Associations, Groups, & Forums

Associations, Groups, & Forums

Below is a short list of links to associations, groups, and forums related to art history and archaeology.


The Association of Art Museum Curators "support and promote the work of museum curators by creating opportunities for networking, collaboration, professional development, and advancement.  In support of these aims, the AAMC Foundation seeks to heighten public understanding of the curator's role in art museums through professional development programs, awards, and grants"

The Association of Art Historians interested in Pedagogy and Technology promotes "knowledge of all aspects of technological applications for the teaching of visual culture. It further proposes to encourage graduate training in this aspect of the teaching of visual culture."

"The Japan Art History Forum (JAHF)... is open to anyone worldwide with a serious scholarly interest in the study of Japanese art history, visual and material culture, including faculty and graduate students in art history and related fields, museum professionals, independent scholars, and serious collectors."

The Latin American Studies Association's (LASA) "mission is to foster intellectual discussion, research, and teaching on Latin America, the Caribbean, and its people throughout the Americas, promote the interests of its diverse membership, and encourage civic engagement through network building and public debate."

"Leonardo/The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (Leonardo/ISAST) is a nonprofit organization that serves the global network of distinguished scholars, artists, scientists, researchers and thinkers through our programs focused on interdisciplinary work, creative output and innovation. From its beginnings, Leonardo/ISAST has served as THE virtual community for purposes of networking, resource-sharing, best practices, research and events in Art/Science/Technology."

"Founded in 1954, the Renaissance Society of America promotes the study of the period 1300–1650. The RSA brings together scholars from many backgrounds in a wide variety of disciplines from North America and around the world"

"The Society of Contemporary Art Historians aims to foster strong scholarship and to promote collegiality within the vital field of contemporary art history. The Society also encourages mentoring and career development, especially for younger scholars and graduate students."

"The Visual Resources Association is a multi-disciplinary, international professional organization dedicated to furthering research and education in the field of media management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments."


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