Major new work by Glenn Brown acquired for the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, through the Great Works scheme
The work was made specifically for the museum and is the first piece by the artist to enter into a UK museum collection
£90,000 raised for museum acquisitions at the Artist’s Table with Antony Gormley
CAS acquires John Akomfrah and Kader Attia works at Frieze London for Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
£50,000 Collections Fund at Frieze to acquire work supporting social change
Curator Samantha Manton creates new display at the Whitworth through the CAS’s Starting Point Fellowship
The Contemporary Art Society and Frieze London Announce a New Partnership to Acquire Significant Contemporary Work for Regional Museums
2016 Turner Prize Shortlist
Congratulations to Anthea Hamilton, Michael Dean, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde who have been named on the Turner Prize shortlist for 2016.
Retracing our steps: Creating a database of works
The Contemporary Art Society has been undertaking a major research project in which it has been digitising its rich history of acquisitions, bequests and gifts.