The Warburg Institute

The Warburg Institute is one of the world’s leading centres for studying the interaction of ideas, images and society. It is dedicated to the survival and transmission of culture across time and space, with a special emphasis on the afterlife of antiquity. Its open-stack Library, Photographic Collection and Archive serve as an engine for interdisciplinary research, postgraduate teaching and a prestigious events and publication programme.

Decoding the Renaissance: 500 Years of Codes and Ciphers

The purpose of this short course will be to offer a systematic introduction to secret communication.

Renaissance Lives

A series of conversations discussing the ways in which individuals transmitted or changed the lives of traditions, ideas and images.

A Material World

An event series that focuses on the reconstruction of life in the past through objects and materials, the people who made them and the people who used them.

Anthony Caro: Open Secret

On the occasion of Ivorypress’ 25th anniversary, the Warburg Institute is thrilled to display one of their artist’s books: Sir Anthony Caro’s 'Open Secret'

An English and Dutch Fleet lands at the Spanish Port of Cadiz

Impious Itineraries: routes between the British Isles and the Iberian Peninsula

A new online seminar series retracing the routes of people and objects between the Iberian Peninsula and the British Isles in the early modern period.

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