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Welcome to CAA’s New Affiliated Societies

posted by CAA — Apr 08, 2019

Active since the 1970s, CAA Affiliated Societies program promotes learned societies focused on particular areas of art history, art making, or design.

We are delighted to welcome the following organizations as new affiliated societies of CAA:

  • Digital Art History Society
  • William Morris Society in the United States
  • International Council of Fine Arts Deans
  • Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art
  • Association of Greek Art Historians
  • Society for the History of Collecting

A complete list of current members appears here.


Digital Art History Society (DAHS)
Founded: 2019
Membership: 340+
Annual Dues: none for 2019, $25 thereafter
The Digital Art History Society (DAHS) fosters and supports the practice and publication of art historical scholarship incorporating and benefiting from digital strategies and technologies by providing a forum for presenting and advancing digital art history, examining problems confronting the field, and identifying scholarly needs and opportunities to its members.

William Morris Society in the United States (WMS)
Founded: 1971
Membership: 199
Annual dues: $50 regular members; $30 students; $65 libraries
The William Morris Society in the United States seeks to further appreciation of Morris as a designer, craftsman, medievalist, preservationist, printer, socialist, poet, and author. We also encourage interest in Morris’s friends, associates, and contemporaries in Britain and America who were connected with the Pre-Raphaelites, Victorian art and literature, and the Arts and Crafts movement.

International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD)
Founded: 1964
Membership: 363
Annual dues: $450 for institutional membership
Founded on a shared passion and advocacy for the arts and a commitment to excellence in leadership, the International Council of Fine Arts Deans (ICFAD) is a multinational alliance of executive arts administrators representing institutions of higher education.

The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art (ASCHA)
Founded: 2010
Membership: 40
Annual Dues: currently none
The Association of Scholars of Christianity in the History of Art (ASCHA) is dedicated to the facilitation and promotion of scholarship that examines the historical and contemporary relationship between Christianity and the visual arts.

Association of Greek Art Historians (EEIT)
Founded: 2001
Membership: 179
Annual dues: 50 Euros
EEIT advances the study of art and the discipline of art history in Greece.

The Society for the History of Collecting (SocHistCol)
Founded: 2015
Membership: 180
Annual Dues: $25.00 (£18.00) regular membership; $15.00 student membership (£10.00) institutional membership $60.00 (£40.00)
The Society is an international not-for-profit organisation, bringing together scholars from diverse disciplines, as well as collectors, museum curators, and those of the general audience who are passionately interested in the study of collecting in all its ramifications, including the relationships between collecting and the art market.

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