Events

Exhibitions

Exhibition: ‘Gold’, British Library, London, 20 May – 2 October 2022, tickets available in February 2022

The British Library has announced a new exhibition, Gold, which will run from 20 May to 2 October 2022. Gold has long held the power to dazzle and ignite feelings of wonder. This new exhibition will take visitors on a journey to over 20 countries to discover how gold has been used to embellish andContinue reading “Exhibition: ‘Gold’, British Library, London, 20 May – 2 October 2022, tickets available in February 2022”

Exhibition: North Sea Crossings: Anglo-Dutch Books and the Adventures of Reynard the Fox, The Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, 3 December 2021–18 April 2022

About the exhibition North Sea Crossings tells the story of Anglo-Dutch exchanges through beautiful medieval manuscripts, early prints, maps, animal stories and other treasures from the Bodleian’s collections. For centuries the North Sea has been a highway connecting Britain with its Dutch neighbours, a mere 33 kilometres away at its closest point. Focusing on theContinue reading “Exhibition: North Sea Crossings: Anglo-Dutch Books and the Adventures of Reynard the Fox, The Weston Library, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, 3 December 2021–18 April 2022”

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Workshops & Excursions

Tours & Workshops: Revenants and Remains, Autumn 2022

This autumn, English Heritage has teamed up with Manchester Metropolitan University to organise a series of free weekend events at monasteries in northern England themed around their historical associations with the supernatural. 

Call for contributions – “Creating a memory of ancient pasts : Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century” (deadline: 15 February 2022)

Creating a memory of ancient pasts: Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century. October 13th and 14th 2022, Paris The ERC Advanced Grant AGRELITA project will organize workshops entitled “Creating a memory of ancient pasts” on October 13th and 14th 2022, Paris (Sainte-Barbe Library). Mnemosyne, mother of the Muses, embodies aContinue reading “Call for contributions – “Creating a memory of ancient pasts : Choices, constructions and transmissions from the 9th to the 18th Century” (deadline: 15 February 2022)”

Invitation to Workshop: ‘History in a Time of Polarization’, Saturday 11 December, 12pm-3:20pm EST

Presented by The Medievalist Toolkit This virtual workshop brings together professionals from fields that deal with the violent far-right. Hate groups’ recruitment has consistently drawn from memories of the medieval past, and in recent years this effort has grown, particularly online. Scholars, social workers, and journalists all have unique viewpoints on this issue, but rarelyContinue reading “Invitation to Workshop: ‘History in a Time of Polarization’, Saturday 11 December, 12pm-3:20pm EST”

Workshop: Shades of Purple. Purple Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts, University of Zurich, 25-26 November 2021

This two-day workshop, organized by the research group Textures of Sacred Scripture – https://textures-of-scripture.ch at the University of Zurich will explore a range of questions about the materials and semantics of medieval purple manuscripts. Recent advances in the material analysis of purple colorants have spurred new interest in the aesthetics of purple ornament in medieval manuscripts. ThisContinue reading “Workshop: Shades of Purple. Purple Ornament in Medieval Manuscripts, University of Zurich, 25-26 November 2021”

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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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