In The Garden – A Fundraiser

Join us in the garden of Margaret English

Date: Friday June 25, 2010

Time: drop in between 5 and 7 p.m.

Location: 42 Billings Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

Cost: $10 to cover food and drink

Please RSVP by Monday June 21 to arlisna.on@gmail.com

There will be silent auction items, plants for sale, and a raffle.

ALL Proceeds go to support the chapter and the 2012 ARLIS Conference.

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Directions to Margaret English’s House via TTC:

  1. Take subway eastbound and get off at Greenwood.
    Take the Greenwood bus south bound and get off at Dundas.
    [there is only one bus at the station and it only goes south – so it’s very easy. Plus. buses run every 10 minutes during rush hour]
    Walk east on Dundas for a few steps.
  1. Margaret’s house is on the southwest corner of Dundas and Billings.
    Take Carlton Streetcar eastbound until Greenwood.
    Walk south on Greenwood to Dundas.
    Walk east on Dundas for a few steps.
    My house is on the southwest corner of Dundas and Billings.
  1. Take Queen Streetcar eastbound until Greenwood.
    Walk north on Greenwood to Dundas.
    Walk east on Dundas for a few steps.
    My house is on the southwest corner of Dundas and Billings.

ARLIS Ontario Spring 2010 Meeting

Join us May 14th in the Learning Zone at the Ontario College of Art and Design for our 2010 Spring meeting.

Be prepared to get involved in the planning for the 2012 ARLIS/NA conference.

And, join us for some presentations on the topic of ephemera.

  • Business meeting to start at 10 am
  • Ephemera presentations to start at 1 pm.

Hope you can join us.

ARLIS Ontario 2009 Fundraiser

It ’s that time of year again!

Please join your colleagues and friends for a glass of Christmas cheer and an

ARLIS ONTARIO FUNDRAISER

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17TH   6-8PM
Department of Art Library, University of Toronto
100 St. George St. – 6th floor

As always, we will hold a silent auction of great new art books, funky jewelry and other neat stuff.  You are more than welcome to donate an item or two to the cause.

(Please contact Margaret for details – margaret.english@utoronto.ca)

Please bring a plate of your favourite nibbles to share.

RSVP to Margaret

Fall 2009 Chapter Meeting: Nov. 6

The date has been confirmed for the ARLIS/Ontario fall chapter meeting. The meeting will take place on Friday, November 6, 2009 in Toronto. For specific time and location details, please email the chapter chair, Margaret English – margaret.english [at] utoronto.ca.

We hope to see you there!

Spring 2009 Meeting

ARLIS/NA ONTARIO CHAPTER MEETING
Toronto, Ontario
Friday April 24, 2009
$25 members / $12 students

Meet at 9:30 am at the south side staff entrance near the former McLaughlin Planetarium

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

The Royal Ontario Museum including the Main and Far Eastern Libraries. We are very pleased to be able to offer our membership a wonderful day at the spectacular and recently redesigned Royal Ontario Museum.

ROM Far Eastern Library Entrance
ROM Far Eastern Library Reading Room

Our hosts will be Arthur Smith, Head, Main Library and Archives and
Jack Howard, Librarian, H.H. Mu Far Eastern Library.

Our ROM colleagues will lead us through a tour of both library facilities and regale us with some juicy details of their ordeal through the “Renaissance”.

After the tours, our visitors’ badges will permit our general release into the entire Museum to browse whichever displays strike our fancy.

We can have lunch at the Museum’s Food Studio which sources organic seasonal ingredients from local Ontario food producers.