What’s New

Visual Resources Center Updates

The Visual Resources Center freshened up this summer with some updates to the space. A dual-screen Mac computer station was added next to the dual-screen PC and book scanning station. The dual-screen PC is perfect for using PowerShow and working on dual-projector presentations. The large, flatbed Epson scanner has found… Continue reading »

VRC Collaborative Spaces: Study Camp Recap

At the end of the Spring 2019 semester, students gathered in the Visual Resources Center for the Art History 102 Study Camp. Students, or campers, used the VRC’s collaborative spaces to study before their final exam. Campers took advantage of the VRC’s wide-screen monitors to quiz… Continue reading »

Tech Tips: Research Photo Management Tool

Would you like to spend more time using your research photos and less time searching for them? Manage them with Tropy, a free, open-source research photo management tool. This desktop application brings order to your photos by providing a common-sense way to organize and describe your… Continue reading »

Digital Teaching Projects: Interactive Art History Timelines

Last fall, the VRC created an interactive timeline for Professor Murad K. Mumtaz’s course, By Land and Sea: Art, Culture, and Religion Along the Trade Routes of Asia. Professor Mumtaz’s timeline featured images of art forms including textiles, manuscripts, paintings, luxury items, sculpture, and architecture. The first interactive… Continue reading »

VRC + Studio Art: Introduction to Archiving Your Artwork

Collaborating with Studio Art, Assistant Visual Resources Curator Kendra Werst teamed up with Assistant Professor of Art Pallavi Sen and Studio Assistant Megan Mazza on an instruction session for Professor Sen’s printmaking students this past fall. Kendra spoke to both of Professor Sen’s printmaking classes, Linocut, and… Continue reading »

VRC Collaborative Spaces: Reserve Your Space Today

The Visual Resources Center has three collaborative spaces available for reservation as well as a lounge area and two round tables with seating. To reserve the collaborative spaces in advance or to inquire about last minute availability, please contact Chuck Paquette, Visual Resources Technical Specialist. We are… Continue reading »

Josef Albers: Interaction of Color TLC

This past summer, we gave our copy of Josef Albers’s Interaction of Color some TLC. Our copy of Albers’s book is regularly used by students of Mike Glier in studio art here at Williams. Alber’s Interaction of Color consists of three parts: a volume referred to… Continue reading »

A Warm Welcome to Kendra Werst

Please join us in welcoming our new Assistant Visual Resources Curator, Kendra Werst. Kendra received her Master’s degree in Library Science from Indiana University in Bloomington, where she specialized in Art Librarianship and Digital Collections. She holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture and Art History from the… Continue reading »

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