Joan Benedetti is the 2013 recipient of the Society's Distinguised Service Award. The award was presented to Benedetti at the 42nd Annual Conference held in Washington, D.C., May 1-5, 2014. The Society’s highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award is presented to an individual of any country whose exemplary service in art librarianship, visual resources curatorship, or a related field has made an outstanding national or international contribution to art librarianship.
The ARLIS/NA Members' Art Exhibition is being presented online for the first time this year. The web exhibit, showcasing member artworks, was organized by the Stimulating Creativity In Practice (SCIP) Special Interest Group (SIG). The SIG's goal is to inspire and promote the personal creative efforts of ARLIS/NA members, as well as encourage growth within the organization.