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WINNERS OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR ART HISTORY’S CURATORIAL PRIZES 2024 ANNOUNCED!

The AAH Curatorial Prizes 2024 for Exhibitions and for Curatorial Writing and Publications were conferred during a special presentation at Cromwell Place in London on Monday evening. The winners of the prize for Exhibitions are the curatorial team Jake Subryan... Read More...

2024 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers

We are thrilled to announce our 2024 keynotes: Paul Goodwin, University of the Arts, London Ben Highmore, University of Sussex Our current and former chairs, Christopher Breward, Director of National Museums Scotland, Christine Riding, The National Gallery, London, Evelyn Welch, University of Bristol and Nigel... Read More...

2024 Art History Resident

The Association for Art History and the Ampersand Foundation are delighted to announce that Bob Mills, Professor of Medieval Studies at UCL, has been awarded our fourth Art History Residency. The residency offers a researcher the opportunity for concentrated time to further their work... Read More...

WELCOME OUR THREE NEW TRUSTEES

We are very happy to announce that at our recent AGM, we welcomed three new trustees to the Association for Art History board: Flavia Frigeri is an art historian and ‘Chanel Curator for the Collection’ at the National Portrait Gallery,... Read More...

ASSOCIATION FOR ART HISTORY | DISSERTATION PRIZE 2023

UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE PRIZES  Call for Dissertation Prize nominations (2022-23 academic year) Have you written or marked a brilliant dissertation this year? If so why not consider nominating it for our Dissertation Prize. This prize is for undergraduate and postgraduate... Read More...

EKOW ESHUN ANNOUNCED AS WINNER OF THE ASSOCIATION FOR ART HISTORY’S CURATORIAL PRIZE FOR EXHIBITIONS 2023

The AAH Curatorial Prize for Exhibitions 2023 was conferred during a recent special presentation in London to curator Ekow Eshun for his exhibition IN THE BLACK FANTASTIC (29 June –⁠ 18 September 2022) at the Hayward Gallery. The winner was... Read More...

2023 Art History Resident

The Association for Art History and the Ampersand Foundation are delighted to announce that Susannah Thompson has been awarded our third Art History Residency. The residency offers a researcher the opportunity for concentrated time to further their work at Wigwell... Read More...

2023 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers

We are thrilled to announce our 2023 keynotes: susan pui san lok, artist, Professor of Contemporary Art and Director of the University of the Arts London Decolonising Arts Institute Tim Barringer, Paul Mellon Professor in the History of Art, Yale... Read More...

INAUGURAL AAH CURATORIAL PRIZE FOR EXHIBITIONS The AAH is delighted to announce that the curatorial teams behind two outstanding exhibitions have been named joint winners of our inaugural Curatorial Prizes. The winners were in attendance to accept their awards at... Read More...

A fond farewell to our longest serving member of staff

We offer a fond farewell to Claire Davies, Head of Communications and Events, who, as the longest serving member of staff, will be leaving the Association at the end of July to continue her career journey elsewhere. "To many in... Read More...

New Trustee | Association for Art History

We are delighted to welcome Paula Sankoff as a new Trustee of the Association for Art History. Paula is a senior sales director at Victoria Miro Gallery. Forging relationships with collectors, curators and art market professionals, she has built connections... Read More...

2020 Postgraduate Dissertation Prize Winner and Shortlist

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 Tazetta... Read More...

Association for Art History | Dissertation Prize 2021

UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE PRIZES  Call for Dissertation Prize nominations (2020 -21 academic year) Have you written or marked a brilliant dissertation this year? If so why not consider nominating it for our Dissertation Prize. This prize is for undergraduate and... Read More...

Art History Residency

We are delighted to announce that James Hellings has accepted the 2021 Art History Residency from the Association and the Ampersand Foundation. This follows the news that the former recipient, Rebecca Gill, is no longer able to undertake the residency... Read More...

David Getsy 2021 Keynote

If you missed the recent keynote by David Getsy on 'How to Teach Manet's Olympia After Transgender Studies' this is now available to watch online. David J. Getsy is the Goldabelle McComb Finn Distinguished Professor of Art History at the School of... Read More...

Eliza Garrison 2021 Keynote

If you missed the recent 2021 keynote by Eliza Garrison on the 'Body and Space in the Uta Codex'* this is now available to watch online. *Codex is another name for book, in this case it refers to a massive... Read More...

BLK Art Group in-conversation

*Now available to watch online* 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. This was the opening Keynote of... Read More...

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... Read More...

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.... Read More...

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... Read More...
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