ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2018 Meeting: November 2 at Syracuse University

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ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2018 Meeting
Friday, November 2 at Syracuse University
Hosted by Barbara Opar and Ann Skiold

ARLIS NA Upstate NY Fall 2018 Registration Form

8:45 – 9:30: Light Breakfast (courtesy of the Syracuse University Libraries)
King+ King Architecture Library, 301 Slocum Hall

9:30 – 10:00: Tour of the King + King Architecture Library

10:15 – 11:15: Business Meeting

11:15 – 12:15: Presentation by Worldwide Books
(on changes at Worldwide and new services being proposed and offered)

12:30 – 1:30: Lunch (ordered from Wegmans)

1:30: Depart Slocum and Q4 Lot and travel to Gustav Stickley House
Location: 438 Columbus Ave.

1:45 – 2:30: Overview of the Renovation of the Gustav Stickley House
By Beth Crawford, Senior Associate & Designer, Crawford & Stearns
“First Phase of Stickley House Complete.”
Jun. 28, 2018.
“Gustave Stickley: At Home in Syracuse with Beth Crawford.” Sep. 12, 2017.

2:30: Travel to The Nancy Cantor Warehouse, Downtown Syracuse
Location: 350 W Fayette St. (Parking will be provided)

3:00 – 4:00: Tour of the Susan Genet Costume Collection
By Professor Jeffrey Mayer, VPA’s School of Design, Syracuse University
Location: Sue & Leon Genet Gallery, 1st Floor, The Nancy Cantor Warehouse
“Genet Costume Collection Featured in Threads Magazine.” Feb. 2, 2017

4:00: Departure from Nancy Cantor Warehouse
Directions to I-81 S; Directions to I-90 E; Directions to I-90 W via I-690 W

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ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Spring 2018 Meeting: April 13 at Corning Museum of Glass and The Rockwell Museum

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ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Spring 2018 Meeting
Friday, April 13 at The Rockwell Museum and The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning
Hosted by Beth Hylen and Martha Walker

ARLIS NA Upstate NY Spring 2018 Registration Form

9:00 – 10:00: Coffee and Greetings and Silent Auction Bidding
The Rockwell Museum, Education Center (2nd floor)

10:00 – 11:00: Business Meeting
The Rockwell Museum, Education Center (2nd floor)

11:00 – 12:00: Tour of Rockwell Museum Collection

12:05 – 1:30: Lunch at the Corning Museum of Glass Café (with time to travel across the river)

1:35 – 2:30: Diversity Initiatives in Our Libraries (Lightning Round Discussion) Moderator: Kari Horowicz, RIT Libraries
In this lightning round discussion learn how staff in our area libraries are reaching out to diverse groups to foster an environment of inclusion.
Rakow Library Seminar Room

2:30 – 2:40: Silent Auction Bidding Ends

2:45 – 3:45: Reception and Tour of the exhibit “Curious and Curiouser: Surprising Finds from the Rakow Library
Rakow Library Seminar Room and Atrium

3:45 – 4:00: Silent Auction Payment

4:00 – 5:00: Free time to look at other museum exhibits, library, shop &/or departure

ARLIS/NA Upstate NY & ARLIS/NA New England Fall 2017 Joint Meeting: October 13 at the Clark Art Institute

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9:00 – 10:00: Refreshments and welcome

10:00 – 11:00: ARLIS/NA Chapter business meetings (NE and Upstate NY)

11:00 – 12:30: Choose one of two gallery tours:
Looking at prints in the Print Room, with Jay Clarke, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs; or a walk through the Decorative Arts Galleries, with Alexis Goodin, Curatorial Research Associate

12:30 – 2:00: Lunch at the Clark’s Cafe 7 with an option to purchase a brown bag lunch

2:00 – 4:00: View highlights from the Library’s Special Collections. View the permanent collections and stroll the grounds at the Clark

4:00 – 4:30: Refreshments and farewell

ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Summer 2017 Meeting: June 30 at the Arkell Museum

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10:00 – 11:00: Coffee & Business meeting
Registration will be taken at business meeting.
Classroom

11:00 – 12:00: Tour of Mingling the Water: 200 Years on the Erie Canal, with Susan Friedlander, Acting Director/Chief Curator

Noon: Lunch (Box Lunch from Black Cat Café)
Classroom

1:00 – 2:00: Tour of the Beechnut Archives, with Jenna Riley, Curator of Education & Public Engagement

2:00 – 3:30: Free time to look at other exhibits, library, shop &/or departure

Why Didn’t I Buy That or Other Woes on Collection Building? / Barbara Opar

main_collectionWhile working on another project, I found myself reading an article entitled: Why Did We Buy That? New Customers and Changing Directions in Collection Development. Kay Downey’s article discusses how Kent State began directing its collection policies to better align with the University’s mission of student retention, higher graduation rates, increased international enrollment, and enhanced […]

via Why Didn’t I Buy That or Other Woes on Collection Building? / Barbara Opar — ARLIS/NA Collection Development SIG Blog

– Barbara Opar, Librarian for Architecture, French Language & Literature, and Religion,
Syracuse University

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2016 ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Silent Auction

We are now accepting donations for the 2016 ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Silent Auction!

When: The Silent Auction will take place during the ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall Meeting on Friday, November 11 at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

What: Whatever you want to donate, i.e. a handcrafted item, jewelry, artwork, a bottle of wine, a beautiful book, specialty teas or candles, local products. Whatever brings you joy to give or receive.

What will the monies raised be used for: To support student travel awards and/or professional development scholarships.

How: Fill out the Auction Form; scan it and send it to Marcie Farwell at msf252@cornell.edu. You may deliver your contribution(s) in person when you attend the fall meeting. You are also welcome to send your contribution ahead of time to one of the organizers (please contact via e-mail in advance) who will make certain that your item is delivered to the site and displayed in the most advantageous manner possible.

Keep in mind:  Some costs related to auction donations are tax deductible! (so save your receipts).

Questions? email: Marcie Farwell msf252@cornell.edu

ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2016 Meeting: November 11 in Ithaca

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ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2016 Meeting
Friday, November 11 at Cornell University, Ithaca

ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2016 Meeting Registration Form

9:00-10:00am   Coffee and Registration. Silent Auction.
Rare and Manuscript Collection – Conference Room

Feel free to wander through the Punk Exhibit, “Anarchy in the Archive”

10:00-11:30am Tour of the “Anarchy in the Archive” exhibit and
Art and Architecture Highlights from the RMC

Rare and Manuscript Collection – Exhibit Hall and Lecture Room

11:30-11:45am Auction Wrap-up
Rare and Manuscript Collection – Conference Room

Since we won’t be coming back to the RMC the Auction will have to be condensed this year. It will end at 11:45, so take your item and the sheet with it.
All payments including dues and registration will be taken at lunch.

11:45-12:45pm Catered Lunch
Olin Library Room 702 & 703

12:45-1:30pm  Business Meeting
Olin 703

2:00-3:00pm  Tour of Johnson Museum’s Current Exhibitions

3:15-4:45pm Letterpress Printing
Risley Hall

For this activity please come prepared with a line from your favorite book or a quote (short). We will learn the basics of letterpress printing and then we will be printing those quotes on coasters. Everyone will receive a mixture from the rest of the class. We’ll also have another press prepped for those that finish early and want to make more.

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