Barnaby Wright and Ann Garrould

There are many ways for Courtauld graduates to connect with the Courtauld and with one another. Whether you have stayed in London or are further afield, we work hard to ensure that you can still be an active member of the Courtauld community. 

To ensure that you receive communications from the Alumni Relations Office, please update us with any changes in contact details.


The Courtauld Association Network website , or CAN, is a bespoke, password-protected site for Courtauld Association members.  Features include:

  • a calendar of upcoming member events
  • information about the latest alumni-related news
  • home pages for groups, including international regional groups. 
  • a personal profile with features such as person blogs, photo uploads, etc
  • the ability to reconnect and network with other members
  • a permanent Courtauld Association forwarding email alias for all members
  • the ability to post and search for job opportunities
  • community discussion forums
  • and more

To visit the website, go to   

If you would like to register but do not have a Courtauld Association membership number, please contact


The Courtauld now runs over 50 events a year, around the globe, in which Courtauld Association members can participate. 

A snapshot of the Winter/Spring 2013 events programme is below.  Full details of all the events, along with RSVP instructions, can be found at

(You need not be a registered member to view these events). 

For enquiries about any of the events, please contact



Courtauld Alumni Careers Panel: Entering a Career in the Art World

Monday 14 January, 6.30pm

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute of Art


After Hours at the Ben Uri

A private curatorial tour of Judy Chicago and Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Tracy Emin

With Rachel Dickson (MA 1989) and David Glasser

Tuesday 22 January, 6.30 pm

Ben Uri, The London Jewish Museum of Art



Courtauld Alumni Careers Panel: Using Your Arts Background in Other Fields

Monday 28 January, 6.30pm

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute of Art




A Centenary Walking Tour of Grand Central Terminal

With Anthony W. Robins (MA 1976)

Wednesday 5 February, 6.00 – 7.30 pm

Grand Central Terminal, New York City


Private Gallery Tour: Furniture Gallery at the V&A

Wednesday 6 February, 9.00 – 10.00 am

V&A, South Kensington



Courtauld Careers Skills Sessions

Wednesday 6 February, 6.00 pm

Tuesday 21 February, 6.00 pm

Wednesday 27 February, 6.00 pm

Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute of Art


Alumni Ambassadors Launch and CAA Courtauld Reception

Friday 15 February, 6.30 – 8.30

Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York

In association with the US Courtauld Alumni Group


Artist and Curator Exhibition Tour: David Breuer-Weil

Tuesday 26 February, 7.00 pm

The Old Vic Tunnels, London


MARCH 2013


Art13: Director Stephanie Dieckvoss and Jacky Klein in Conversation

Saturday 2 March, 3.00 pm

Art13, Olympia



Exclusive Viewing and Curators’ Introduction: The Northern Renaissance: Durer to Holbein

With alumni Lucy Whitaker (MPhil 1987) and Kate Heard (MA 1999)

Monday 4 March, 6.30 – 8.00 pm

The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace



Private Tour and Artist’s Conversation at the Drawing Center

With Joanna Kleinberg Romanow (MA 2003)

Thursday 7 March, 6.00 pm

The Drawing Center, 35 Wooster Street, New York

In association with the US Courtauld Alumni Group



Courtauld Association Careers Certificate ‘Speed-Networking’ Evening

Tuesday 12 March 2013, 6.30 – 8.30 pm

University Women’s Club, London


The Courtauld at TEFAF Maastricht

Gallery Stand Tour and Reception

Saturday 16 March 2013

Tour: TEFAF Maastricht venue, 5.00 – 7.00 pm

Reception: Kruisherenhotel Maastricht, 7.30 – 9.00 pm

In association with the BeNeLux Courtauld Alumni Group


Exhibition Tour: Martin Kippenberger in Berlin

Sunday 23 March, 11.30 am

Hamburger7 Bahnhof, Berlin

In association with the German Courtauld Alumni Group


A Sense of Place: A Director’s Tour of Michelham Priory

With alumna Janet Sinclair (BA 1976)

Sunday 24 March 2013, 2.30 pm

Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3QS

In association with the Southeast England Courtauld Alumni Group



Director’s Tour: Numismatic Museum of Athens

With Dr George Kakavas (MA 1983, PhD 2006), Director of the Numismatic Museum

Saturday 30 March, 11.00 am

Leoforos Eleftheriou Venizelou 12 Athens, Greecee

In association with the Greek Courtauld Alumni Group


APRIL 2013


Private Curatorial Tour: Piero della Francesca in America at the Frick Collection

Led by Nathaniel Silver (MA 2004)

Tuesday 2 April, 6.00 pm

The Frick Collection, New York



The Courtauld in France: Louvre Lens

Friday 12 April, 3.00 – 5.00 pm

In association with the French Courtauld Alumni Group


The Homewood: An Extraordinary Experience

Saturday 13 April, 2.00 pm

Homewood House, Surrey

In association with the Southeast England Courtauld Alumni Group


Paul Mellon Lecture: Robin Simon on British Art and Theatre

Wednesday 17 April, 5.30 pm

Yale Center for British Art, Lecture Hall, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510


Alumni Drinks Reception and Late Night Courtauld Gallery Opening

On the occasion of Becoming Picasso: Paris 1901

Thursday 18 April

Drinks reception 6.00 – 7.30 pm; Gallery open to 9.00 pm

The Courtauld Institute of Art


Lecture on Lichtenstein: A Retrospective

Friday 26 April, 11.00 am – 12.00 noon

Tate Modern, London


In association with the Friends of the Courtauld


London Original Print Fair Young Collector’s Evening

In Association with Apollo

Friday 26 April, 6.00 – 10.00 pm

The Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly, W1


Chicago Gathering: Drinks with the Director

With Professor Deborah Swallow and John Elderfield (PhD 1975)

Sunday 28 April, 6.30 – 8.00 pm

The Whitehall Hotel, 105 E. Delaware Place, Chicago, Illinois  60611


Chicago Curatorial Tour: Museum of Contemporary Art

Tuesday 30 April, 11.20 am – 1.00 pm

Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611


MAY 2013


Courtauld Reception: Mitchell-Innes & Nash

With alumna Lucy Mitchell-Innes

Friday 10 May, 6.30 – 8.30 pm

534 West 26th Street, Chelsea, New York

On the occasion of Frieze New York


COLLECT 2013 Morning Preview

Presented by the Crafts Council

Friday 10 May, 10.00 – 11.00 am

Saatchi Gallery, London



1930s Fashion Study Day at the Chertsey Museum

In association with the Southern Counties Costume Society

Saturday 11 May, 10.00 am – 3.30 pm

Chetsey Museum, 33 Windsor Street, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 8AT


In association with the Southeast England Courtauld Alumni Group


Private Collection Visit

Led by Donato Esposito (MA 1999)

Tuesday 14 May, 6-8 pm

Upper East Side, Manhattan



The Courtauld in Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario

Wednesday 15 May, 5.30 pm

Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St W Toronto, ON M5T 1G4


The Courtauld at the Venice Biennale: Reception and Collection Visit

At the home of David Landau and Marie-Rose Kahane

Wednesday 29 May, 6.30 – 8.00 pm

San Marco, Venice


The Courtauld at the Venice Biennale: Private Tour: Manet: Return to Venice

Thursday 30 May, 8.00 – 9.00 am

Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, Doge’s Palace


The Courtauld at the Venice Biennale: Curator’s Talk and Exhibition View: Pawel Althamer and Anatoly Osmolovsky: Parallel Convergences

With curator Dr Nicholas Cullinan (BA 2002, MA 2003, PhD 2010)

Thursday 30 May, 1.00 – 2.00 pm

Casa dei Tre Oci, Giudecca – Zitelle


The Courtauld at the Venice Biennale: An Introduction to the British Pavilion

With representing artist Jeremy Deller (BA 1988)

Friday 31 May, 2.00 pm

British Pavilion, Giardini


JUNE 2013


Curatorial Tour: De La Warr Pavilion

Friday 7 June, 2.00 – 4.00 pm

Bexhill, East Sussex, TN40 IDP


In association with the Southeast England Courtauld Alumni Group


Alumni in Conversation: Brian Sewell and James Boaden

Tuesday 18 June, 6.30 pm

Ron Cooke Hub, University of York


Ticket Offer: The Courtauld in Partnership with Masterpiece London

Free tickets for access between 26 June and 3 July


A Conservation Celebration for Sir Robert Bruce-Gardner

Wednesday 26 June, 6.30 pm (speeches at 7.15)

Conservation & Technology Department, The Courtauld Institute of Art


JULY 2013


Alumni Drinks Reception and Late Night Courtauld Gallery Opening

On the occasion of Collecting Gauguin and Imagining Islands

Thursday 4 July

Drinks reception 6.00 – 7.30 pm; Gallery open to 9.00 pm

The Courtauld Institute of Art