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Nominations for 2018 Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education

Engage are working with the Marsh Christian Trust again on this year’s Marsh Awards for Excellence in Gallery Education. The Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of those working in learning and education within gallery or visual arts contexts (freelance, salaried or as volunteers) in the UK and internationally and provide an opportunity to reward […]

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Call for Papers | Painting Childhood: A study day at Compton Verney Art Gallery & Park

Children have long fascinated artists and have been captured in images ranging from formal portraits to humorous genre scenes and intensely personal family sketches. These diverse works will be the subject of two exhibitions at Compton Verney from 16 March – 16 June 2019. Painting Childhood: Hans Holbein to Lucian Freud will present a survey […]

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Call for Papers: Psychoanalysis and American Art

22 – 23 March, 2019 The Courtauld Institute of Art ‘…I shall avoid the temptation of entering upon a critique of American civilization; I do not wish to give an impression of wanting myself to employ American methods.’ Sigmund Freud, Civlization and its Discontents (1931). ‘…some intellectuals go so far as to relate the demise […]

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Association for Art History | New Voices, Art & Conflict

Association for Art History New Voices 2018 | Art & Conflict 20th Anniversary 9 November 2018, University of Edinburgh Call for Papers New Voices is the Association for Art History’s annual one-day conference for new postgraduate research about art, art history and visual culture. This year also marks 20 years of New Voices for art […]

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Association for Art History | Careers Day

Association for Art History Careers Day 2018 6 December, University of Glasgow Our annual Careers Day will this year be held at the University of Glasgow on 6 December 2018. For everyone interested in pursuing a career in the highly competitive arts, culture and heritage sectors and those who want to benefit from the expertise […]

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Association for Art History | Dissertation Prize 2018

This prize is for undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations in art history or visual culture. The Association for Art History Dissertation Prize is awarded each year. There are two awards: one for undergraduate dissertations and one for postgraduate (Master’s-level) dissertations. The 2018 prize is for dissertations written during the 2017-18 academic year. You can also read […]

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Burlington Contemporary

Burlington Contemporary is a new online platform dedicated to fresh research and informed opinion on recent art. Reviews of exhibitions and books will be published weekly. These will be international in scope, and the emphasis will be on clear, accessible writing and expert, informed and diverse opinion. In addition, a free access, peer-reviewed academic journal […]

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CFP | 40th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association

EXPLORATIONS: 40th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association 7 – 9 March, 2019 Kansas City, Missouri, USA Call for Roundtable Proposals The NCSA conference committee invites proposals that examine the theme of explorations in the history, literature, art, music and popular culture of the nineteenth century. Disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to this theme […]

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DADA DATA | Contemporary art practice in the era of post-truth politics

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