ARLIS/NA SoCal Fall Business Meeting 2022- Nov. 18 at The Getty!

Please join the ARLIS/NA Southern California chapter for our annual Fall Business Meeting at The Getty Research Institute on Friday, November 18, 2022, 11 am.

The event will include a tour of the vaults followed by lunch outdoors, a look into the Special Collections Reading Rooms, and a chance to roam and explore the Getty facilities. Happy Hour will take place at Hermanito, a bar-forward Mexican restaurant located on 2024 Sawtelle Blvd, Los Angeles. Attendees will convene here for snacks, drinks and a chance to socialize and connect with new members. *Please note that Proof of Vaccination and masking indoors are required.

For full itinerary and RSVP, please visit:

We hope to see you there!

-ARLIS/NA SoCal team

Notes from the Field: ARLIS/NA SoCal x Artifacts Career Panel (May 6, 2021)

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Notes from the Field: ARLIS/NA SoCal x Artifacts Career Panel
Thursday, May 6
3-4:30 PM PST via Zoom

Contact dufourj (at) uci (dot) edu for program link

Please join ARLIS/NA Southern California and Artifacts for a transparent and spirited conversation around career paths for emerging professionals! The panel is composed of five professionals from various settings such as art institutes, museums, galleries, and related fields. Panelists will discuss navigating early careers and/or career changes, leadership contexts, and the joys and challenges that come with their professional lives. Calling all UCLA MLIS students, @arlisnap folks, and anyone interested to attend!

Panelists confirmed: Joan Jocson-Singh [she/her] (California Institute of the Arts); Virginia Allison [she/her](Consulting Archivist); Dianne Weinthal [she/her] (Digital Archivist); Simone Fujita [she/her](Bibliographer, African American Art History Initiative, Getty Research Institute); Li Wei Yang [he/him] Curator of Pacific Rim Collections, Huntington Library & Gardens

Winter 2021 Issue of Canvas is here!

The Winter 2021 issue of Canvas, the ARLIS/NA SoCal newsletter is here!
Read on for

  • An update from 2020 Chair/Past-Chair Jennie Freeburg
  • Member spotlight on Janine Henri
  • Project spotlight on Erin Fussell’s recent work
  • Student Travel Award report from Lea Simpson
  • News and Noteworthy items from Simone Fujita, Dr. Krystal Tribbett, and Dr. Bridget R. Cooks; Jennifer Faist
  • #WorkFromHome Vernacular photo series!
  • Summary of our 2020 chapter events
  • Contact info for our 2021 Executive Committee

Previous issues of Canvas may be found on our website here. If you are unable to view links, have any trouble accessing the files, or need to report a correction, please don’t hesitate to be in touch with 2020-2021 Web Editor, Dianne Weinthal:

New issue of Canvas, the ARLIS/NA SoCal Chapter newsletter

The Winter 2020 issue of Canvas, the ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter newsletter, is here!

Inside you’ll find…
• An update from 2019 Chair/2020 Past-Chair, Jennifer Kishi
• Member spotlights with Jenna Dufour of UC Irvine and Annalise Welte of the Getty Research Institute
• Reports from travel award winner Dianne Weinthal
• A look forward to the upcoming 48th Annual Conference in St. Louis
• An update from the ARLIS/NA Board Chapters Liaison, Stefanie Hilles
• A retirement note from Leslie Abrams, formerly at UC San Diego
• A brief history of ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter newsletter by Joan M. Benedetti
• Photos from our Art + Sound Archivists Mixer, Job Hunting Workshop, Fall Business Meeting (including the Palm Springs Art Museum, Joshua Tree National Park, A-Z West, and Jerry Sohn’s architectural pavilions), and holiday party co-hosted with Los Angeles Archivists Collective

Thank you to all who contributed!