SAVE THE DATE! Monday Dec. 12, 2011

Lorraine Perrotta, Head of Technical Services, The Huntington Library, invites us to join her for an

ARLIS/SC Day at the Huntington Library

Art Collections and Botanical Gardens,

San Marino, CA.

Monday Dec. 12, 2011,

8:45 am:               Meet Lorraine Perrotta in the entrance pavilion (for a welcome & to receive access badges)

9-10 am:               Curator led tour of “Beautiful Science” exhibit with Dan Lewis, Dibner Senior Curator, History of Science, Medicine & Technology


10:30-11:30:        Curator tour led of “The House that Sam Built” exhibit with Hal Nelson, Curator of American Decorative Arts

11:40-12:30:        Tour of the Conservation and Photography labs in the Munger Research Center

12:30-1:30:          Boxed lunch in Seaver classroom, Munger Research Center (cost to-be-determined)

Afternoon:         Visit exhibits and gardens on your own or in groups  

[Note: the Huntington is closed to the public in the morning, thus we need to enter as a group]


Registration information coming soon!

Best wishes,

Janine Henri, ARLIS/SC Vice-Chair, Chair-Elect



2011 ARLIS/SC Fall Meeting

Conference Program:

Friday, Oct. 7, at UCSD:
9:30-10:00: Registration and meet & greet, Seuss Room, UCSD Geisel Library (coffee & goodies)
10:00-11:30: Arts Library tour (led by Leslie Abrams, Head, UCSD Arts Library)
11:30-1:00: Stuart Collection tour (led by Mary Beebe, Curator)
1:15-3:00: Business Meeting with boxed lunch (included in registration fee)
3:15-3:45: Umbrelliana Presentation (Kelly McAnnaney, Supervisory Archivist, Mandeville Special Collections, UCSD)
4:00-5:00: Library & Special Collections Exhibits: ‘Poetry Broadsides from California Presses’ & ‘Artists’ Books from Two San Diego Presses’ (introduced by Rob Melton, Literature, Linguistics, Theater & Dance Librarian, UCSD Social Sciences & Humanities Library, and Lynda Corey Claassen, Director, Mandeville Special Collections, UCSD) and ‘Ansel Adams: Images of UC-San Diego.’
5:30-7:00: Group Dinner, Appolonia Bistro (Greek restaurant) (Dutch treat)

Saturday, Oct. 8, in La Jolla:
10:00-10:45: La Jolla Woman’s Club tour (Irving Gill building)
11:00-12:00: La Jolla Athenaeum tour & exhibits (including artists’ books) (led by Kathi Bower Peterson)
12:15-?: Contemporary Art Museum (Irving Gill Building & Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface exhibit), and lunch on your own or in groups at their café. ($8 entry fee)

Complete the 2011 ARLIS-SC Registration Form and send with payment by September 30, 2011 to:

Cathy Billings
Brand Library
1601 W. Mountain St.
Glendale, CA 91201
or 818-548-5079 (FAX)


  • at UCSD on Friday: refer to the Visitor Guide to UC San Diego. UCSD Visitors must purchase and display a parking permit. Also consult UCSD Maps.
  • in La Jolla on Saturday: all day parking for $5.00 is available in lots on Fay & Prospect (behind Cafe Aroma) or below Brooks Brothers, 1055 Wall St. (between Girard Ave & Herschel Ave). Details will be supplied in registration packets. Beware: Most downtown La Jolla Street parking is limited to one hour!

Lodging:  Some of the hotels listed on the Visitor Guide to UC San Diego offer special rates for UC visitors.  Ask each hotel for details.

Questions? Contact Janine Henri, at

Janine Henri

ARLIS/Southern California Vice Chair/Chair Elect