History of Art
A playlist of 10 x 15-minute or 2 x 60-minute omnibus programmes on Banksy. Stories are told by people who have worked closely with him. The programmes were broadcast on BBC radio 4 in July 2023. The playlist is only available to listen to in the UK.
LGBTQ+ exhibitions, biographies and images on this cultural site which draws on the collections of national libraries from European nations. As the site puts it “queer stories, narratives and cultural heritage from all around Europe”.
A second batch of letters from the Autograph Letter Collection totalling 3,200 letters. This collection contains letters of prominent correspondents dating from 1851 to 1975. They cover such themes as suffrage, education, medicine, women and the Church, literature, employment, temperance, scholarship, industry, travel and the arts. Many of these letters were considered ‘Autograph’ letters by famous […]
Windrush 75 portal – New from the National Archives, a place to find out about the history and impact of the arrival of the Empire Windrush. 22nd June 2023 marked 75 years since HMT Empire Windrush docked and its passengers, mostly from the Caribbean, disembarked. The site focuses on their history as told through documents from […]
Collaborative ART Archive (CARTA) Portal Launched Supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Endowment for the Humanities, this site provides access to an web archive of 800 art resources, which have been deemed at risk of disappearing from the Internet. They are organized into 8 collections -art criticism, art fairs and […]
A project led by artists, activists & archivists who are working with schools and Wikipedia to rediscover and celebrate the women of Scotland and their history. They are making art works, murals and recording oral histories of famous Scottish women from history. Their YouTube channel has short talks on Scottish suffragettes. They have great social media […]
AOPf22 project: Association of photographers has set up an online gallery to encourage collaboration and connections with female and non-binary photographers and networks. The members were invited to create work on the theme of community and all it encompasses. The results can be viewed online. Each photo has extended captions.
Vanishing Empire A tour of city of London developed by London Arts and Humanities Partnership research student Hardeep Dhindsa as part of a placement at Bishopsgate Institute which explores and traces the legacy of the British Empire and colonialism in the streets and architecture of the centre of London. Download the self guided map to learn […]
Exhibitions at The Mixed Museum A digital museum which records and explores history of ethnic and inter-racial mixing in the UK. It has a timeline of the history of ‘mixing’ and also includes a growing number of on line exhibitions with photographs and texts. One exhibition, curated by Professor Lucy Bland, is based on her […]
Say my Name Right is a shareable resource developed by Dr Hannah Deakin-Smith and Dr Jane Pilcher of Nottingham Trent University. It draws on findings from the Say My Name research project funded by the British Academy which explored the impact on students of staff avoiding saying their name or mispronouncing it. It emphasizes how important it is for staff to learn how to […]
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