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We are pleased to announce the latest recipients of our grants for art history which we award to support scholarly research, to develop professional practice and to further the teaching and learning of art history at all education levels.

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Casualised Teaching in Art History | Statement of Good Practice

This statement is based on a survey and report produced by the Higher Education Committee (HEC) of the Association for Art History on the question of the employment status and experience of temporary staff working in art history in the UK.

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First Art History Resident

We are delighted to announce that Rebecca Gill has been awarded the first art history residency from the Association and The Ampersand Foundation. The residency will run from October 2021 to January 2022 and offers a researcher the opportunity for concentrated time to further their work.

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How to Write About Art 2020

Want to know how to write about art? This year we launched a series of short online talks about writing about art. You can now watch these talks on YouTube.

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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 2019 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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Our History

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

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Insight articles

New Discoveries Film Series | Paul Mellon Centre

A fascinating new film series, commissioned to...

Remembering Moira Roth ‘a truly maverick feminist art historian’

Moira Roth In Memoriam Moira Roth (born...

‘Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945’

Watch online This informal online talk took...

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

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