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, study days, walks, visits 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 lecture
The Maria Shirley Lecture: San Vitale and the aesthetics of Imperial Authority in sixth-century Ravenna
Lecturer: John McNeill
25th November 2017
New Website. This new website for the Society was launched on 5th October 2017. The Committee would welcome feedback on improvement opportunities.
The planned Malta Tour in June 2018 has been cancelled.
Opening Up Art History: 50 Years at Birkbeck outlines the contribution which Birkbeck Department of History of Art has made to Art History.
A printable version of the Programme Card for 2017-18 is available for download.
Membership fees due. Existing members have recently received notification of renewal fees by email or letter. If you decide not to renew, please let the Membership Secretary know. How to renew (or join).
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.
The Society exists thanks to the hard work of our volunteers; if you have spare time, take part!