As part of our ongoing work, the AAH are pleased to be able to make the following resources publicly available.
AAH Oral Histories Project
A series of audio interviews conducted with art historians involved with AAH during its founding era. This invaluable resource presents a rich picture of the development of art history as an academic discipline in the UK since the 1970s, in the words of key individuals.
Day in the Life of an Art Historian
A selection of online e-interviews with AAH members who volunteered to respond to ten questions about their life and work as an art historian. This purpose of this project is to the promote the rich diversity of art historical practice today, as well as building greater awareness of the careers and prospects in art history in general. This project began in February 2012 and is ongoing.
Artists' Papers Register
A location register of the papers of artists, designers and craftspeople held in publicly accessible collections in the United Kingdom and Ireland
AAH Bulletin Archive (1974 - 2011)
The entire archive of back issues of Bulletin have recently been digitized and are now available online as pdfs and in text searchable format. A fascinating glimpse into the history of our subject!
AAH Conference Programme Archive (1989 - 2011)
Over twenty years worth of AAH conference programmes have been digitized and are now available online as pdfs or as text searchable documents, providing details of papers presented, topics discussed and individuals present. Every programme since 1989 has been uploaded, as well as several from earlier conferences. The AAH Annual Conference and Bookfair is a UK-based event that takes place at a different institution each year. These prominent, international events take place over three days and attract up to 600 delegates, speakers and publishers.
Directory of Independent & Freelance Art Historians
Find an art history researcher, lecturer or expert
'Careers in Art History' PDF
Careers in Art History is a 120- page booklet that details a range of different career options and offers advice and information for those involved in art history and visual culture
Don't Ask for the Mona Lisa - Guidelines for academics on how to propose, prepare, and organise an exhibition
A 36-page booklet which provides an introduction to key aspects of exhibition curation, from the early planning stages to the design and opening of the show. The booklet provides assistance to those organising both small-scale and large exhibitions, as well as offering guidance on working with paintings, sculptures, and contemporary installations.