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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 Out Loud – The Chatsworth Festival, 22- 24 September 2017

A three day talks festival which sees leading figures from the art world talk about their work and inspirations in the picturesque setting of Chatsworth in the Peak District.

Art of Power: The 3rd Earl of Bute, Politics and Collecting in Enlightenment Britain, 2 – 4 October 2017

The Mount Stuart Trust and The Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, are hosting a major exhibition merging art, biography, politics and cultural history.

Exhibition of Contemporary Art – AESTIVAL 2017 Paris, 4 – 31 August 2017

An eclectic group of artists, each one using his/her unique language and technique, will exemplify the constant evolution in Art today in this exhibition in Paris during August.

Textile and Place Conference – Manchester School of Art and the Whitworth, 12 April 2018

The conference hosted by Manchester School of Art and the Whitworth draws upon Manchester past histories and contemporary associations with textile linked to place.

The Future of Art History in Wales: A Free Roundtable Discussion, 12 September 2017

Join the Modernist Network Cymru (MONC) for a free roundtable discussion with leading artists, curators and historians to discuss the future of Welsh art history/art history in Wales.

In Conversation with Yinka Shonibare, Kensington Palace, 4 September 2017

Hear from Turner prize nominee and artist Yinka Shonibare MBE in the King’s State Apartments at Kensington Palace as he discusses his new work,¬†Mrs Pinckney and the Emancipated Birds of South Carolina.

Registration open for BLOCKS PLATES STONES, London, 21 September 2017

This interdisciplinary conference, BLOCKS PLATES STONES will be held at the Courtauld Institute of Art and will survey the state of research into cut woodblocks, intaglio plates, lithographic stones, and other matrices/printing surfaces.

2018 Annual Conference, London, 5-7 April 2018

The Association for Art History’s 2018 Annual Conference for art history and visual culture will take place in London, 5-7 April 2018.

Ways of Seeing, London, 25 November 2017

Ways of Seeing 2017, London, 25 November 2017. One-day event for A level students and teachers doing Art & Design or History of Art.

New Voices, Birmingham, 11 January 2018

New Voices 2018, University of Birmingham, 11 January 2018. One-day event for new research about art, art history and visual culture.