Showcasing Art History Evening Lecture Series - The Courtauld Institute of Art

Showcasing Art History Evening Lecture Series

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Showcasing Art History

Evening Lecture Series XII, 2017-2018


Art history short courses, lectures and tours

Showcasing Art History Evening Lecture Series

Please note that the lecture scheduled for 27 February 2018, has been rescheduled for 20 March 2018.


Showcasing Art History is a series of 25 lectures on Tuesday evenings over three, free-standing terms. You are welcome to attend all three terms, a combination of any two terms or just one term.

The series aims to deliver current art-historical thinking in an accessible manner and is open to anyone over the age of 18. Our speakers are specialists in their field and are drawn from members of Courtauld staff and from other leading institutions.

There is a complimentary admission ticket to the Gallery with each term’s booking. Returning 2016-2017 Showcasing students are entitled to a 10% discount if they book before 30 September 2017.

Tuesday evenings during term from 7.00 – 8.00 pm in the Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre; they are followed by a friendly, informal drinks reception in the Institute foyer. 

Each term is free-standing and you can book any of these combinations:

Option 1

Option 2
Spring term £195 – COURSE FULL

Option 3
Summer term £95

Options 1 & 2
Autumn and Spring £365

Options 1 & 3
Autumn and Summer £285

Options 2 & 3
Spring and Summer £285 – SPRING COURSE FULL

Options 1, 2 & 3  

Termly Programmes and Lecture Timetables


A Different Light: How Photography Re-Imagined the World

Autumn Term 2017 Timetable

Colour: Theory, Practice and Meaning in Byzantine and Western Art

Spring Term 2018 Timetable

History, Society and the Power of Creativity: Five German Artists

Summer Term 2018 Timetable


Please Note – Booking is  Now Open

Payment of Fees

Full payment is due at the time of booking.

Please complete the form below, clearly marking your method of payment of the full course fee(s), and return it to: Short Courses, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN, or by email to  For security reasons, please do not send financial information via e-mail.   Gift vouchers for all Courtauld Short Courses/Tours are available on request should you wish to make a gift to someone; they make an unusual and memorable present.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your place more than 4 weeks before the start of the course, we will refund 50% of the course/tour fee. For cancellations less than 4 weeks prior to the start of the course, no refund will be payable. We do whatever we can to ensure that courses take place as advertised but we reserve the right to make changes or cancellations.

Download Booking Form

2017-2018 Showcasing Art History Booking Form


Please email to be added to the Short Courses Mailing List and you will receive an email when our various programmes are launched.

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