SHC Session at RSA Conference (30 Mar – 2 Apr, 2022)

Call for Paper Proposals Renaissance Society of America Conference Dublin, Ireland, 30 March-2 April 2022 Revisiting Collecting Antiquities The significance of owning and displaying antiquities for the Renaissance collector has never been doubted and the importance of surviving antique works of art for both collectors and artists is well understood. Recent research has shown that … Continue reading SHC Session at RSA Conference (30 Mar – 2 Apr, 2022)

Haughton International Seminar: The Secrets of the Bedroom and the Boudoir (14 & 15 October 2021)

Haughton International Seminar “The Secrets of the Bedroom and the Boudoir” At The British Academy, 11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH Thursday 14th and Friday 15th October 2021 This year’s Haughton International Seminar entitled “The Secrets of the Bedroom and the Boudoir" will again take place at The British Academy, 11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH on Thursday 14th … Continue reading Haughton International Seminar: The Secrets of the Bedroom and the Boudoir (14 & 15 October 2021)

CFP: Decentering Collecting Histories at CAA (Feb 2022)

Society for the History of Collecting CAA Affiliated Society Session (February 2022) CFP: Decentering Collecting Histories Chair: Dr. Stacey Pierson, SOAS Recent research into the history of collecting has moved from concentrating on collecting practices by European and American collectors to a much more varied understanding of the global circulation and appropriation of works of … Continue reading CFP: Decentering Collecting Histories at CAA (Feb 2022)

Recovering Women’s Legacies: Artists, Dealers, Collectors, and Patrons: Parts Four and Five (Today, 23 June 2021, at 12pm)

Recovering Women’s Legacies: Artists, Dealers, Collectors, and Patrons  This June, the Center for the History of Collecting and The Wildenstein Plattner Institute (WPI) are hosting a Wednesday lunchtime series spotlighting archival resources on important women who shaped visual culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Part Four: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe and A’Lelia Walker Catharine Lorillard … Continue reading Recovering Women’s Legacies: Artists, Dealers, Collectors, and Patrons: Parts Four and Five (Today, 23 June 2021, at 12pm)

The American-ness of American Collecting: A Work in Progress (27 July)

The Society for the History of Collecting invites you to its Zoom Lecture The American-ness of American Collecting—A Work in Progress Dr Elizabeth A. Pergam July 27, 2021 at 6:30 pm BST (1:30 pm EDT) Online The debate over how to define “American” has a long history and has taken on new relevance in interpretations … Continue reading The American-ness of American Collecting: A Work in Progress (27 July)