First-Timers to the ARLIS/NA Conference, Arts du Monde, in New Orleans

  • Posted on Apr 04, 2017 by

Megan De Armond, Assistant Digital and Metadata Librarian/NYARC Web Archiving Technician, and Coral Salomón, NYARC Web Archiving Fellow, currently work at The Frick Art Reference Library. Below, they discuss their first time attending an Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Conference and what they learned from the experience.


NYARC is ten years old: A look back on accomplishments

  • Posted on Mar 16, 2017 by

A great deal has been accomplished since NYARC was established ten years ago. Let’s take a moment to briefly look at what we have achieved so far. First of all, none of what we have accomplished could have been possible without the support of our Museum Administrators and our respective Museum staff, especially our own dedicated and talented professional teams in our libraries and archives. We have been very lucky to have Lily Pregill as our NYARC Coordinator who has been key to making our collective work come together in a seamless way.

Before The Frick: Remembering The Lenox Library

  • Posted on Dec 01, 2016 by

Decades before Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919) moved to New York City and began filling his mansion with artistic masterpieces, another extraordinarily wealthy collector was populating his own mammoth structure with books and art in exactly the same location. James Lenox (1800–1880) was one of the richest men in New York in the second half of the nineteenth century, and one of its most influential philanthropists and bibliophiles.