Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel

As we approach Easter, Richard Stemp enjoys a minor Passion

One of the great joys of teaching for Art History Abroad is the possibility to see some of the great masterpieces of world art on a regular basis. Given this ‘regularity’, students – both young and old – regularly ask which is my favourite...


Venice Grand Canal night

5 Italian favourites from the AHA tutors

Our Spring Gap Year students are looking back at the highlights of their 6-week course, remembering a wealth of art and architecture as well as experiences like climbing Vesuvius and learning to make a three-course Italian meal in Siena.  So we asked our tutors...


20 years ago today…

We were so delighted to hear from our former Senior Tutor and Course Manager, Dan Evans, having reminisced with friends about his gap year.  He has kindly shared his thoughts on what has clearly been a momentous journey. Photos: Dan teaching in the Bargello,...


Festive Favourites from Florence

It’s the most wonderful time of year again and we at AHA love to celebrate the festive season. And what better way to look at the Christmas Story than with some of Florence’s most beautiful paintings. Here are three of our favourites: 1. Fra...


Ways of Seeing AAH conference

What a treat we had in store for us on Saturday 25th November as we skipped across Trafalgar Square in the winter sunshine. We, being Lavinia and Ellie, were heading to the Association for Art History’s Ways of Seeing conference (now in its 10th...