Willem van Haecht - The Gallery of Cornelis van der Geest (1628) - Rubenshuis

Welcome to the London Art History Society

The London Art History Society is open to anyone who would like to acquire a greater understanding of the history of the visual arts in a friendly and stimulating environment.

Our aim is to provide a full and varied programme of lectures, courses, seminars and schoolsstudy days, walksvisits and tours at affordable prices. We pride ourselves on the quality of our speakers, who are chosen not only for their expertise, but also for their ability to engage and entertain an audience. Do explore our website to find out more about us. All our events are open to members only – join us online.

FUTURE EVENTS UPDATE

Due to the ongoing situation with coronavirus we are running a programme of online events, full details available in the What’s On section above.

Our Next Online Study Event (Summer Series)

Annunciation to Last Judgement: themes and variations in Christian art – 2. The Nativity and Adorations from the fourth to nineteenth centuries

Lecturer: Clare Ford-Wille

Wednesday 21/Thursday 22 July 2021

10.30am-1pm

This event is online – please join the Zoom meetings 15 minutes before the start time

NB: booking closes 48 hours before the event

Our next online study event

Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud: modern figures

Lecturer: Ben Street

Tuesday 27/Wednesday 28 July 2021

10am-12pm

This event is online – please join the Zoom meetings 15 minutes before the start time

NB: booking closes 48 hours before the event

News

1 July

E-NEWS BULLETIN July 2021– see what’s on in London in July.

4 May

ART ONLINE If you are looking for inspiration have a look at our suggestions of  art institution websites and programmes to view which are providing a wide variety of interesting digital tours and events.

London Art History Society Review

Society members receive a printed copy of the current year’s Review, but PDF versions of past editions can be downloaded without charge from this site.

Review archive

Volunteer

The Society exists thanks to the hard work of our volunteers; if you have spare time, take part!

Find out about volunteering