Session Preview

See below for a list of planned sessions that will be part of the ARCS 2019 Conference scheduled to be held on November 7-9, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.*

*Please note these sessions are subject to change. 

  • 9701 / B1 / T-form / SOS… help needed! Abilities and knowledge required as an art gallery registrar
  • A Foot in the Door: Transitioning a Job into a Career
  • Building a Unified Discovery System for Libraries and Museums
  • Co-Ownerships: Concerns, Contracts, and Crossing borders
  • Couriering Intensive: Essential Packing and Crating and Courier skills
  • Databases, A Workflow, and A Student Staff : The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum’s Approach to Digitizing 137 Years of Collections Records
  • Emerging Museum Professionals Roundtable
  • Emotion and Pragmatism: Disposing of Objects from Museum Collections
  • Exhibition Copies & Beyond: Lending Time-Based Media
  • Flexible Cataloging for Enormous Collections
  • From Basics to Barcodes: Leveraging Technology for Collection Projects
  • Howdy Partner! Mapping the Wild West of Exhibition Collaborations
  • I'm Gonna Convince You to Tweet #ARCSConf
  • Installation On Display
  • Jump-Starting a Move: the Integration of Collections Facilities at Parks Canada
  • Making the Move: Utilizing Aluminum Pallets Systems for Storing and Shipping Large Artifacts
  • On Preparing a Successful IMLS Grant Application
  • Reshaping the Collectible: performance, activated objects and the registrar
  • Thinking Outside the (Archival) Box
  • Two Peas in a Crate: Crossover between Museum Registration + Fine Art Shipping
  • Using Business Tools and Strategies to Create Collections Management Processes
  • Who's Responsible? Liability Concepts when working with Service Providers
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