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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ART Awards Ceremony – Deadline EXTENDED to 05/22/13, midnight

Wednesday, May 01, 2013 9:33 AM | Deleted user
Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) presents four awards annually during New York Archives Week. This year's Awards Ceremony, which marks the 25th Anniversary of New York Archives Week, will take place on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the New York Junior League, New York City, following a reception at 6:00pm.

ART members are invited to submit nominations for worthy colleagues, archival organizations, and innovative projects. The awards acknowledge distinguished work and long term achievements in our profession. Nominees must be members of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. or operate within the New York metropolitan area.
To submit a nomination, please use the online form:

The ART Awards Committee will be accepting nominations through midnight May 22, 2013.

Please use the following definitions of the awards to select candidates:
OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF ARCHIVES recognizes an individual or organization “for notable contributions to archival records or archives programs through political, financial or moral support.” Recent recipients include Art Spaces Archives Project, New York City Council Member Gale Brewer, and the Leon Levy Foundation.

INNOVATIVE USE OF ARCHIVES recognizes an individual or organization “for use of archival material in a meaningful and creative way, making a significant contribution to a community or body of people, and demonstrating the relevance of archival materials to its subject.” Recent recipients include NYPL Labs, Muslim World Music Day, and The Jazz Loft Project.

ARCHIVAL ACHIEVEMENT recognizes an individual or archival program “that has made an outstanding contribution to the archival profession, or a notable achievement of value to the archives community, its patrons or constituents.” Recent recipients include Stephen E. Novak, A.C. Long Health Sciences Library at Columbia University Medical Center, Barbara Haws, New York Philharmonic and Grace Lile, Witness.

EDUCATIONAL USE OF ARCHIVES recognizes and celebrates “an individual or organization who utilizes primary source materials to create engaging and informative learning experiences for diverse audiences.” Recent recipients include Museum of the Moving Image for The Living Room Candidate project and the Aquinas Honor Society of the Immaculate Conception School. Please send questions to Bonnie Marie Sauer, ART Awards Committee Chair. For more information about the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. New York Archives Week Awards Ceremony, please visit the ART website.

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