CFP: SHC – Collections and Impermanence: Transfer, Exchange and Disposal

Society for the History of Collecting – PhD & ECR Workshop, 17 November 2022 Collections and Impermanence: Transfer, Exchange and Disposal   Images: (left) Thomas Rowlandson, Christie’s Auction Rooms, 1808 (Metropolitan Museum of Art 17.3.1167-146)); (right) A painting by Paolo Vernese is taken out of storage for routine inspection undeground. In the foreground is Cardinal … Continue reading CFP: SHC – Collections and Impermanence: Transfer, Exchange and Disposal

Francis Haskell Memorial Fund – 2022 Scholarship Application Deadline

Francis Haskell Memorial Fund The Burlington Magazine Foundation 2022 SCHOLARSHIPS Grants of up tp £2000 will be awarded from the Francis Haskell Memorial Fund this year to enable scholars to spend time in libraries or archives carrying out advanced research in the history of western art. Preference may be given to candidates in the early … Continue reading Francis Haskell Memorial Fund – 2022 Scholarship Application Deadline

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)

SHC Autumn Series on Independent museums in the UK (Session 1)

Panel discussion on the state of independent museums in the UK 10 September, 2020 at 6.30PM-7.30PM Online Organised and moderated by Marie Tavinor Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive Officer, Mary Rose Trust Emma Chaplin, director, Association of Independent Museums David Green, director, Florence Nightingale museum Yvette Shepherd, Museum Development Officer, London Museum Development In the UK, some … Continue reading SHC Autumn Series on Independent museums in the UK (Session 1)

Oxford Ceramics Group: Inaugural online lecture (Tuesday 7 July 2020)

The Oxford Ceramics Group invites you to its inaugural online lecture Vasemania at the Huntington: The Chelsea Vases Anne Anderson Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 18:30 (BST) Over the course of barely three years Joseph Duveen was able to amass a mega collection of Chelsea vases for Henry Edwards Huntington.  But why did Huntington want them … Continue reading Oxford Ceramics Group: Inaugural online lecture (Tuesday 7 July 2020)