The Society of Contemporary Art Historians (SCAH) aims to foster strong scholarship and promote collegiality within the vital field of contemporary art history. Major initiatives include a standing panel at the College Art Association annual conference, Regional Groups, mentoring and career development, The Syllabus Project, and the distribution of relevant information through the Society’s website and listserv. SCAH was founded in 2007 as an affiliate society of the College Art Association. Scroll down for more information on all the resources we have to offer and how to join.

︎2015 Report on the Society of Contemporary Art Historians



Google Group
Talk with other SCAH members. 

Become an active member of the SCAH community.

Regional Groups
Find a SCAH group near you.

Annual Panel @ CAA
Information about past and future SCAH panels. 

The Syllabus Project
An evolving archive of contemporary art history syllabi.

Current SCAH news.

Recent recordings of SCAH events.