Published 12/01/19

Applications for the 2020 Samuel H Kress Foundation Award for International Travel are now being accepted.

Thanks to the generosity of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the Art Libraries Society of North America offers a program to help fund international travel and promote the exchange of ideas and information among art librarians.

Exceptional art information professionals will receive awards of $1,500 to attend conferences, thereby fostering communication and developing connections with international projects and initiatives.

There are two categories of awards: 

  • For European librarians and art information professionals to attend the annual conference of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA). The 48th Annual Conference will be held in Saint Louis, Missouri from April 20–24, 2020. 
  • For ARLIS/NA members to attend the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Art Libraries Satellite Meeting or another European art library conference. IFLA will hold their World Congress in Dublin, Ireland from August 15-21, 2020.

The generous grant from the Kress Foundation will allow ARLIS/NA to make multiple grants to conference participants with the minimum award at $1,500 (USD).

The generous grant from the Kress Foundation will allow ARLIS/NA to make multiple grants to conference participants with the minimum award at $1000 (USD). The application submission deadline is January 15, 2020.