ART HISTORY NEWS
Why art history matters
This is why art history matters to us and why, as a charity, subject association and membership body, we do the work that we do. Our work is united by a determination to show why art history matters, and how it can matter for many not just a few.
Our advocacy work is a key part of what we do towards promoting the professional practice and public understanding of art history and visual culture. At present it covers a range of areas including education, policy and partnerships.
Our internationally renowned Annual Conference showcases current research and critical debate about art history and visual culture.
Our annual grant giving programme is designed to encourage and promote good art history practice through awards and give financial assistance for research projects to those who cannot easily afford it.
Our publications, including the leading academic journal, Art History and Thinking About Art text book, are for people teaching, studying or exploring art history at different levels in different contexts.
SHAPING THE FUTURE FOR ART HISTORY
What we do
We champion a diverse art history through our events, publications, resources, grants, advocacy and membership.Read more
Art History is the leading academic journal in our field.Read more
Get access to exclusive news, unique events, networks and discounts on subscriptions.Read more
STUDENTS & CONCESSIONS
Keep up to date with essential news, events and opportunities at a great rate.
Connect with relevant art history for your school, university, gallery or museum.Read more
Sharing the Van Dyck Self-portrait: contemporary and historical art in dialogue | National Portrait Gallery, 10 November
A symposium for museum and gallery professionals exploring the outcomes of the...
Nihon to Seiyō : Japan & the West: The SAHGB 2017 Annual Lecture & Awards Ceremony, Courtauld Institute of Art, 29 November
Neil Jackson, President of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain,...
Exploring “Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi”, Munich, 27 October
Exploring “Frank Bowling: Mappa Mundi” PUBLIC SEMINAR Series 27.10.17 – 09.02.18, 10:15...
Art History in the Pub, Bristol, 30 October
Speaker: Dr Catherine Hunt, Art Historian, University of Bristol Title: ‘The Reformation...