Review: Diversifying the History of Collecting – Collecting the Sacred

Review of Diversifying the History of Collecting: Collecting the Sacred: Art, Belief and Identity Emerging Scholars Workshop, 2nd March 2021 The processes behind the acquisition, display and gifting of religious art and sacred decorative objects dominated the subject of the most recent Emerging Scholars Research workshop. Four papers were devoted to the respectful interrogation of different cultural traditions, beliefs and identities and in turn, how the aggregation of religiously charged art collections should be approached in … Continue reading Review: Diversifying the History of Collecting – Collecting the Sacred

CONF: Sammlungen – Provenienz – Kulturelles Erbe 5.0 (online, 22-23 Jan 21)

Subject: CONF: Sammlungen - Provenienz - Kulturelles Erbe 5.0 (online, 22-23 Jan 21) Online / Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, 22.–23.01.2021 Anmeldeschluss: 20.01.2021 Sammlungen – Provenienz – Kulturelles Erbe 5.0 Eine Kooperation der Fächer Geschichte, Kunstgeschichte und Museologie der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg PROGRAMM Freitag, 22. Januar 14:00 Begrüßung 14:15–16:30 BLOCK 1 – Kulturelle Kontaktzonen und koloniale Kontexte Prof. Dr. … Continue reading CONF: Sammlungen – Provenienz – Kulturelles Erbe 5.0 (online, 22-23 Jan 21)

Seminar: Collecting and Display (Autumn Programme Online)

SEMINAR COLLECTING AND DISPLAY  AUTUMN PROGRAMME ONLINE  The seminar, organised by Susan Bracken, Andrea Galdy and Adriana Turpin, was established in 2004 and was one of the first in its field. It holds monthly meetings on Monday evenings with a range of international speakers on a wide variety of subjects. Our sessions cover diverse topics … Continue reading Seminar: Collecting and Display (Autumn Programme Online)

CFP: Collecting Art and Exhibiting Cultures in Asia (Hong Kong, 24-25 March 2021)

Subject: CFP: Collecting Art and Exhibiting Cultures in Asia (Hong Kong, 24-25 Mar 21) Hong Kong, Lingnan University, March 24 - 25, 2021 Deadline: Nov 23, 2020 <https://www.ln.edu.hk/visual/vs2021conference> Then and now: Collecting Art and Exhibiting Cultures in Asia Lingnan University in Hong Kong, 24-25 March 2021 Subject fields: Art history, museum studies, visual studies, cultural management, Asian … Continue reading CFP: Collecting Art and Exhibiting Cultures in Asia (Hong Kong, 24-25 March 2021)

SHC Online Lecture: Charles I and the Art of Italy in Spain

The Society for the History of Collecting Invites you to its Online Lecture Charles I and the Art of Italy in Spain Dr Susan Bracken Thursday, August 13 2020 at 6.30 pm (BST) 1623 was a significant year for the outstanding collection being formed by the future Charles I.  In January John and Tom Smith … Continue reading SHC Online Lecture: Charles I and the Art of Italy in Spain