- At the autumn 2007 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Grants were awarded:
Curatorial Research Grants
- Beazley Archive, University of Oxford, to help support a research curator for two years on the project to research, catalogue and publish The Arundel and Marlborough Collections of Engraved Gems and Cameos.
- National Portrait Gallery, to help support a research curator for the final year of the project to research and publish the Gallery’s Catalogue of Later Victorian Portraits.
- The Chapter of Peterborough Cathedral, to support a research curator for one year to continue the architectural analysis and research onthe West Front of Peterborough Cathedral.
- Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, to help support a research curator for two years to work on an exhibition and catalogue Reynolds’ early patrons and Reynolds’ collection of works on paper.
Educational Programme Grants
- National Portrait Gallery, a two-day interdisciplinary and international conference titled ‘Brilliant Women: Gender and Intellect, Reputation and Representation’ at the National Portrait Gallery, London, 25-26 April 2008.
- Royal West of England Academy,a series of public lectures and talks at the Royal West of England Academy on the theme ‘The Representation of Night in Art’, March-May 2008.
- University of Birmingham,a two-day interdisciplinary conference at the Birmingham & Midland Institute titled ‘Wyndham Lewis: Modernity and Critique’, 25-26 January 2008.
Research Support Grants
- Adriano Aymonino, towards research costs and travel in the UK for his doctoral thesis ‘The First Duke and Duchess of Northumberland: Political Strategies, Patronage and Collecting in the Age of the Grand Tour’.
- Hugh Brigstocke, towards travel and research costs in Italy for work on ‘A Catalogue of Drawings assembled by William Ottley’.
- Patricia Crown, towards travel and research costs in the USA for a publication on ‘Edward Francis Burney (1760-1848)’.
- Anne Dulau, towards travel and research costs in the UK for an essay on ‘Boucher and Chardin in Eighteenth-century Britain’.
- Richard Hayes, towards travel and research costs in the UKfor a publication on ‘John Ruskin and the Road to Ferry Hinksey: Secular Volunteerism in Nineteenth-century England’.
- Ann Smart Martin, towards travel and research costs in the UK for her book ‘Banish the Night: Illumination and Reflection in Early Modern England and America’.
- John Munns, towards travel and research costs in the USA for his doctoral thesis‘The Crucified Body of Christ: Cross, Passion, Image and Devotion in England, 1066-1215’.
- Tania Sengupta, towards travel and research costs in India for her doctoral thesis ‘Architecture of Governmental and Civic Domains - Colonial Encounter in District Towns, Bengal, British India’.
- Robert Tittler, for travel and research costs in the UK for his book ‘Portraits, Painters and Publics in Post-Reformation England: the Canterbury Experience’.
- Kaylin Weber, for travel and research costs in the UK for an exhibition and publication on ‘Benjamin West and his Aesthetic Environment’.
Publication Grants (Author)
- Susan Bennett,‘Cultivating the human faculties’. James Barry (1741-1806) and the Society of Arts.
- Jonathan Black & Brenda Martin, Dora Gordine: Sculptor, Artist, Designer.
- Gill Clarke, Representing the Women’s Land Army.
- Hanneke Grootenboer, Treasuring the Gaze: Intimacy and Extremity of Vision in Eye Miniature Portraits.
- Stanley Shepherd, The Stained Glass Windows of A.W.N. Pugin.
Publication Grants (Publisher)
- Ben Uri Gallery/London Jewish Museum of Art, Rachel Dickson & Sarah MacDougall (Eds), Whitechapel at War: Isaac Rosenberg and his circle 1911-1918.
- Berg Books, Jenny Graham, Inventing Van Eyck: The Remaking of an Artist for the Modern Age. Four Courts Press, Michael McCarthy & Karina O’Neill (Eds), Studies in the Gothic Revival.
- Gallery Oldham, Stephen Whittle (Ed), Creative Tension – British Art 1950-2000.
- Hamilton Kerr Institute, University of Cambridge, Paul Binski & Ann Massing (Eds), The Westminster Retable: History, Technique, Conservation.
- National Galleries of Scotland, Viccy Coltman & Stephen Lloyd (Eds), Henry Raeburn: Critical Reception and International Reputation.
- National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne,Ted Gott (Ed), Modern Britain: 1900-1960. Master Works from Australian and New Zealand Collections.
- National Museums Liverpool, Jessica Feather, British Drawings and Watercolours in the Lady Lever Art Gallery.
- Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, George Noszlopy & Fiona Waterhouse, Public Sculpture of Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire.
- Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton, David Beevers (Ed), Chinese Whispers: Chinoiserie in Britain 1650-1930.
- Southampton City Art Gallery, Tim Craven (Ed), Robert Bevan and The Cumberland Market Group.
- Sussex Academic Press, Tessa Murdoch (Ed), Beyond the Border: Huguenot Goldsmiths in Northern Europe and North America.
- Unicorn Press, Timothy Wilcox, Laura Knight: Paintings and Drawings of the Ballet and the Stage.
- University of Chicago Press, Hanneke Grootenboer, Treasuring the Gaze: Intimacy and Extremity of Vision in Eye Miniature Portraits.
- Walpole Society, Hugh Brigstocke (Ed), Walpole Society Volume for 2008.