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This international conference marking the centenary of the birth of Professor Michael Sullivan (1916-2013), pioneering scholar of modern and Chinese art, will focus on current and future research in the field of modern Chinese painting.See more details >
Conference – last tickets available for the first international conference dedicated to the Auricular style
The first international conference dedicated to the Auricular style – to stimulate awareness & study of this important but neglected style by bringing together research in fine & decorative art histories - The Wallace Collection, 5 & 6 OctoberSee more details >
A new report has been published today that looks into the attitudes, behaviours and skills needed in the UK museum workforce for the next 10 years.See more details >
The E. H. Gombrich Lecture Series on the Classical Tradition 2016 -- Celestial Aspirations: 17th and 18th Century British Poetry and Painting, and the Classical Tradition
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Much has changed since James Elkins published his 2004 book On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art. This symposium seeks to explore the very rich place of the sacred in contemporary visual culture that recognizes faith as an irrecusable part of the social and material order.See more details >
The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar of historical American art. The winner will have the opportunity to work toward publication in American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s journal. He or she will also receive a cash award and travel stipend.See more details >
This one-day conference in the heart of London celebrates the bicentenary of the publication of Sir Walter Scott's novel, The Antiquary, by looking at the multi-faceted nature of antiquarianism in Georgian Britain. Leading scholars from across the UK gather to present new and engaging material on the topic.See more details >
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, in conjunction with the Association of Professional Art Advisors, host a debate on Art Market Standards, Code of Conduct and Ethics in the Art Market.See more details >
This special Craftsmen Day gives visitors an opportunity to meet conservators, decorators and designers employed during one of the most remarkable restoration projects of the last century.See more details >