Posts tagged "Museum"
Partners in Art: Wells Public Library and the Ogunquit Museum of American Art

Partners in Art: Wells Public Library and the Ogunquit Museum of American Art

Today I am thrilled to share a conversation with Andrea Kazilionis from the Wells Public Library in Wells, Maine. Andrea fills us in on a partnership with the Ogunquit Museum of American Art, a local art museum. This is a great example of a library working closely with an arts institution to offer high-quality, expert...
Featuring: The Dance Heritage Coalition

Featuring: The Dance Heritage Coalition

This post originally appeared on the site in August 2012. by Christi Weindorf The Dance Heritage Coalition (DHC) is all about building supportive and inspiring partnerships between libraries, archives, dance organizations, dance companies and dance artists. These alliances are focused on preserving, enhancing, augmenting and providing access to collections that document the past, present and...
Framing Fraktur: An Expanding Celebration of Art and Culture

Framing Fraktur: An Expanding Celebration of Art and Culture

Today we welcome back Rachel Karasick, who wrote the preview post for the Framing Fraktur exhibition at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Rachel fills us in on the exhibition and larger fraktur celebration since it opened in early March. Enjoy! ~ Laura by Rachel Karasick Framing Fraktur opened at the Free Library on March 2nd, and...
Featuring: Kate Morrell

Featuring: Kate Morrell

This post was originally published on March 18. 2013.  Today we’re very pleased to welcome Kate Morrell to the site. Kate is a London-based book artist whose work frequently makes use of withdrawn or “overlooked” materials in libraries and archives. The work she shares with us today is a commissioned piece titled Alpine Spoilers, a project...
Exploring the Museum of Modern Art Library

Exploring the Museum of Modern Art Library

We are so pleased to welcome David Senior to the Library as Incubator Project! David is a Bibliographer at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Library in New York City. We talked with David about some of the many ways that the MoMA Library supports the work of artists and creative types. Enjoy! ~ Laura First,...
Kitsap Regional Library Threw a Reading Party... at the Museum!

Kitsap Regional Library Threw a Reading Party… at the Museum!

by Audrey Barbakoff, Kitsap Regional Library How can a library and an art museum partner in a fresh and meaningful way? I started asking myself this question when a new art museum opened in my community last year.  Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (BIMA) has so much in common with the library; it is driven...
The Treasure Room: The Historical Musical Instrument Collection at Vassar College

The Treasure Room: The Historical Musical Instrument Collection at Vassar College

by Erinn Batykefer The George Sherman Dickinson Music Library at Vassar College is a special place, and not just because it supports a well-respected Music Department.  The top floor also houses the United States’ first example of a museum within a library; named “The Treasure Room,” the museum collects and preserves the Music Department’s Historical...