in Washington D.C., May 1-5, 2014

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ARLIS/NA 2014 Presents Virtual Conference

In response to much demand, ARLIS/NA is proud to offer a virtual conference option for this year’s annual gathering. One session from each of our conference theme intersections (Of, By, and For the People; Fostering Creativity; Preserve and Protect; and Power and Agency) will be recorded and available online after the conference. Login will be free to conference attendees, otherwise access will be available for purchase. See the details here on the ARLIS/NA website.

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We’re the Committee and We’re Here to Help: Lunchtime Chat

Get all the info you need from the conference experts! Join co-chairs Roger Lawson (National Gallery of Art) and Megan Halsband (Library of Congress) along with local arrangements co-chairs Kathy Woodrell (Library of Congress) and Anne Simmons (National Gallery of Art) for a discussion of everything you need to know to get the most out of your ARLIS/NA 2014 experience in DC! Click here for more info about this lunchtime chat on Friday, April 18.

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New Tour: Lace and Quilts Behind-the-Scenes!

Close-up of a face depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry in needle lace, part of the Textile Collection of the National Museum of American History.

A late addition to the tours has just been announced: Visit the collections of lace and quilts at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History! A great choice for textile, material culture, and fashion fans. Or anyone curious about the behind-the-scenes world at part of the world’s largest museum, the Smithsonian! Tour details on SCHEDRegister here or call 1 800-817-0621 x450 or email to add tours to your current registration.


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