Events Archive

Autumn Term 2021


Ruskin's Ecologies - Book Launch Event

6:30pm, 21 Sep 2021 | Free, but booking essential

This is an event to celebrate the publication of 'Ruskin's Ecologies', edited by Thomas Hughes and Kelly Freeman, published by Courtauld Books Online. ...


Open Courtauld Hour: Captured!

8:00pm, 30 Sep 2021 | Free, booking essential

To celebrate the upcoming reopening of our gallery we are teaming up with our digitisation team, volunteers and students for our first Open Courtauld Hour of the season!...


The Big Draw Festival: Make The Change!

11:00am, 2 Oct 2021 | Free, but booking essential

The Big Draw Festival: MakeTheChange! is a timely development on last year's exploration into the relationship between people and our living environments. In 2021, we are partnering with The Big Draw team to take action, to explore and to discover wa...


Decolonizing the Museum?

2:30pm, 6 Oct 2021 | Free, booking essential

This lecture discusses a series of practices and experiments initiated by Françoise Vergès around the decolonisation of the museum for the ‘Museum without Objects’ (Réunion Island, 2004-2020), ‘The Slave in the Louvre: An Invisible Humanity’ (Paris ...


Considering Collecting: Collecting Today

6:30pm, 12 Oct 2021 | Free, booking essential

This first event in the 'Considering Collecting' series brings together experts and collectors to share knowledge, insight and advice on collecting artworks. ...

Centre for American Art, Research

Gatecrashers and the Promise of American Art

5:00pm, 18 Oct 2021 | Free, booking essential

Nearly one hundred years ago, artists without formal training “crashed the gates” of the elite art world, as their paintings of American life and fantastical scenes derived from their imaginations began appearing in major museums. This talk draws upo...

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Shen Xin and Alvin Li in conversation

5:00pm, 21 Oct 2021 | Free, booking essential

Artist Shen Xin joins curator and writer Alvin Li for an intimate conversation in this online event. In lieu of a conventional studio visit, the two interlocutors will proceed by posing each other a series of questions informed by their ongoing resea...

Past Events: 2021 - 2019

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