa Biswas will explore the wider contexts and the decolonial politics in her acclaimed film Lumen, with feminist art historian Griselda Pollock. Sutapa Biswas’ art is underpinned by an interest in colonial histories and how this relates to gender, race and class. She aims to reinstate South Asian hidden histories, exposing the systems that have […]

Marc Chagall: David and the Lion

10 June - 9 July 2022

DAVID AND THE LION Marc Chagall Exhibition:      10th June – 9th July 2022 Preview:         Thursday 9th June 5.30 – 7.30pm TBC Gallagher & Turner 30 St Mary’s Place Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7PQ 0191 261 4465 Marc Chagall was one of the most popular and distinctive artists of the 20th century. He was born […]

Women’s Studio Museums and Art School Archives

May 11 2022

Join us for two workshops at Dorich House Museum and the Town House, Kingston University, exploring women’s studio museums and art school archives held as part of the Henry Moore Institute’s Researching Women in Sculpture research season. Women’s Studio Museums 9:30am – 12:30pm, Dorich House Museum, Kingston upon Thames Dorich House is the former studio-home […]

Diploma in Law and Collections Management

13, 14, 15 June 2022

This three-day online course will focus on art and intellectual property, and is ideal for any art historian looking to better understand the ins-and-outs of copyright (image use, rights, permissions, legal exceptions like fair dealing, publishing in the online environment). The course is being offered by the Institute of Art and Law, a UK-based educational […]

CFP: Images & Institutions: The Visual Culture of Early Modern Scientific Societies

CFP Deadline: 20 May 2022 Event Date: 14-16 September 2022

Images and Institutions: The Visual Culture of Early Modern Scientific Societies   CFP Deadline: 20 May 2022 Organizers: dr. Katherine Reinhart (UW-Madison) & dr. Matthijs Jonker (KNIR) Event Dates: 14-16 September 2022 Locations: Accademia dei Lincei, Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome (KNIR), Bibliotheca Hertziana – Max Planck Institute for Art History, Rome, Italy   Symposium Description  […]

CFP | Association for Art History | Summer Symposium | Art and Activism

21 - 22 July 2022

Organised by the Association for Art History’s Doctoral and Early Career Research Network. Location: Online Date of Symposium: 21 & 22 July 2022 CFP Deadline: 1 June 2022 The Association for Art History’s Summer Symposium is a two-day annual conference that highlights current doctoral and early career research from around the world. It is an […]

Call for submissions: DHS Student Essay Prize

28 June 2022

Submissions are invited for the DHS Essay Prizes, established in 1997 to foster and support high standards in design history research in higher education. The awards recognise exceptional student contributions to the field of design history. Two essay prizes are awarded annually; one to an undergraduate student and the other to a postgraduate (MA or […]

Curating Home | Kingston University Visual and Material Culture Research Centre Online Event

Monday 9 May 2022

A free online event with artists, curators and academics exploring the theme of curating home. Monday 9 May 2022, 1–2.30pm Please register for a free ticket here: In this first of a three-part public event series taking place over May–June on the theme of HOME, members of Kingston School of Art’s Visual and Material Culture […]


19 May 2022

Thursday 19 May 6 – 7.45pm BST 1 – 2.45pm EDT Online event  The event is FREE to attend and all are welcome: Book Now  Our Fellows programme, initiated in 2019, seeks to recognise and honour individuals who have made a significant contribution to the broad field of art history. We are pleased to have […]