Getting Involved with ARCS

Interesting in volunteering with ARCS? ARCS Committees, sub-committes, and task forces consist of board and non-board members to accomplish the work of the organization. In the spring of each year the Nominations/Leadership Development Committee issues a call out for volunteers. 


2021 Call for Nominations for ARCS Committees and Task Forces

We are seeking interested collections professionals to serve on ARCS committees and task forces as we continue to take on more projects and provide new opportunities to benefit our members. ARCS is committed to broadening representation and diversifying the profession. We welcome all members interested in contributing their time and effort to advance our mission. Broadening our committee representation and diversifying perspectives strengthens our ability to effectively serve our membership and our profession. We encourage to apply those who are:

  • professionals who steward culturally specific and community based collections
  • emerging collections professionals
  • professionals outside of the US
  • professionals in small galleries and private collections
  • professionals in history, science, and children’s museums
  • professionals in adjacent fields, e. g. conservation, preparation, archives, and libraries

Committee and task force members must be current ARCS members. The current available positions are (positions descriptions can be found in the Google form below):

Use the Google form below to select your committee and/or task force of interest and submit your contact information, explanation of interest and resume to the Nominations Committee. Deadline for submission is Friday, August 13, 2021.

ARCS Call for Volunteers FY22

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The mission of ARCS is to represent and promote registrars and collection specialists, to educate the profession in best practices of registration and collections care, and to facilitate communication and networking.

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