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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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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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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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How to Write About Art

If you missed our first, live online event about 'How to Write About Art' with art critic Tabish Khan, the recording is now available to view on youtube.

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UKRI Open Access Response and Resources

The Association for Art History has been fully engaged in the consideration of and response to the newly-proposed UKRI Open Access policy. We have represented the interests of art historians at meetings with UKRI policy makers and leaders and have consulted with stakeholders, particularly about securing permissions to reproduce images from third-party rights holders. This […]

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Free online access to Engage Journal: ‘Biennials and Beyond’

Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, is pleased to announce the publication of Issue 44 of the Engage Journal, Engage 44: Biennials and beyond. 

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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’

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‘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,...