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2019 ARLIS/NA Annual Conference Travel Award Winner

The ARLIS/NA New England Chapter is pleased to announce that Lyndsay Bratton is the 2019 recipient of the Chapter’s ARLIS/NA Annual Conference Travel Award.

Lyndsay is the Assistant Director for Digital Scholarship and the arts subject librarian at Connecticut College. The broad scope of her position is easily nurtured by the range of offerings at the annual conference, including programming in digital scholarship, research instruction in the arts, and visual resources. Lyndsay has served on the ARLIS/NA Editorial Board as the Media Editor since March 2016. While attending the conference in this role, she will be documenting and sharing the annual conference through ARLIS/NA’s social media channels.

This award will help defray the expenses related to attending this year’s ARLIS/NA Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, UT. We would like to extend our thanks to our Chapter’s donors, whose contributions help make this award possible.

Please join us in congratulating Lyndsay!

August 10th | Trip to the deCordova Sculpture Garden & Museum and the Gropius House

Please join us for a tour of the deCordova Sculpture Garden and Museum and Gropius House in Lincoln, MA on Friday, August 10th.

You can use this online form to sign up.  There is a fee for this event that will be handled separately from the sign up form.  More information on how to pay will follow.

See below (and the online form) for more information about the visit, and feel free to get in touch if you have questions.

Schedule:

Friday, August 10, 2018

10 a.m. – 12 noon – Visit the deCordova Sculpture Garden and Museum (51 Sandy Pond RD Lincoln, MA)

12 noon – 2 p.m. – Lunch (bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the deCordova grounds or visit a nearby restaurant)

2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Visit the Gropius House (68 Baker Bridge RD Lincoln, MA)

Cost:

ARLIS NE will pay $10.00 toward chapter members’ entrance fees to help defray the cost of the visit.  You are welcome to bring guests, however, the $10.00 reimbursement is limited to chapter members.

Fees to attend (including the chapter member discount) are shown below.

ARLIS NE chapter member:   $19.00

ARLIS NE chapter member (senior, 60+):   $14.00

ARLIS NE chapter member (student w/ID):   $14.00

Guest:   $29.00

Guest (senior, 60+):   $24.00

Guest (student w/ID):   $24.00

Summer ZINE Crawls | July 13th & July 27th, 2018

Summer is here! Join us for two Zine Crawls hosted by the ARLIS/NA New England Chapter. You do not need to be a member to attend but do RSVP so we know you’re coming!

Boston Zine Crawl
Friday July 13, 2018. 1-4:30pm

1PM Meet at Simmons College Beatley Library (300 Fenway)
2PM Walk to School Museum of Fine Arts Tisch Library, Tufts University (230 The Fenway)
3PM Walk to Massachusetts College of Art & Design Library (621 Huntington Ave)
4PM Libations at a local establishment (tbd)
RSVP BOSTON CRAWL

Providence Zine Crawl
Friday July 27, 2018. 1-4:30pm

1PM Meet at Brown University’s Sarah Doyle Women’s Center (26 Benevolent Street)
2PM Walk to RISD Library (15 Westminster Street)
3PM Carpool to the Dirt Palace (Olneyville Square)
4PM Libations at a local establishment (tbd)
RSVP PROVIDENCE CRAWL

2018 ARLIS/NA Annual Conference Travel Award Winner

The ARLIS/NA New England Chapter is thrilled to announce that the recipient of our 2018 ARLIS/NA Annual Conference Travel Award is Denise O’Malley! Denise will receive an award of $1,000 toward covering conference expenses. Money for this award is generously donated by ARLIS/NA New England Chapter members.

Denise has been working in public services at the Fine Arts Library, Harvard University, for 11 years and is currently working on her MLS at Simmons. Denise plans to use the award to attend the ARLIS/NA Annual Conference in New York where she is interested in learning more about expanding notions of access through more dynamic outreach and creating ways of leveraging existing resources. In particular, Denise is very interested in the workshop, From the Margins to the Center: Cultivating a Critical, Reflective, and Radical Practice in Art Librarianship, which would be extremely relevant given the marginalized populations that she work with at the community college where she teaches Art History and where questions of access, place, race, and rights are realities not abstract notions.

Denise’s application was chosen from a very competitive submission pool, which we feel reflects the excellent work being done by art library professionals in New England. Please join us in congratulating Denise!

UPDATED: Apply Now for the ARLIS/NA New England Travel Award!

Do you live in New England?

Are you attending the 2018 ARLIS/NA Annual Conference?

Would you like $1,000 to help defray the cost?

Members of the ARLIS/NA New England Chapter are eligible to apply for a Travel Award. One applicant will receive $1,000 to help cover registration, travel, and lodging expenses.

To be considered, complete the application form by Friday, November 3rd, 2017 Friday, November 10th, 2017. The recipient will be notified no later than Friday, December 17th (early bird conference registration ends on 12/23).

See you in New York!