Past Events

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, 'Home Made Tasers' (installation view) at the New Museum, New York, 2011-2012. Courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London.
30 January 2019 Sackler CPD Programme

Seminar: Collecting Performance

Sackler CPD Programme members: free Art Fund Curators’ Art Pass holders: free £10 for non-members. Coffee and lunch included Collecting Performance is a collaborative seminar run through the Contemporary Art…

Kris Lemsalu: 4LIFE at Goldsmiths CCA, 23 Nov 2018–3 Feb 2019
26 January 2019 Talks & Events

CASt: South London

£90, including lunch and private transport throughout the day Join us on the Contemporary Art Society tour (CASt) to start the year with a healthy dose of contemporary art! This…

Photographer: Nick Harvey
27 November 2018 The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table – Gillian Wearing and Michael Landy

Hosted by CAS Trustee Antje Géczy, a fully vegan meal will be created by Michelin-recommended restaurant Vanilla Black.

Image courtesy of Kenny Hunter
27 November 2018 Talks & Events

The Dedication of Kenny Hunter’s Southwark Memorial

  Ceremony: at the Southwark Memorial, Walworth Square Reception: Crossway United Reformed Church, 18 Hampton Street, London SE1 6SN Save the date CAS Consultancy has been working with artist Kenny…

Li Yuan-chia, Untitled, 1993. Unique hand-coloured print, courtesy of the Li Yuan-chia Foundation
21 November 2018 Sackler CPD Programme

Sackler CPD Programme Study Day – Imperfect Pasts | Contested Futures: Working with public collections in the 21st Century

Sackler CPD Programme members: free £10 for non-members. Coffee and lunch included This Case Day Study, in conjunction with the exhibition Speech Acts at Manchester Art Gallery, will explore the…

Jillian Mayer: Impressions at Annka Kultys, 24 October – 24 November 2018
17 November 2018 Talks & Events

CASt: East London

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

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…

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