Sunday, March 13, 2011

Savannah College of Art and Design: Atlanta’s 4th Annual Artist’s Book Symposium

Attention Southeast Guild Members!

Join scholars, artists, and students at SCAD Atlanta for a symposium devoted to the study of artists’ books March 31st and April 1st, 2011.

Thursday March 31st:

6 pm: Reception
6:30 pm: Artist’s talk by German artist Anton Würth (

Friday April 1st:

3:30 pm: Reception
4 pm: Panel discussion: Business Strategies of Professional Artists - with Carolee Campbell, Anton Würth, and Brian Dettmer
5 pm: Juror Brian Dettmer Announces Student Artist’s Book Competition Awards
5:30 pm: Artist’s Process Talk by Brian Dettmer (
6 pm: Carolee Campbell: Ninja Press: 25 Years & Counting (

The symposium is free and open to the public; for information email All events take place in Trois Gallery on the 4th floor in the ACA Library of SCAD Atlanta.

ACA Library of SCAD
SCAD Atlanta
1600 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

SERCA (Southeast Regional Conservation Association) Pest Management workshop at Emory

14th Annual SERCA Meeting

Atlanta, Georgia

March 18-20, 2011

You only have another week to sign up for the SERCA annual meeting to be held in Atlanta March 18-20. Please register soon.

To register, contact:
Ann Frellsen
Collections Conservator
Emory University Libraries
Atlanta, GA 30322

Questions? / 404-727-0307 (day) / 404-373-4694 (evening) or

Matt Johnson: / 336-972-7542 (cell)

The Southeast Regional Conservation Association is pleased to present this workshop for conservators from many specialties and allied professionals. Pat Kelley of Insects, Ltd. will lead the program on pest identification, abatement and control. He will also address potential hazards caused by infestations and eradication methods. The meeting will be held on the campus of Emory University at the R.W. Woodruff Library and will include a tour of The Wren’s Nest, home of Uncle Remus author Joel Chandler Harris. This annual gathering will also provide opportunities to network and socialize with your colleagues in one of the South’s most dynamic cities.

Location, Directions, and Accommodations

The conference will be held in the Jones Room of the Robert W. Woodruff Memorial Library. It is located on Emory’s main campus, a few miles from downtown Atlanta in the Druid Hills neighborhood, between the Virginia Highlands neighborhood and the small city of Decatur.

The address is: Robert W. Woodruff Memorial Library

540 Asbury Circle

Atlanta, GA 30322

An interactive map of Emory University’s campus

On the left side click Library, then 1980-ROBERT W. WOODRUFF LIBRARY

General driving directions-- NOTE: The main campus entrance is closed due to road construction

From Interstate 20 Eastbound

Take exit 60-A, the Moreland Avenue exit. Turn right on Moreland and follow it approximately 3 miles. Moreland will change to Briarcliff Road once it crosses Ponce de Leon Avenue. Continue straight on Briarcliff approximately 2 miles to North Decatur Road. Turn right and follow North Decatur one mile to the Clifton Road intersection.

Parking: Turn left at the Clifton Road light, then take an immediate left at the next light onto Fishburne Drive. Go down the hill (veering left). At the stop sign turn left, then left again at the next stop sign. The Fishburne parking deck is immediately on your right. Visitor parking is on the ground level. On weekends only, go up to top entrance for free parking.

Further information can be found at:


A number of hotels offer special rates to Emory University and alumni community members; please inquire when making reservations.

Walking distance

University Inn / 1767 North Decatur Road, 404.634.7327 or toll-free 800.654.8591

1- 5 miles from campus

Bed and Breakfast Atlanta / 1801 Piedmont Ave., 404.875.0525

Courtyard by Marriott / 1236 Executive Park Drive, 404.728.0708 or toll-free 800.321.2211

Emory Conference Center Hotel and Emory Inn / 1615 Clifton Road NE, 404.712.6000 or toll-free 800.933.6679 (Emory University rates available)

Doubletree Atlanta / 2061 North Druid Hills Road, 404.321.4174 or 800.222.TREE

Hampton Inn / 1975 North Druid Hills Road, 404.320.6600

Hampton Inn / 3400 Northlake Parkway, 770.493.1966

Holiday Inn Express / 2183 North Decatur Road, 404.320.0888

Holiday Inn / 130 Clairmont Avenue, 404.371.0204 or toll-free 800.HOLIDAY

Hotel Indigo / 683 Peachtree Street NE, 404.874.9200

Intercontential Buckhead / 3315 Peachtree Road NE, 404.946.9000

J.W. Marriott / 3300 Lenox Road NE, 404.262.3344 or toll-free 800.228.9290

The Four Seasons / 75 14th Street NE, 404.881.9898 or toll-free 800.332.3442

Residence Inn by Marriott / 2960 Piedmont Road NE, 404.239.0677 or toll free 800.331.3131

The Ritz-Carlton / 3434 Peachtree Road NE, 404.237.2700 or toll-free 800.241.3333

Sheraton Buckhead / 3405 Lenox Road NE, 404.261.9250 or toll-free 800.325.3535