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Naomi, Student Ambassador for Summer University 2014, reveals her insights into the course!

Monday, 28 July, 2014 by education

I really enjoyed my week working as a Student Ambassador at the Art History Summer University. It was a fantastic opportunity to talk to young people about what art history at university is like, as many had not studied the … Continue reading

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Liz Libor, NCN History of Art Course Leader reflects on a day of Art History in Nottingham!

Monday, 14 July, 2014 by education

The intention:  To raise awareness of art history as a discipline and encourage students to consider applying for the subject at degree level The locations: New College Nottingham (NCN): An FE college in the centre of the historic Lace Market … Continue reading

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Spotted!

Friday, 16 May, 2014 by education

I spy with my little eye… The Courtauld Gallery’s painting Allegorical Portrait of Sir John Luttrell, 1550, by Hans Eworth in a Warburg panel! Last year some of our young people made an animation all about this painting. Watch it here! 

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zine alert!

Tuesday, 6 May, 2014 by education

As part of our Animating Art History project, the students made these amazing zines about their research and their own photography. We love them so much we wanted to share them with you!   

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We would love to see you in Nottingham this June!

Thursday, 24 April, 2014 by education
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Art history: it’s just a timeline?

Tuesday, 15 April, 2014 by education

  Before the Easter break, we took a trip up to New College Nottingham to think about ‘modernism’. What a scary word! Using Alfred Barr’s infamous diagram as a starting point, we considered timelines of ‘modernism’ across the 20th Century. … Continue reading

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Young people bringing British historical portraiture alive

Friday, 14 February, 2014 by education

See our blog entry on our Stories of the World project on the NPG’s Understanding British Portrait network. Great to revisit the Look again… exhibition and it’s fascinating portraits.    

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Animating Art History is back for 2014!

Monday, 3 February, 2014 by education

Animating Art History 2014 kicked off last Thursday with a session on surfaces. Check out the brilliant photos from The Gallery and around Somerset House by the young people involved!         Animating Art History is a widening … Continue reading

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Art History Beyond London… Sheffield College at Site Gallery

Monday, 16 December, 2013 by education

Another week, another city. This time in Yorkshire with students of Sheffield College. As part of our outreach programme, the young people at Sheffield College were given insights to Art History at Higher Education in their classroom, followed by an … Continue reading

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Animating Art History 2013 Website is Launched!

Friday, 25 October, 2013 by education

Animating Art History is a widening participation partnership between The Courtauld Institute of Art and University of the Arts London. In 2013 twenty-seven young people aged 16 – 19 took part in the innovative course which combines art history, photography, and animation. This year … Continue reading

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