• At the Autumn 2004 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Grants were awarded:

Curatorial Research Grants 

Bodleian Library, for three years towards the appointment of a part-time research curator to expand and update descriptions of illuminated British manuscripts in the Bodleian's on-line catalogue.

Djanogly Gallery, towards the appointment of a research curator to work on the exhibition From Victorian to Modern: Laura Knight, Vanessa Bell, Gwen John 1890-1914 (Oct - Dec 2006 Djanogly Art Gallery, Jan - March 2007 Dulwich PG).

Leighton House Museum, towards the salary of a Curator over a six-month period in order to continue working on the on-line catalogue of drawings by Lord Leighton.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery to allow Duncan Forbes, Senior Curator of Photography to undertake six months of research on John Muir Wood. The resulting essay will be included in the catalogue of the exhibition on the photographer by the American Federation of Arts and will be extended with a catalogue for the National Galleries of Scotland.

Ruskin Gallery, Sheffield Galleries & Museums Trust to employ a research curator to complete work on The Ruskin Collection of the Guild of St George.

Society of Antiquaries, for one further year to allow Jill Franklin to continue in her part-time post, working on the cataloguing of their collection of paintings.

Whitechapel Art Gallery, towards the appointment of an archive research curator to research and curate a programme of archive presentations for the inaugural year of the expanded Whitechapel Gallery in 2008. 

Educational Programme Grants

University of Leeds & Leeds City Art Gallery, towards a two-day conference Newby Hall and the Yorkshire Country House (27-28 November 2004, Leeds City Art Gallery/Henry Moore Institute).

Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, towards a one-day conference William Morris in Context: The Public and Private Life of an Artist (12 February 2005, Block Museum of Art).

Victoria & Albert Museum, towards a two-day conference The Georgian Interior (4-5 November 2005, V&A).

The University of York, towards a two-day conference The Aesthetic Interior: Neo-Gothic, Aesthetic, Arts and Crafts (28-29 October 2005, The Institute for English Studies, London).

The University of York, towards a one-day conference Art and the Islands: Centre and Periphery in British Art in the Time of William Orpen (4 February 2005,Tate Britain).

Research Support Grants

Vanessa Alayrac towards a research trip to London to work on her PhD thesis on Chinoiserie in 18th-century England.

ChristopherAugerson towards a research trip to London to work on English vehicle paints in the 18th & 19th century, the results will be published in The Artistry and Technology of Carriage Painting and Decoration co-authored with Merri Ferrell.

Alexander Bremner towards a research trip to Canada to work on his book Ecclesiology and the Colonial Church: Architecture, Empire and Identitity in the Mid-Victorian Imagination 1840-70.

Tamara Griggs towards a research trip to London to work on an article "Drawn from Nature: Text and Image” in The Antiquities of Athens (1762-1816).

Gillian Hunter towards a research trip to South Africa to work on her Phd thesis on William White.

Noah Hysler-Rubin towards a research trip to Scotland to work on her Phd thesis on Patrick Geddes, Town Planner in the British Colonies: a Comparative Study of his work in Britain, in India and in Palestine.

Joseph James towards the cost of creating a digital record of the designs and fine bindings of Talwin Morris (1865-1911).

Steven R. Kendall towards a research trip to UK & Paris to work on his Phd thesis "Classicism & Modernity: Frederic Leighton, The French Academy, and the Anglicised Nude".

Evgeny Khodakovsky towards a research trip to London to work on his  Phd thesis Alexander Cozens and his "Encyclopedia of Landscape".

Christiana Payne towards a research trip within UK to work on her monograph on John Brett (1831-1902).

Amy Sargeant towards a research trip within UK, Italy and France to work on a monograph of Alexander MacKendrick's film The Man in the White Suit (1951). 

Publication Grants (Author)

Jason Edwards towards the cost of publishing his book Alfred Gilbert's Aestheticism: Gilbert Amongst Whistler, Wilde, Leighton, Pater and Burne-Jones.

David Berkeley Elliot towards the cost of publishing his book The Artist and the Critic; Marie Spartali Stillman and William James Stillman.

Kitty Hauser towards the cost of publishing her book Landscape, Photography and the Archaological Imagination: Britain 1927-1951.

Barbara Ravelhofer towards the cost of publishing her book The Early Stuart Masque: Dance, Costume and Music.

Simon Ricketts towards the cost of publishing Piety and Power: The Evolution of the Country House Chapel in the 16th & 17th Centuries by his late wife Annabel Ricketts.

Dennis Sharp & Sally Rendel towards the cost of publishing their book Connell, Ward & Lucas: English Modern Architecture and the Reappraisal of Technique.

William Whyte towards the cost of publishing his book Oxford Jackson: architecture, education, status, and style 1835-1924.

Kim W Woods towards the cost of publishing her book Imported Images : Netherlandish late Gothic sculpture in England c. 1400-1550.

Carol Jacobi towards the cost of publishing her book William Holman Hunt, Painter, Painting, Paint

Publication Grants (Publisher)

The Bowes Museum towards the cost of Howard Coutts The Lady Ludlow Collection of English Porcelain.

The British Society of Master Glass Painters towards the publication of Sandra Coley (ed) “The Stained Glass Collection of Sir John Soane's Museum”,  a special issue of Journal of Stained Glass.

The Chippendale Society towards the cost of publishing a facsimile of Thomas Chippendale’s The Director. 

Decorative Arts Society for Decorative Arts Society Journal (Arts & Crafts Issue No. 9) edited by Alex Werner.

Dulwich Picture Gallery towards the cost of the exhibition catalogue, Tim Wilcox The Triumph of Watercolour: the early years of the Royal Watercolour Society 1805-1850.

Frances Lincoln Ltd towards the cost of publishing Dennis Sharp & Sally Rendel Connell, Ward & Lucas: English Modern Architecture and the Reappraisal of Technique.

London Historic Parks and Gardens Trust towards the cost of publishing The London Gardener vol no. 10 (tenth anniversary issue) and cumulative index (vols 1-10).

McGill-Queen's University Press towards the publication of Joan Coutu Monuments and the Eighteenth-century British Empire: Persuasion and Propaganda.

Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery towards the exhibition catalogue, Francis Cheetham Nottingham's Medieval Alabaster Carvings.

University of Oklahoma Press towards Stephanie Pratt American Indians in British Art, 1700-1840.

Gallery Oldham towards the exhibition catalogue, Stephen Whittle et al Creative Tension - British Art 1900-1950.

Public Monuments & Sculpture Association/Liverpool University Press towards the publication of Fran Lloyd Public Sculpture of Outer South and West London.

Reaktion Books towards the cost of publishing Fred Gray Designing the Seaside: Architecture, Culture and the Seaside Resort.

Royal Collection Trust towards the publication of conference papers in The Wisdom of George III edited by Jonathan Marsden.

Society of Antiquaries of London towards the publication of Simon Swynfen Jervis Antiquarian Gleanings in the North of England.

Southampton Art Gallery towards the cost of the exhibition catalogue, Brandon Taylor & Adam Fowler Elements of Abstraction: Space, Line and Interval in Modern British Art.

Spire Books towards the publication of Annabel Ricketts Piety and Power:The Evolution of Country house chapels in the 16th & 17th centuries.

The Friends of Strawberry Hill towards the publication of the papers of the conference, Collecting and the Imagination: Horace Walpole and Strawberry hill in a special issue of The Journal of the History of Collections.

Shaun Tyas towards the publication of Charles Brett Towers of Crim Tartary and a further grant towards the publication of Kim Woods Imported Images: Netherlandish late Gothic sculpture in England c.1400-1550.

Wiltshire Heritage Museum towards Richard Hatchwell Art in Wiltshire