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This page includes Association for Art History events, as well as other events taking place across the UK and internationally.  Association for Art History events are open to all, including members and non-members, art historians and non art historians.


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How to Write About Art

5.30 - 6pm, 4 November 2020

Join us on Wednesday 4 November, 5.30– 6pm for another ‘How to Write About Art’, this time focusing on how to write successful grant applications. This will be the fourth in our series of informal online talks on writing about art and art history from different perspectives and for different purposes.

Beyond the Frame: Incorporating Art History into the Primary Curriculum

4 - 5pm, 12 November 2020, Online

The Association for Art History and Magic Lantern present: Beyond the Frame, a FREE online CPD workshop for Primary teachers.

Global New Voices: Art, Craft & Industry

19 - 20 November 2020, Online

The Association for Art History’s annual New Voices conference will, this year, take place virtually, over two-days rather than one. This longstanding event for postgraduate research will also take advantage of the digital format and expand into a GLOBAL New Voices, which will host even more international research and practice.

The Future of the Blockbuster : A Need for Change?

Thanks to everyone who participated in and attended this panel discussion on 22 October. We did record this event and will make it available online very soon. Crises lead to reassessment. ‘Blockbuster’ exhibitions have been a staple of art museums and galleries for decades. They have been enormously successful in terms of raising profile, fostering […]

Ways of Seeing 2020

16 - 21 November, 2020

Save the date for this year’s Ways of Seeing event. The Association for Art History’s annual one-day conference for A level students and teachers will again take place at The National Gallery in London. The day includes talks, discussions and workshops on ways of and thinking about art in relation to a specific theme, this year taking war in art and architecture as the central topic, and will include a talk from artist Jeremy Deller.

Accessing Art in the Virtual World: A Conversation about Access, Equity, and Diversity in 2020

15 October 2020

Accessing Art in the Virtual World: A Conversation about Access, Equity, and Diversity in 2020 Free Online Public Roundtable UAAC/AAUC Conference 2020 Congrès October 15th, 2020 12 PM ET #virtualartaccess By April 2020, a third of the world population was on lockdown. As schools, businesses, and cultural institutions shut their physical doors to the […]

Online Symposium: Let’s Talk ‘Dirty’!

28 - 30 October 2020

Let’s Talk ‘Dirty’! 28-30th October 2020 An online symposium that brings together a wide range of researchers, practice-researches and artists united in their study of ‘dirty’ matters. Spread across three days, with four sessions on the following themes: Gender and Sexual Politics, Place and the Institution, Geographies and Ecologies, and Materialities. Talks range from the […]

CFP | Artists and the Garden: New Perspectives

Call for Papers | ‘Artists and the Garden: New Perspectives’ will explore the relationship between cultural production and the garden, across creative disciplines and media, from the 18th century until the present day.

How To Write About Art

5.30 - 6pm, 24 September 2020

Join us on Thursday 24 September for another informal online talk as part of our ‘How to Write about Art’ series. This time we’ll be looking at getting writing published, and specifically talking about how to write for academic journals with Samuel Bibby, Managing Editor of the Association for Art History’s journal ‘Art History’.

CFP | DISCOVERY: 19th-C. Studies Assoc. Virtual Conference

Deadline 31 October 2020

DISCOVERY The 42nd Annual Virtual Conference Nineteenth Century Studies Association March 11-13, 2021 Proposal Deadline: 31 October 2020 Website: NCSA invites proposals for papers, panels, roundtables, and special sessions that explore our theme of Discovery in the long nineteenth century (1789-1914). As an interdisciplinary organization, we particularly seek papers by scholars working in art/architecture/visual […]