Category Archives: Art Librarianship

Restoring An Asian Cultural Heritage Collection

If you’ve taken Asian art history courses with Professor Michelle Wang, you probably already know about the International Dunhuang Project (IDP), an initiative based at the British Library to digitally catalog manuscripts, artworks, and archaeological artifacts from northwestern China and eastern Central Asia that are dispersed … Continue reading

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Paid Internship at Glenstone Museum

Glenstone, a museum of modern and contemporary art located 15 miles outside of Washington, DC, is seeking applications for a Library Collections Intern position. As the “museum,” which includes acres of wild and landscaped art installations, prepares to expand the formal … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Getty Research Portal!

To celebrate its fourth anniversary, the Getty Research Institute (GRI) has launched an updated version of its research tool, the Getty Research Portal. A virtual library of art history texts, the newly redesigned Getty Research Portal offers more than 100,000 art … Continue reading

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Art books Are Art Objects

Yes yes, we live in a digital world and you do everything electronically and online–from taking and sharing photos to reading the newspaper to talking with your mom on Facebook. But art books really aren’t the same as digital facsimiles, … Continue reading

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National Gallery of Art Library Student Position

                          The National Gallery of Art Library is seeking applicants for a student assistant position in the Reader Services Department. Library Technician (Circulation) The primary purpose of this … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: Library Gallery Talk and Reception

 Jörg Schmeisser: Prints & Passages Georgetown University Library Associates in collaboration with the Embassy of Australia and the Center for Australian, New Zealand & Pacific Studies Cordially invite you to a reception and gallery with guest curator Eric Denker Senior … Continue reading

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New Online, Open-Access Art Journal

Just in–the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Yale Center for British Art are debuting a new online, open access and peer-reviewed journal called British Art Studies. Their announcement provides the following details: The aim of … Continue reading

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Position Announcement–Part-Time, Temporary Cataloger at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

The National Museum of Women in the Arts Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center is seeking a part-time, temporary cataloger to create original cataloging records for approximately 500 artist files. In an effort to provide better access and description … Continue reading

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Glenstone is Hiring

Glenstone, the private Potomac museum of Emily and Mitchell Rales designed to provide the gestalt experience between art, architecture, and landscape, is currently seeking an Assistant Archivist to assist in the management of the daily business operations of the archives. This is a … Continue reading

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Another Position from the NGA

National Gallery of Art Library The National Gallery of Art Library is seeking applicants for a student assistant position in the Reader Services Department. Library Technician (Circulation) Assists with a wide variety of circulation and reader services for Gallery staff and … Continue reading

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