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Art History Residency

Announcing a new Art History Residency for mid-career researchers. In partnership with the Ampersand Foundation, the Association for Art History is offering a new four month residency in Derbyshire, from October 2021 to January 2022. Extended Application deadline 11 November 2020.

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Association for Art History | Dissertation Prize 2020

This prize is for undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in art history or visual culture. We support a broad an inclusive art history, and therefore welcome submissions from Fine Art and Design students, as well as students undertaking degrees in Museums and Gallery Studies or Curating.

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New Trustee | Association for Art History

We are delighted to welcome Michael White as a new Trustee of the Association for Art History.

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Peer Mentoring Scheme | Doctoral & Early Career

Find out more about our Peer Mentoring Scheme. This initiative is designed to help to create communities of Doctoral and Early Career Researchers who can support each other in their academic and professional development through shared experience and problem-solving support.

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Winner of Postgraduate Dissertation Prize

We are delighted to announce the winner and runners up of the Association for Art History's 2019 Postgraduate Dissertation Prize.

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We are delighted to announce the support of the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art for the next three years of the Plan, Prepare, Provide teacher residential course.

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Teaching Art History in the COVID-19 Era

The Association for Art History (AAH) has worked with its Higher Education Committee (HEC) and with Heads of Art History Departments around the UK to consider the challenges of teaching art history and visual culture with social distancing and reduced access regulations in place. This online resource includes suggestions and practices for teaching art history […]

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Our History

Since 1974 the Association for Art History has championed art history, visual culture and all those...

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Insight articles

whose art history?

Back in 2018 we were fortunate to...

Hello from our new DECR Committee Chair

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Art History in a Primary School | Arts Week Project

Two years ago, in the middle of...