• At the Autumn 2006 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Grants were awarded:

Curatorial Research Grants

Crafts Study Centre, Farnham to support a research curator for three years for an exhibition and catalogue on Alastair Morton and Edinburgh Weavers – Textiles and Modern Art.

National Galleries of Scotland/Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art to help support a research curator for three years to catalogue the Paolozzi Collection.

National Trust to support a research curator for two years on the project Paper Architecture – Architectural Drawings in National Trust Collections.

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries to support a research curator for two years to work on an exhibition and catalogue of Paul Sandby 1730-1809: Picturing the Nation.

The Chapter of Peterborough Cathedral to support a research curator for one year to undertake research and the architectural analysis of the West Front of Peterborough Cathedral.

Louvre Museum to support a research student for one year to work on a Database of British Works of Art in French Collections.

Educational Programme Grants

National Portrait Gallery ‘Between Worlds: Cultures, Biographies, Spectacle’ an interdisciplinary conference at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 17-18 May 2007.

Worcester College, University of Oxford ‘Geometrical Objects: Architecture and the Mathematical Sciences 1400-1800’ an international symposium at the Museum of the History of Science and Worcester College, Oxford, 19-20 March 2007.

Loughborough University ‘The John Grace Memorial Conference – The Art of British CGI: Contemporary Independent and Television Computer Animation’ at the Broadway Arts Centre, Nottingham, 15 February 2007.

Research Support Grants 

Dr Prudence Ahrens, University of Queensland towards a research visit to the UK for an investigation into the ‘modernised exotic’ pictured in the work of Arthur Haythorne Studd (1863-1919).

Dr Geoffrey Brandwood towards research costs and travel within the UK for his book on the work of the architects of Paley and Austin.

Dr William Eisler, Musée monétaire cantonal, Lausanne for research costs and travel within the UK for research on ‘The British medals of the Dassiers, 1725-1751’.

Dr Jason Kelly, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis for a research visit to the UK for ‘Archaeology and Identity in the British Enlightenment: The Society of Dilettanti, 1732-1816’.

Dr Julian Luxford, St Andrews University for travel and research costs in connection with an analysis of the architectural and sculptural iconography of the West Front of Peterborough Cathedral.

Brenda Martin, Dorich House Museum for a research visit to Singapore in connection with work on a monograph and exhibition on Dora Gordine (1898-1991).

Yuthika Sharma, Columbia University for a research visit to the UK for her doctoral thesis ‘At the Margins of Empire: The art and architecture of estates in the Delhi suburbs (1803-1857)’.

Catherine Wallace towards a research visit to Australia and New Zealand for work on the paintings of Henry Scott Tuke, RA (1858-1929) for a book and exhibition. 

Publication Grants (Author)

Peter Black towards the cost of publishing My Highest Pleasures: The Fine Arts in Dr Hunter’s Museum (exhibition catalogue).

Timothy Brittain-Catlin towards the cost of publishing The English Parsonage in the Early Nineteenth Century.

Bridget Cherry towards the cost of publishing Dissent and the Gothic Revival.

Miles Glendinning towards the cost of publishing Modern Architect: The Life and Times of Robert Matthew.

Elizabeth Goldring towards the cost of publishing Court and Culture in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth I: A New Critical Edition of John Nichols’ ‘Progresses’.

Jennifer Graham towards the cost of publishing Inventing Van Eyck: The Remaking of an Artist for the Modern Age.

Harriet Guest towards the cost of publishing Empire, Barbarism and Civilisation: James Cook, William Hodges and the Return to the Pacific.

Lara Kriegel towards the cost of publishing Grand Designs: Labour, Empire and the Museum in Victorian Culture.

Joseph Monteyne towards the cost of publishing The Printed Image in Early Modern London: Visual Representation, Urban Space, and Social Exchange.

André Rogger towards the cost of publishing Landscapes of Taste: The Art of Humphry Repton’s Red Books.

Catherine Tite towards the cost of publishing Portraiture, Dynasty and Power: Art in Hanoverian Britain, 1714-1756.

Nicholas Tromans towards the cost of publishing David Wilkie: History and the Everyday.

Amelia Yeates towards the cost of publishing ‘Keep the modern magazine and novel out of your girl’s way’: Ruskin on Women’s Reading (Journal article).

Publication Grants (Publisher)

Black Dog Publishing Ltd, towards the cost of publishing: Ellis Woodman, A conversation with James Gowan.

The Buildings of Scotland Trust, towards the cost of publishing: John Gifford, The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross.

Bucknell University Press/Associated University Presses, towards the cost of publishing: Margaret Stewart, Axis and Vista: European vision in the architectural, urban and constitutional planning of the Earl of Mar (1701-1732).

Dulwich Picture Gallery, towards the cost of publishing: John Ingamells, Dulwich Picture Gallery: British Pictures.

Geffrye Museum, towards the cost of publishing: David Dewing (Ed.), Home and Garden, Paintings and Drawings of English, middle-class, urban, domestic spaces, 1914-2006.

Hull City Council, Ferens Art Gallery, towards the cost of publishing: Christopher Wright, Victorian and Edwardian Art in the Collection of the Ferens Art Gallery.

John Benjamins Publishing Company, towards the cost of publishing: Koenraad Jonckheere, The auction of King William III’s paintings. International art trade and diplomacy.

Northwestern University, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, The Art and Craft of the Machine: British and American Design in the Age of Industry (exhibition catalogue).

Nottingham City Council, towards the cost of publishing: Wedgwood at Nottingham (exhibition catalogue).

Pallant House Gallery, towards the cost of publishing: Simon Martin (Ed.), Poets in the Landscape: The Romantic Spirit in British Art (exhibition catalogue).

Paul Holberton Publishing, towards the cost of publishing Robert Upstone and Angela Weight (Ed.), William Orpen: An Onlooker in France.

Paul Holberton Publishing, towards the cost of publishing: Peter Black (Ed.), My Highest Pleasures: The Fine Arts in Dr Hunter’s Museum (exhibition catalogue).

Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, towards the cost of publishing Douglas Merritt with Katharine Eustace (Ed.), Public Sculpture of Bristol.

Reaktion Books, towards the cost of publishing: Cheryl Buckley, Designing Modern Britain.

Routledge/Taylor and Francis Books, towards the cost of publishing: André Rogger, Landscapes of Taste: The Art of Humphry Repton’s Red Books.

Sir John Soane’s Museum, towards the cost of publishing: Valentin Kockel, Cork Models in Sir John Soane’s Museum.

Surrey Gardens Trust, towards the cost of publishing: A Celebration of John Evelyn: Proceedings of a Conference to mark the Tercentenary of his Death.

Tate Britain, towards the cost of publishing: Marjorie Trusted, Helen Dorey & Tim Knox, Neoclassical Sculpture in Britain (exhibition catalogue).