ARLIS/NA New England – Visit to North Bennett St. School – Bookbinding Department
ARLIS/ NA New England Chapter Spring Meeting
Friday, March 28, 2014
North Bennet Street School & American Meteorological Society
9:30am – Coffee and muffins 3rd floor, Windgate Gallery North Bennet Street School
(150 North Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109)
10am – Program begins – presentation about North Bennett St. School and studio tour
12am – Lunch in the North End
2pm – Meet at American Meteorological Society
(45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108-3693)
Coffee / snack
- Updates from the board – Online registration, Archives, Logo contest, announce travel award winners, ARLIS/NA national conference D.C.
- library volunteers for Panopticon Mentoring project
- Break out group discussions by job position (tech, public, etc.)
“What is your biggest challenge?”
“What changes/innovations in the field are you most excited about?”
Optional tour of 45 Beacon Street by AMS librarian and Curator Jinny Nathans
Looking forward to seeing you all!
ARLIS/ NA New England Chapter Fall Meeting
Friday, October 18, 2013
Claire T. Carney Library – UMASS Dartmouth
ARLIS/ NA New England Chapter’s Fall meeting was held on Friday, October 18th at the Claire T. Carney Library at UMass Dartmouth. The Library has recently undergone a major renovation and expansion project, which was recently highlighted in the September/ October 2013 issue of American Libraries. http://lib.umassd.edu/about/library-building-renovation-and-expansion-program.
Please note that the day’s agenda has been updated with 2 additional items: a presentation by DesignLab architect Kelly Ard Haigh on the interior renovation of the Claire T. Carney Library and an afternoon architectural walking tour of the campus led by Bruce Barnes, UMASS Dartmouth librarian emeritus and creator of the website “Paul Rudolph and his Architecture”. The updated agenda is below:
9:30 – 10:15 – Coffee and greetings
10:30 – 11:15 – Business meeting
11:15 –11:30 – Presentation on the Brutalism of UMass Dartmouth’s Campus Architecture by art historian Anna Dempsey
11:30 – Noon – Presentation on the interior renovation of the Claire T Carney Library by Kelly Ard Haigh – New addition!
12:00 – 12:30 – Tour of the Claire T. Carney Library
12:30 – 1:30 – Lunch on Campus (the cost for lunch will be $10)
1:30 -2:30 – Campus Architecture Walking Tour led by Bruce Barnes– New addition!