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Department of History of Art, Birkbeck, University of London

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Exhibition: Family Ties: Reframing Memory

Free exhibition in the Peltz Gallery looking at the representation of family memory through the photographic, video and sound works of six artists.

Arts Week 2014

It's all over but we've captured what we could through blogs and podcasts...

Our research centres

Find out more about our research centres and networks, focusing on photography, architecture, Eighteenth-Century Studies, digital technologies and more...

Historic building with 21st Century facilities

We have a state-of-the art cinema and exhibition spaces all housed in a historic building - former home to key members of the Bloomsbury Group.

Evening study

We offer evening courses in literature, art history, creative writing, media studies, journalism, European cultures and languages, Latin American studies and much more...

Professor Lynda Nead elected a Member of the Academia Europaea

We are delighted to report that Professor Lynda Nead has been elected a Member of the Academia Europaea in recognition of her international scholarship

Clearing at Birkbeck

Staff are available to speak to students throughout Clearing 2014

Exhibition: Empty Streets: Noel Gibson's East London (1967-75)

Exhibition curated by History of Art research student, Gary Haines, at the Nunnery Gallery from over August and September.

23 October 2014 - 14:00: Skylines: The Aesthetics of Ascension

26 November 2014 - 16:00: Open Evening

29 November 2014 - 10:30: [Exhibition] 92 Million Miles from the Sun

04 February 2015 - 16:00: Open Evening