Past Events

14 October 2022

Frieze London Curators Day

CPD Visual Arts Curators Our Frieze Day will include tickets to the Frieze and Frieze Masters fair, a guided tour of the emerging section to the Frieze Art fair and…

20 Jun 2022—23 Jun 2022 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD International Trip: documenta, Kassel

Monday 20 June – Thursday 23 June Please join us for a trip to documenta 15 in Kassel. The documenta 15 is under the artistic direction of ruangrupa, a collective of…

Joy Gregory the Sweetest Thing
26 May 2022 Curator's CPD Programme, Talks & Events

Hosting Artists 2, Museums Residencies

The seminar CPD Hosting Artists 2: Museums Residencies is a collaboration between the Contemporary Art Society and Delfina Foundation. Together with museum professionals working with collections we ask what it…

11 May 2022 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD in London

Wednesday 11 May 2022 14.00 – 18.30 CPD in London  Join us for a field trip to London to visit international artists. Starting in October Gallery with a presentation of…

24 March 2022 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD: Hosting Artists 1

Contemporary Art Society is collaborating with FRANK on the first session of its “Hosting” series. FRANK stands for fair practice in the arts and fair pay for artists. FRANK, at…

9 March 2022 The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table with Glenn Brown

The Contemporary Art Society is pleased to present The Artist’s Table hosted by Glenn Brown With Tim Pirrie Franks, Suling Mead, Francis Outred, Dasha Shenkman & Cathy Wills. This bespoke artist curated…

Photograph of Ladi Kwali taken by W.A. Ismay. Image courtesy of York Museums Trust (York Art Gallery)
23 February 2022 Curator's CPD Programme

CPD Ceramics Day

Sackler CPD Programme members: free £20 for non-members. Lunch included We will start the morning with a tour of Body, Vessel, Clay; Black Women, Ceramics & Contemporary Art at Two Temple Place…

Sanou Oumar, 11/27/20, (2020), Pen on paper, Courtesy of Herald Street Gallery.
29 January 2022 Talks & Events

CASt Tour of East End Galleries

£25, including lunch and transport throughout the day. CAS Curator of Programmes, Ilaria Puri Purini, will lead a tour of selected East End galleries and introduce the group to expert speakers…

L-R: Ngaire Blankenberg, Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art in Washington D.C.; Melanie Keen, Director of the Wellcome Collection in London; Gaylene Gould, author, broadcaster and curator
1 December 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Leading the Work: Embedding Anti-Racism and Decolonisation in Museum Practice

An online peer-support and discussion forum for leaders in museums and galleries This final workshop in the Doing the Work series is aimed specifically at those working in leadership roles.…

Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Profondeur d'identité 2 (Deeper into Identity 2), 2021. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 170 x 150 cm. Courtesy of October Gallery.
27 November 2021 Talks & Events

CAS walking tour: Clerkenwell and Fitzrovia

Please join us for a walking tour of galleries and project spaces starting in Clerkenwell and concluding in Fitzrovia. We will visit Ed Cross Fine Arts, with an exhibition of…

Tai Shani, The Neon Hieroglyph (still), 2021. © Tai Shani. Courtesy of the artist and Manchester International Festival.
26 October 2021 The Artist's Table

The Artist’s Table – Tai Shani

Turner Prize-winning Tai Shani will use the historic Lavery Studio and contemporary Pavilion for a special screening of her new work, The Neon Hieroglyphs, created earlier this year.

1-54 African Art Fair at Somerset House, 2020
15 October 2021 Curator's CPD Programme

Frieze Curator’s Programme

Open to Museum Members only. Lunch provided. On Friday 15 October the CAS will be leading tours of Frieze Art Fair and 1-54 African Art Fair for curators from CAS Museum…

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