Museums Association Conference & Exhibition 2018

Museums Association Conference & Exhibition 2018 8-10 November, Belfast The Museums Association Conference & Exhibition is the largest event of its kind in Europe for museums and heritage professionals. Over 1,500 senior staff discuss the latest issues, discover new practice and meet the world’s leading suppliers and consultants. The theme of Belfast 2018 is Dissent: […]

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 […]

Showcasing Leeds Art Libraries: Stories from the Collection

Showcasing Leeds Art Libraries: Stories from the Collection Tuesday 17 April, 2-3.30 pm ARLIS UK & Ireland is very pleased to announce a new free event (outside of London!) showcasing the collections of art libraries in Leeds. There will be representatives of The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Central Art Library, Leeds Art University and Leeds […]

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

ARLIS UK & Ireland Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Art Librarians Unite! Down with default man! We want women on the wikis! Catch up with all your favourite Art Librarians during a session of communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to gender, art and feminism. #fightthepower #artandfeminism #noweditingaf #AF5 Wednesday 7th March 2018, 2pm-7pm Chelsea […]

ARLIS UK & Ireland 2017 Conference Storify

If you’re having conference withdrawal symptoms, or couldn’t attend and are interested to hear what was happening from our attendees’ perspectives, we have a conference storify for you! This tells the story of our brilliant 2017 conference through selected tweets and Instagram posts. You can view it by following the link above or checking […]

AKMB visits the City of Science (Darmstadt)

A group of members of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kunst- und Museumsbibliotheken (AKMB) paid a weekend visit to Darmstadt in early September. The city was once the capital of the Grand Duchy of Hesse and later the state of Hesse, until 1945. This helps to explain the presence of so many grand buildings, though its importance […]

Symposium – Matter and Meaning: Materiality and the Visual Arts Archive

ARLIS/Committee for Art and Design Archives Symposium – Matter and Meaning: Materiality and the Visual Arts Archive DATE              Friday 23 September 2016 TIME               10.00am – 6.00pm VENUE           University of Brighton, Room M2, Grand Parade, BN2 0JY On the one hand… material is discussed today in the light of an idea that it has been dissolved […]