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Call for Contributors for ARLIS/NA Southern California Newsletter

A new issue of Canvas is in the works and we would love to hear from our members:

  • Have you changed jobs, been promoted, or retired in the last year? Tell us about it!
  • Did you present at the 47th Annual ARLIS/NA Conference in Salt Lake City? Do you have something planned for the 48th Annual Conference in St. Louis? Send us details!
  • Would you like to see a fellow member featured in our Member Spotlight section? Let us know who—or volunteer yourself!
  • Have you attended a Southern California Chapter meeting or activity in 2019? Would you be willing to write a summary of the event or share photos?
  • Do you have anything else you’d like to share with our community?

Potential contributors should contact Karly Wildenhaus at wildenhaus@frick.org. The deadline for contributions is Sunday, December 15, 2019.

Call for Nominations for Vice-Chair/Chair Elect and Web Editor

The ARLIS/SC Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the position of Vice-Chair/Chair Elect  and Web Editor. The Vice-Chair/Chair Elect position will commence beginning January 1, 2020. The Web Editor position will commence upon acceptance. Anyone interested in serving can self-nominate; you may also submit the name of an ARLIS/SC colleague to the Nominating Committee.

For a complete description of the duties and responsibilities carried out by these offices, see the chapter’s bylaws.

  • The Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect shall act as executive officer in the event the Chair is unable to serve, shall act as program chair, and shall be responsible for the sending of all announcements of meetings to the membership.
    Position Duration: 3 years (1 year as Vice-Chair; 1 year as Chair; 1 year as Immediate Past-Chair)
  • The Web Editor is responsible for managing all aspects of the Chapter’s website, newsletter, and social media platforms, and establish new avenues of communication when required.
    Position Duration: Voluntary, non-elected positon

Nomination Deadlines

  • Web Editor: Pease send your nominations to dufourj@uci.edu no later than November 1, 2019. Position is open until filled.
  • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect: Please send your nominations to dufourj@uci.edu by December 1, 2019.

There are many benefits to serving! Officers gain valuable leadership experience while contributing towards ensuring that ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter meets the professional needs of art and architecture librarians and visual resources professionals and students in our region.

Job Hunting Workshop (October 19, 2019)

Date and Time: Saturday, October 19th, 1 pm – 6 pm
Place: GSE&IS, Room 111, 290 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Capacity: 25 students maximum

The Southern California chapter of ARLIS/NA invites members of Artifacts at UCLA and SJSU students to a job hunting workshop featuring professionals from a variety of institutions.

Register soon and let us know if your plans change (in case there is a waiting list).

Any questions? Contact our secretary at rsasayama@lacma.org.

More details including pre-workshop preparation, outcomes, and schedule can be found on the registration page at: http://tdy.cl/se/R8tG-fc

Image source: LAPL Photo Collection

ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter 2019 Fall Business Meeting (October 4–5, 2019)

Please join the ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter for our annual Fall Business Meeting in the desert. The event will take place over two days from Friday, October 4th, in Palm Springs to Saturday, October 5th, 2019, in Joshua Tree and Pioneertown. On Friday, we will tour the Palm Springs Art Museum, visit to the Archive Study Center, with a chapter meeting and reception to follow. On Saturday, we will tour the Joshua National Park Archive and Museum Collections, followed by a two hour tour of A-Z West, and a special site visit to art book publisher and collector Jerry Sohn’s architectural pavilions by Rachel Whiteread and Arata Isozaki, followed by an optional dinner and/drinks at Pappy and Harriets in Pioneertown.

Find more details and register at: http://tdy.cl/se/bHyv4uE