Forthcoming Events and News

Third Thursday Lecture

Every Third Thursday of the month, the Sainsbury Institute hosts a lecture on a topic related to the art and culture of Japan. Talks begin at 6pm (50-minute lecture followed by refreshments).

Global East Anglia exhibition

20th May to 19th July 2015

Curated by current MA Museum Studies students at the University of East Anglia, ‘Global East Anglia’ is a response to the students’ exploration of coastal communities and the connections facilitated by the sea, both past and present.

The Skin of Objects

Conference 27th June 2015

Organised by University of East Anglia, Sainsbury Institute For Art and Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery. Call for Papers.

Museums conference 2015 text

Conference 20 - 22 May 2015

This conference explores the role of the museum in relation to human engagements with the sea and major water courses such as lakes, lagoons and large river systems.

Abstraction and the Art of John Golding exhibition

14 February - 27 September 2015

Showcasing the diversity and variety of modes of abstraction, the exhibition explores key elements of natural, geometric and lyrical abstraction alongside associated movements including Cubism, Vorticism, Orphism, Purism, De Stijl, Suprematism, The Bauhaus, and Minimalism.

SIfA PhD student curates exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum

28 March 2015 – 6 March 2016

PhD student, Sarah Moulden, has curated a new in-focus exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery as an output of her AHRC Collaborative Doctorate Award.

UEA ranked second in UK for Art History in 2015 Times guide

Art History and World Art Studies, UEA has been rated in The Times and Sunday Times University Guide as second in the country in its latest 2015 league table.

SIfA PhD programmes

The Sainsbury Institute for Art at the University of East Anglia (SIfA) is inviting applications for our PhD programmes in Art History, Anthropology of Art, Archaeology, Museum and Heritage Studies, or the Arts of Africa, the Pacific & the Americas.

SCVA shortlisted for Museum of the Year 2014

SIfA's The Sainsbury Centre for Visual arts has been named on the Art Funds's shortlist for the Museum of the Year 2014.

Collaborative PhD Studentship

British Sporting and Animal Art, 1760-1840: A Critical History of its Production, Reception, Collection and Display. The University of East Anglia, in partnership with Tate, is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified applicant for a full-time collaborative PhD studentship critically re-evaluating the history of sporting and animal art in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain, for three years commencing 1 October 2014.