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BLK Art Group in-conversation

If you missed the in-conversation with Claudette Johnson, Keith Piper and Marlene Smith, artists and founding members of the influential BLK Art Group, you can now watch this online.

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Join our DECR Committee

Want to join our brilliant Doctoral and Early Career Research Committee? We are currently looking for new members to join this board.

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2021 Association for Art History Fellows

We are delighted to announce our 2021 Association for Art History Fellows. This initiative, now in its second year, seeks to recognise and honour individuals who have made a significant contribution to the broad field of art history. The Association for Art History Fellows for 2021 are: Kobena Mercer is Professor of History of Art and […]

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2020 Association for Art History Fellows

We are delighted to announce our first Association for Art History Fellows. This programme, which launched in the Autumn of 2019, seeks to recognise and honour individuals who have made a significant achievement within the broad field of art history.

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RESOURCE PORTAL ON ANTI-RACISM AND DECOLONIAL APPROACHES TO ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE

This portal contains hundreds of references arranged along subject, themes and media in eight bibliographies.  It provides access to materials on anti-racist, postcolonial and decolonising art histories and is meant for anyone conducting research in those areas in art history or in visual or spatial culture.  It is also meant to support academics in making […]

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2020 Undergraduate Dissertation Prize Winner

Each year we select and award dissertation prizes for outstanding essays written by undergraduate and postgraduate students. Winning and shortlisted essays are assessed on the quality of their originality, research and method, and form and content. Shortlisted runners up From a large number of extremely high quality essays we shortlisted two worthy runners up. These […]

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Teaching Art History Online

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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The National Art Library

As the UK subject association for art history, we are deeply concerned by the news that the V & A Museum intends to curtail the National Art Library. Plans to make two thirds of the library’s staff redundant, and to remove public access for six months, represents another damaging blow to the arts and culture sectors which have suffered much from the economic downturn.

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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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Watch Online | Theatre, Art & Visual Culture in 19th Century

*Watch Online* If you missed the ‘Theatre,...

whose art history?

Back in 2018 we were fortunate to...

2020 Art History Insights

Each month we publish ART HISTORY INSIGHTS,...

Hello from our new DECR Committee Chair

Introducing Gursimran Oberoi, new Chair of the...