Despite being a founding member of the RA, Samuel Wale has remained an elusive figure. Most of his easel paintings have disappeared and many of his works destroyed. As one of the most prolific book illustrators of the day, this seminar will argue his work fosters a new engagement with the past.See more details >
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Friday 25 November, Courtauld Institute of Art, 6 - 7.30pm, FREE
Prompted by recent events surrounding the History of Art A Level, a panel will discuss the causes, consequences and clamour surrounding the announcement how we got to where we are, what action should be taken to move things forward. More details
The Warburg Institute is hosting its first Postgraduate Symposium Cultural Encounters: Tensions and Polarities of Transmission from the Late Middle Ages to the Enlightenment. It explores the concept of cultural encounters, focusing particularly on their productive outcomes and on the dynamics of cultural changes across time and space.See more details >
Society of Architectural Historians is accepting session proposals for its 71st Annual International Conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota (April 18-22). Submission deadline: January 17, 2017 at 5 pm CSTSee more details >
Conference - Muybridge in Kingston: Day Symposium, 4 November 2016 At the Langdon Down Museum's Normansfield Theatre, Hampton Wick
This symposium explores Muybridge's distinctive relationship to Kingston, presenting original research on Muybridge's work, its histories, and its multiple connections by artists, film-makers and scholars.See more details >
This event will take place on 26 October 6pm in the UCL Italian Seminar Room, Room 351, Third Floor, Foster Court, Malet Place, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BTSee more details >
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 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 >
Throughout history and across cultures people have set up statues in public spaces - to honour rulers, to reward benefactors, to worship gods and goddesses or simply to admire. This 2 day conference brings together leading historians, art historians and archaeologists to discuss the role played by public statues in historical cultures ranging from ancient China to modern Turkey, from Palmyra to Georgian England.See more details >
Culture Comms exists to help cultural and heritage PRs share insights, ideas and interesting stories.See more details >