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We are happy to list relevant events, free of charge, on our site. We promote both our own and external events taking place across the UK and internationally. Association for Art History events are always open to members and non-members. Complete the online form if you'd like us to consider listing your event.

Art History Careers Day

4 December 2019

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.

Art History in the Pub, Bristol

28 October 2019

Art History in the Pub is a series of informal talks, for members of the public, that take place around the UK, in different pubs and bars. Taking art history outside of the classroom, lecture theatre or gallery space reflects our commitment to bringing interesting (and often local) art history to a broader, public community.

Weimar’s Others: Art History, Alterity and Regionalism in Inter-War Germany

17 October 2019

Thursday 17 October 2019 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Lecture Theatre 2, second floor The Courtauld Institute of Art, Vernon Square, Penton Rise, King’s Cross London, WC1X 9EW Taking place in association with the our new special issue of Art History, this panel will discuss what Weimar culture has contributed to the discipline of art […]

Association for Art History | New Voices: Art & Text

6 November 2019

Association for Art History New Voices 2019 | Art & Text Lakeside Arts Centre, Arts Lecture Theatre University of Nottingham 6 November 2019, University of Nottingham ABOUT New Voices is the Association for Art History’s annual one-day conference for new postgraduate research about art, art history and visual culture. We are delighted to be holding […]

Ways of Seeing 2019

23 November 2019

WAYS OF SEEING 2019 | NATURE, ART & ARCHITECTURE National Gallery London 23 November 2019 Our annual one-day conference for A level students and teachers will again take place at The National Gallery in London. Now in its 12th year, this popular annual event is a unique opportunity for those teaching or studying History of […]

Engage Conference 2019 | Unlocking Culture

5-6 November 2019, Newcastle and Gateshead

Unlocking Culture: an entitlement for children and young people 5 – 6 November 2019, Newcastle and Gateshead #UnlockingCulture2019 Click here to book your conference place and fringe events The 2019 Engage Conference will examine the benefits and challenges of young people’s access to the arts, exploring best practice, partnerships and policies from the sector. The […]

Party’s Over | Introducing the Feminist Uncanny

13 November, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Author’s talk | An illustrated lecture by Alexandra Kokoli | Freud Museum In an illustrated lecture introducing the ‘feminist uncanny’, Alexandra Kokoli investigates the deeply flawed yet influential concept of the uncanny through the lens of feminist theory and contemporary art practice. Not merely a subversive strategy but a cipher for the fraught yet productive dialogue between […]

Rebel Sounds, Culture Under Attack| Imperial War Museum

21 September 2019

A season of FREE exhibitions, talks, live music and performances. Are you interested in music, culture, social history and sound engineering? If so come along on 21 September for a FREE day of sounds, music, culture and social history. Rebel Sounds and Rebel Sounds Live are part of Culture Under Attack, a free season of […]

Conference | Music and Late Medieval European Court Cultures | University of Oxford

26-27 September 2019

Conference: Music and Late Medieval European Court Cultures Faculty of Music, University of Oxford, 26-27 September 2019 Registration is now open for the conference. to attend, please email with your affilitation (if applicable), and details of any access or dietary requirements.  All are welcome, and we look forward to many interesting discussions. A draft programme and […]

Exhibition | Queering the Art Classroom Collaborates | Sutton House

Private View, 20th September 6-9

Exhibition dates: 16 – 29 September 2019 Curated by Ruth Dorber Since 2017, QTAC have worked in London schools with GCSE students to study gender and sexuality. Through the application of a pedagogy rooted in queer theory, Queering the Art Classroom explores the possibilities of challenging heteronormativity through art interventions. As such, Queering the Art Classroom […]