Save the Date! ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter Fall Business Meeting on October 19

ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter Fall Business Meeting – Friday, October 19, 2018

Save the date and join us for a day of tours and discussion with your Southern California colleagues!

  • UCLA Film & Television Archive Tour in Santa Clarita
    Visit the second largest moving image archive in the United States after the Library of Congress, and the world’s largest university-based media archive.
  • CalArts Film Library Tour in Valencia
    The CalArts Library supports student and faculty artist/scholars with a collection of over 200,000 physical items and approximately 300,000 electronic resources, as well as unique archival and rare-book collections.
  • Talk by Kathy Carbone: Critical Interventions: Contemporary Art Practice in the Archive
    Kathy Carbone is the institute archivist, performing arts librarian, a faculty member in the Herb Alpert School of Music, and an adjunct faculty member in the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), where she teaches courses in music research methodologies and archives and art-making. She is also a lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she teaches a course on archives and art practices.
  • Chapter Business Meeting
  • Reception at the Salt Creek Grille

More details coming soon!

Joint California Chapters Meeting and Reception in NYC

The Northern and Southern California chapters will be holding a joint meeting and a joint reception at the ARLIS 2018 annual conference in NYC on Monday, February 26th. We hope to see many of you at one or both gatherings!

If you will be attending the conference, please take a moment to review the details below and then answer this super-short and super-helpful survey:

Joint Chapter Meeting:
Date: Monday February 26, 2018
Time: 8:00-9:00 AM
Location: Hilton, Murray Hill East, 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019

Joint Chapter Reception:
Date: Monday February 26, 2018
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Location: Taco Dumbo, 19 W 52nd St, New York, NY 10103

We will have three large communal tables reserved at the front of the restaurant and signs for easy identification. Special thanks to Jennifer Kishi for taking care of all of these arrangements.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions to either Abby Dansiger, Northern California Chapter Chair, at or Jennifer Kishi, Southern California Chapter Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, at

ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter Fall 2017 Meeting

The long awaited ARLIS Southern California Chapter Fall 2017 meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 5pm–7pm at USC Libraries’ ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives.

About ONE

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries is the largest repository of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) materials in the world.

Founded in 1952, ONE Archives currently houses over two million archival items including periodicals, books, film, video and audio recordings, photographs, artworks, organizational records, and personal papers.

Please RSVP here

Due to space constraints ONE archives can only accommodate up to 25 attendees.

Please respond by November 21, 2017. Agenda forthcoming.