ARLIS/NA St. Louis Conference Travel Awards: Applications open

The ARLIS/NA Travel Awards Subcommittee is pleased to announce that Travel Award applications are open for the 48th annual ARLIS/NA conference, to be held in St. Louis, Missouri, April 20-24, 2020. Conference Travel Awards website (includes link to application form) St. Louis Conference website Application deadline for all conference travel awards: Monday, January 6, 2020, 12:00 pm EST Awards Open to Current ARLIS/NA Members: Conference Attendance Award ($1000) Eligibility: Individual member […]

ARLIS/NA 2020 – CFP for New Voices session due 12/16

New Voices in the Profession showcases exceptional academic work by students and new professionals (under 5 years post MLS). Paper topics should relate strongly to Art and/or Visual Resources Librarianship, but also digital library projects, archives, library instruction, reference and the changing nature of libraries, among other topics. Papers that relate to the conference theme […]

ARLIS Student Advancement Awards

The deadline for the Gerd Muehsam Award and the Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award is less than a month away! The deadline for both awards is December 9th, 2019, but eligible students are encouraged to submit their internship applications and student papers related to arts librarianship or visual resources as soon as possible. Please visit the individual awards websites for more information.   

Now accepting applications: 2020 Andrew W. Mellon Native American Library Fellowship, Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum

Since 2010, the Peabody Essex Museum has gathered talented emerging Indigenous scholars and cultural heritage professionals for summer-long positions within the museum. In 2017, PEM added longer-term (12-24 month) fellowship opportunities to this program.  The next long-term Native American Fellow at PEM will be hosted by the Phillips Library in 2020. Applications are now being […]

Join us for an Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the New Museum, October 27th!

Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the New Museum this Sunday, October 27th! Join us in the Sky Room for an afternoon of workshops, readings, and talks by artists and scholars, as well as guided editing sessions dedicated to expanding Wikipedia entries for feminist figures across the gender spectrum. Work sessions throughout the afternoon will be centered on […]

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) announces the 2019-20 Regional Workshop series

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce the 2019-20 Regional Workshop series: November 22, 2019: Beyond Licenses: Integrating Creative Commons,, and Traditional Knowledge into Permissions Practices at the University of Denver with instructor Anne Young, Head of Rights and Reproductions, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Newfields. March 13, 2020: Can We Do That?: Intellectual Property […]

CFP International Comic Arts Forum

The International Comic Arts Forum invites proposals for scholarly presentations for its twenty-first meeting, to be held at the Small Press Expo (SPX) in Bethesda, Maryland from September 12-13, 2020. Scholars who present at ICAF will have the opportunity, as part of their registration fee, to enjoy SPX exhibitors, artist talks, and the Ignatz Awards ceremony. ICAF […]

Paid Internship in Special Collections Cataloging at the Getty Research Institute

The Getty Graduate Internship Program Getty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust—the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation, as well as in Getty Publications—to graduate students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual […]

Digital Directions Tucson, April 6-7, 2020 – Comprehensive Training on Digital Preservation

Registration Now Open  DIGITAL DIRECTIONS: Fundamentals of Creating and Managing Digital Collections  —  April  6-7, 2020 — Tucson, Arizona JOIN US in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, for a comprehensive overview of digital preservation, presented by information professionals with deep experience in the preservation of cultural heritage materials. During the two-day training, you will learn about good […]

Paid internship at the NCMA Library, Raleigh, NC

The Art Reference Library at the North Carolina Museum of Art is seeking a paid Library Intern for the Spring 2020 semester. Site description: The Art Reference Library is a 45,000 volume non-circulating library that provides reference service to the art museum staff (curators, educators, conservators) and the public at large.  The library not only houses books […]