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National Digital Stewardship Residency Inaugural Residents Selected

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) in partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, have selected four candidates for the inaugural class of the National Digital Stewardship Residency for art information professionals (NDSR Art). The residents will begin their twelve-month appointments in July 2017.

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Past Study Tours

Paris, France (June 12-16, 2017)
Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and The Hague, Netherlands (June 12-18, 2016)
São Paulo and Rio de Janerio, Brazil (June 6-13, 2015)
Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria (June 1-6, 2014)
Russia (June 16-23, 2013)
Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden (August 12-17, 2012)
Mexico City and Puebla, Mexico (August 20-25, 2011)
United Kingdom (July 18 - 24, 2010)
Germany (October 19-23, 2009)
Netherlands (October 26-November 1, 2008)

ARLIS/NA Releases Census of Art Information Professionals: Preliminary Report of Findings

The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) announces the publication of Census of Art Information Professionals: Preliminary Report of Findings. This preliminary report is the first publicly shared summary of the results of the Census of Art Information Professionals (2016). 

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Study Tours


ARLIS/NA International Relations Committee (IRC) study tours provide a global perspective on art information services and visual arts programming. Participants gain behind-the-scenes access to innovative art library facilities and historic collections worldwide. Deep engagement with international colleagues offers unparalleled opportunities for collaboration as well as inspiration for new approaches to the profession. The IRC actively encourages inclusiveness, diversity, and a multiplicity of viewpoints and perspectives for the Society by implementing annual study tours that strengthen ARLIS/NA's partnerships with international organizations and institutions.

Upcoming Tours

Havana, Cuba (June 2-8, 2018) 
Venice and Northern Italy, June 2019 (Details coming soon)

Past Study Tours