Association of Art Historians

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The AAH logo.

The Association of Art Historians (AAH) promotes the professional practice and public understanding of art history.[1] It was formed in 1974, is based in London, England, and is a registered charity (No. 1154066).[2]


Individual membership is open to anyone with a professional commitment to and interest in art history and visual culture. Institutional membership is also available.[1]

Members can get involved in the following interest groups:

  • Freelance and independents
  • Higher and further education
  • Schools
  • Students
  • Museums & exhibitions.

Governance and financial[edit]

The Association is governed by a Board of Trustees. For the year ended 31 December 2010, the AAH had a gross income of £396,818 and expenditure of £359,507 according to accounts filed with the Charity Commission.[2]


There is a quarterly newsletter, the Bulletin, and a scholarly journal Art History published five times a year in association with Wiley-Blackwell, which is peer-reviewed.[3]


Regular events take place, often organised by volunteers from the various member interest groups, together with an annual conference.


The AAH is affiliated with the US College Art Association (CAA) and supports the Comité International d'Histoire de l'Art (CIHA).[1]


  1. ^ a b c About AAH. Association of Art Historians, 2015. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b Association of Art Historians, The Charity Commission, UK, 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Art History Associations". Canada: Concordia University. Retrieved 4 November 2012. 

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