Company of Arts Scholars

The Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars is the 110th Livery Company in the City of London. It was brainchild of the late Jonathan Horne (1940-2010) and Lord Brooke of Sutton Mandeville.

The Arts Scholars runs an educational charitable fund and conducts activities to support businesses relating to conservation, restoration, shipping and insurance.

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A new Master for the Arts Scholars livery company plus the latest 'Movers and Shakers' across the art and antiques market

30 May 2019

An update on recent appointments at auction houses and arts establishments.


Viney becomes the Master

04 June 2018

The picture below shows Paul Viney (on the left), chairman of Woolley & Wallis, receiving congratulations upon being installed as Master of the Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars from Loyd Grossman, the outgoing Master (and now Deputy Master).

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Arts Scholars Company gains Letters Patent for full Livery status

14 July 2014

The Company of Arts Scholars has been officially recognised as the 110th Livery Company of the City of London with the presentation of the Letters Patent by the Lord Mayor at the Mansion House.

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Arts Scholars achieve full Livery Company status

17 February 2014

On February 11 the Court of Aldermen formally admitted the Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars as the 110th Livery Company of the City of London.


Horne becomes Master of Guild

02 June 2008

BRITISH pottery dealer Jonathan Horne has been appointed Master of the Guild of Arts Scholars, Dealers and Collectors.


Arts Guild honours officers

04 December 2006

On November 27, the Guild of Arts Scholars, Dealers and Collectors took another important step in its development with the installation of the Master, Wardens and Court of Assistants. The Guild represents all those with a commercial interest in the world of historic arts as well as collectors and curators. It was registered by the City of London in September.

Guild established for art market professionals

30 October 2006

A City livery company for art market professionals could be only 10 years away following the official registration of The Guild of Arts Scholars, Dealers and Collectors by the City of London.