30th April Research Seminar
Jonathan Foyle (World Monuments Fund)              
Paradise Regained: The Rediscovered State Bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York as Royal Self-Image in 1485l

Friday 2nd May
The Educated Eye? Connoisseurship Now
A conference

9th May Research Lunch 
Cora Gilroy-Ware (Tate Britain)
A song the sweeter for a taste of pain: the cult of the nymph in early nineteenth century Britain

Please note that due to events there may be Public Study Room Closures


Recent Publications

  • William Henry Fox Talbot Beyond Photography, In The Olden Time Victorians and the British Past,Ham House
    William Henry Fox Talbot Beyond Photography, In The Olden Time Victorians and the British Past,Ham House
  • Four Hundred Years of Collecting and Patronage,The Buildings of England, Sussex: East with Brighton and Hove, Imperial Gothic Religious Architecture and High Anglican Culture
    Four Hundred Years of Collecting and Patronage,The Buildings of England, Sussex: East with Brighton and Hove, Imperial Gothic Religious Architecture and High Anglican Culture
  • in the British Empire, 1840-1870, Citizen Portrait: Portrait Painting and the Urban Elite of Tudor and Jacobean England and Wales, Lucie Rie: Modernist Potter
    in the British Empire, 1840-1870, Citizen Portrait: Portrait Painting and the Urban Elite of Tudor and Jacobean England and Wales, Lucie Rie: Modernist Potter



Grants - Application Deadline 15 September 2013

Curatorial Research Grants

To help institutions undertake research for a particular exhibition or installation of British art (up to three years) download full details and application form 

Educational Programme Grants

For lectures, symposia, seminars or conferences on British art and architecture download full details and application form 

Publications Grants (Author)

Publication Grants (Author) are awarded annually to contribute towards the costs incurred by authors or editors in producing publications on British art and architectural history download full details and application form

Publications Grants (Publisher)

Publication Grants (Publisher) are awarded annually to contribute towards the costs incurred by publishers in producing publications on British art and architectural history download full details and application form

Research Support Grants

To contribute towards travel and subsistence expenses for scholars engaged in research on the history of British art or architecture download full details and application form

The Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Research Support Grant

This grant was instigated by the Barns-Graham Charitable Trust (www.barns-grahamtrust.org.uk) in 2009 and is administered by the Paul Mellon Centre. It is awarded annually to assist scholars and researchers in the field of 20th Century British painting download full details and application form