ARLIS/NA New England will hold their fall meeting at Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, CT on Friday, October 11th from 10am-5pm. For more details, check out the meeting agenda.
The Chapter is excited that their meeting coincides with
a Turner exhibition curated by the Tate! Mystic Seaport Museum is the only
American venue for it and if you join Chapter meeting, you can see it for free.
Aren’t able to attend? The Chapter is also holding a Zoom meeting from 10:30am-12pm of their business meeting followed by a brainstorming session for the annual conference proposal in Providence 2024.
The New England Chapter is encouraging all new members to fill out a round robin update form by Friday, October 4th, whether you’re able to attend the meeting virtually or in person. The responses will be made available to Chapter members and common trends will be summarized at the fall meeting.
Attendees (virtual or in-person) are asked to RSVP by Monday, October 7th.
The ARLIS/NA Texas-Mexico Chapter fall meeting will be held in Houston, Texas, October 18 – 20, 2019! This year’s conference will provide opportunities for chapter members to visit Houston museums and libraries and catch up with fellow TXMX colleagues. The weekend’s tours and activities will be centered in the vibrant and diverse Houston Museum District.
The Chapter is planning a welcome reception where students and new professionals will have an opportunity to forge professional connections.
Attention Californians! The next ARLIS/NA Northern California Chapter meeting will be held Friday, November 1, 2019, on the University of California campus. This meeting marks the first time their Chapter will meet jointly with the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Special Libraries Association. This all-day meeting will include a tour of the Art History/Classics Library, a no-host lunch at the Faculty Club, and a guided tour of the Phoebe Hearst Anthropology Museum ($10 fee per person). Mark your calendar, and registration details will be posted closer to the meeting date.
9:45-10:30am Tour of the Art History/Classics Library, Doe Library (Lynn Cunningham, Art Librarian)
10:30-11:45am Northern California Chapter Business Meeting
11:45am-1:15pm Joint luncheon with Special Libraries Association at the Men’s Faculty Club (designed by architect Bernard Maybeck)
1:30-3:00pm Tour of Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology led by Research Anthropologist Ira Jacknis
3:00-5:00pm Explore the Berkeley campus on your own.
Hit close to home with ARLIS/NA by attending your regional chapter meeting! Upcoming meetings dates for United States chapters are below (in alphabetical order). Some require preregistration or fees, so check the websites for chapter-specific information. Have fun, and keep in touch about your experiences on our Slack!
The Southeast Chapter of ARLIS/NA will host the annual conference in New Orleans February 5-9, 2017, so opportunities to get involved are already developing and will continue to develop in the coming months.
The ARLIS/NA-SE Chapter serves professionals (and students!) who reside in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. If you live in any of these places, check out the chapter website and see how you can get involved. Here are some current opportunities to highlight:
The chapter is hosting its own annual conference November 16-18 in Sarasota, FL, at the Center for Asian Art at the Ringling Museum of Art. More information can be found on the conference website.
Chapter Vice-President Kimberly Windham encourages ARLIS/NA-SE members who are located in Florida to apply to serve on the Program Planning Committee for the Sarasota conference. Serving on this committee is a great chance to network and build valuable skills! Interested members may submit a letter of interest to her at kimberly(dot)windham(at)famu(dot)edu
The Southeast Chapter also continually runs an informal mentoring program for chapter members. Whether you are a student or new professional, mentoring programs can be very helpful as you get started in your career. More information can be found here and the program comes highly recommended!
Attention Northern California folks! The local ARLIS/NA and VRA Chapters are holding a joint spring meeting on May 19. Attendees do not need to be members of either chapter, but they will be encouraged to join! The agenda looks like a great opportunity to explore and learn.
Details from the Chapters:
Please join us in Berkeley on Thursday, May 19 for the ARLIS/NA Northern California and VRA No Cal joint 2016 Spring Meeting!
We will be starting the day at Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive. The afternoon will be business meeting and a workshop by Cultural Heritage Imaging.
Students and new professionals are encouraged to join the New England chapters of ARLIS/NA and VRA for their Spring Meeting in Boston on April 29, 2016. Attendees should either be members of one of the chapters or interested in joining and there is no cost to attend.
Details from the chapters:
Join us in Boston Friday, April 29th for the ARLIS/NA New England and VRA New England joint 2016 Spring Meeting.
We will be starting the day at the new Design and Media Center and the Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a light breakfast and business meetings. Later we will visit the Isabella Gardner Museum. Hope to see you all there!