Study day: Archivist as Curator - exhibiting collections, from conception to realization and review

White Cube, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3TQ

Monday 9 June 2014, 10.30 - 17.00

Thinking of exhibiting material from an archive, but unsure how to approach the task?


Unclear about the method of display or publication that would be most appropriate for your situation?


Having trouble identifying a theme or unsure how to select material?


Concerned about conservation, copyright and insurance issues?


Unclear on how to gain feedback and add value to exhibiting?

This study day organised by ARLIS´ Committee for Art and Design Archives explores the practice of displaying archive material in hard-copy and digital format, from the conception of an idea/theme through to post exhibition feedback and analysis. It covers how to identify the most appropriate platform for display, who to involve, how to select and prepare material, promotion and feedback as well as a range of practical concerns such as conservation, insurance, and copyright.

The speakers are all experts in the field having, between them, a wide range of experience planning and exhibiting multi-format archival material, including photographs and audio-visuals, in a variety of ways.
Who should attend: Archivists, Archive Assistants, Art Librarians, Curators and anyone responsible for managing and promoting archive collections.

Dates: 
Monday, June 9, 2014 - 10:30