Welcome to the Society

The Reign

The Society of Antiquaries of London celebrates its 150th anniversary of moving to Burlington House with an exhibition during London Art Week. The event features 20 new artworks created by Adam Dant and Dan Llywelyn Hall, inspired by items from the Society’s historic collection.

Based in the heart of London, we are the centre of antiquarian learning, discovery and community. As a royal learned society, our Fellows have been inspiring scholarship, debate and research for over 300 years. More recently, we have welcomed enthusiasts such as Affiliates and the general public to share in our journey to understand the past and its relevance today.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Queer(ing) Space(s) from Antiquity to the Present

In this conference, we are inviting contributors to help us capture capacious new research examining the residues of queer histories in spaces, buildings, landscapes and material cultures.

Membership at the Society of Antiquaries

The Society of Antiquaries is the home for those who have a passion for the material past.