ARLIS/UK Chair Elect

ARLIS/UK & Ireland is urgently calling for nomination for the role of Chair Elect who will take up the Position as Chair 2019-2021 at the next AGM in May 2019. If you would like to be nominated, please find a proposer and a seconder to sign the nomination form. If you have a candidate in […]

ARLIS/UK & Ireland AGM 2018

  Don’t forget about our 2018 AGM, taking place 8th May 2.30 – 4.30 pm at The Prince’s Charities Shoreditch Gallery: 19-22 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3SG We have important issues to decide, good news to share, and many new and enthusiastic Officers/Trustees, Council and Committees’ members to vote in and to meet! We hope that […]

Saviours of the Universe urgently needed!

Dear members and friends, As you know, ARLIS UK & Ireland is still going through the considerable challenge of trying to function without a Business Manager. Most professional organisations like ours are run entirely by volunteers: ARLIS UK & Ireland has not been used to working like this, and we are  still adjusting to it. […]

ARLIS website news!

ARLIS Council is very excited to announce that the ARLIS website is currently being re-designed. While the re-development is underway, the website will  not be updated. However,  notices and news will be posted here on ARLISmatters and on the ARLIS e-mail list. Apologies for any inconvenience this might cause, but we promise it will be […]

Chair’s report, February 2017

ARLIS Chair’s Report from Council, February 2017 Council met on 16th February at the RCA . Two members were also in attendance virtually, one via Skype and one via FaceTime. We were delighted to hear that Joseph Ripp is willing to serve as our new Treasurer from May 2017; that Gerry White and Liz Kerr […]

Chair’s report, November 2016

Chair’s Report from Council, November 2016 Council met on 23rd November in an office in the V&A which entailed climbing a grand staircase in a wing of the building I’d never seen before. For me one of the fun additional benefits of ARLIS membership is getting behind the scenes in a range of inspiring institutions. […]

Council News, July 2016

Council News, July 2016 Council met on June 21 in the meeting room of the National Portrait Gallery. Thank you to Joseph Ripp for hosting us.  As I wrote in my last report from Council, ARLIS is at a crossroads and we have to evaluate everything we do so we spent time discussing the findings […]

Artlibraries.net has closed : art libraries encouraged to join SUNCAT

Artlibraries.net was a cooperative project of ARLIS/UK & Ireland; providing an online union catalogue of serials in member libraries, together with a directory of institutions. Both originated in print products dating back to the early days of ARLIS/UK & Ireland, when it was far more difficult for libraries with complementary needs and resources to find […]

Council news…

Council met on the morning of 13 April before the Annual General Meeting (AGM). Council business tends to follow a rather routine pattern with reports from the officers (Chair, Hon. Treasurer,  Hon. Secretary) and Business Manager, as well as reports from the chairs of each of our committees alongside updates on conference planning and other activities. Our […]