Twin Cities Archives Round Table Spring Meeting

Dear Friends,

We have reached our attendee limit of 52 for the spring TCART meeting. At this time all RSVPs will be added to a waitlist. You will be notified as your name moves up the list to attend.

To those who have already RSVPd, if you can no longer attend the meeting, please contact me immediately. This will allow someone on the waitlist to attend in your place.

Thank you all and I look forward to seeing you on the 22nd. – Jennifer Johnson

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
2:00-6:00PM
Walker Art Center, Art Lab, http://www.walkerart.org
Parking and driving directions: http://www.walkerart.org/visit/directions-and-parking

Please join us in Minneapolis for the spring TCART meeting. In addition to the business meeting and officer elections, we will tour the archives of the Walker Art Center, learn more about the collection below. We will also have a presentation on Scanning on Demand by Erik Moore, University of Minnesota, Head University Archives & Co-Director of the University Digital Conservancy.

Thursday nights are free Thursdays at the Walker, starting at 5:00PM. We encourage you to stay after the meeting to tour the galleries. See below for a list of events on May 22nd.

If you have an idea or issue you would like to add to the agenda, please contact Jennifer Johnson at jennifer_i_johnson@cargill.com.

The TCART spring meeting is open to all who are interested in attending. However, space is limited to 52. Please RSVP by Monday, May 19, 2014. We will have a wait list.

Membership information will be available at the meeting for those who wish to join. See https://tcartmn.org/membership/ for more membership information or to join today!

Walker Art Center Archives + Library

The Walker’s Archives and Visual Resources are a rich resource for study, consisting of 4,000 linear feet of materials dating from the private collection of T.B. Walker in 1879 to the Walker’s most recent exhibitions. Included in the Archives are more than 600,000 photographs, 2,800,000 documents and 6,000 rare audio and videotapes. In addition, the Archives maintains The Ruben / Bentson Film and Video Study Collection of 800 titles ranging from Soviet silent era films to the American avant-garde.

The Walker’s Library is one of a small number of museum libraries in the United States devoted exclusively to contemporary art. It contains a comprehensive collection of books and periodicals, including more than 13,000 artists monographs and 35,000 catalogues from exhibitions held worldwide from the 1940s to the present. The Rosemary Furtak Collection of artists’ books presents more than 1,800 examples of contemporary book arts from an international perspective such as Yoko Ono and the Fluxus movement to the local scene such as Harriet Bart and members of the Minnesota Center for Books Arts.

Also at the Walker Art Center on May 22nd will be:

  • Exhibitions: “Hopper Drawing: A Painter’s Process,” “Midnight Party” (Permanent Collection installation)
  • Film screenings: Motionpoems and The Man with a Movie Camera
  • Open Field: the ever popular artist designed mini golf will be open weather permitting (9 holes for $12.00, 18 holes for $18.00)
  • Gather, the restaurant, is open Thursday nights as well as the garden café
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