The 2015 Sotheby’s Institute of Art Research Award winners were announced at the 44th annual conference in Seattle in March. The award recognizes excellence in a student paper or digital art history project on a topic relevant to collecting or the art market.
Public Policy Committee News Alerts support the committee's mission to monitor public policy issues and keep the ARLIS/NA membership informed. The monthly alerts are intended to be conversation starters, help members keep up on public policy issues, and alert members to new developments. The news for March 2016 follows:
The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce Ann Baird Whiteside as the 2015 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, the twenty-fifth person who has been honored. Ann is the librarian/assistant dean for information resources at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. The award was presented by Jolene de Verges and Mark Pompelia at the ARLIS/NA + VRA Joint Conference convocation ceremony held in Seattle, Washington on Friday March 11, 2016.