Promoting the professional practice and public understanding of art history
AAH2016 Annual Conference7-9 April, University of EdinburghAAH News and Events
Call for Papers - deadline 9 November 2015
AAH2016 will highlight the diversity, scope and importance of art-historical research today.
The conference will engage with current art historical scholarship across a range of periods, locations, and media. Sessions will cross disciplinary boundaries and are open to a wide academic audience. AAH 2016 also presents an opportunity to reflect on nationalism and its conflicts and contradictions in the past and present. Click here for details.
New Voices 2015'Image Matter: Art & Materiality'AAH News and Events
MIRIAD, MMU, Manchester
6 November 2015
Carol Mavor (University of Manchester), 'FULL: A Film for Visualising the Materiality of Voice'
Hanneke Grootenboer (University of Oxford), 'The Pensive Image'
How do art historians interpret matter? This one day conference of new doctoral scholarship will explore approaches to materiality in light of discourses that implicate art history, as well as visual and material culture studies. Click here for details and booking.
Thinking About Art: A Thematic Guide to Art HistoryOur NEW art history book is hereAAH News and Events
We're pleased to announce the publication of Thinking About Art: A Thematic Guide to Art History. This is the first A level art history textbook specifically for teachers and students, as well as a wider audience. With over 200 colour illustrations and a companion website. Click here for details and to order your copy.
AAH Members get a 20% discount.
Art History in SchoolsSupporting teaching and learningAAH News and Events
Find out more about art history in schools, including teaching and learnng information, links and resources. Get involved with our volunteer schools group, find out about forthcoming activities and events. Click here for details.
Careers DayFirstsite, University of EssexAAH News and Events
21 November, 2015
Designed for recent graduates, undergraduates, and sixth-form students interested in a career in the arts and heritage sector. A wide-range of speakers will share their professional experiences and expertise in areas such as curating, teaching, gallery education, and research. There will be a series of informal talks followed by Q&A sessions that explore different careers possibilities and offer insight into what different career paths might entail, including advice on freelancing. Click here for details and to book online.
Art History For AllAAH News and Events
AAH Chair, Christine Riding, speaks out for more art history in education in this month's Apollo Magazine.
Art-history trained graduates have highly desirable and eminently transferable skills across a range of professions. This is good news for art history, especially as the areas of the UK economy related to culture are growing faster than others, outperforming the economy as a whole.
Click here to read her article
Ways of Seeing 2015AAH schools conferenceAAH News and Events
14 November 2015
British Museum, London
Ways of Seeing is an annual event for those teaching or studying History of Art or Art, at AS and A level. This year’s conference will include lectures and discussions on ways of viewing and thinking about propaganda. Once again, we have 100 FREE tickets available for state school teachers/students keen to attend. Click here for details.
This event is now fully booked but you can be added to the waiting list.
Art Historians & Arts ProfessionalsOnline DirectoryAAH News and Events
Art Historians & Arts Professionals is our online directory. It's for AAH members to profile their skills and expertise, and it's accessible to anyone seeking an expert on art and art history. This resourse is free to join and to use. Any AAH member can opt to be included. Click here for details.