Conferences and Symposia



AAMG Students

Thanks to a generous grant from the Kress Foundation and conference sponsors, AAMG is pleased to provide ten (10) $500 student scholarships to attend the AAMG Annual Conference in Miami, FL. Interested undergraduate or graduate students should submit a letter of interest to Jill Hartz at by April 6, 2018.

The application letter should address:
1) Why the applicant wishes to attend.
2) What specifically the applicant wishes to gain from the conference.
3) How attendance will further the applicant’s career and/or educational goals.

In exchange for financial support, recipients agree to submit a 300 word editorial related to the conference by July 15, 2018 to

Jill Hartz
Conference Planning Committee, Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

Universities Art Association of Canada

The Universities Art Association of Canada hosts an annual internationally recognized conference with over 50 sessions that explore historical and contemporary art practice. Scholars from around the world are encouraged to participate. This year (2018) the conference is being held at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. For more information and the Call for Papers (deadline May 1, 2018) see:,ès.

L’Association d’art des universités du Canada organise un congrès annuel de réputation internationale comprenant plus de 50 séances qui explorent les pratiques artistiques historiques et contemporaines. Les chercheurs du monde entier sont encouragés à y participer. Cette année (2018), le congrès se tiendra à l’Université de Waterloo (Ontario). Pour en savoir plus et consulter l’appel de communications (date limite : 1er mai 2018), visitezès,

Fran Pauzé


360 Fairbrooke Crt

Arnprior, ON

K7S 0E6

613 622 5566

Care and Identification of Photographs (from daguerreotypes to digital) May 21-24, 2018

Location: This workshop is hosted by UCLA Library Special Collections (Los Angeles, CA)





What are the defining characteristics of individual photographic processes? How does environment affect the lives of photographic objects? In this 4-day intensive workshop, you will develop identification skills and knowledge about fine art and historic photographic processes, from the daguerreotype to digital prints. It will include study of color materials, and nitrate and acetate photographic films that pose preservation challenges. This workshop is intended for curators, collectors, archivists, collection managers, and anyone who studies or appreciates photographic prints.


The Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA), a certifying organization of professional archivists, will award 15 Archival Recertification Credits (ARCs) to eligible Certified Archivists (CAs) attending this workshop.


The American Society of Appraisers, the International Society of Appraisers, and the Appraisers Association of America will award 24 reaccreditation hours/professional development/continuing education credits for qualified appraisers attending this workshop.


For more information, please contact the instructor:


Gawain Weaver

Photograph Conservator

tel 415.446.9138

Free Process ID Charts:


The Holy Name

The Fairfield University Art Museum will be hosting a symposium on April 5-6, 2018 in conjunction with the exhibition THE HOLY NAME. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age (February 2 – May 19). Program information is below, with more information on the exhibition available at

Thursday, April 5

Dolan School of Business Dining Room

5 p.m. Keynote Lecture

“The Jesuits and the Arts: How and Why It Happened”

John O’Malley, S.J. University Professor, Department of Theology, Georgetown University

7:30 p.m. Musical Performance

Sacred Music in the Age of Bernini

Egan Chapel

Friday, April 6

Barone Campus Center, Oak Room

9 a.m. Registration and Coffee

9:30 a.m. Welcome

Linda Wolk-Simon Frank and Clara Meditz Director and Chief Curator, Fairfield University Art Museum, and Curator of the Exhibition

Michelle DiMarzo Curator of Education and Academic Engagement, Fairfield University Art Museum

9:45 a.m. “Girolamo Muziano, Scipione Pulzone, and the First Generation of Jesuit Art”

John Marciari

Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Department Head, Drawings and Prints, The Morgan Library & Museum

10:15 a.m. “Bernini, the Jesuit Artist?”

Franco Mormando

Professor of Italian, Boston College

10:45 a.m. “Bernini’s Monument to Cardinal Roberto Bellarmino”

Xavier Salomon

Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, The Frick Collection, New York


1:30 p.m. “Baciccio, Bernini, Oliva and the Dome Fresco of the Gesù”

Steven Ostrow

Professor, Department of Art History, University of Minnesota

2 p.m. “Giovanni Battista Gaulli and the ‘Adoration of the Most Holy Name’: Painting and Piety in Late Baroque Rome”

Christopher M. S. Johns

Norman and Roselea Goldberg Professor of History of Art, Vanderbilt University

2:30 p.m. Coffee Break

3 p.m. “Joshua and the Jesuits”

Louise Rice

Associate Professor of Art History, New York University

3:30 p.m. “Music and the Jesuit Centenary of 1639”

Frederick Hammond

Professor Emeritus, Bard College

4 p.m. “Teatro sacro: The Work of Andrea Pozzo in the Gesù and Sant’Ignazio”

Andrew Horn

Teaching Fellow, History of Art, University of Edinburgh

4:30 p.m. Discussion

5 p.m. Reception

Bellarmine Hall

The symposium is free and open to the public; reservations required. Register at Generous funding for the symposium has been provided by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

SECAC 2018 Conference in Birmingham

The deadline for submissions is 20 April 2018.

More information on the conference and how to submit available here:


Two sessions that might be of particular interest are “Exhibitions as Sites of Activist Practice” and “The Future of the University Art Gallery.” See pdf for full descriptions of these and other panels.


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College Art Association 106th Annual Conference, Los Angeles Convention Center, February 21–24, 2018

RAAMP Museum Academic Programs

Time: 02/22/2018: 12:30PM–1:30PM

Location: Room 404A, Los Angeles Convention Center

Marianne Eileen Wardle, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University   Hosted by CAA’s Resources for Academic Art Museum Professionals online project, this open discussion for colleagues interested in higher education academic programming at museums will focus on common concerns, ideas, practices, and shared information.

RAAMP Open Meeting

Time: 02/23/2018: 12:30PM–1:30PM

Location: Room 506, Los Angeles Convention Center

This meeting is open to all conference attendees.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Bootcamp 2018, a one-day unconfrerence

CAA’s Education Committee, with support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, AHSC (Art Historians of Southern California), the University of Southern California, and CAA, has organized a SoTL Bootcamp, a one-day unconference to support members interested in the emerging field of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).


Universities Art Association of Canada/l’association d’art des universités du Canada
Conference – 2018 – Congrès
October 25-27 octobre, 2018
Department of Fine Arts, University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario
Call for Session Proposals /Appel de propositions de séances

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Courtney N. Ryan, “Inhabitants Series.” Photo courtesy of the artist. Winner of the 2018 Honorable Mention for the CAA Professional Development Fellowship in Visual Art.