Some of the websites, blogs and reports on these activities may be useful to those interested in the history and future developments of the discipline, see inter alia


‘Your current research in 30–50 years time? The future worth of today’s digital scholarship’, the opening presentation and a PhD seminar at Digital Humanities Now, conference and PhD seminars, Stockholm University, 27-29 January 2021.

Coding Dürer, International and Interdisciplinary Hackathon for Art History and Information Science, 13-17 March 2017, Ludwig-Maximilians-University and Hubert Burda Media, Munich, Germany.


Object. Space. Experience. The place of authenticity in traditional and virtual museums’, an invited paper presented at Museums – Places of Authenticity?, An international conference of the Leibniz Research Alliance “Historical Authenticity”, Mainz, 3–4 March 2016.

NEH Summer Institute on Advanced Challenges in Theory and Practice in 3D Modeling of Cultural Heritage Sites, University of California Los Angeles, 20-23 June 2016, funded by the US National Endowment for the Humanities, co-hosted by UCLA’s Institute for Digital Research and Education and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Polish AAT Project. Translation of the Art and Architecture Thesaurus into Polish, a project led by the National Institute for Museums and Public Collections (NIMOZ) in Poland in collaboration with the Getty Research Institute, USA, presented by A. Bentkowska-Kafel and T. Zaucha at the International Terminology Working Group Workshop, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, 22-24 August 2016.

Moving Forward Digital Art History. An invitation-only workshop organised by the Centre for Digital Humanities, University College London in collaboration with the Getty Foundation, held at University College London on 8 October 2015. Report by Melissa M Terras.

Visualization and Virtual Spaces: Scholarly Communication Beyond Text, “Scholarship and the Crowd”, 2014 Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and hosted by Duke University Libraries in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and American Learned Societies, held at the Rizzo Conference Center, Chapel Hill, NC, 9-11 November 2014.

Meeting, supported by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, of the Steering Committee for the symposium, Art History in Digital Dimensions, held at the Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture in the Department of Art History and Archaeology, University of Maryland, College Park, 17-20 November 2014; see final report from the Symposium held in 2017.

Digital Art History Laboratory, The Getty Research Institute, CA, 5-8 March 2013.

Digital Art History: Challenges, Tools and Practical Solutions Workshop, 20-22 September 2011. University of Málaga


Virtual Multimodal Museum (ViMM), a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) funded under the EU Horizon 2020 programme (CULT-COOP-8-2016).

COSCH | Colour and Space in Cultural Heritage, 2012-2016, a network of experts in the latest optical measuring techniques and imaging used in documentation of artefacts. Networking activities of COSCH are funded by COST, an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology.

Roman Coins. An interdisciplinary, exploratory case study in the recording and examination of Roman silver coins, using optical, metrological and imaging technologies, 2014-2016, see the project website (to request access email bentkowska AT hotmail DOT com)

Visualization and Virtual Spaces: Scholarly Communication Beyond Text, initiated at the Scholarly Communication Institute: Scholarship and the Crowd, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 9-14 November 2014.

Art & Science of Touch

Haptic interfaces for virtual artefacts

CHArt | Computers and the History of Art

An annual conference and publications concerned with current developments in arts computing.

The London Charter

A set of principles for the computer-based visualisation of cultural heritage.

3DVisA Index of 3D Projects

An index of selected computer-based projects in the Arts and Humanities that use 3D visualisation techniques.

V-MusT | Virtual Museum Transnational Network, 2011-2015, a network of excellence aiming to support the development of virtual museums. Funded by EU FP7.

The Oplontis Visualisation Project a 3D digital model fully documenting the architecture and decor of Villa A in Oplontis, Italy. The model was created by King’s Visualisation Lab in collaboration with John Clarke at the University of Texas, and the Superintendent of Pompeii/Herculanium; funded by the US National Endowment for the Humanities and the UK Leverhulme Trust.

AHeSSC | Arts and Humanities e-Science Support Centre

Based in the Centre for e-Research (CeRch), King’s College London, the Centre supports, co-ordinates and promotes applications of e-science in the arts and humanities research and practice.

Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland

An evolving electronic archive of stone sculpture of the 11th and 12th centuries.

Maritime Art Greenwich

An online learning resource which offers a searchable database of selected paintings in the National Maritime Museum together with essays on the major themes of maritime art. General editor: Michael Greenhalgh.

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