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.


Our next lecture

The Cosmatesque pavements and royal tombs of Westminster Abbey

Lecturer: Professor Warwick Rodwell

Tuesday 17 May 2022, 6pm

The Art Workers’ Guild

NB: Booking is required and closes 48 hours before the event

Our Next Study Walk

A Bermondsey Bash

Leader: Andrew Davies

Monday 13 June 2022

11am-1pm – Meet outside London Bridge Station by The Shipwrights Arms


NB: booking closes 48 hours before the event



29 April

EVENTS PROGRAMME SUMMER-AUTUMN 2022 A selection of study days, visits, walks and courses – booking now open

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