School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

Welcome to the School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

Art History, Classics, Religious Studies and Museum and Heritage Studies are scholarly disciplines that explore the cultural, artistic, textual and religious traditions that have shaped our world. Whether studying the ancient past or the present, research and teaching in these disciplines examines the beliefs, texts, rituals and creative activities that give depth and meaning to human existence.

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Events

Apr2-30The Renaissance in Northern Italy: Lectures and Study Tour
Date: 2 April – 30 September 2014
Time: 6.00 pm
Interested in Renaissance art? Why not enrol in a short course with Continuing Education in… Read more
May8SeminarsReligious Studies Seminar Series 2014
Date: 8 May 2014
Time: 4.00 pm
The Religious Studies Programme has an active seminar programme that is run during the first… Read more

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art homepageWelcome from the Head of School

Welcome to the School of Art History, Classics, and Religious Studies (SACR) which includes Museum and Heritage Studies.The academic disciplines embraced within SACR examine the great cultural, artistic, intellectual and spiritual traditions that have shaped, and continue to shape, today's world. Read more

Rare Book Collecting and Curating

Roger Blackley’s, ARTH 406 Cultures of Collecting Honours, class recently visited the Alexander Turnbull Library to learn about rare book collecting and curating. 
Turnbull visitThe group were hosted by Ruth Lightbourne, Curator of Alexander Turnbull Library’s Rare Books and Fine Printing Collection.  Read more