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.


Our Next Study Walk

King’s Cross and St Pancras

Leader: Andrew Davies

Monday 30 September 2019

11am-1pm – Meet at 10.50am outside Hatchards bookshop in St Pancras Station


Our Next Course

Works of Byzantine Art and Architecture

Lecturer: Lyn Rodley

Thursday 3 October 2019 (for 5 weeks)

2-4pm, Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church




4 September

Birkbeck blog – the first blog of the new academic year is now available. It includes previews of events during the Autumn term which may interest members.

1 September

The September 2019  e-news bulletin is now available listing events in and around London this month.

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


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

Find out about volunteering