ARLIS/NA is a non-profit organization that promotes the interests of over 1,000 art information professionals throughout North America and relies on Society members to support the mission and vision of the organization. In addition to the contributions of its members, ARLIS/NA relies on the financial support and generosity of vendors and organizations that share the same interests.

In making a contribution, you are supporting the Society's ongoing efforts to develop and expand educational and research opportunities for architecture and art librarians, visual resources professionals, artists, curators, educators, publishers, and others interested in visual arts information.Your contributions will help support the Society's educational, research and publication initiatives.

There are numerous opportunities throughout the year to support the Society including:

Society Circle

Donate and become a member of The Society Circle.


Purchase advertising all year long for our conference program guide and our biannual publication.

Conference Sponsorship

There is an array of opportunities to engage with the Society and interact with members and conference attendees alike through the Annual Conference. Please see our Sponsor, Exhibitor and Advertiser Prospectus for more information on the available options, pricing and benefits of sponsorship.

Award sponsorship

Sponsor one of several ARLIS/NA travel, internship, and research awards. These awards make it possible for our members to attend annual conferences and to gain experience in library settings.

Session Sponsorship

Find a session at the annual conference to sponsor that corresponds to the interests of your organization.

Events Sponsorship

Assist in funding the major events at the annual conference such as the Welcome Party, the Society Circle reception, the reception following convocation, the happy hour before the silent auction, and the membership meeting breakfast.


Meet the leaders in art and design librarianship and image management, interact with architecture and art librarians, visual resources professionals, artists, curators, and educators who evaluate and purchase your products/services, and generate new leads.

For more information, please contact:
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Conference Sponsorship/Exhibitors
Phone: +1 414-908-4954 x111
Fax: +1 414-768-8001