Wikipedia edit-a-thon: female artists of colour

An ARLIS/UK & Ireland and University of the Arts London event.   Wikipedia is the 5th most visited website in the world 80% of its global content is written by white men from Europe and North America Tired of the internet reflecting the same bias as society? Help us to change it.   It’s March, […]

Call for Papers: ARLIS/UK & Ireland Cambridge Conference 2020

We are pleased to announce the Art Libraries Society UK & Ireland will hold its annual conference from Wednesday 22nd – Friday 24th July 2020, at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge Over the past decade, the importance of museums, libraries and archives within the UK and Ireland and beyond, has been subject to increased scrutiny as […]

IFLA 2019 report / Erica Foden-Lenahan

IFLA WLIC 2019 Athens, Greece 24-31 August   Attendance at an IFLA WLIC is a profession-affirming experience. As a solo librarian, it can be easy to become isolated and the activity of WLIC, the sessions attended, the posters viewed and the exhibition navigated remind one of the bigger picture. The discussions that ensue and ideas […]

Connecting Collections: Art Libraries in Collaboration (ARLIS/UK 50th anniversary event)

EVENT: Connecting Collections: Art Libraries in Collaboration When: Tuesday 5th November 2019 Where: Leeds Central Library, Room 700 For more details and booking information see: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/connecting-collections-art-libraries-in-collaboration-tickets-76074786735 LALIC (Leeds Art Libraries in Cooperation) is pleased to offer this free event focusing on collaborative working between art libraries in the region. LALIC is one of the few […]

Gut House / Jessa Mockridge (ARLIS/UK & Ireland 50th anniversary event)

GUT HOUSE Jessa Mockridge   ‘Collective’ audio tours with silent disco gear Friday 25 October, 6:30pm and Saturday 26 October, 3pm tickets available Deptford X Opening: 25 October – 2 November, 9am-7pm (excluding Sundays) Continues indefinitely: Mon – Sat, 9am-7pm (use your own devices) Now we, organs, return to fish-like times and begin to think. […]

Conference Working Party 2020 call for members

Dear members and friends, The core Conference Working Party for the forthcoming ARLIS/UK & Ireland conference, to be held in Cambridge 22-24 (25th optional) July 2020, are looking for additional enthusiastic CWP members to take up the following responsibilities, some of which can be combined and/or shared: Grant Applications* Conference Bookings (x2)* Badges/lanyards/personalised programmes/signage/ Delegates’ […]

In conversation with…

In our September feature we catch up with Lorraine Blackman, Awards Manager at the Royal Society of Sculptors (RSS) and ex-Business Manager of ARLIS/UK and Ireland. Lorraine talks to us about managing the dynamic events programme at the RSS and fills us in on some of the things she’s been up to since leaving ARLIS. […]

Viva las Projectionistas: ARLIS celebrates women’s art through slides

ARLIS UK and Ireland celebrates 50 years with a series of events. Goldsmiths looks back at the 35mm colour slide and the way it has helped introduce the work of women artists into the curriculum with an evening of simultaneous projections in the stunning converted bathhouse of Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art. This has been […]