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 […]

Reminder: ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2016 AGM

Don’t forget, the ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2016 AGM will be taking place on 13 April, at the Paul Mellon Centre.  This is your chance to be updated on the past year of ARLIS/UK & Ireland activity, to re-connect with your wonderful art library and archive peers and to have your say on the upcoming year. […]

Black artists, Modernism and visual resources: a new research project at University of the Arts London (UAL)

Black Artists and Modernism (BAM) is an exciting and ground breaking research project which will have implications for visual resource discovery and the history of British art. Headed up by UAL in partnership with Middlesex University and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the project aims to re-write art history by illuminating the artwork and practices […]

2016 Artist in Residence chosen for Edinburgh College of Art Library

Jane Furness, Edinburgh College of Art Library, writes: Edinburgh College of Art Library has chosen its next invited Artist in Residence for February 2016. The artist will be book artist Susie Wilson. I will be keeping the ECA Library blog up to date with news about Susie’s residency as the months go by. Susie will […]

Library project for Domaine de Boisbuchet

  Domaine de Boisbuchet plans new design library facilities. Since 1995, Domaine de Boisbuchet has been an international centre for cultural research and education. Based in a 19th-century manor in the south-west of France, it offers high-profile activities in design and architecture which include exhibitions, experimental architecture in its historic park, and workshops with leading […]

ARLIS/UK & Ireland 2016 conference postponed

Please see this message from the ARLIS/UK & Ireland Chair regarding conference 2016: Dear All, I regret to inform everyone that due to extenuating circumstances it will be necessary to postpone the ARLIS Annual Conference from July this year to the following year.  2016 is a special centenary year in Irish history and this is […]

New library planned for Camberwell College of Arts

Summer 2015 saw the start of building works at Camberwell College of Arts (CCA) (University of the Arts London); two new buildings are planned which will incorporate, among other exciting additions, a new library with study space. The building work is planned to be complete in 2017 and we can’t wait to see the result. […]

SFMOMA Library and Archives closed for major redevelopment

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Library and Archives (SFMOMA) are currently closed as the museum undergoes a major redevelopment. SFMOMA will re-open on May 14, 2016. For more details on the expansion and their vision for the future follow this link: Contributor: Alexandra Duncan, Central Saint Martins (UAL)