We use the power of storytelling to help people appreciate the importance of art history. Words, images, data and research all help us to help others understand why art history matters.


Mapping art history across the UK

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For this year’s Annual Conference we created some cards about humanities, drawn from the glossary of the textbook Thinking About Art, written by Penny Huntsman and published by the Association for Art History and Wiley. The 10 cards include Collector. Critic, Dealer, Feminist, Flâneur, Gallerist, Marxist, Other, Patron and Socialist.   If you’d like to get […]

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We support learner-centred approaches, both inside and outside of schools and universities.

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Our ongoing work on policy aims to identify key issues, provide analysis and evidence, and have a positive impact on art history and the wider arts, culture and academic arenas.

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We work with colleagues from across culture, the creative industries, academia and the commercial sector to ensure a vital and vibrant context for art history and the study of visual culture.

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Summer Symposium Highlights

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Art history and me

| Joanna Banham is Director of the...