Short courses 2017-18

The courses, of five or ten weeks, each consisting of lectures of two hours and usually held at weekly intervals, are to be provided subject to sufficient applications being received. They will be held at the Friendship Centre, Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8EP, or at the Conway Hall, Red Lion Square WC1R 4RL.

Click here for directions to the venues.

Booking for these courses opens with the spring 2017 mailing for the autumn courses and later in the year for the spring 2018 courses.

For each course: click the icon for a programme
  click Short Courses and Study Events Brochure for a printable form
  click the Short course application icon to book online


The second "Italian Villas" course (21 April to 19 May 2017) has been cancelled owing to the tragic death of Dr Joachim Strupp.

  20 September to
18 October 2017

Arts of Mughal India c.1550-1750

Short course programme
led by Ursula Weekes

  12 October to
9 November 2017
  Manet and Modernism  
Short course programme
led by Charlotte de Mille

  8 November to
6 December 2017

The Art of Ancient Macedonia and the Hellenistic Kingdoms

Short course programme
led by Christina Grande


Pre-booking is essential for all these courses.


For insurance reasons, courses are only open to members of The London Art History Society. If you are not a member then you can apply online using WebCollect where you may pay by credit card using PayPal, bank transfer, cheque or Direct Debit. There is more information at How to Pay online using WebCollect. Members who prefer not to pay online should complete a membership form and post their subscription.


The charge for a five week course will be 90 and 180 for a ten week course. Full payment must be made on application.


Please see the Society's Terms and Conditions.


Each course is separate and members wishing to attend more than one and applying by post should complete separate application forms and provide separate cheques which should be made payable to The London Art History Society.


If the course is oversubscribed, cheques will be returned; if you booked online you will be refunded. It will not be possible to apply to attend only part of a course. If a course has to be cancelled for unforeseen reasons, the full payment will be returned. If an applicant cancels, the charge may be refunded at the Society's discretion, subject to an administration fee of 2.


Enquiries should be addressed by post to The London Art History Society, c/o Tudor Cottage, Stoke Prior, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0LG.
Phone: 0843 289 4663. Calls cost 7p per minute plus any network access charge your phone company may charge.
Or by email to

For previous courses see the Archive of events
For a biographical directory of our course lecturers since 2010 see Biographies

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Updated: 06 May 2017