Joint ARLIS/VRA Southern California Chapters Meeting June 12, 2009 (Confirmed program)

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Joint ARLIS/VRA Southern California Chapters Meeting

June 12, 2009

Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Schedule of Events:

9:00 – 9:30AM
Morning Registration
Coffee and pastries

Forum, 1st floor of Ahmanson Building

9:30 – 10:00AM
Introduction to a New Getty Vocabulary
Jonathan Ward, Editor
The Getty Vocabularies are authoritative resources for indexing art,
architecture, and material culture. The presentation will discuss the
current editorial work and contributions of the Art & Architecture
Thesaurus (AAT), Union List of Artist Names (ULAN), and Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN), as well as the development of a new Getty vocabulary, the Cultural Objects Name Authority (CONA).

Forum, 1st floor of Ahmanson Building

10:15 – 10:45AM
Sustaining Digital Legacies: What Does It Take?
Victoria McCargar
Even as digital technologies have provided us with astonishing avenues
for access, they are also setting up a preservation challenge that may
eventually dwarf projects and programs in the analog world. Fortunately, developments like OAIS (open archive information systems) PREMIS (preservation metadata) and TRAC (trusted repository audit and certification) can provide even small libraries and archives with valuable strategies for tackling the sustainability of their digital collections.

Forum, 1st floor of Ahmanson Building

11:00 – 12:00
Exhibition Tour with Curator Meg Linton
3 Solo Projects: Lynn Aldrich, Jessica Rath, Carrie Ungerman
Second in a series of exhibitions highlighting the work of Southern
California artists. Aldrich, Rath, and Ungerman have each created new
site-specific installations using common materials in quantity: dozens
of metal and plastic rain gutters, gallons of liquid latex, and
thousands of plastic water bottles to make tactile and poignant
experiences that are poetic metaphors of abundance, scarcity, and
Ben Maltz Gallery, 1st floor of Galef Building

Tour of the Millard Sheets Library with Cathy Chambers

Library, 3rd floor of Ahmanson Building

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Forum, 1st floor of Ahmanson Building

1:15 – 3:15 PM
Business Meetings

Rooms 502, 511 and 512, 5th floor of Ahmanson Building

3:30 – 4:30 PM
Panel on New Technology
Moderator: John Trendler

Forum, 1st floor of Ahmanson Building


Social Mixer at Bistrotek, Custom Hotel

RSVP or questions to Alyssa Resnick (ARLIS/SC Vice-Chair), or 818-548-2010

Please send me any agenda items for the ARLIS/SC business meeting

Boxed lunch $15, payment by check or cash accepted day of event

Choice of roast beef, turkey or veggie sandwich, with chips, cookie, fruit & a drink

Free parking available on campus