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Call for applications | Summer Course for the Study of the Arts in Flanders: The Age of Bruegel in Context

Annually, the Summer Course brings a select group of 18 national and international, highly qualified young researchers to Flanders. They are offered an intensive 11-day programme of lectures, discussions, and visits related to a specific art historical period of Flemish art. The Summer Course provides the participants with a clear insight into the Flemish art […]

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Call for Papers | World War 2: Design and Material Culture

Following a successful panel on World War 2 and design at the Design History Society annual conference in New York on World World 2, design and material culture, we are seeking proposals for papers for a special issue of a peer reviewed journal. Much of the existing scholarship in the English language on design and […]

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Annual Conference Bursaries

Bursary Tickets for the 2019 Annual Conference For our 2019 Annual Conference the Association for Art History has made available 30 bursary tickets for Doctoral and Early Career Researchers (DECRs) to attend this event. The bursaries will be assessed by our DECR Network. The aim of the Doctoral and Early Career Research network for the […]

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Association for Art History | Dissertation Prize 2018

Our prize for undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.

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Open Access (OA) Forum | September 2018

This week the Universities UK Open Access (OA) Monographs Group and the Arts and Humanities Alliance hosted an event for learned societies and subject associations on open access for monographs.  The Association for Art History was represented by CEO Gregory Perry and Board of Trustee member Carol Richardson, Professor of Early Modern Art History, University […]

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

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Teaching art history in schools today

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Call For Papers: Making the New Man

Conference “Making the New Man” St Petersburg...

Summer Symposium Highlights

Two days of sunshine and sculpture greeted...

Art History for All? | Advocacy for educational opportunities

As champions and ambassadors for art history...