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Greater New York Chapter

The purpose of the organization is to promote communication among national members of the Visual Resources Association within the New York metropolitan area.

The Greater New York Chapter Serves the Tri-State Area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

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Officers:

Johanna Bauman, Pratt Institute, Chair
Zoe Waldron, New York Public Library, Vice-Chair
Barbara Treitel, Treasurer

Chapter News

Notes From Fall Meeting 2013
Minutes of the Visual Resource Association, Greater New York Chapter's business meeting on November 6th, 2013 held at The New York Public Library, Library Services Center in Long Island City, NY.

Notes From Spring Meeting 2013
Minutes of the Visual Resource Association, Greater New York Chapter's business meeting on May 2, 2013 held at the Pratt Institute Libraries in Brooklyn, NY.

Notes From Fall Meeting 2012
Minutes of the Visual Resource Association, Greater New York Chapter's business meeting on November 15, 2012 held at ARTstor in New York, NY with a presentation about the Art Genome Project by artsy founder Matthew Israel.

Notes From Spring Meeting 2012
Minutes of the Visual Resource Association, Greater New York Chapter's business meeting on May 11, 2012 held at the Bellarmine Museum of Art in Fairfield, CT.

Notes from Fall Meeting 2011
Minutes of the Visual Resource Association, Greater New York Chapter’s business meeting on November 3, 2011 at The Frick Collection, New York, New York

Notes from Fall Meeting 2010
On Friday October 15, 2010, the Greater New York Chapter held its Fall Business Meeting at ARTstor.

Notes from Spring Meeting 2010
On Friday May 7, 2010, the Greater New York Chapter held its Spring Business Meeting at the Image Library of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Notes from Fall Meeting 2009
On November 13, 2009, the Greater New York Chapter held its Fall Business Meeting at the New York Public Library. Afterwards, there was a presentation by NYPL staff, "Out There: New Directions for Digital Image Collections". A behind-the-scenes tour of the Picture Collection of the Mid-Manhattan Library followed.

Notes from Spring Meeting 2009
On May 13, 2009, the Greater New York Chapter held its Spring Business Meeting in the Judith and Stanley Zabar Art Library of Hunter College. Afterwards, there was a panel discussion on disposition of analog materials and the space planning issues resulting from the process. The panel speakers were: Claire Dienes (MMA - Image Library), Sarah Goldstein (Vassar College), Steven Kowalik (Hunter College), and Jenni Rodda (NYU - IFA). A tour of the new Judith and Stanley Zabar Art Library followed.

Notes from Fall Meeting 2008
On November 7, 2008, the Greater New York Chapter held its Fall Business Meeting in the Avery Fisher Center at Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, NYU. After a lively discussion at the business meeting, Melitte Buchman, Digital Conversion Specialist at NYU, gave a very informative presentation on digital preservation. Snacks and beverages were graciously provided by NYU.

2008 Mid-Year Report
Report to VRA submitted by Billy Chi-hing Kwan, June 2008.

Notes from Spring/Summer Meeting 2008
On June 11, 2008, the Greater New York Chapter held its Spring/Summer Business Meeting at ARTstor's Midtown office at 61st St. The meeting was followed by a lively discussion on social tagging and a wine and cheese reception on the Metadata Terrace of ARTstor. Members of the ARLIS/NY Chapter were invited to the social tagging event and reception.

Winter program on the joint Metropolitan Museum of Art and ARTstor initiative on Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) at the Met., co-sponsored with ARLIS/NY
On February 5, 2008 Nancy Allen, Director of Museum Relations of ARTstor, gave an overview of the scope and nature of the IAP project and a live demo of the IAP interface, followed by a presentation by Billy Kwan, Associate Museum Librarian/Systems, on usage statistics. The presentations were followed by a lively discussion with questions from the audience. More than 80 members/staff from VRA/NY, ARLIS/NY, CAA and the Met attended the program.

Notes from Fall Meeting 2007
On October 19, 2007, the Greater New York Chapter held its Fall Business Meeting at Vassar College. The meeting was followed by a tour of the Vassar Visual Resource Library, the Taylor Hall Auditorium, the exhibition Hudson River Trilogy, and the Vassar Library.

Notes from Spring Meeting 2007
On May 11, 2007, the Greater New York Chapter held its Spring Business Meeting at the New York School of Interior Design. The meeting was followed by a presentation and panel discussion on using Luna Insight's presentation software in the classroom. Architectural Historian Barry Lewis discussed his experience with the software and Eric Wolf and Christopher Spinelli of the NYSID Library discussed their roles in supporting instruction with the software.

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