BAN supports an annual conference, inviting eminent curators, academics and critical thinkers to develop programmes addressing a theme of current interest in the field of British art curating.
It also collaborates with other organisations in delivering additional conference programmes of relevance to the membership and to the sector at large.
This year’s conference will reflect on a decade of changing ideas about British art and identity, curatorial practice, inclusion and representation, and the place of collections and institutions.
The programme consisted of roundtables, films and interviews focused on the emergence, strategies and agency of Black curatorial practices in Britain over the past 40 years, convened by Paul Goodwin
Joint Subject Specialist Network Conference with Understanding British Portraits and European Paintings pre-1900. Over three online sessions, we explored the topic of health, wellbeing and inclusivity in the context of arts and heritage collections with a range of arts and healthcare professionals.
Research and the Museum Ecosystem was originally planned as a live event due to take place at the National Museum Cardiff in March 2020. This would have focused upon arts-based […]
Examine the motivations behind exhibition programming, the practical challenges, and the future of exhibitions
Joint Subject Specialist Network Conference with Understanding British Portraits and European Paintings pre-1900. This two-day joint Subject Specialist Network (SSN) event was co-organised by the three ‘fine art’ SSNs: Tate […]