• 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).