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ARCS White Papers

Emergency Supply Program Development Manual - September 2020
Developed by the ARCS Emergency Programming Sub-Committee

Internship Statement - August 2020
Developed by the ARCS Membership Advoacy Task Force

Essential Worker: Self-Advocacy During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic - June 2020
Developed by the ARCS Membership Advocacy Task Force

How to Select a Museum Studies Program - January 2018
Developed by ARCS

How to Find a Museum Job - June 2018
Developed by ARCS

Registrars and Collections Specialists Resource List - February 2018
Devloped by ARCS

Museum Property and Old Loan Legislation - July 2018
Devloped by ARCS


#ARCS Conf 2019 Session Reviews by Stipend Awardees

Karen Dubroff, Assoc. Registrar, Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Two Peas in a Crate

Linda Endersby, Registrar/Curator of Collections, Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

The Next Revolution-Blockchain

Brook Garcia, Metal Museum, Memphis TN

Databases A Workflow

Chakira Santiago Gracia, Museum Registrar, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras 

Preparedness and Networking for Successful Disaster Response

Suzanne Hale, Registrar/Collections Manager, Gregory Allicar Museum of Art, Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO

Electronic Signatures Roundtable

Stephen Huyton, Collection Registrar, Research, Tate, London, UK  

Hello from the Other Side - Next Steps in Collecting Time Based Media

Sophie Moran, Registrar, Exhibitions, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Producing and Touring an Major Intercontinental Tour

Katie Prichard, Assistant Registrar, Collections & Exhibitions, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

Installation on Display

Schuyler Shireman, Assistant Registrar, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX 

Off Site Storage

Linda Waterfield, Head of Registration, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Berkeley, CA

Flexible Cataloguing

Madeleine Wieand – Collection Database Associate, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

Building a Unifed Discovery System


#ARCS Conf 2017 Session Reviews by Stipend Awardees

Barbara Campisi, Campisi Art Collections Management, Brooklyn NY

Rebecca L. Dankert, Registrar for Exhibitions, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas

Cory Gooch, Head of Collections, Frye Art Museum, Seattle

Gina Irish, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu, Christchurch NZ

Helen Merret, Horniman Museum & Gardens, London 

Rebecca Romere, Marino Marini Foundation, Pistoia, Italy

Caitlin R. Rumery, Denver Art Museum /Independent, Denver CO

Sterling Warren, Morgan State University, Baltimore MD

Jobi Zink, The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA

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