International Relations Committee

Committee Charge

The ARLIS/NA International Relations Committee (IRC) will support the Society’s strong commitment to international dialogue and collaboration by pursuing relationships with art information professionals and institutions outside of North America. This collaborative effort supports the Society as the leading North American organization in the arts information field, while fostering the free exchange of ideas with international colleagues. The IRC will encourage affiliation with compatible professional associations and promote international engagement around issues of concern to the art information community. The IRC will also work to establish greater collaboration within North America, including the Society’s members in Canada, Mexico and the United States, to support the Society's role in representing art information professionals across the continent. The IRC will actively encourage within the Society the values of inclusiveness, collaboration, social and intellectual diversity, and openness to international perspectives. 

Committee Programs and Resources

ARLIS/NA-Getty International Program

Thanks to the generosity of The Getty Foundation, the Art Libraries Society of North America has received support for an initiative that promotes the international exchange of ideas and information among art librarians. Past grants have supported bringing Latin American and Eastern European art information professionals together with ARLIS/NA members to share knowledge and expertise, to discuss the future of art historical literature, to advance shared solutions to the concerns of the digital age, and to imagine together initiatives that further interÔÇÉcultural exchange and collaborative projects.

Study Tours

To learn more about ARLIS/NA Study Tours, visit the Study Tours page.

Affiliations and Related Organizations

Conference Papers

International Relations Committee

Laurel M. Bliss

Fine Arts Librarian

Chair

Jenna L Dufour

Jenna L Dufour

Visual Arts Librarian

Committee Member

Ann Lindell

Director, Architecture & Fine Arts Library

Committee Member

Viveca Pattison Robichaud

Viveca Pattison Robichaud

Curator, Books

Committee Member

Nina Bogdanovsky

Senior Research Librarian

Committee Member

Sybille Marion Hentze

Associate Director, Visual Resources Center

Committee Member

Pierre B. Landry

Pierre B. Landry

Historien de l'art

Executive Board Liaison

Hannah Bennett

Hannah Bennett

Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

Ex Officio Committee Member (Awards Committee Chai

Holly Hatheway

Head, Marquand Library of Art & Archaeology

Ex Officio Committee Member (IFLA Rep)