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Art History Uptake at UK Universities

A statement from the Association for Art History's CEO, Gregory Perry, about the current art history uptake at UK Universities.

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We are delighted to announce the launch of a new online History of Art A level. The new online course will be available from November 2019 and arises from a partnership between the Association for Art History and the National Extension College, working with universities, schools and teachers.

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New Chair of the Association for Art History

We are delighted to announce that Frances Fowle is the new Chair of the Association for Art History. Frances holds dual positions as Professor of Nineteenth-Century Art at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh and as Senior Curator of French Art at the National Galleries of Scotland.

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2019 Annual Conference Highlights

Highlights from this year's 2019 Annual Conference in Brighton.

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Postgraduate Dissertation Prize Winner

We are delighted to announce that Samantha Scott (University of York) is the winner of the Association for Art History’s 2018 postgraduate Dissertation Prize for her essay, ‘A Luminous Translation’: Lithophanes at Woburn Abbey, 1836 to 1838’.  The prize will be awarded to Samantha at the Association’s 2019 Annual Conference in Brighton. You can read an […]

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ASSOCIATION FOR ART HISTORY | PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY 7 March 2019, London downloadable pdf version This new one-day event took place on 7 March in London with the aim of offering professional advice, insights and career development opportunities, for those at a doctoral, post-doctoral and early career stage. This event was for people working within […]

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Winner of Undergraduate Dissertation Prize 2018

We are delighted to announce that Chloe Phillips (University of Edinburgh) is the winner of the Association for Art History’s 2018 undergraduate Dissertation Prize for her essay, ‘Malaysia’s Phantoms: Comparing Artistic Representations of National Identity, from the Merdeka Period to Present Day.‘ The prize will be awarded to Chloe at the Association’s 2019 Annual Conference in Brighton. You […]

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Response to CCEA History of Art A Level Announcement

The recent announcement from the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) regarding their decision to withdraw the GCE AS and A2 in History of Art from Summer 2021 is of significant concern, particularly given the efforts of many within and beyond our sector over the last year to ensure the long term future of art history education across the UK.

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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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