The Forum is Live The Society for the History of Collecting welcomes you to join in the discussion on the following topics: Prized Possessions: Dutch Paintings from the National Trust Houses The Paston Treasure Exhibition: The Word in a Microcosm Click here to read and discuss. Upcoming Conferences Collecting, Antiquities, and Eighteenth-Century Art (St. Louis, 19-21 … Continue reading News


Upcoming Events Given the current rapidly developing circumstances, and the institutional travel and conference restrictions imposed on some of the speakers and participants, Violated National Heritage: Theft, Trafficking and Restitutions (17 March 2020 at the V&A) will be postponed, most likely until late June. All original bookings will be maintained for the new date. We … Continue reading Events

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