The 23rd Annual AHA Scholarship Winner announced!

  We are delighted to announce that the winner of our 2019 Art History Abroad Scholarship is Ella Blomfield of D’Overbroeks College, Oxford, who wins a place on a Summer Course worth £4,100. This summer the winner, Ella, will arrive in Venice speeding over...


Nick muses on Sorolla …

In the Royal Academy Exhibition of Painting the Modern Garden – Monet to Matisse, there was a picture that caught everyone’s breath.  It was by Sorolla, Joaquin Sorolla, who was at the height of his career as Picasso was bursting onto the Parisian scene. ...



Trying not to be in touch

“Dad, what’s that music you played me; old music, something demonic and James Bond. I want to play it to Marie (one of AHA’s tutors)”. My heart leapt. It is Bosch Butt Music and the score appears on the bare bottom of a figure...


The boot is on the other foot

Driving to Stansted trying to reassure them that all would be well, or more likely myself, by running through some basic Italian vocab, it dawned on me that the boot is now on the other foot. After thirty years of running AHA’s exceptional courses in...