2019 ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Silent Auction

We are now accepting donations for the 2019 ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Silent Auction!

When: During the ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall Meeting on Friday, November 1.

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.

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

How: Fill out the Silent Auction Form: https://forms.gle/JyEtZgnrZcmLH5bP9

You will bring your contribution(s) in person when you attend the fall meeting.

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

Questions? Contact Rose Orcutt: rmorcutt@buffalo.edu


ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2019 Meeting: November 1 in Buffalo


ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2019 Meeting
Friday, November 1 at the Richardson Olmsted Campus
Hosted by Rose Orcutt

Save the date!

The meeting will be held at the Hotel Henry, which is part of the Richardson Olmsted Campus in Buffalo.

If you would like to stay at the Hotel Henry, ARLIS/NA Upstate has a special discount of $155 per night– please mention that you are part of ARLIS/NA Upstate meeting when making your reservation.

More details coming soon.

ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Spring 2019 Meeting: May 31 at Rochester Institute of Technology

ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Spring 2019 Meeting

Friday, May 31 at Rochester Institute of Technology
Hosted by Kari Horowicz

ARLIS/NA Upstate NY Fall 2019 Registration Form

8:45 – 9:30: Light Breakfast/Registration
RIT Libraries, WAL/005

9:30 – 10:15: Business Meeting
RIT Libraries, WAL/005

10:15 – 11:15: Professional Development Roundtable Discussion: Artstor Use & Promotion + Libguides, Facilitated by Yvette Cortes, Fine Arts Librarian, Lucy Scribner Library, Skidmore College
RIT Libraries, Bibliographic Instruction Lab, 3rd floor, WAL/005,

11:15 – 12:10: Exhibition Talk: Josef Albers: The RIT Murals +  DIY Albers Square Making, with Amelia Hugill-Fontanel, Associate Curator, Cary Graphic Arts Collection
RIT Libraries, WAL/005

12:10 – 12:30: RIT Press shopping
RIT Libraries, WAL/005

12:30 – 1:15: Lovin’ Cup Box Lunch
Eastman Murals EAS/001

1:15 – 1:30: Walk to MAGIC Center

1:30 – 2:45: Tour of MAGIC Center, with David Long, Director of MAGIC and Associate Professor of Motion Picture Science Program

2:45 – 3:15: 30 Second Shorts, with Peter Murphey, Assistant Professor, School of Film and Animation, MAGIC Center

3:15 – 5:00: Animation Workshop, with Mari Jaye Blanchard, Assistant Professor, School of Film and Animation, College of Art and Design, MAGIC Center


The New Era of Collection Development / Barbara Opar


ARLIS/NA Collection Development SIG Blog

Without a doubt, collection development is far different from when I entered the profession decades ago.  At times, I even wonder if there is still the same level of interest in collection building across the profession as there was back then when librarians carefully reviewed dealer catalogs for that one gem they deemed noteworthy.  I entered the field when positions for subject librarians were gaining a foothold. Subject expertise was deemed important and colleges and especially universities were looking to create collections that would attract research faculty. Potential faculty were always shown the library. Librarians relished the opportunity to add new materials, display them with pride and work to fill in disciplinary gaps.

Sometimes money flowed fast and furious and selectors needed to expend gift funds quickly. At other times, new periodical title orders were kept on hold for several years or required cancellation of another title.  It was never…

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

Syracuse U
Image courtesy of Paula C Meseroll

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

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

CMoG Members Portraits 20110430GH

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


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