Events

Exhibitions

Google Arts & Culture: Our Favourite Online Exhibitions

We’ve scoured Google Arts & Culture for some of our favourite online exhibitions. Whether you’re interested in illuminated manuscripts, sculpture or architecture, there are a number of virtual exhibitions that we think you’ll enjoy.

Exhibition: The Ministry of Works collection: Photographs and images from the Conway Library

The Courtauld has created a new online exhibition of photos from the Conway library, including a set of extraordinary photos taken in the aftermath of WWII. Medievalists will find much of interest here, including this striking photo of Private William Scollie of Chicago examining art works in the Siegen caves near Cologne in April 1945.Continue reading “Exhibition: The Ministry of Works collection: Photographs and images from the Conway Library”

New exhibition: Historic photos of Notre-Dame in Paris

In response to the devastating Notre-Dame fire in April 2019, the Courtauld has published an online exhibition featuring 19th- and early 20th-century images of the cathedral taken from the Courtauld’s Conway Library. Modern media gave the terrible fire at the cathedral of Notre-Dame of Paris a shocking immediacy. We watched it live on 24-hour television,Continue reading “New exhibition: Historic photos of Notre-Dame in Paris”

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Workshops & Excursions

Online Workshop: Layers of London Webinar: The Archaeology of Pottery Production in London from Medieaval times to the Victorians, The Institute of Historical Research, 23 July 2020, 4-4:50pm

Jacqui Pearce, Senior Finds Specialist, MOLA This talk looks at the rich archaeological evidence for the many different kinds of pottery that have been made in the London area from the 12th through to the 19th century, including medieval greywares, Surrey whitewares, London-made redwares, tin-glazed wares, stonewares, slipwares and porcelain and covering known centres extendingContinue reading “Online Workshop: Layers of London Webinar: The Archaeology of Pottery Production in London from Medieaval times to the Victorians, The Institute of Historical Research, 23 July 2020, 4-4:50pm”

Seminar Series: Blogging Manuscripts, Oxford Medieval Studies, 6, 8, 9 July 2020

The University of Oxford Medieval Studies are hosting a fringe event on ‘Blogging with Manuscripts’ which will run on the Monday, Wednesday and Thursday of the Leeds IMC Congress (6th, 8th, 9th July 2020). Over the course of three days, you can join in with different seminars: Blogging Manuscripts with Polonsky German, Teaching the Digital CodexContinue reading “Seminar Series: Blogging Manuscripts, Oxford Medieval Studies, 6, 8, 9 July 2020”

Research Workshops: Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, 6-10 July 2020

Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, Online, July 6 – 10, 2020 It was with great disappointment that we had to cancel the first Venice Summer School in Digital and Public Humanities due to the coronavirus emergency. All the more, we are now happy to announce the first Venice Virtual Summer Camp on DigitalContinue reading “Research Workshops: Venice Virtual Summer Camp on Digital and Public Humanities, 6-10 July 2020”

Study Day: BAA Tower of London Study Day, Saturday November 2nd, 2019

The British Archaeological Association Study Day at the Tower of London will enable us to look closely at some recent research, both historical and archaeological, to learn about curating practices and restoration of wall paintings at the tower, and to explore spaces that are often closed to the public.

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Art Fairs

Exhibition & Catalogue: Four Remarkable Manuscripts from The Middle Ages, Les Enluminures, NYC 17-23 October 2018

Les Enluminures will present a special exhibition and catalogue at Les Enluminures New York from October 17 to 23, 2018. It consists of four books that are remarkable survivals of what people read in the Middle Ages – the finest of medieval Bibles (the greatest text of Western civilization), one of the oldest Books ofContinue reading “Exhibition & Catalogue: Four Remarkable Manuscripts from The Middle Ages, Les Enluminures, NYC 17-23 October 2018”

Les Enluminures at Masterpiece London 2017

Art Fair: Les Enluminures at Masterpiece London 2017

Les Enluminures looks forward to welcoming you to the 2018 edition of Masterpiece London STAND B1 This year we are teaming up with Daniel Crouch Rare Books. Our joint display “A brief History of Time: from Matins to Mars” will explore methods of marking and keeping time throughout history. CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR FAIR HIGHLIGHTS On JulyContinue reading “Art Fair: Les Enluminures at Masterpiece London 2017”

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