Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Spring Meeting- April 27, 2012

I'm just about to take off for the Annual ARLIS Conference in Toronto. Before I start packing, here's the information for our local chapter's spring meeting!

Co-hosted by the Visual Resource Association (VRA) Nor. Cal., the meeting will take place at the Mills College’s F.W. Olin Library. If you plan on attending, please RSVP by April 20 by emailing leiaycasey@gmail.com.

Agenda (Tentative)

9:30 – 10:00 am Coffee and Pastries in the F.W. Olin Library- Heller Room
10:00 am Call to Order/ VRA will meet in the Seminar Room for their Business meeting
10:15 am VRA rejoins ARLIS. Report from ARLIS Annual in Toronto/ VRA Conference
10:30 am Round table discussion
11:00 – 11:15 am Break
11:15 – 12:45 pm Tour of Mills College Book Arts Gallery
12:45 – 2:00 pm Lunch in the Mills College Founders Hall. $8 per person.
2:00 – 2:45 pm Highlights of the Special Collections Tour- Heller Room
2:45 – 3:00 pm Mills College Architectural Tour with the College Architect, Karen Feine

Transportation and Directions:
Directions: http://www.mills.edu/directions/.
Parking will be free. Ask for a parking pass from the security officer at the front gate.

I’m organizing a Bart station Carpool pick-up from Macarthur Bart (12 minute drive to Mills) with two pick up times, 9:15 and 9:30am. If you’d like a ride from the Bart Station or if you’d like to volunteer to pick up some attendees at Bart, please email me (leiaycasey@gmail.com) .


Leia Casey, Chair

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Save the Date -- ARLIS-NC Spring Meeting!

You are invited to join us at our spring meeting! This April, we are hosting a joint meeting with the Visual Resources Association (VRA) Northern California Chapter. The meeting will be held Friday, April 27, 2012 at Mills College Library in Oakland, CA in the Elinor Raas Heller Rare Book Room (Rm 115). Janice Braun, special collections librarian, has kindly agreed to give us a tour featuring highlights from the Mills Special Collections.

Mills College Library: http://www.mills.edu/academics/library/index.php

Elinor Raas Heller Rare Book Room: http://www.mills.edu/academics/library/special_collections/index.php

**More information about the meeting is to follow, so please stay tuned!

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Annual Report 2011

I sent the ARLIS/NA-Northern California Chapter's annual report to the national organization last week. Click here to check it out!

-Leia Casey, Chair