Our Annual Conference for art history takes place over 3 days throughout the UK. It brings together current research and critical debate about art history and visual culture. It’s an opportunity to keep up to date with emerging research, hear leading keynotes, broaden your networks and exchange ideas. It attracts around 500 delegates, speakers and publishers each year. Members get reduced conference rates
2018 Annual Conference
5 – 7 April 2018
Courtauld Institute of Art and King’s College London
Call for Papers
The 2018 Annual Conference will host sessions that respond to the idea of ‘looking outwards’. It will engage with art history in the broadest sense, and seek to incorporate a diverse range of papers and perspectives. View and download the 2018_sessions (pdf).
Deadline for paper proposals is 6 November 2017.
2019 Annual Conference
4-6 April 2019
University of Brighton
Call for Sessions – out in October 2017
2020 Annual Conference
University of Newcastle
You can see Academic Session listings from previous conference and explore the Conference programme archive. Search pdf programmes and session abstracts from 1975 – 2013, and session listings and abstracts from 2014 onwards. These will be available online soon.
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...