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Art History in the Pub

Art History in the Pub reflects the AAH's commitment to bringing art history and visual culture to a wider public community. Talks are free, and open to all. 

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About AHITP


Art History in in the Pub talks are always very informal. The talks are of general interest, and anyone is welcome to come along and listen and ask questions. Talks usually last for about 30 minutes, with a break for getting extra drinks, followed by general discussion.

AHITP is always free of charge and open to everyone.


Forthcoming Talks:

AHITP, Bristol
Monday 24 April 2017, 7pm

Venue: The White Bear, 113 St Michael’s Hill, Bristol, BS2 8BS

Speaker: Sarah Bodman is an artist and Senior Research Fellow for Artists' Books at the University of the West of England’s Centre for Fine Print Research (CFPR).

About the talk: Sarah is a well-published researcher on ‘artists’ books’, with her own books in collections such as the Tate and the V&A. She will discuss how artists work creatively with the book format showing physical examples by national and international artists, including projects from the annual World Book Night event.

AHITP, Dublin
Tuesday 25 April 2017, 7.30pm

Venue: Foley's, 1 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, Ireland

Speaker: Aoife Brady, Trinity College Dublin

About the talk: The second session of Art History in the Pub in Dublin (organised by the IAAH), will once again take place at The Loft, Foley’s, Merrion Row. Aoife Brady will speak about 'Caravaggisms, the Caravaggesque and the cult of the Caravaggisti’', continuing the focus on the current 'Beyond Caravaggio' exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland.


Future Talks

AHITP, London
Monday 15 May 2017

Details tbc

AHITP, Bristol
Monday 22 May 2017
Speaker: Simon Trapnell, 'Nature in Art'
Details tbc

AHITP, London
Wednesday 31 May 2017

Details tbc

AHITP, London
Monday 10 July 2017

Details tbc


If you are interested in organising a 'pop-up AHITP' or a short series of talks at a pub near you let us know.  Look out for other AAH events coming up.


Previous AHITP Talks