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Open House + Arts/Visual Collections Showcase

1/16/2018

 The Art History/Classics Library and the History of Art Visual Resources Center are hosting an event to bring together the many arts-related and visual scholarly resources and scholarly output from around the UC...

Registration Open for CaVraCon, June 12 + 13, UC Berkeley

5/15/2017

Registration is now open for the California Visual Resources Association Conference (CaVraCon). All CaVraCon events will be held at Wurster Hall at UC Berkeley on June 12+13. We welcome...

CaVraCon Conference: Save the Date, June 12 + 13

4/18/2017

  The Northern and Southern California Chapters of the Visual Resources Association are hosting a 1 ½ day mini-conference to be held at UC Berkeley on June 12 + 13. Please...

MoMA Releases Digital Archive of More than 30,000 Exhibition Images

9/23/2016

The Museum of Modern Art has announced that it has released an extensive digital archive that chronicles its exhibitions from when the museum opened its doors in 1929 to...

Event: “Publishing Art History Digitally: The Present and Future”

9/23/2016

 "Publishing Art History Digitally: The Present and Future”: An event at the NYU Institute of Fine Arts (1 East 78th Street, New York, Lecture Hall), October 14, 4 &ndash...

Getty Library Research Grant – Digital Art History Project

9/23/2016

 Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support to researchers of all nationalities whose projects demonstrate a compelling need to use Getty Research Institute materials, and whose place of...

New York Public Library Releases 180,000 Public Domain Images

1/6/2016

  The New York Public Library has released 180,000 public domain images, available for free and unrestricted use. The images may be downloaded as high-resolution files. The NYPL has also...

New Tool for Batch Importing Images to PowerPoint

9/11/2015

A new tool called MetashotPPT facilitates the batch importing of images and metadata into a PowerPoint presentation. MetaShotPpt takes a folder of image files and imports them all into...

Developing an Open Catalogue Raisonné Platform: The OpenArt Project

6/22/2015

In conducting art historical or visual studies research, faculty, students, and independent scholars face the challenges of organizing images, descriptions of works, and related visual and textual resources, and...

Black and White Negatives of Uxmal

6/12/2015

This past year, the Visual Resources Center received a collection of forty-one 70 mm black and white negatives of images taken at the Maya site of Uxmal.  The original...
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