What’s New

102 Study Day Camp

Current ARTH 102 students are invited to join us for Study Day Camp 2017 on Wednesday, May 17, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (stay for an hour or stay for the day).  Campers will convene at the Visual Resources Center (VRC), Lawrence Hall.  At the bottom of the museum stairs, turn left (away from the

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Artstor Digital Library + VRC Teaching Collection = One Simple Search

The WCDA VRC Teaching Collection, an ever-growing custom collection of over 40,000 images tailored to the curriculum of the Williams College Art Department, is now fully integrated with the Artstor Digital Library.  One-stop image shopping has arrived! Simply perform a search in the Artstor Digital Library and the VRC Teaching Collection images appear at the

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Welcome 101 Campers

Join us for ARTH 101 Study Day Camp 2016!  All current 101 students are invited. When:  Friday, December 16, 9:00 am-4:00 pm (stay for an hour or stay for the day) Where: Visual Resources Center (VRC), Lawrence Hall Bring your friends from 101 or meet new ones Use one of the many collaborative spaces and

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Your New One-stop Image Shop

The Williams VRC Collection, an ever-growing custom collection of over 40,000 images tailored to the curriculum of the Williams College Art Department, is moving to Artstor’s Shared Shelf media management solution.  Users will be able to browse both the Artstor Digital Library and the Williams VRC Collection simultaneously, creating a one-stop image shop.  VRC Collection

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Now Available: SAH Archipedia

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Archipedia is now available to the Williams community.  Archipedia is an online encyclopedia of American architecture, containing histories, photographs, and maps for more than 17,500 structures in 2,565 cities and 29 states.  Archipedia is accessible on campus or remotely via the proxy server.

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Now Available: Bridgeman Education

The Bridgeman Education database includes a superior selection of images from the world’s leading museums, galleries, contemporary artists and private collections.  It may be accessed on Williams campus or remotely via the proxy server.  Images may be downloaded, however, the dimensions top out at 600 pixels. This may present a problem for projecting full-screen or zooming.

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102 Study Day Camp 2016

Please join us for ARTH 102 Study Day Camp on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, anytime between 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  All current 102 students are invited. Use one of the many collaborative spaces and wide-screen monitors to quiz each other on IDs and discuss essay questions Ask faculty questions as they pop-in throughout the day Bring

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Game Changer for Art Historians?

Art historians rarely collaborate. The Getty Research Institute is attempting to change this with the recent release of the Getty Scholars’ Workspace, an online environment supporting collaborative art historical and humanities research.  Unhindered by geography, teams of researchers can utilize the following suite of tools: Bibliography Builder Comparison Tool with Digital Light Table Essay Tool

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Welcome 101 Campers

The VRC will be hosting the first-ever ARTH 101 Study Day Camp on Thursday, December 17, 2015, 9 am – 4 pm.  All current 101 students are invited. Bring friends from 101 or meet new ones Use one of the many collaborative spaces and wide-screen monitors in the newly renovated VRC to quiz each other

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Celebrate Our New Space!

You are invited to an open house celebrating our newly renovated space!  Join us on Wednesday, October 5, 2015, between 3:00 and 4:30 pm for light refreshments, old friends, and new technologies. The new VRC features dual-screen scanning stations, including specialized scanners for 35 mm slides and delicate books; a smart room with four-person collaboration station

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