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Past Events

Courtesy Denzil Forrester and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London.
13 May 2020 Talks & Events

Virtual studio visit with Denzil Forrester and in-conversation with the artist and Caroline Douglas

Denzil will show us some of his most recent work and discuss his experience of living and working in Cornwall, the reggae scene of London in the 80s and his major commission for Art on the Underground at Brixton Station.

Catherine Yass. Courtesy of the artist
30 April 2020 Talks & Events

The Artist’s Conversation: Catherine Yass in discussion with George Vasey

Catherine will be talking about her work and its contemporary relevance, from early pieces documenting the liminal spaces of a hospital in Whitechapel to her 2019 commission for the Supreme Court celebrating 100 years of women in the law.

28 February 2020 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Arts podcasting

Over the course of the day, participants will be guided through the landscape of arts radio and podcasts.

Mark Wallinger, The World Turned Upside Down, 2019. Photographer - Damian Griffiths
7 February 2020 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD Study Day: Contemporary Art in the Urban Landscape

We will discuss public art and urban regeneration and question whether projects are led by a commitment to the community or whether they present corporate decoy strategies.

Lothar Götz, Dance Diagonal, Brewers Towner Commission. Towner Eastbourne, 2019. Photo by Eva Eastman
31 January 2020 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Conversations on Painting

This study day will focus on painting as conceptual practice and is structured as a series of conversations between artists, curators and academics

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami, Sekuru Koni, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and Tyburn Gallery.
6 December 2019 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Studio Visits at Gasworks, South London

Curator’s CPD Programme members: free £10 for non-members. Coffee and lunch included This study day will start with lunch at the elegant Brunswick House, at which Alessio Antoniolli, director of Gasworks will introduce…

Edmund de Waal. Photographer: Ben McKee, 2015
14 November 2019 The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table – Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal (b. 1964, Nottingham, UK) is best known for his large-scale installations of porcelain vessels, which have been exhibited in many museums around the world.

David Diao, 'Conversation', 2018, at the exhibition 'Bauhaus: Utopia in Crisis'. Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin
9 November 2019 Talks & Events

CASt: South London

£90, including lunch and transport throughout the day. Join us for the autumn CAStour, exploring galleries and project spaces in South London. The Contemporary Art Society tour (CASt) is London’s…

1 November 2019 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Curating and Installing Digital Art

Sackler CPD Programme members: free £10 for non-members. Coffee and lunch included This study day aims to explore how institutions can adapt to the challenges of curating and installing art…

Campaigners protesting against the cancellation of the exhibition “Queermuseu - Cartography of the Difference in Brazilian Art”, at the Santander Cultural Centre in Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2017.
3 October 2019 Curator's CPD Programme

Frieze Curatorial Summit: It Belongs to Me! Curation, Censorship and the Resurgent Far Right

Frieze Masters auditorium Free to Frieze pass holders, no booking required This year’s CAS/Frieze Curatorial Summit looks at the resurgence of populism and the far-right, which echoes the days when…

Frieze London
3 October 2019 Curator's CPD Programme

Frieze 2019 Curators’ Programme

CPD Members: free Non-members: £25. VIP tickets to Frieze included. The Contemporary Art Society will host a talk and lead a tour of Frieze London and Frieze Masters. To ensure you…

Eleanor Lakelin
27 September 2019 Curator's CPD Programme

Curator’s CPD Study Day: Conceptual Craft

Sackler CPD Programme members: free £10 for non-members Join us for a curator’s study day in London, for Arts professionals to learn more about the most innovative craft practices in…

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