ARLIS/NA Northwest Chapter 2015 Annual Meeting – Vancouver, BC, November 6-7
PDF download of schedule here.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6
9:30 – 9:50 Registration @ Belzberg Library (SFU): www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/belzberg
10 – 11 SFU School of Contemporary Arts @ the Woodward’s Building: uli.org/case-study/woodwards
11:15 – 12 Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden: vancouverchinesegarden.com
12 – 1 LUNCH – On your own
1 – 2 Vancouver Public Library – Inspiration Lab: www.vpl.ca/programs/cat/C1051
2:30 – 5 Vancouver Art Gallery – Jerry Pethick: Shooting the Sun/Splitting the Pie: www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/the_exhibitions/exhibit_pethick.html
5pm Karaoke – Reservations required – Please contact Vanessa Kam if you plan on attending firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7
8:30 – 9:30 Conference Planning Committee meeting – SFU Harbour Centre (room 2270)
9:30 – 11 Chapter Meeting – SFU Harbour Centre (room 2270) – Coffee & muffins provided
11:30 – 12:45 LUNCH – Group Reservation @ Cactus Club Café (Vancouver ConventionCentre) To accommodate all dietary restrictions, individuals are responsible for their own tabs (18% tip included): cactusclubcafe.com/menus
1 250 bus to West Vancouver (Georgia & Burrard)
1:30 – 3 West Vancouver Museum and Curator’s talk “Finding a Voice: The Art of Norman Tait”: westvancouvermuseum.ca
3:15 250 bus /transfer to 239 bus
4-5 Presentation House Gallery: presentationhousegallery.org/exhibitions/now
5 Seabus downtown OR stay in Lower Lonsdale and enjoy dinner!
Wear comfortable shoes as we will be walking short distances (10-15 minutes) between venues.
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre: http://www.sheratonvancouver.com
Use the link below to book and receive the discounted CAUBO (Canadian Association of University Business Officers) rate of $139 CAD per night and then email Paula Farrar (email@example.com) to have a “UBC approved – no ID required” note added to your reservation. Special requests *might* be accommodated for the newly renovated ‘North Tower’.
Day One – Lunch – En route between Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden and VPL (15 minute walk between these two venues)
– Library Square Public House
– VPL Atrium Food Court
– Other quick eateries can be found across from VPL on the south side (Robson & Hamilton)
Day Two – Dinner – Lower Lonsdale
– Anatoli Souvlaki anatolisouvlaki.com/restaurant
– Burgoo Bistro burgoo.ca
– District www.eatatdistrict.com
– Fishworks www.fishworks.ca
– Gusto di Quattro quattrorestaurants.com
– Il Castello Pizzeria ilcastellopizzeria.com
– Sushi Bella www.sushibella.com
– Vadees the Indian Restaurant vaades.com
ARLIS/NA NW Chapter Fall Meeting Dates
Save the date for the annual chapter meeting on November 6-7, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Stay tuned for more details!
Conference Travel Award Report: Nicole Lovenjak
Nicole Lovenjak, Library Practicum at the Paul D. Fleck Library and Archives at the Banff Center, won the travel award to the annual ARLIS/NA conference. Check out her report of her experience here!
Fort Worth Conference Wrap Up
- Design Students Unlock Open Access — Sarah Polkinghorne, Subject Librarian for Art & Design, Drama, and Psychology, University of Alberta. Learn more here.
- Fresh Off the (Closed) Shelf: The Banff Centre Library’s Transition to an Open Stack Artists’ Books Collection — Nicole Lovenjak, Library Practicum, Paul D. Fleck Library & Archives, The Banff Centre. View her poster here.
- The N Project: Leveraging Social Media to Promote Collection Material — Dan McClure, Director of Library Services, Pacific Northwest College of Art. See more on the project here and here.
- The Role of the Library in the Research-Creation Process of Fine Arts Undergraduate Students at the University of Victoria — Tad Suzuki, Learning & Research Librarian (Fine Arts), University of Victoria.
- Something Old and Something New: Building a Special Collection of Artists’ Books —Anna Korus, Library Manager, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta; Roxy Garstad, Collection Assessment Librarian, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta.
- Chocolates from Chocolate Arts of Vancouver BC featuring medallion designs by Robert Davidson
- A book card zip case from “Out of Print” filled with Portland and National Parks of the Northwest cards from the Multnomah Co. Library gift shop
- Earrings created by clsjewelry/Fine Jewelry Designs (Chapter member Christine Sundt)
- Iconic Portland t-shirt and skull pin from Portland’s Craft Wonderland
- A picnic plate designed by Mark Dion and a water bottle featuring Alexander Calder’s “Eagle” from the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park
- 4 issues of Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation and
- A Seattle sock monkey from Ballard Sock Critters of Seattle
- A First Nations insulated mug
- Smoked sockeye salmon
- “Look and Feel Canadian…” breath spray
Thank you so much to Debra Royer, Paula Farrar, Christine Sundt, Eileen Markson, and Sylvia Roberts for these generous and creative gifts.
Northwest Chapter’s Travel Award Winner to the 2015 ARLIS/NA Conference
Congrats to Nicole Lovenjak, winner of the Northwest Chapter’s Travel Award to the 2015 ARLIS/NA Conference in Fort Worth.
Nicole, who is currently doing a practicum at the Paul D. Fleck Library & Archives, The Banff Centre, is very involved with ARLIS/NA and will be presenting a poster about The Banff Centre’s transition to an open stack artists’ book collection. She also looks forward to talking with others at the conference about the challenges and positive outcomes of her project, Artists’ Books Canada.
Travel Award Report: Jenna Dufour
Jenna Dufour, MLIS candidate at the University of British Columbia, won the travel award for the chapter’s annual meeting in Seattle, November 7-8, 2014.
View Jenna’s report here.
ARLIS/NA Northwest Chapter Annual Meeting
ARLIS/NA Northwest Chapter Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, November 7-8, 2014
We hope you can join us in Seattle for an interesting two days of tours, presentations, meetings and socializing with colleagues from museum, public and academic libraries. Importantly, this is a chance for us to meet regarding the upcoming joint VRA/ARLIS Conference in Seattle in 2016.
Day One: Friday, November 7th:
- 9:30-10:00am Registration/Meet and Greet, Alvord Board Room, Asian Art Museum
- 10-11:30am Business Meeting, Alvord Board Room, Asian Art Museum
- 11:30-12:30pm Tour of the McCaw Foundation Library for Asian Art and the Wyckoff Teacher Resource Center, Asian Art Museum
- 12:45-2pm Lunch at Vios Café
- 2-3pm Take #12 bus to First Hill
- 3-4:30pm Tour of the Stimson-Green Mansion
- 4:30-6pm Take #2 bus or walk to Seattle Art Museum, free time
- 6pm-?? Happy Hour/Dinner TBD
Day Two: Saturday, November 8th:
- 10-11:30am: Tour of the Hugh and Jane Ferguson Seattle Room/Special Collections at the Seattle Public Library Central Branch
- 11:30am-1pm: Lunch on your own
- 1-2pm: Presentation: “Outreach for Outposts: Creating a Visual Identity for the UO Portland Library and Learning Commons” by Bronwyn Dorhofer, Access Services and Outreach Librarian, University of Oregon Portland Library & Learning Commons
- 2-4pm: Tour of City Dwellers and Pop Departures, Seattle Art Museum