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Call for Contributors!

The 37th issue of Canvas is in the works and we would like to hear from our members!

  • Are you a new member? Write a paragraph about yourself and your workplace. Include a photo too!
  • Have you changed jobs, been promoted, or retired in the last year? Tell us about it!
  • Do you know a student who would like to be featured in our Student Spotlight section?
  • Have you attended a Southern California Chapter meeting or activity in 2015 and are willing to summarize the event or send in photos? Let us know!

Potential contributors should contact Cathryn Copper at cathryn.copper@woodbury.eduThe deadline for contributions is Friday, January 29, 2016.

Now Accepting Applications for Travel Awards!

The 44th Annual ARLIS/NA Conference is taking place in Seattle, Washington, March 8-12, 2016. It is the 3rd joint conference with the Visual Resources Association (VRA). Attending the conference is a great opportunity to network with other professionals in the art libraries and archives field as well as to gain insight on growing trends and important issues.

The Southern California Chapter of ARLIS/NA is currently offering two travel awards to support and encourage involvement by helping defray the costs of attending the conference. We encourage all to apply!

For more information visit our Travel Awards page.

2016 ARLIS/NA Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award

2016 ARLIS/NA Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award

The Art Libraries Society of North America is now accepting applications for the 2016 Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award. The award grants $3000.00 to the selected recipient to support a 150 hour internship in an art library or visual resources collection.

The deadline for applications is December 4, 2015.

The Award will be announced and presented during convocation ceremonies at the ARLIS/NA + VRA 3rd Joint Conference in Seattle, Washington, in March 2016.

Who May Apply

This internship aims to represent the multifaceted nature of our field by providing internship opportunities to students currently enrolled in, or having completed within the last 12 months, a graduate program in library/information science, art history, architectural history, architecture, studio art, or museum studies. Applicants must have completed at least 10 credits of their graduate coursework before the application deadline.

For detailed information about the award and application instructions please see the ARLIS/NA website:https://www.arlisna.org/about/awards-honors/68-internship-award.

ARLIS/NA Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award Sub-Committee:

Philip Dombowsky (Chair)
Bailey Diers
Jennifer Garland
Gina Solares
Traci Timmons