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parhamj at ucla.edu
Wed Aug 4 10:02:21 PDT 2010
ART MUSEUM LIBRARIES SYMPOSIUM
Join us September 23 & 24!
archives and museums all face similar challenges. Libraries and archives
affiliated with art museums have a second layer of concerns: how best to
to their parent institution. Peabody
Essex Museum's (PEM's) Phillips Library will host a symposium to explore the
associated with this very question.
Among the presenters are
leaders from top institutions, including PEM, Harvard Art Museum, the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, Minneapolis Institute
Arts, Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Morgan Library and Museum, San Francisco
Museum of Modern Art, Minnesota Historical Society, the National Gallery of
Art, and the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the
Full scholarships and generous discounts are available for staff in museums
budgets under $5 million, for junior staff in museums with budgets over $5
and for pre-professional graduate students. Staff in museums holding art
from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation are eligible for full scholarships plus
The scholarships and discounts are available to qualifying candidates on a
come, first serve basis.
The Phillips Library is one of New
England's most important and historic research libraries. It is a major
resource for residents and scholars with interests in genealogy, maritime
history and New England history, or documents relating to the museum's vast
diverse collection. The library also holds the nation's largest collection
ship logs and journals as well as original court documents from the 1692
Reservations for the symposium can be made
online or by mail. Click on the link below to download a brochure.
Event Link > [
Symposium generously supported by grants from the
Institute of Library Services,
the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
Peabody Essex Museum's (PEM's) Phillips Library
Art Museum Libraries Symposium [
"For objects to be preserved, they must engage the user in some way, they
have a constituency among the public that cares about their survival"
and Moses 2006).
Associate Professor, Information Studies and
UCLA/Getty Program in the Conservation of
Ethnographic and Archaeological Materials
A 410 Fowler
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310 440-6900, ext 1990
310 440-7764 (fax)
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