Updates


Program Announcements

  • UPDATE – Upcoming Webinar: Oral History Strategies and Stewardship Friday May 31st, 2019 *This webinar has been rescheduled from its original time on Wednesday, June 12th and will now take place on Thursday, June 20th. See registration information below. NDSR Art Webinar: Oral History Strategies and Stewardship Thu, June 20, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT Registration is free and open to all. A recording of the webinar will also be made ...
  • METRO + NDSR Art Panel Recording on ARLIS Learning Portal Thursday May 09th, 2019 A recording of the panel discussion “Safeguarding + Activating Digital Video Information in Cultural Institutions” is now available on the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal: Safeguarding and Activating Digital Video Information in Cultural Institutions This event was co-organized by NDSR Art and the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO).
  • Registration Open: NDSR Art Capstone Monday May 06th, 2019 The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure NDSR Art Capstone Event at MICA Friday, June 28th, 2019, 9:30am – 5:30pm Maryland Institute College of Art Fred Lazarus IV Center, 1st Floor Auditorium (L115) 131 West North Avenue, Baltimore, MD We are happy to announce that we have opened registration for the 2018-2019 NDSR Art Capstone event, The Art of ...
  • Call for Lightning Talk Proposals – The Art of Digital Stewardship Monday April 22nd, 2019 The call for lightning talk proposals is open for the 2019 NDSR Art Capstone event hosted by MICA. This CFP is open to artists, students, educators, content creators, curators, archivists, librarians, etc so please feel free to share with folks outside of the information profession. More info on the event and CFP below. The Art of Digital ...
  • Save the Date | The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure Friday April 05th, 2019 The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure NDSR Art Capstone Event at MICA Friday, June 28th, 2019, 9:30am – 5:30pm Maryland Institute College of Art Fred Lazarus IV Center, 1st Floor Auditorium (L115) 131 West North Avenue, Baltimore, MD As the culminating event for the National Digital Stewardship Residency for Art Information (NDSR Art), the Maryland Institute College of ...
  • [Webinar] Archiving Performance in an Institutional Context: Perspectives from the Mark Morris Dance Group Tuesday February 19th, 2019 NDSR Art presents the webinar “Archiving Performance in an Institutional Context: Perspectives from the Mark Morris Dance Group.” Archiving Performance in an Institutional Context: Perspectives from the Mark Morris Dance Group Thurs, Feb 28, 2019 11:00 AM EST We recommend attendees register in advance at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/445951317819889921 Dance is an ephemeral art form that does not archive easily. However, ...
  • METRO Panel Discussion: Safeguarding and Activating Digital Video Information in Cultural Institutions Monday January 28th, 2019 This Thursday, January 31st, the panel discussion “Safeguarding and Activating Digital Video Information in Cultural Institutions” will be held at the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), located on the 8th floor of 599 11th Avenue. This event is co-organized by METRO in conjunction with a visit to New York by members of the 2018-19 ...
  • Webinar: A/V and Preservation Metadata with Peggy Griesinger Friday January 11th, 2019 Please join NDSR Art for a webinar by Peggy Griesinger on A/V and Preservation Metadata. This enrichment session will provide an overview of audiovisual and preservation metadata standards and their practical application in cultural heritage institutions. Attendees will receive a basic introduction to the PREMIS standard as well as a number of audiovisual metadata standards. Through ...
  • ‘Wikidata for Digital Preservation’ Webinar Thursday December 06th, 2018 On October 23, NDSR Art presented a talk and conversation with Katherine Thornton, Digital Conservator and CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences, at Yale University Library. Kat described the approach she has been using to create metadata for software and file formats as linked open data. She also discussed the ...
  • Call for Proposals: Safeguarding and Activating Digital Video Information in Art Museums Wednesday November 28th, 2018 In today’s digital media landscape, video has assumed an increasingly central role in supporting both the inner workings and outward-facing activities of many arts institutions. With regular users numbering in the hundreds of millions, video streaming portals like YouTube have particularly incentivized museums to generate content related to their exhibitions, performances, events and lectures. Sharing ...
  • Upcoming Event: Creating Community Through Digital Futures Monday October 29th, 2018 On Thursday, November 1st The Art Institute of Chicago presents “Creating Community Through Digital Futures” a showcase and unconference about digital preservation.   Registration is required. For further details and to join the wait list see the event page.   Creating Community Through Digital Futures Thu, November 1, 2018 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM CDT The Art Institute of Chicago 159 E. Monroe Nichols ...
  • 2017-2018 Final Reports Available Friday August 24th, 2018 Final reports from the 2017-2018 residencies are now available. These reports document their projects, activities completed, deliverables, lessons learned, outcomes, and recommendations for future projects. See the 2017-2018 Projects page for more. Minneapolis Institute of Art – Final Report, NDSR Art Resident Erin Barsan Philadelphia Museum of Art – Final Report, NDSR Art Resident Elise Tanner University of Pennsylvania – Final Report, NDSR Art ...
  • Slides Available- NDSR Art Immersion Week Keynote: Digital Transformation and Cultural Heritage Monday August 06th, 2018 Slides from Douglas Hegley’s July 20, 2018 NDSR Art Immersion Week keynote are available: Digital Transformation & Cultural Heritage, a provocation in four parts. Digital Transformation and Cultural Heritage Keynote Lecture by Douglas Hegley Friday, July 20, 2018 // 4pm Perelman Auditorium, Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Is This Permanence: Preservation of Born-digital Artists’ Archives – Recording Available Tuesday July 31st, 2018 Symposium https://youtu.be/_psfKtxa-4c Is This Permanence: Preservation of Born-digital Artists’ Archives Friday, May 11, 2018, 10 am–5 pm Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut The internet pioneer Vint Cerf has said, “Preservation by accident is not a plan.” Without a plan, will born-digital art last even one lifetime? If we do not develop solutions now, we risk losing not ...
  • 2018 NDSR Art Capstone – Recording Available Tuesday July 31st, 2018 NDSR Art Capstone: Preserving Media Art & Digital Art Information On Friday, June 29, 2018 the 2018-2019 NDSR Art cohort hosted a one-day capstone event to discuss their year-long projects and offer new perspectives on preserving media art and digital art information. The capstone examined the residents’ work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the University of ...
  • Registration Open: NDSR Art Immersion Week Keynote – Digital Transformation and Cultural Heritage Tuesday July 03rd, 2018 To close the 2018-2019 NDSR Art Immersion Week, Keynote Douglas Hegley, Chief Digital Officer at Minneapolis Institute of Art, shares reflections on digital transformation and cultural heritage. Digital Transformation and Cultural Heritage Keynote Lecture by Douglas Hegley Friday, July 20th // 4pm Perelman Auditorium, Philadelphia Museum of Art The keynote is free and open to the public but registration is ...
  • Registration Open: NDSR Art Capstone – Preserving Media Art & Digital Art Information Monday May 21st, 2018 NDSR Art Capstone: Preserving Media Art & Digital Art Information Friday, June 29, 2018, 9:30am-5:00pm Kislak Center (6th floor), Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center University of Pennsylvania This symposium will provide a platform for the NDSR Art residents to discuss their experiences developing preservation and access strategies for GLAM assets, as well as offer perspectives from new media curators, time-based ...
  • Save the Date: NDSR Art Capstone – Preserving Media Art & Digital Art Information Tuesday May 01st, 2018 NDSR Art Capstone: Preserving Media Art & Digital Art Information Friday, June 29, 2018, 9:30am-5:00pm Kislak Center at Penn Libraries, University of Pennsylvania 3420 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 To signal the end of the 2017-2018 National Digital Stewardship Residency for Art Information (NDSR Art), the NDSR Art cohort is hosting a one-day capstone event to discuss their year-long ...
  • Registration Open – Is This Permanence: Preservation of Born-digital Artists’ Archives Monday April 16th, 2018 Symposium Is This Permanence: Preservation of Born-digital Artists’ Archives Friday, May 11, 2018, 10 am–5 pm Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut Please join us for a day of presentations and conversation about digital preservation and artists’ archives at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, CT. The internet pioneer Vint Cerf has said, “Preservation by ...
  • Call for Participants: NDSR Art Task Force Monday February 12th, 2018 NDSR Art and the ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee (PDC) seek 2-3 members for the newly-established NDSR Art Task Force. The Task Force will work closely with current NDSR Art staff, host institutions, and participants to ensure that programs, information, and best practices learned from NDSR Art are shared with ARLIS/NA membership and recommend steps for ...
  • NDSR Art: Learning Enrichment Session with David Newbury Monday January 22nd, 2018 Hosted by NDSR Art, this webinar presents a talk and conversation with David Newbury, Enterprise Software and Data Architect at the J. Paul Getty Trust, who will discuss his work at the intersection of data, technology and the fine arts. Prior to joining the Getty, Newbury was the Lead Developer behind Art Tracks, a suite of ...
  • Call for Proposals – Is This Permanence: Preservation of Born-digital Artists’ Archives Wednesday December 20th, 2017 CFP ‘Is This Permanence?’ Symposium 2018 Will the art of the digital age last even one lifetime? If cloud computing fails, where will our documentation be? As the internet pioneer Vint Cerf recently asserted in conversation with Rhizome’s preservation director, Dragan Espenschied, “Preservation by accident is not a plan,” begging the questions, What is the plan? ...
  • Meet the 2017-18 Resident Cohort Tuesday May 16th, 2017 A very warm welcome to our 2017-2018 NDSR Art Residents! Our 2017-18 residents will begin their journey as a cohort with Immersion Week training beginning on July 24, 2017. They will then move to their host institutions to work on their digital stewardship projects and connect with their local ARLIS/NA chapters and digital preservation communities. Throughout the ...
  • Residents Webinar – Feb 28 11AM EST Tuesday February 14th, 2017 Learn about the NDSR Art resident application process and hear from our four 2017-2018 hosts. The webinar will be recorded and available on the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal. Register here  
  • 2017-2018 Host Projects Announced Monday February 06th, 2017 ARLIS/NA’s Press Release The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) in partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art are pleased to announce the selection of its inaugural National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) cohort. In April 2016, the Philadelphia Museum of Art was awarded a grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to ...
  • Rescheduled Webinar (TBD) Monday June 27th, 2016 (Resident Applicant Webinar) Cancelled The webinar for prospective residents has been cancelled. Sign-up for our email list to stay informed about our rescheduled date.
  • Resident Webinar Wednesday June 15th, 2016 Those of you interested in applying can learn about the application process and NDSR program during one of our webinars. Join our mailing list to stay up to date.
  • Host Webinar Recap Monday May 16th, 2016 Those of you who were not able to join us for the host information webinar on May 13th may like to have a look at the PowerPoint presentation and recap of questions we addressed. Feel free to send an email if you there are topics that need further clarification.
  • Announcing NDSR Art Wednesday May 04th, 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art in partnership with ARLIS/NA is implementing a National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) program for art information professionals through generous funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) via a 2016 Laura Bush 21st-Century Librarian Program grant. NDSR Art addresses how arts and cultural institutions tackle larger issues of digital preservation and stewardship. Over ...

Get Involved

We encourage participation in NDSR Art outside of being hosts or residents.

Individuals: check the 2017/18 cohort’s blog for online training and public events. See the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal for our webinars.

Organizations: Interested in collaboration on the many events, lectures, and workshops that will be part of the program? Please email us.

ARLIS/NA local chapters will engage with residents in their area and provide networking and learning opportunities. Individual chapter members can reach out to the NDSR Art Task Force and program staff. The NDSR Art Task Force will investigate how best to incorporate the programs, best practices, and lessons learned from NDSR Art into ARLIS/NA membership.

 

 

NDSR Art is presented by
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Arlie / NA
IMLS