Past Events

The A4 Arts Foundation, Cape Town
4 October 2018 Talks & Events

Talk – Private in the Public Realm: Towards new Alliances

Frieze auditorium Free to Frieze pass holders To book a place please email In a climate where traditional funding models are giving away to a more complex relationship between public…

Contemporary Art Society Tour at Frieze London, 2016
4 October 2018 Sackler CPD Programme

Frieze Fairs Curators Programme

Sackler CPD Members: free Non-members: £35. VIP tickets to Frieze and lunch included The Contemporary Art Society will host a talk and lead a tour of Frieze London, Frieze Masters…

Hito Steyerl, HellYeahWeFuckDie, © Skulptur Projekte 2017, Foto/photo: Henning Rogge
27 September 2018 Talks & Events

Art Experiences: Unlock the Potential in Your Space and People

Unlock the potential in your space and your people with creative collaborations. Join us and a panel of thought leaders to look at different approaches to art experiences in multi-use spaces.

The Anthony Shaw Collection at York Art Gallery, 2017. Photograph by Katherine A. Caddy, copyright Yorkshire Art Journal.
12 September 2018 Sackler CPD Programme

Sackler CPD Programme Study Day: The Art of Clay

Sackler CPD Programme members: free £10 for non-members. Coffee and lunch included The Contemporary Art Society has recently started a new fund for acquiring ceramics: the Jackson Tang Ceramics Award. This…

Image: Chim↑Pom, 'Why Open?', installation view at White Rainbow, London, UK, 2018 © Chim↑Pom. Photograph by Damian Griffiths.
30 June 2018 Talks & Events

CASt: Central & West London

SOLD OUT Join us for the summer CAStour, exploring galleries and project spaces in Central and West London. Led by Dr Ilaria Puri Purini, who will be joined in-conversation by curator Hugh Pilkington, we…

Winter / Hörbelt, Fata Morgana Teahouse, July 2017, North West Cambridge Development
27 June 2018 Talks & Events

CAS Artist Talk: Winter & Hoerbelt

International artist duo Winter & Hoerbelt will discuss their work at this informal gathering at the Contemporary Art Society. In conjunction with the launch of a publication celebrating their public…

Curatorial team of the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, f. l. t. r.: Thiago de Paula Souza, Gabi Ngcobo, Nomaduma Rosa Masilela, Yvette Mutumba, Moses Serubiri, photo: F. Anthea Schaap
6 Jun 2018—8 Jun 2018 Sackler CPD Programme

International Sackler CPD trip to Berlin

CAS Museum Member curators only Download Event Summary We will visit Berlin for the opening of the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, which takes place at various venues across…

Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, Finding Fanon 2 (2015). UHD Digital Video screenshot Courtesy of Larry Achiampong and David Blandy
10 May 2018 Annual Conference, Sackler CPD Programme

CAS Annual Conference – The Virtual in Museums: Hot Medium?

Join us at the National Gallery where this year we focus on the creative potential that virtual and augmented reality offers to museums, with curators and contemporary artists discussing their engagement with this technology.

Lubaina Hamid, Naming the Money, 2004.
19 Apr 2018—20 Apr 2018 Sackler CPD Programme

Sackler CPD Tour: Opening of Glasgow International

CAS Museum Member curators only Join us as we visit Glasgow for the opening of Glasgow International, the biennial festival of contemporary visual art, which brings to the fore Glasgow’s strengths…

Dineo Sheshee Bopape. Courtesy of the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut/Hamburg
22 March 2018 Talks & Events

Artist Talk: Dineo Seshee Bopape

The Contemporary Art Society acquired her work through the Collections Fund at Frieze for the Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne

Installation view of George Rouy, Squeeze Hard Enough It Might Just Pop! (2018) at Hannah Barry Gallery.
17 March 2018 Talks & Events

CASt: South London – SOLD OUT

A Spring tour of South London galleries, including lunch

The Artist's Table with Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, 12 March 2018
12 March 2018 The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table – Lynette Yiadom-Boakye

All funds raised from this special evening go directly towards acquiring the best contemporary art for museums across the UK

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