ARLIS/NA Ohio Valley Fall Meeting October 25, 2019: Details and Schedule

Joint Meeting: ARLIS Ohio Valley Chapter and VRA Great Lakes Chapter at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

Register before October 18th

Thursday Oct. 24, 2019

5:00 – 6:00            Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright House (Free)

6:00 – 6:30            Break and drive to the restaurant, 1833 (located in the Hotel at Oberlin)

6:30 – 8:00            Dinner at 1833, Hotel at Oberlin (individual checks)

Friday Oct. 25, 2019

Morning events and lunch held in StudiOC

8:00 – 9:00            Registration & Meet and Greet

Continental breakfast compliments of the Oberlin College Libraries

9:00 – 9:05            Welcome, Alexia Hudson-Ward, MLIS

Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries, Oberlin College and Conservatory

9:05 – 9:20            Collaboration at Oberlin

Heath Patten, Visual Resources Curator
Barb Prior, Head, Clarence Ward Art Library

9:20 – 9:50            Lightning Rounds

9:50 – 10:00          Break

10:00-11:00         The Ohio Digital Network and the Digital Public Library of America. 

Jen Johnson, Library Consultant, Digital Public Library of America Digitization

Introduced by Marsha McDevitt-Stredney, PhD, Public Information Officer, State Library of Ohio

11:00-Noon          Chapter Business Meetings

Noon-1:15            Catered lunch

1:15 – 1:30           Walk to the Allen Memorial Art Museum (see map)

1:30 – 2:30            Allen Memorial Art Museum

1:30 – 1:45           Welcome and overview of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Andrea Gyorody, Ellen Johnson ’33 Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

1:45 – 2:15           Gallery talk: Afterlives of the Black Atlantic

Matthew Rarey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History and

Andrea Gyorody, Ellen Johnson ’33 Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

2:15 – 3:30           Tours of Visual Resources and the Clarence Ward Art Library

Hotel Information

The Hotel at Oberlin  440-775-7001 

Normal rate: $189 / night

Group rate*: $134 / night

(plus a 6.75% state tax, 3% city tax, and 3% county tax)

*supply the following code: 6466; reservations must be made by October 3rd for the group rate