News

New issue of Canvas

The Winter 2018 issue of Canvas is here!

Inside you’ll find…
• An update from 2017 Chair/2018 Past-Chair, Simone Fujita
• A member spotlight with Robert Gore of the UCLA Arts Library
• Reports from travel award winners Lucy Campbell, Karly Wildenhaus, and Emily Coxe
• A recap of last year’s 45th Annual Conference in New Orleans and a look forward to the upcoming 46th Annual Conference in New York
• An update from the ARLIS/NA Board Chapters Liaison, Catherine Essinger
• Details about “Engaging The Iterative: Pedagogical Experiments Across Art And Design Disciplines,” an ARLIS/NA-sponsored panel at the CAA Conference in Los Angeles
• Photos from events at ArtCenter Library, USC Libraries’ ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, and Brand Library & Art Center

Thank you to all who contributed!

ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter visit to Brand Library & Art Center

Join us at the Brand Library & Art Center for a tour on Friday, December 15, 2017 at 10am.

About the Brand Library & Art Center

Brand Library & Art Center is a unique public library that focuses on visual arts and music and provides free services and programs for a diverse community, including a collection of over 110,000 items, subject specialist librarians, exhibitions, concerts, lectures, dance performances and hands-on craft programs for children and adults. In 2012, Brand Library closed for a highly anticipated historic renovation project that restored features of this 1904 mansion. In addition to the historic library, participants can enjoy the current gallery exhibition ONE YEAR: The Art of Politics in Los Angeles. Come explore the unique architecture and setting of Brand Library & Art Center!

Cost

$5/members, $10/non-members, free for students

Address

Brand Library & Art Center
1601 West Mountain St
Glendale, CA 91201
Plenty of FREE parking available!

After the tour, we can have lunch at nearby Mi Corazon.
1402 W Kenneth Dr
Glendale, CA 91201

Optional afternoon activity on your own: Explore the foothills of the Verdugo Mountains from one of the hiking trails near Brand Library. The trails are steep but the views are worth it!

Please RSVP here by December 11, 2017.

Hope to see you there!

Call for contributors for Canvas

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 45th Annual ARLIS/NA Conference in New Orleans? Do you have something planned for the 46th Annual Conference in New York? 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 2017? Could you summarize the event or send photos?
Potential contributors should contact Karly Wildenhaus at kwildenhaus@ucla.edu. The deadline for contributions is Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

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.