During the first week of June, I attended a week-long course at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) at the University of Victoria. Even in the airport, I encountered enthusiastic DHers from all over the country and at all different points in their careers/education. The course I enrolled in for the week was called Taming Treacherous Data: Ethical Data Visualization and was led by Katherine Hepworth and Chris Church, both from the University of Nevada, Reno.
The Intern Insider: Perspectives on the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection Internship Program
Each summer, the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection opens its doors to a new cohort of interns. They work on projects that contribute to the mission of the museum. Additionally, the interns have the opportunity to tour nearby art museums and libraries, meet esteemed individuals in the New York art world, and learn about the Frick from resident experts. This past summer two interns, Heather Pilmar and Lauren Haberstock, had the opportunity to work within the Book Department of the Library, and they share their experiences in this post.
Bringing Comics to the Conference, a NYARC librarian’s experience with planning the 2018 Contemporary Artists’ Book Conference
I had the privilege of serving on the planning committee for the 2018 Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference in New York City. This event was free and open to the public. It was held in conjunction with the annual New York Art Book Fair, which is sponsored by Printed Matter. The planning committee for the conference consisted of nine art librarians from the New York metropolitan area who have an interest in artists’ books.