Exhibition: Spain, 1000-1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith, The Met Cloisters, 30 August 2021 – 30 January 2022

Communities of Christians, Muslims, and Jews lived side by side in Spain for centuries, creating vibrant artistic traditions that often intersected. For the first time since its inauguration at The Met Cloisters in 1961, the Fuentidueña Chapel gallery, which typically focuses on the Christian tradition, will present a group of works that testify to theContinue reading “Exhibition: Spain, 1000-1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith, The Met Cloisters, 30 August 2021 – 30 January 2022”

Meadows Museum Announces Fall Exhibitions

Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Traje, 19 September – 9 January Rather than focus on a particular artist, Canvas & Silk: Historic Fashion from Madrid’s Museo del Traje will for the first time pair works in the Meadows collection with representative examples of the historic dress depicted to shed new lightContinue reading “Meadows Museum Announces Fall Exhibitions”

MAIUS WORKSHOP: Programme: Histories, 19 January 2021, 5pm on Zoom

This session will feature two presentations, focused on the functions and constructions of history in the wake of the conquest of Granada. Please click here for more information. To register: https://ucl.zoom.us/meeting/register

ARTES 20th Anniversary Lecture, ‘Fluttering Draperies and Swooning Saints: The Baroque in Spain and Bavaria’ with Dr. Holly Trusted, please find details below:

Museum Reopening Update: The Prado

The Prado has reopened a quarter of its gallery space with Reunited, a new display of nearly 200 paintings from its permanent collection. The exhibition will run until 13 September 2020. The museum’s masterpieces are displayed in novel juxtapositions, offering a new perspective on the permanent collection. For example, for the first time Rubens’ 17th-centuryContinue reading “Museum Reopening Update: The Prado”

Reopening Museums and Galleries in Spain Post Lockdown: A guide from the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport

The Spanish government’s Ministry of Culture and Sport has recently published a document detailing how museums and galleries may be able to manage visitors and collections once lockdown has been fully lifted in Spain. Xanthe Brooke has written a summary of their guidance: ‘In addition to implementing hygiene and physical distancing rules the Dept. considersContinue reading “Reopening Museums and Galleries in Spain Post Lockdown: A guide from the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sport”

Open Access Publication: Gothic Architecture in Spain: Invention and Imitation, eds Tom Nickson and Nicola Jennings

Click here to read Gothic Architecture in Spain: Invention and Imitation, eds Tom Nickson and Nicola Jennings (London, 2020) From the dazzling spectacle of Burgos Cathedral to the cavernous nave of Palma Cathedral or the lacy splendour of San Juan de los Reyes, Spain preserves a remarkable variety of inventive but little understood Gothic buildings.Continue reading “Open Access Publication: Gothic Architecture in Spain: Invention and Imitation, eds Tom Nickson and Nicola Jennings”

New Funding Opportunity: John Phillip PhD Scholarship in Spanish art and visual culture at the School of Art History, University of St Andrews

Deadline: Monday 25 May 2020 The School of Art History at the University of St Andrews is delighted to invite applications for the John Phillip Doctoral Scholarship in Spanish Art and Visual Culture, to start in September 2020. Generously funded by the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica (CEEH), the doctoral scholarship is named after the nineteenth-centuryContinue reading “New Funding Opportunity: John Phillip PhD Scholarship in Spanish art and visual culture at the School of Art History, University of St Andrews”

‘Picasso and Paper’: An Exhibition at the RA and a Programme of Events Organised by the Instituto Cervantes London

Picasso didn’t just draw on paper – he tore it, burnt it, and made it three-dimensional. From studies for ‘Guernica’ to a 4.8-metre-wide collage, this major exhibition, open until 13 April 2020 at the Royal Academy, brings together more than 300 works on paper spanning the artist’s 80-year career. Click here for more information. InContinue reading “‘Picasso and Paper’: An Exhibition at the RA and a Programme of Events Organised by the Instituto Cervantes London”