Beyond TV's Civilisation: Art History & the Public Realm

After Civilisation: The Past, Present and Future of Arts TV

York Hospitium, 27 May 2009, 0930-1800

Programme [pdf document]
Preliminary report [pdf document]

After Civilisation is a symposium organized to discuss Art on TV to mark 40 years since 'Civilisation' - the first British colour TV broadcast. The event is organized by Professor Helen Weinstein, Director of the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP), University of York, with support from the History of Art Department, University of York, the York Art Gallery at York Museums Trust, and The Linbury Trust.

The symposium will bring together TV presenters, producers, curators and academics. Speakers include TV presenters Matt Collings and Nigel Spivey, and TV producers John Wyver and Clare Beavan.


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