Please check back often for news regarding events coordinated by the Exhibitions Special Interest Group or of interest to exhibition organizing art librarians.

Upcoming events

ARLIS/NA Annual Meeting 2017

Past events

March 9, 2016 – Exhibits SIG Meeting at ARLIS/NA + VRA

The ARLIS/NA Exhibitions Special Interest Group met for the first time at Natural Connections, the third joint conference of ARLIS/NA and the Visual Resources Association (VRA), in Seattle, WA. About a dozen art librarians and affiliated professionals joined to introduce themselves, share exhibit organizing experiences, and suggest topics for the group to address. Suggested topics included:

  • Exhibiting Student Work at Academic Libraries
  • Museum Workflows
  • Archival guidelines for exhibits
  • Loan policies
  • In-House Preservation
  • Outreach and Exhibit Promotion
  • Web Exhibits
  • Traveling Exhibits
  • Employing Interactive Elements
  • Exhibit Types
  • Feedback and Assessment