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2012 New York Archives Week Calendar

2012 New York Archives Week Calendar

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The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc., along with hundreds of organizations in the archives community across New York State, will celebrate New York Archives Week, October 7-13, 2012, with special commemorative activities throughout New York City. New York Archives Week is an annual celebration aimed at informing the general public of the diverse array of archival materials available in the Metropolitan New York City region.
Among the many activities free and open to the public will be open houses, lectures, workshops and behind-the-scenes tours of archives throughout the city. These special events are designed to celebrate the importance of historical records and to familiarize interested organizations and the public with a wealth of fascinating archival materials illuminating centuries of New York City history and culture.

New York Archives Week's premier event is the ART Awards Ceremony, the only awards program in the Metropolitan New York City region dedicated to honoring the work of archivists and those who support archival programs.

Layout design for the calendar by Shirin Khaki.
The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc., along with hundreds of organizations in the archives community across New York State, will celebrate New York Archives Week, October 7-13, 2012, with special commemorative activities throughout New York City. New York Archives Week is an annual celebration aimed at informing the general public of the diverse array of archival materials available in the Metropolitan New York City region.
Among the many activities free and open to the public will be open houses, lectures, workshops and behind-the-scenes tours of archives throughout the city. These special events are designed to celebrate the importance of historical records and to familiarize interested organizations and the public with a wealth of fascinating archival materials illuminating centuries of New York City history and culture.

New York Archives Week's premier event is the ART Awards Ceremony, the only awards program in the Metropolitan New York City region dedicated to honoring the work of archivists and those who support archival programs.

Layout design for the calendar by Shirin Khaki.

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EVENTS LECTURES TOURS
NEW YORK ARCHIVES WEEK 2O12
New York Archives Week, an annual observance of the importance of archival and historical records to our lives, is coordinated inNew York City by the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc.Below is a brief overview of the various New York Archives Week events occurring on each day. Please see the following pages fordetails about each event, including RSVP instructions. For the latest news about New York Archives Week visit the Archivists RoundTable of Metropolitan New York, Inc. web site at www.nycarchivists.org,or join our group on Facebook!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012
3:oo p.m. - 6:oo p.m. Lesbian Herstory Archives: “Straight to Hell: Twenty Years of Dyke Action Machine!” Exhibition Opening and Reception
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012
12:oo p.m. - 7:oo p.m. Davis Library Archives and Special Collections, St. John’s University Open House
 
2:oo p.m. - 4:oo p.m. NYU-Poly Archives, Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology Open House and Tour6:oo p.m. - 7:3o p.m. Oyster Bay Historical Society: Book and Paper Repair Lecture and Demonstration
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2012
12:45 p.m. Central Synagogue Tour1:oo p.m. - 4:oo p.m. Queensborough Community College, City University of New York,College Archives Tour1:3o p.m. - 3:oo p.m. Girl Scouts of USA, National Historic Preservation Center Program/Tour/Exhibit2:oo p.m. Central Synagogue Features Architect, Henry Fernbach Lecture3:oo p.m. Guggenheim Museum: "A Long-Awaited Tribute: Frank LloydWright's Usonian House and Pavilion" Exhibition Tour6:oo p.m. - 7:oo p.m. Museum of the City of New York Manuscripts and Ephemera Collection Open House6:oo p.m. - 8:oo p.m Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc.: "Project Strategies for ProcessingEvent Documentation" Presentation6:oo p.m. - 8:oo p.m. Greater Astoria Historical Society: "The E. Belcher-HydeMap Company" Presentation and Exhibition6:3o p.m. The Manhattan Borough Historian’s Office and the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York Presentation and Interview
 
EVENTS LECTURES TOURS
The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. recognizes the generous sponsorship of Archives Week by and the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
 
12:oo p.m. - 2:oo p.m. Center for Jewish History: "Behind the Scenes at the Center forJewish History" Tour and Reception12:3o p.m. - 1:3o p.m. Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, C. W. Post:"The Inclusive Mr. Hearst"
 
Lecture2:3o p.m. - 3:3o p.m. The College of Staten Island Library, Archives and Special Collections:"Staten Island and the War of 1812" Lecture5:3o p.m. - 7:3o p.m. Interference Archive Open House and Exhibition6:oo p.m. - 8:oo p.m.
 
Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) Awards Ceremony8:oo p.m. Interference Archive Film Screening
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
 
8:3o a.m. - 6:oo p.m. Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) and theNew School Libraries and Archives: "Archives and Activism" Symposium6:oo p.m. Theatre Library Association (TLA): "TLAs 75th Anniversary AwardsCeremony and Gala" Awards Ceremony and Gala
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2012
9:oo a.m. - 5:oo p.m. Association of Moving Image Archivists Student Chapter at New YorkUniversity (AMIA @ NYU) and Independent Media ArtsPreservation (IMAP): "Archiving the Arts: addressingpreservation in the creative process" Symposium10:oo a.m. - 4:oo p.m. Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART), NationalArchives at New York City (NARA-NYC), Association of Teachers of Social Studies/United Federation of Teachers(ATSS/UFT): K-12 Archives Education Institute (AEI) Panel/Workshop
 BONUS DAY:SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2012
10:oo a.m.- 4:oo p.m. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: "You
Are
History" Open House
 
Archivists Round Table o Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART), Awards Ceremony
Thursday, October 11, 6:oo p.m. - 8:oo p.m.The Archivists Round Table is pleased to announce the ollowing awards: Award or Innovative Use o Archives to NYPL Labs, to be accepted by Mr. Ben Vershbow,Manager; Outstanding Support o Archives to Art Spaces Archives Project, to be accepted by Ms. Ann Butler, Project Director; Archival Achievement Award to Mr.Stephen E. Novak, August C. Long Health Sciences Library, Columbia University; and the Educational Use o Archives Award to the Museum o the Moving Imageor the Living Room Candidate Project, to be accepted by Mr. Carl Goodman, Director. This year’s event will be hosted by WNYC’s Sara Fishko.Web Site:www.nycarchivists.orgLocation: New York Junior League, 130 East 80th Street, New York, NY RSVP is required. For details check the Archivists Round Table o Metroplitan New York, Inc. website:www.nycarchivists.org
Archivists Round Table o Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) and the New School Libraries and Archives, Symposium: “Archives and Activism”
Friday, October 12, 8:3o a.m. - 6:oo p.m.Archivists Round Table o Metropolitan New York, Inc. and the New School Libraries and Archives are sponsoring a symposium to addresses a range o issues at-tendant upon archives’ evolving relationships with activism and social justice. Presenters representing a variety o institutions, initiatives, and activist communitieswill explore theoretical concerns as well as practice-based approaches to documenting social activism.Website:www.nycarchivists.orgLocation: Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, The New School, 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY RSVP is required. For details check the Archivists Round Table o Metroplitan New York, Inc. website:www.nycarchivists.org
Archivists Round Table o Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) National Archives at New York City (NARA-NYC), Association o Teachers o Social Studies/United Federation o Teachers (ATSS/UFT): K-12 Archives Education Institute (AEI)
Saturday, October 13, 10:oo a.m. - 4:oo p.m.The program is intended to bring together 35 local K-12 educators and archivists to discuss strategies or teaching with primary source materials on the topico transportation and its pivotal role in metropolitan New York. The AEI will include a panel moderated by Christopher Zarr, Education Specialist at the NationalArchives, examining a spectrum o teachable documents and addressing Common Core State Standards. Lunch will then be provided to all participants. Follow-ing lunch, archivists will have an opportunity to present selected items rom their collections, which will be incorporated into a collaborative exercise to create K-12curriculum. The AEI is a ree program with enrollment open to all K-12 teachers and area archivists working in metropolitan New York. Questions and press inqui-ries may be sent to Janet Bunde, ART Advocacy and Outreach Director, at community@nycarchivists.org.Web Site:www.nycarchivists.org/aei2012Location: National Archives at New York City (NARA-NYC), 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY RSVP is required. For details check the the Archivists Round Table o Metroplitan New York, Inc. website:www.nycarchivists.org/aei2012
Association o Moving Image Archivists Student Chapter at New York University (AMIA @ NYU) and Independent Media Arts Preservation (IMAP),Symposium: “Archiving the Arts: addressing preservation in the creative process”
 Saturday, October 13, 9:oo a.m. - 5:oo p.m.Archiving the Arts promotes dialogue to address avoidable loss o creative works by integrating preventive preservation strategies and archival awareness intomedia creation and production. Through a collaborative eort, we hope to tackle the practical, theoretical, and technical issues that aect media artists and audio-visual archivists.Web Site:www.amiastudentsnyc.com/committees-2/on-going-projects/archiving-the-artsLocation: Michelson Theater, NYU Tisch School o the Arts, Department o Cinema Studies, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, New York, NY RSVP inormation, directions, and updates will be available via the AMIA @ NYU website,www.AMIAstudentsNYC.com, and @AMIAatNYU or #ata12 on Twitter.

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