• 9 April 2016
  • 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Talbot Rice Gallery, the University of Edinburgh

The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art is delighted to sponsor the closing reception of the 2016 AAH conference. The event will begin with a panel discussion on ‘British Art Now’, exploring what the British Art Show 8 can tell us about the state of contemporary art. This will be followed by the opportunity to view the exhibition and enjoy a wine reception. This event is organised in collaboration with British Art Show 8 and the Association of Art Historians.

Talbot Rice Gallery, 18.00 - 19.30, Free. Booking is essential.

17:30 onwards arrival of ticket holders at the Talbot Rice Gallery for a 6pm start

Panel Discussion

Lydia Yee, Co-curator of British Art Show 8 and Chief Curator at the Whitechapel Gallery
Jo Applin, Art Historian and Senior Lecturer at the University of York
Zehra Jumabhoy, Art Historian and Critic
Christopher Breward, Edinburgh College of Art

18:45-19.30 Reception and Exhibition Viewing

Talbot Rice Gallery - The University of Edinburgh. Old College, South Bridge. Edinburgh EH8 9YL GB