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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.

Speaking With: Reenactment and Voicing the Subjective

12 June 2019 | 10am- 4pm

Speaking With: Carol Mavor and Nadia Hebson Battersea, Gorvy Lecture Theatre Free, but registration is required- Book Tickets here Speaking with is a one-day event that explores voicing historical subjectivity through inter-disciplinary and feminist discourse around researching, writing and making. We are delighted to announce keynote speakers: Professor Carol Mavor (University of Copenhagen) and Nadia Hebson (Royal Institute of Art, […]

AAMC Foundation Management Webinar Series

June 11, 18, and 25, 2019

Join AAMC Foundation this June for a series of three webinars that will restructure and rethink how we consider the topic of management. By focusing on Navigation, Environment and Advancement, the webinars will break with the traditional hierarchical and vertical manner in which conversations around management are typically approached. Each program will present dialogues relevant to all career stages, and will […]

Elizabeth Edwards on ‘Collections, Non-collections and Ecosystems: Case notes on photographic cultures in the Museum’

July 4, 2019

MGHG AGM and Lecture 2019 Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:30 PM  6:30 PM Dana Studio, Science Museum Collections, Non-collections and Ecosystems: Case notes on photographic cultures in the Museum Professor Elizabeth Edwards What do photographs ‘do’ in museums? This paper considers the presence of photographs in museums as an ecosystem. This ecosystem is characterised, I suggest, […]

Curating Museum Collections for a Contemporary Audience hosted by University Women’s Club

June 27th 2019

A reception and visual presentation by two eminent curators, Constance McPhee from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and Dr Mark Evans from the Victoria and Albert Museum.  The event is hosted by the historic University Women’s Club in Audley Square, Mayfair at the start of Mayfair Art Weekend. Free event open to all. […]

CONFERENCE | Recycling Luxury

Friday 5 July 2019 (9.00am- 7.00 pm)

  CONFERENCE Recycling Luxury The Recycling Luxury conference at Christie’s Education London will explore the links between luxury and the idea of recycling. The concept of luxury is associated with ideas of excess (luxus) or even worse immodesty (luxure). An infamous example involving Cleopatra dissolving a priceless pearl and swallowing it encapsulates some common associations […]

Spencer House Lecture | Curator in Conversation, Eliot Hodgkin

19 June 2019

Join Adrian Eeles, curator of Brought to Life: Eliot Hodgkin Rediscovered at Spencer House in London. He will be in conversation with Max Hodgkin, the artist’s son and Charlotte Gere, art collector and friend of the artist. This is the first major exhibition of the Eliot Hodgkin’s work in nearly thirty years, and aims to […]

Recycling Luxury Conference

Friday 5 July 2019 (9.00am- 7.00 pm)

Christie’s Education Recycling Luxury Conference The concept of luxury is associated with ideas of excess (luxus) or even worse immodesty (luxure). An infamous example involving Cleopatra dissolving a priceless pearl and swallowing it encapsulates some common associations between luxury and immorality, or luxury as intrinsically linked to the idea of waste. This conference, designed to […]

Curating Museum Collections for a Contemporary Audience

June 27th 2019 6:30pm

You are cordially invited to a visual presentation and following drinks reception hosted by the historic University Women’s Club at 2 Audley Sq. W1K 1DB Two eminent and experienced curators and authors will discuss their current or recent exhibitions and their approach to engaging a diverse audience in the contemporary world. Constance McPhee, Curator at […]

Ceramics as Sculpture | Masterpiece

28 June, 2019

Ceramics as Sculpture Masterpiece Fair, Friday, 28 June 2019 Join the French Porcelain Society for an international Study Day which brings together art historical, curatorial, technical and architectural approaches to the relationship between sculpture and the decorative arts, tickets are open to all Tickets: £45(includes free entrance to Masterpiece, lectures, tour, tea & coffee and champagne […]

The Representation of Memory | Activating Archives

June 14, 2019

This seminar will focus on the representation of memory with reference to practices involving photo archives and provides an open forum for PhDs and post-docs. Friday 14 June from 10.30 am – 2.30 pm Regent’s University London Inner Circle, Regent’s Park London NW1 4NS The morning session will be chaired by Caroline Molloy (Coventry University) […]