Conferences, Study Days & Academic Courses

We offer a range of conferences, study days and academic courses programmed throughout the year.

Our next conference will be American Impressionism: A New Vision - International Symposium which takes place on Thursday 2 & Friday 2 October 2014. Organised by the University of Edinburgh, the Scottish National Gallery and the Terra Foundation for American Art, this conference will give a platform to a group of emerging scholars who will present the very latest research on American Impressionism. There will be a keynote lecture on Thursday evening by Erica Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of American Paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and on Friday morning, a talk by Richard Thomson, Watson Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh. Papers will cover a range of topics including Whistler’s impressionism; Sargent’s portraits; the critical reception of American Impressionism; Monet at Giverny and William Merritt Chase and Childe Hassam in New York.

Thursday 2 October 2014, 6-8pm; Friday 3 October 2014, 9.30am-4.30pm. Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, Scottish National Gallery

Tickets: £15 (£10) available from the Information Desk at the Scottish National Gallery or call 0131 624 6560 between 9.30am-4.30pm.

See the What's On calendar for more details.