CFP: The American Weird: Ecologies and Geographies (15 August)

The American Weird:  Ecologies & Geographies (Call for Papers) “The one test of the really weird is simply this—whether or not there be excited in the reader a profound sense of dread, and of contact with unknown spheres and powers.”  —H.P. Lovecraft, “Supernatural Horror in Literature” (1927) “This whole world’s wild at heart and weird on top.”…

Black Art, Black Power: Responses to Soul of a Nation (13 October)

Black Art, Black Power: Responses to Soul of a Nation Friday 13 October 2017, 10.30 – 18.00 Starr Cinema, Tate Modern, London This landmark conference brings together artists, academics and curators from the UK and USA for a series of unique presentations and rich panel discussions that explore the art, artists and social histories featured in the…

REGISTRATION: Border Control: On the Edges of American Art (5 May)

Border Control: On the Edges of American Art Thursday 25 and Friday 26 May 2017 Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK Conference convened by Julia Bailey (Tate Research) and Alex Taylor (University of Pittsburgh) Supported by the Terra Foundation for American Art Reserve your place now for this major international conference.…

Royal Academy of Arts, ‘America After the Fall’ (25 February – 4 June 2017)

Royal Academy of Arts, America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s. 25 February – 4 June 2017 With all eyes on America at the moment, this show could not be more timely. Bringing together 45 truly iconic works, it paints an electrifying portrait of the great social changes like immigration, industrialisation and urbanisation, which shook…

CFP and Call for Art: “The Summer of Love”: A One Day Counter-cultural Event (1 March)

Registration is now open for  “The Summer of Love”: A One-Day Countercultural Event in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Summer of 1967 Queen’s University Belfast, 28 July 2017 The Summer of Love was not simply an American phenomenon but an occurrence with international and intercultural influence and significant social and political effects, transforming…

PRIZE: Terra Foundation for American Arts Essay Prize (15 January)

2017 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize – Call for Submissions The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar in the field of historical American art. Manuscripts should advance the understanding of American art, demonstrating new findings and original perspectives. The prize winner will be…

Charles C. Eldredge Prize Lecture 2016 (27 October) and Nominations for 2017 (1 December)

Michael Lobel to give Charles C. Eldredge Prize Lecture at SAAM, 10/27/16 The Smithsonian American Art Museum invites you to join Dr. Michael Lobel, professor of art history at Hunter College in New York City and winner of the 2016 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for distinguished scholarship, for a talk entitled “What John Sloan Can…

Fright at the Museum, American Museum in Britain (6pm, 28 October)

Fright at the Museum Friday 28 October 2016, 6 – 9 pm The American Museum in Britain is participating in the national Museums at Night initiative with a special late-night opening in celebration of Halloween. The Museum is the perfect venue for such an event. Visitors will be led around the Manor House by a…