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Modernism: Making, Place & Protest

November 3, 2018

This event keys into East London’s radical history as a site where creativity, feminism, and activism meet. The event will explore how we ‘make’ place through art, craft and the decorative in the C20th and C21st. It will also examine new practical approaches to developing interdisciplinary curation. The symposium will look at site-specific works and identity to explore how decorative craft-makers might […]

The Representation of Memory: After 2001

October 17, 2018

Wednesday 17 October from 3.00 – 5.00 pm Regent’s University London Inner Circle, Regent’s Park London NW1 4NS This seminar will focus on work in progress relating to the Representation of Memory. The seminar will provide an open forum for discussion. The seminar will comprise two 30 minute presentations followed by group discussion. Tamsin Silvey […]

Association for Art History | AGM 2018

October 18, 2018

The Association for Art History’s 2018 Annual General Meeting is open to all current members. This year we have paired the AGM with our Annual Public Lecture which invites a panel to talk honestly about diversity and inclusion in arts and culture.

Annual Public Lecture 2018

October 18, 2018

Our 2018 Annual Public Lecture invites a panel of selected speakers to talk honestly about diversity and inclusion within arts and culture.

New Voices | Art & Conflict

November 9, 2018

New Voices is the Association for Art History’s annual one-day conference for new postgraduate research about art, art history and visual culture. This year also marks 20 years of New Voices for art history.

Careers Day

December 6, 2018

Our annual Careers Days are for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the competitive arts, culture and heritage sectors. The day offers an opportunity for people to benefit from the expertise and experience of professionals working in areas such as curating, conservation, arts journalism, and research.

Ways of Seeing 2018

November 24, 2018

WAYS OF SEEING 2018 | IDENTITIES IN ART & ARCHITECTURE National Gallery London 24 November 2018 Our annual one-day conference for A level students and teachers will again take place at The National Gallery in London. Now in its 11th year, this popular annual event is a unique opportunity for those teaching or studying History […]

Migrants: Art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders

November 15, 2018

The Hamilton Kerr Institute’s upcoming two-day conference Migrants: art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders will reflect on the role of migration as embodied in works of art, material culture and their conservation. The conference will present diverse papers by speakers from a range of disciplines from around the world. We aim to create a forum […]

Panel Discussion | The Art of Engineering

October 19, 2018

Oscar Wilde famously wrote that ‘all art is useless’. But is there any truth to this idea? Does utility disqualify an object from being a work of art? In celebration of the government’s Year of Engineering campaign, this event panel will explore the work of engineers working in the arts, and artists working in areas traditionally associated with engineering. Is the […]

Art of the Invisible

October 19, 2018

An interdisciplinary conference at The Courtauld Institute of Art exploring art’s relationship with the invisible Friday 19 October 2018 Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, WC2R 0RN 9.15am – 7.00pm (with registration from 8.45am) ‘He even painted things that cannot be represented …’, Pliny eulogized Apelles in his Naturalis […]