Extended Call for Participants: FTC Session at ARLIS/NA 2018

Please excuse cross-posting.  The deadline for ARLIS/NA conference proposals was extended and we are extending our call for FTC presenters. The FTC SIG is proposing a session of lighting talks featuring fashion, textile, and costume librarians.  We are looking for participants that represent the scope of FTC librarianship covering a breadth topics including but not limited to:

  • Cataloging
  • Collaboration
  • Collections
  • Collection Development
  • Instruction
  • Information Literacy
  • Library Services
  • Resource Management
  • Solo Librarianship

Extended dates –

If you are interested in presenting, email me at lgavin100@gmail.com by Tuesday, May 2. The FTC Moderators will review submissions and we will notify candidates by Friday, May 5. The session proposal will be submitted for blind review on May 7.

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New Documentary: Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco by James Crump

 

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Call for Participants: FTC Session at ARLIS/NA 2018

Fashion, Textile & Costume Librarians – are you planning on attending the 2018 conference in NYC and are you looking for an opportunity to share a case study or a project you’ve worked on?

The FTC SIG is proposing a session of lighting talks featuring fashion, textile, and costume librarians.  We are looking for participants that represent the scope of FTC librarianship covering a breadth topics including but not limited to:

  • Cataloging
  • Collaboration
  • Collections / Collection Development
  • Instruction
  • Information Literacy
  • Library Services
  • Resource Management
  • Solo Librarianship

If you are interested in participating, please email me at lgavin100@gmail.com by Wednesday, April 26.  The FTC Moderators will review submissions and we will notify candidates by Friday, April 28. The session proposal will be submitted for blind review on April 30.

Vacancy: Cataloger, Textile Museum

Cataloging Opportunity

The Arthur D. Jenkins Library (ADJL) at the GWU/Textile Museum in Washington, DC, seeks a temporary, part-time cataloger to work on a grant-funded project to improve access to the library’s holdings. ADJL fosters and facilitates the creation of textile arts knowledge by collecting and making accessible resources on the cultural, social, political, technical and economic importance of textiles in human history. The cataloger will be responsible for cataloging print and visual resources and for working closely with the librarian to ensure smooth migration of the library catalog, Textile Muse, to a new integrated library system.

Candidates must have an ALA-accredited master’s degree in library and information science or equivalent education and experience (subject expertise combined with library experience). Experience in an art library environment  is preferred.

To Apply

Interested candidates should email ADJL Librarian Lynora Williams at lynorawilliams@gwu.edu for full job description and application guidelines. No phone calls please. For more information about the Arthur D. Jenkins Library, visit http://museum.gwu.edu/library

 

“House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion” at Chatsworth House in England opens Mar 25, 2017-Oct 22, 2017

Stella Tennant, left, and Deborah Mitford Devonshire, photographed in 2010 at Chatsworth House in England by Mario Testino.

WHAT: House Style: Five Centuries of Fashion

WHERE: Chatsworth House, England

DETAILS:

https://www.chatsworth.org

READ MORE:

NY TIMES: https://nyti.ms/2nAoljJ

The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/art/reviews/treasure-trove-fashion-chatsworth-house-style-five-centuries/

WWD: http://wwd.com/eye/people/chatsworths-dukes-duchesses-step-spotlight-10851049/

SLIDE SHOW:

Inside the Chatsworth House Fashion Exhibition

 

Exhibition: Inspiring Beauty

Inspiring Beauty at the Textile Museum

Inspiring Beauty 18-Galleries

photo credit: The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum

WHAT: Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair

WHERE: The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, Washington, DC

WHEN: March 18-July 24, 2017

DETAILS: For fifty years, the Ebony Fashion Fair shaped a new vision of black America through contemporary fashion. This exhibition of ensembles by leading European and North American designers – including Stephen Burrows, Missoni, Hanae Mori, Jean Patou, Vivienne Westwood and many others – tells the story of the fair’s creator Eunice W. Johnson and her quest to bring global fashion to African American audiences. Developed by the Chicago History Museum, this fascinating exhibition is now at The Textile Museum.

MORE:  “When Black Models Walking the Runway Was About More Than Just the Clothes.” Robin Givhan,Washington Post   http://tinyurl.com/InspiringBeauty

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Facebook: @TextileMuseum

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