Past Events

Anne Ryan, Angry world 2013. Oil on canvas, 56 × 71 cm. Courtesy of the artist and greengrassi
17 June 2017 Talks & Events

CASt: South London

A summer tour of South London galleries, including lunch.

Edmund de Waal in his studio in London. Photo by Andrew Testa / New York Times File
6 June 2017 Sackler CPD Programme

Sackler CPD Studio Visit with Edmund de Waal

Born in 1964, de Waal is best known for his large scale installations of porcelain vessels, which are informed by his passion for architecture, space and sound.

Lawrence Lek, Geomancer, 2017. CGI video still, commissioned by Jerwood/FVU Awards, London. Courtesy: the artist
2 May 2017 Annual Conference

Annual Conference – The Museum as Battlefield: Alternative Models of Museum Practice

This year our Conference examines radical strategies that museums around the world are deploying to rethink the way they display and conceive of their collections, and in how they operate within their communities.

Martine Syms, still from A Pilot For A Show About Nowhere, 2015
19 April 2017 Sackler CPD Programme

Sackler CPD London Studio Visits and Presentation of the VN XX CAS Project

This free Sackler CPD event is for members only Join us for an afternoon of exhibition and studio visits in East London, before attending a reception to celebrate the first acquisition…

The Deep, Hull © Thomas Arran
5 April 2017 Sackler CPD Programme

Sackler CPD Tour: Hull, City of Culture 2017

We will visit the newly renovated Ferens Art Gallery, the Maritime Museum and a series of new commissions across the city.

CASt East London, March 2015. Photo: Joe Plommer
18 March 2017 Talks & Events

CAStour: Central London

This Central London CAStour will explore the galleries of Fitzrovia and Mayfair, the well-known alongside the less familiar.

Grace Williams, Famulus, C-Type, 2015
16 March 2017 Sackler CPD Programme

Sackler CPD Programme Study Day: How to let artists work in response to your archive

The New Art Gallery Walsall has worked with a number of artists on their Garman Ryan Collection and Epstein Archive, notably Bob and Roberta Smith in 2009.

Conrad Shawcross, The Dappled Light of the Sun, 2015. Photo: Mark Wilmot
23 February 2017 The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table – Conrad Shawcross

With live performances by Mira Calix with the Ada Project

Bedwyr Williams, ‘ECHT’, 2014, Video Still, HD Video, 27’08”. Courtesy the artist and Limoncello
19 January 2017 Sackler CPD Programme

Visit to Artes Mundi 7, Cardiff

This year’s nominees are John Akomfrah, Amy Franceschini/Future Farmers, Lamia Joreige, Neil Beloufa, Nastio Mosquito and Bedwyr Williams.

Image: CONDO 2017 poster. Courtesy of CONDO.
14 January 2017 Talks & Events

CASt: CONDO

CASt CONDO is now sold out. This special CAStour will travel across London for a preview of the collaborative gallery exchange CONDO. Fifteen London galleries host exhibitions by their international colleagues, allowing…

Antony Gormley, DOMAIN FIELD, 2003, 4.76 mm square section stainless steel bar, various sizes: 287 elements, derived from moulds of local inhabitants of Newcastle-Gateshead aged 2.5 - 84 years. Installation view, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK. Commission for BALTIC, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead. Photograph by Jerry Hardman-Jones, Leeds.
29 November 2016 Talks & Events, The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table – Antony Gormley

Hosted by Contemporary Art Society Collections Trustee Béatrice Lupton with Moro

MuHKA - photo by Doede Bardok
22 November 2016 Sackler CPD Programme

National Network Study Day – Changing Perspectives: The Low Countries

This study day will investigate the historic relationship between the UK and the Low Countries, drawing from the Contemporary Art Society’s past curatorial research trips to Belgium (2016) and Holland (2015).

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