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Nao Matsunaga, Home Tower, 2019. Courtesy of Marsden Woo. This work is available to purchase at 16 Mount Street.
20 July 2021 Talks & Events

How to collect ceramics

Please join collector and curator Sarah Griffin and artist Alison Britton unravelling the complexities of ceramics today. Discussing the specificity of the medium, the talk will explore studio ceramics, traditional…

Moyra Davey, Eric (Fade), 2018, Courtesy of greengrassi. This work is available to purchase at 16 Mount Street.
29 June 2021 Talks & Events

Collecting Photography with Nicolas Smirnoff and Marisa Bellani

Join us next Tuesday lunchtime to hear from Nicolas Smirnoff Magnum Gallery Director and Marisa Bellani, founder of Roman Road to discuss the many different aspects of photography. We will unravel questions around…

Yinka Shonibare, Earth, 2010. Purchased with assistance from Art Fund, the Arts Council England/Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, the Contemporary Art Society and the Friends of Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage, 2018
27 April 2021 Curator's CPD Programme, Talks & Events

Doing the Work: Interpreting Artworks

Part of ‘Doing the Work’, an online CPD workshop series for curators co-produced by the Contemporary Art Society and the Decolonising Arts Institute (University of the Arts London). Read more. Open to CAS Museum…

Agnes Denes, 'Wheatfield – A Confrontation', 1982
15 April 2021 Talks & Events

CAS Consultancy Talk – Commemoration and Confrontation: Memorials as Political Acts

CAS Consultancy brings together artists, historians, architects, producers and curators to discuss the political issue of memorials in contemporary public space.

Children are Place-Makers
1 April 2021 Talks & Events

CAS Consultancy Talk: Children are Place-Makers

Presented as part of the new 2021 Cambridge Festival, Children are Place-makers is a discussion about the work of ArtScapers, a children-centric programme exploring the North West Cambridge Development through…

CAS Consultancy worked with the City of London to deliver Culture Mile in 2017
11 November 2020 Talks & Events

CAS Consultancy Webinar: Reclaiming the High Street

CAS CONSULTANCY: CULTURE MATTERS Webinars exploring the evolving role of art and culture in the public realm   PLEASE RSVP HERE Join CAS Consultancy as we examine how vacant high…

Rosalind Nashashibi outside The National Gallery, © The National Gallery, London
22 September 2020 Talks & Events

Virtual Studio Visit at The National Gallery and In-Conversation with Artist-in-Residence Rosalind Nashashibi and Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Projects Priyesh Mistry

Limited space available. Please RSVP to Meela@contemporaryartsociety.org to receive your private Zoom meeting link Please join us for an online in-conversation between the artist Rosalind Nashashibi and Priyesh Mistry,  Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary…

John Akomfrah at his London studio, 2016. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery, London
10 September 2020 Talks & Events

Virtual studio visit with John Akomfrah

Limited space available. Please RSVP to Meela@contemporaryartsociety.org to receive your private Zoom meeting link Please join us on Zoom on 10 September when we shall be doing a live studio visit with…

Gillian Wearing's statue of Millicent Fawcett at Parliament Square during Black Lives Matter protests, June 2020. The statue was managed and delivered by CAS Consultancy in 2018.
2 July 2020 Talks & Events

CAS Consultancy: Public Space and Culture After the Virus

A conversation between architects, urbanists and cultural place makers, questioning our role as the shape of our world has changed over recent times

Isaac Julien Portrait, 2017. Photo by Thierry Bal
26 June 2020 Talks & Events

Virtual studio visit with Isaac Julien

We hope to show extracts from ‘Lessons of the Hour’, 2019, one of Julien’s most recent projects that focuses on the visionary African American writer, abolitionist and freed slave Frederick Douglass.

Dorothy Cross. Photo Credit Lanka Perren
12 June 2020 Talks & Events

Virtual Patron studio visit with Dorothy Cross and in-conversation with the artist and CAS Director Caroline Douglas

Dorothy will show us some of her most recent work and talk about how living in such a wild location influences her practice.

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.

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