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Summer Symposium 2018 (Re-)Forming Sculpture

June 26, 2018

Summer Symposium 2018 (Re-)Forming Sculpture 26 – 27 June 2018, University of Leeds & The Hepworth Wakefield Keynote Speakers Martina Droth, Deputy Director of Research, Exhibitions, and Publications | Curator of Sculpture, Yale Center for British Art. Rebecca Wade, Assistant Curator (Sculpture), Leeds Museums and Galleries, based at the Henry Moore Institute. The Association for […]

Art History in the Pub

May 21, 2018

This month’s Art History in the Pub speaker, Theresa Bergne founded Field Art Projects. She will talk about commissioning artists projects in the public realm. Join us on Monday 21 May 7pm, Free and open to all.

Art History in the Pub & London History Day

May 31, 2018

For this year’s London History Day we’ll be doing another special Art History in the Pub event, this time with filmmaker and author Michael Smith. We’ll also be screening some of Michael’s film, including ‘Lost in London’. Free event.

Casting Code: Reflections on 3D Printing | Half Day Symposium

Date: Monday 14 May 2018 Time: 1-5pm Venue: Keynes Library, School of Arts Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD All welcome and free to attend, but registration is required Bookings can be made through the dedicated Eventbrite page  This half-day interdisciplinary symposium will explore how digital 3D technologies are transforming the ways that art […]

Interpreting the Renaissance in the 21st century

Friday 25 May, 6.30pm-8pm Sainsbury Wing Theatre, The National Gallery What do we mean by the ‘Italian Renaissance’, and is the term still a helpful one when interpreting art from the period? Marking the bicentenary of the birth of Swiss art historian Jacob Burckhardt, join a panel of curators as they discuss how best to present Renaissance art to modern museum […]

Curating the Sea Symposium

Curating the Sea: Ecological Vulnerability and the Oceans in Contemporary Exhibitions Saturday 28 April, 2–6pm Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS), South Wing, Wilkins Building, UCL, Gower Street In recent years, exhibitions ranging from major group shows to small solo presentations have addressed the increasingly urgent issue of ocean ecology. This symposium explores the unique ways […]

The Opposite of Time: A Social History of Egg Collecting

Thursday 3 May, 6-8pm Henry Moore Studios & Gardens Henry Moore Foundation Perry Green, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire SG10 6EE 01279 843333 Join artist Andy Holden for this performance which delves into the peculiarly British history of egg collecting and explores our attitudes towards science, nature, knowledge and the urge to collect. This event finds an […]

Pictures of War Conference | Manchester Metropolitan University

Dates: 24 – 25 May 2018 Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University Keynote Speaker: Artist Oliver Chanarin, Broomberg & Chanarin Standard Ticket Prices: £75.00 per day. £120.00 for two-days Student Ticket Prices: £15.00 one day, £25.00 for two-days and £40.00 for all three days Pictures of War: The Still Image in Conflict since 1945 Since the end […]

Monet & Architecture: Exploring a new dimension

April 27, 2018

Friday 27 April 2018  Venue: Institut Français, Ciné Lumière, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT Registration: 5:30pm Saturday 28 April 2018  Venue: The National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN Registration and morning view: from 9:00am £30/£25 Members & Patrons/£22 conc. The National Gallery, in association with the Institut Français, presents an international academic […]

Indigenous Art in Britain Symposium – June 6, 2018 at Bristol University

Beyond the Spectacle: Native North American Presence in Britain presents a one-day symposium Indigenous Art in Britain Wednesday 6 June 2018 9:30am-5:30pm Lecture Theatre 1, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Bristol University 43 Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UU. Keynote speaker: Marla Allison (Laguna Pueblo) For registration details and a full list of speakers, please see […]