Fall 2017 Meeting with VRA Midwest, October 13

The Midwestern Art Cataloging Discussion Group (MACDG) Fall 2017 meeting will be held in conjunction with VRA Midwest at the University of Chicago, October 13. We have a schedule packed full of exciting discussion and tours!

The schedule is as follows:

9:00-10:00: Tour of newly-redesigned Smart Museum (5550 S. Greenwood)
10:00-11:00: MACDG Meeting (University of Chicago, 5540 S. Greenwood, CWAC 152)
11:00-12:00: VRA Midwest Meeting
12:00-1:30: Travel to Loop and eat lunch (on your own; recommend Pret, Cosi, etc. on Michigan Street on the way from the El to the Cultural Center)
1:30-2:45: Chicago Architecture Biennial (Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street)
3:00-4:00: Tour of the Video Data Bank (112 S. Michigan Ave)
4:10-5:30: Tour of the Flaxman Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (37 S. Wabash Ave., includes main collections, technical services, and special collections)
5:30: Optional dinner at Revival Food Hall (125 S. Clark Street)

Please note that you will be responsible for transportation between the University of Chicago and the Loop. Please buy a Ventra pass in advance to take the 55 bus to the Green line or $2.25 in exact change for a bus ride and transfer. The trip will take about 35-50 minutes.

RSVP to Karen Stafford at kstafford2@artic.edu so we can give an accurate headcount to those giving us tours. Please include cataloging discussion topics of interest for our meeting. We are also seeking volunteers to host our next meetings.

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