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


We support learner-centred approaches that focus on scaffolding passion and pursuit of learning in students, 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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Art history and me

| Penny Wickson, Chair of the Association...

The physician’s folding almanac: a misnomer of the medievalist?

| Amy Moore, University of York |...

Home, exile and the politics of belonging

Artists and speakers from across the world...

New era for art history

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