Past Events

Sonia Boyce, Six Acts, 2018, performance documentation at Manchester Art Gallery. Courtesy: the artist and Manchester Art Gallery; performer: Lasana Shabazz; photograph: Andrew Brooks
24 February 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Doing the Work: Interventionist Practices

In this workshop we will consider the role of residencies and interventionist projects led by institutions and independent organisations.

Claudette Johnson, Standing Figure, 2017. Acquired by the CAS for Rugby Art Gallery and Museum through the Rapid Response Fund, 2020. Courtesy the artist and Hollybush Gardens, London. Photo: Andy Keate.
20 January 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Doing the Work – Curation and Display: The Stories We Tell, the Knowledge We Produce

This first workshop in our ‘Doing the Work’ series will focus on curation and display in museums and galleries.

© Phyllida Barlow, courtesy of Nasher Sculpture Center
17 November 2020 The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table – Phyllida Barlow

The Contemporary Art Society is pleased to present The Artist’s Table with Phyllida Barlow hosted by Russell Tovey This bespoke artist curated event will take place on Tuesday 17 November 2020. On a…

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.

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.

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