As an international organization, the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is committed to diversity and inclusion within the art, design, and librarianship professions and has the stated goal to foster “the development of intercultural fluency skills and competencies, and the practice of inclusive collections building.” ARLIS/NA actively seeks collaborative relationships with other arts and information organizations to further the goals of art information professionals.
The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce that Architecture on Ice: A History of the Hockey Arena, researched and written by Howard Shubert and published by McGill-Queens University Press (2016), has been awarded the 2017 Melva J. Dwyer Award.
The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce that the exhibition catalogue, 17th-Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection, edited by Stephen Little (2016), has been awarded the 38th annual George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award. The award was presented at the ARLIS/NA’s 45th annual conference held in New Orleans, February 5-9, 2017. Established in 1980, the Wittenborn Award honors the memory of George Wittenborn, a premier New York art book dealer and publisher, and is given annually to North American publications demonstrating excellence in art publishing.
The 2016 Sotheby’s Institute of Art Research Award winners were announced at the 45th annual conference in New Orleans. The award recognizes excellence in a student paper or digital art history project on a topic relevant to collecting or the art market.