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Saturday 2 December 2017: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Sunday 15–Friday 20 October 2017: Thirteenth Meeting of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM)
Barcelona
Further information
 
Friday 6–Saturday 7 October 2017: Colloquium of the North American branch of AIEMA
Baltimore Museum of Art
A colloquium on ancient mosaics, wall painting and stucco: topics covered include iconography, style, new discoveries, exhibitions and conservation.
Programme
 
Saturday 8 July 2017: Portugal–Algeria: Roman Mosaics: Fragments of a Common Past
Condeixa-a-Nova, Conímbriga
A conference run by APECMA, the Portuguese branch of AIEMA.
Programme (pdf, 3 MB)
 
Saturday 3–Sunday 4 June 2017: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Brading, Isle of Wight
Programme
 
Saturday 3 December 2016: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Thursday 24–Friday 25 November 2016: Mosaic: Archaeometry, Technology and Conservation
Faenza
Ninth workshop in the series, focusing on the role of science and technology in the production and conservation of ancient and modern mosaics.
Programme
 
Saturday 8–Sunday 9 October 2016: BAMM Mosaic Forum 2016
King's College Waterloo Campus, Stamford Street, London
A weekend of lectures, masterclasses and market stalls, organised by the British Association for Modern Mosaic (BAMM).
Further details
 
Friday 1–Sunday 3 July 2016: Conference: East Meets West
Alter do Chão, Portugal
First meeting organised by the International Project RoGeMoPorTur (Geometric Roman Mosaics in Portugal and Turkey), which will examine the reciprocal influence of different cultures on Roman mosaics in Portugal and Turkey.
Further information
 
Saturday 4–Sunday 5 June 2016: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Cirencester & Chedworth
Programme
 
Wednesday 30 March–Monday 12 September 2016: Exhibition: Roman Mosaics across the Empire
Getty Museum, Malibu
Exhibition of Roman mosaics, mostly from the Getty's collections, ranging from Italy to North Africa, southern Gaul and Syria.
Exhibition website
 
Saturday 5 December 2015: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Friday 13 November 2015: Free Study Day: Glories in Gold and Glass
Museum of London, Western Theatre
An introduction to the nineteenth-century mosaic decoration in St Paul's Cathedral.
Details & registration
 
Tuesday 3 November 2015–Sunday 24 April 2016: Exhibition of Roman mosaics from Aix-en-Provence
Musťe gallo-romain, Saint-Roman-en-Gal
Exhibition of newly-restored mosaics from Aix, some of which will be exhibited complete for the first time, including two mosaics depicting the boxing match between Dares and Entellus, an episode in Virgil's Aeneid.
Exhibition poster
Museum website
 
Friday 16 October 2015: Making and Thinking about Making in Greco-Roman Antiquity
Kings College London, Strand Campus
A workshop on craft processes in the ancient world and cultural responses to them, focusing on textiles and mosaics.
Further information
 
Saturday 3 October–Sunday 29 November 2015: The Sorrell Family Exhibition
Chelmsford Museum
An exhibition of drawings and paintings by members of the Sorrell family, including the archaeological illustrator Alan Sorrell, who was well-known for his distinctive reconstructions of Roman sites.
Museum website
 
Monday 14–Friday 18 September 2015: 13th International Congress on Ancient Mosaics
Madrid
First circular
(pdf, 3 MB)
 
Wednesday 16 September 2015: talk by Stephen Cosh, 50 Years On – The Roman Villa in Sparsholt
Sparsholt Village Hall, 7 pm
A talk marking 50 years since the discovery of the Sparsholt Roman villa and mosaic by a team directed by David Johnston.
Poster
(pdf, 400 K)
 
Saturday 13–Sunday 14 June 2015: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Taunton & Keynsham
Programme & travel information
 
Tuesday 17 March–Sunday 30 August 2015: Exhibition of Roman mosaics
Musée gallo-romain, Saint-Roman-en-Gal
Exhibition of Roman mosaics from Sérézin-du-Rhône and Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux.
 
 
Wednesday 15 April 2015: Study day on the logistics of mosaic construction
Aix-en-Provence
Programme
 
Monday 23–Friday 27 March 2015: Fragments in Context: Interpretation and Re-composition of Greek and Roman Wall Paintings and Mosaics
University of Padua
A course introducing methodologies for studying wall and floor decorations excavated as fragments.
Further information
(pdf, 1.2 MB)
 
Saturday 6 December 2014: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Monday 27–Friday 31 October 2014: Twelfth Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM): Conservation and Presentation of Mosaics: At What Cost?
Sardinia
First circular
(pdf, 1.1 MB)
 
Friday 24–Sunday 26 October 2014: British Mosaic Forum 2014
London
A weekend of lectures, masterclasses, guided visits and exhibitions, organised by the British Association for Modern Mosaic (BAMM).
Programme (pdf, 5 MB)
 
Thursday 16–Saturday 18 October 2014: Colloquium of the North American branch of AIEMA
Getty Villa, Malibu
A colloquium on ancient mosaics, wall painting and stucco, the restoration of works of art, and mosaics of the modern period, with a keynote lecture by Michael Hoff, who has recently discovered important mosaics in Turkey.
Abstracts
 
26–27 July 2014: Exhibition of David Neal's drawings
St Mary's Church, Little Brickhill, MK17 9NA, 2–6 pm
An exhibition of David Nealís drawings of the pavements in Westminster Abbey and a few of his paintings of Roman mosaics. Short talks will take place every 30 minutes. Entrance £4 (in aid of the renovation of the church).
 
 
7 June 2014: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Waddesdon Manor
Programme
(pdf, 2 MB)
 
Thursday 5 June–Sunday 2 November 2014: Lod Mosaic on display at Waddesdon Manor
This spectacular Roman mosaic, found at Lod in Israel in 1996, has been touring the US and Europe since 2010. Its only stop in the UK — and the last before it goes on permanent display in Israel — is Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, where it will form the centrepiece of an exhibition, along with objects lent by the British Museum.
crosslet  Learn more about the Lod Mosaic
Exhibition details
 
Friday 30 May 2014: The Mosaics of Thessaloniki revisited
Courtauld Institute, London
A one-day workshop on the Late Antique and Byzantine mosaics of Thessaloniki.
Further information
 
Saturday 7 December 2013: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Saturday 3 August 2013–Sunday 12 January 2014: Newton St Loe Orpheus mosaic on display
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery
The fragments of the Orpheus mosaic have been reassembled and will be on display for only the second time in over 150 years. The mosaic was thought to have been destroyed until the fragments were identified in the 1990s by a team of ASPROM members led by Anthony Beeson. The mosaic is being displayed to coincide with Roman Empire: Power and People, a touring exhibition of Roman material from the British Museum.
crosslet  Leaflet about the Orpheus mosaic (500 K)
Further information
 
Monday 4–Wednesday 6 November 2013: Cultural Heritage Practices: Issues of Archaeological Conservation and Site Preservation
Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus, Nicosia
This workshop will provide basic information about current theories, principles, policies and practices related to the conservation of ancient materials and cultural heritage in the eastern Mediterranean, with some emphasis on sites with mosaics. It is one of a series of courses organised by the New Archaeological Research Network for Integrating Approaches to ancient material studies (NARNIA).
crosslet  See the full programme of NARNIA events.
 
Course details
 
Tuesday 9–Thursday 18 July 2013: London Summer School in Classics, including a workshop on making mosaics
University College London
Course details
(2.2 MB)
 
Friday 7–Sunday 9 June 2013: AFEMA Summer Excursion to Provence
Vaison-la-Romaine and Orange
ASPROM members are welcome to join in this weekend organised by the Francophone branch of AIEMA, which includes talks, site visits and socialising.
crosslet  AFEMA website
Programme
 
Wednesday 5 June 2013: lecture by Yoshiki Hori (Kyushu University), Understanding the Production of Mosaics through the Artisanís Mistakes
Senate House (room G22/26), Malet Street, London, 5 pm
 
 
Saturday 1–Sunday 2 June 2013: ASPROM Summer Symposium
London
Programme
 
May 2013: NARNIA training courses
22–25 May: Interior Decoration in the Eastern Mediterranean during Hellenistic and Roman Times: Mosaics, Paintings, Iconography, Materials, Techniques and Conservation
27–29 May: Information Systems for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (including databases of mosaics)
Université de Paris Ouest, Nanterre
These courses are part of a series organised by the New Archaeological Research Network for Integrating Approaches to ancient material studies (NARNIA).
crosslet  See the full programme of NARNIA events.
 
Course details
 
Course details
 
Saturday 23 March 2013: Production in Pieces: Making Mosaics from Antiquity to the Present
Kings College London, Strand Campus
A workshop that will examine the techniques and materials used in mosaics from the Hellenistic period to the present day, and place mosaic production within its social and historical context by assessing our knowledge of craftsmen and customers.
Further information
 
Saturday 1 December 2012: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Autumn 2012–Spring 2013: A World in Fragments: The Mosaic Art of Robert Field
An exhibition of work by long-standing ASPROM member Robert Field, which will include his recreation of the Newton St Loe Orpheus mosaic. The exhibition will visit three museums with important collections of Roman mosaics:
Corinium Museum, Cirencester: 8 September–28 October 2012
Dorset County Museum, Dorchester: 3 November 2012–26 January 2013
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum: 2 February–11 May 2013
Exhibition poster
(pdf file, 7.2 MB)
 
Saturday 27–Sunday 28 October 2012: British Mosaic Forum 2012
Victoria & Albert Museum and other venues, London
A weekend of lectures, gallery tours, guided visits and exhibitions, organised by the British Association for Modern Mosaic (BAMM).
Programme
 
Thursday 11–Sunday 14 October 2012: Mosaics in the Field: Issues of Iconography, Material Selection and Preservation
Archaeological Research Unit, University of Cyprus, Nicosia
A training course introducing participants to issues related to mosaic iconography and technology, the preservation of ancient mosaics and techniques of conservation. The course is one of a series organised by the New Archaeological Research Network for Integrating Approaches to ancient material studies (NARNIA).
crosslet  See the full programme of NARNIA events.
Course details
 
Tuesday 11–Saturday 15 September 2012: 12th International Congress on Ancient Mosaics
Venice
First circular
 
Saturday 9–Sunday 10 June 2012: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Hull
Programme
 
Saturday 31 March 2012: Workshop on the study of Roman mosaics in Britain
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Further information
 
Saturday 3 December 2011: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Monday 24–Thursday 27 October 2011: Eleventh Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM): Managing Archaeological Sites with Mosaics: From Real Problems to Practical Solutions
Meknes and Volubilis, Morocco
First circular
 
Saturday 11–Sunday 12 June 2011: ASPROM Summer Symposium
St Albans
Programme
 
Monday 17 January 2011: London Roman Art Seminar
Cristina Boschetti (University of Nottingham), An interdisciplinary study of the mosaics from the House of the Faun in Pompeii: technique, materials and provenance
5.30pm in Seminar Room G3, Royal Holloway London Annex, 2 Gower Street (corner of Bedford Square and Montague Place), London WC1
 
Saturday 4 December 2010: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Saturday 5–Sunday 6 June 2010: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Caerleon and Caerwent
Programme
 
Thursday 27–Saturday 29 May 2010: New Light on Old Glass: Byzantine Glass and Mosaics
British Museum
A three-day conference on Byzantine glass, covering topics such as glass and mosaics, gold glass, the Lycurgus Cup, techniques of manufacture, and new discoveries in Byzantine glass. One of a series of meetings of an international research network sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust, based at the University of Sussex.
Read more about the project.
Provisional programme (Word file, 43K)
 
Saturday 5 December 2009: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Victoria and Albert Museum
Programme
 
Thursday 22–Saturday 24 October 2009: Ravenna Musiva: Conservation and Restoration of Ancient and Contemporary Mosaic
First International Meeting, Ravenna, Italy
Conference website
 
Friday 16–Tuesday 20 October 2009: 11th International Congress on Ancient Mosaics
Bursa, Turkey
 
 
Monday 21–Friday 25 September 2009: 18th International congress of the Association Internationale pour líHistoire du Verre
Thessaloniki
Included a meeting of the international network on the Composition of Byzantine Glass Mosaic Tesserae.
Report
(PDF file, 109K)
 
Tuesday 7–Friday 10 July 2009: Workshop on the Composition of Byzantine Glass Mosaic Tesserae
Athens
Meeting of the international network sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust, based at the University of Sussex.
 
 
Saturday 6 June 2009: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Leicester
Programme
 
Saturday 6 December–Saturday 31 January 2009: Exhibition: The Human Form in Mosaic
Dorset County Museum, Dorchester
A unique celebration of the human form in mosaic with works by Elaine M. Goodwin and other world-renowned artists inspired by Greece, Rome and Byzantium to the present.
Exhibition poster (Word file, 185K)
 
Saturday 6 December 2008: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Monday 20–Saturday 26 October 2008: Tenth Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM): Conservation: An Act of Discovery
Palermo, Sicily
Conference website
 
Friday 13–Sunday 15 June 2008: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Chichester and Fishbourne Roman Palace
Programme
 
Monday 9–Friday 13 June 2008: Workshop on the Composition of Byzantine Glass Mosaic Tesserae
Venice and Ravenna
Meeting of the international network sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust, based at the University of Sussex.
Report
(PDF file, 1.2MB)
 
Thursday 5 June 2008: Study Day on the Composition of Byzantine Glass Mosaic Tesserae
Sackler Seminar Room, British Museum, 10 am–3.45 pm
One of a series of meetings of an international network based at the University of Sussex.
Programme
PDF file, 59K)
 
Sunday 17 February–Sunday 8 June 2008: Tree of Paradise: Jewish Mosaics from the Roman Empire
McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Mass.
An exhibition of mosaics from the synagogue and other buildings at Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, called Aquae Persianae by the Romans).
Exhibition webpage
 
Saturday 1–Monday 31 March 2008: Pavimenta Exhibition
Fishbourne Roman Palace
An exhibition of replica mosaics showing the development of the art from the fourth century BC to the twelfth century AD.
Further information
 
Saturday 26 January 2008: Colloquium on 'Aspects of Albania'
Kings College London, Strand Campus, room 2C (K2.31), 2 pm
Includes a paper by John Mitchell (University of East Anglia), Between Earth and Heaven: the mosaic pavements of Butrint
 
Saturday 1 December 2007: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kings College London, Strand Campus
Programme
 
Wednesday 12 September 2007: Study Day on the Composition of Byzantine Glass Mosaic Tesserae
Sheriff's Room, White Hart Hotel, Lewes, East Sussex, 11 am–6 pm
The first of a series of meetings of an international network sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust, based at the University of Sussex.
Report
(PDF file, 452K)
 
Friday 1–Sunday 3 June 2007: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Lincoln
Programme
 
2007 London Seminars in Roman Art
Courtauld Institute, Somerset House, London, 5 pm
Two lectures in the series will be about mosaics:
Monday 29 January: Katherine Dunbabin, Domestic Dionysos? Telete on later Roman mosaics
Tuesday 8 May: William Wootton, Some thoughts on the organisation of Roman mosaicists
 
Saturday 2 December 2006: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, Courtauld Institute, Somerset House, London
Programme
 
26 October 2006–30 April 2007: Stories in Stone: Conserving Mosaics of Roman Africa
Getty Villa, Malibu
Exhibition of mosaics from the national museums of Tunisia.
Exhibition website
 
Friday 9–Sunday 11 June 2006: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Cirencester
Programme
 
Monday 15 May 2006: lecture by Mark Merrony, Roman Mosaics: New Discoveries and Fresh Perspectives
Courtauld Institute, London, seminar room 1, at 5 pm
 
1 April–4 June 2006: Mosaic Seasons: Ancient meets Modern
Corinium Museum, Cirencester
An exhibition organised by Robert Field, with work by 20 modern mosaicists on the theme of the Seasons; artists include Emma Biggs, Martin Cheek, Robert Field, Elaine M. Goodwin, Tessa Hunkin and Allan Punton.
 
29 November–3 December 2005: Ninth Conference of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics (ICCM): Lessons Learned: Reflecting on the Theory and Practice of Mosaics Conservation
Hammamet, Tunisia
Conference website
 
Monday 28 November 2005: ASPROM visit to Westminster Abbey
See the Great Pavement (also known as the Odoricus or End of the World Mosaic), in front of the High Altar.
 
Saturday 26 November 2005: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Institute of Classical Studies, London
Programme
 
29 October–4 November 2005: 10th International Congress on Ancient Mosaics
Conimbriga, Portugal
Conference website
 
Friday 13–Sunday 15 May 2005: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Brading Roman Villa, Isle of Wight
Programme
 
Saturday 4 December 2004: ASPROM AGM and Symposium
Institute of Classical Studies, London
Programme
 
Friday 11–Sunday 13 June 2004: ASPROM Summer Symposium
Hereford
Programme
 
April–August 2004: Exhibition of mosaics by Robert Field
3 April–26 June: Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, 65 The Close, Salisbury
2 July–28 August: Wiltshire Heritage Museum, 41 Long Street, Devizes
This exhibition of work by a long-standing member of ASPROM includes replicas of Roman mosaics as well as new creations.
 

 
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