Friday News for March 21, 2014
A few SFA announcements to get us started:
- The deadline for applying for the Judith Beale Scholarship has been extended to Sunday, March 23rd so make sure to get your applications in!
- The conference schedule for the 2014 SFA Annual Meeting in Orlando is online. Deadline for registration and hotel pricing is April 15, 2014.
- The deadline for nominating someone for the SFA Award of Excellence is April 4, 2014.
From Around the State:
St. Petersburg: A new exhibit featuring Picasso will be coming to the Dali Museum in the fall.
Tallahassee: Florida’s love of fishing is explored in a new exhibit at the Museum of Florida History.
From Around the Country:
San Francisco, California: In case you wanted to know, you can find out what your first tweet was now! In honor of its eighth birthday, Twitter is sharing its archive.
Seattle, Washington: Getty Images decision to release millions of their images for use for free has had mixed reactions. This article looks at it from the photographer’s prospective.
Albany, Oregon: a new archive at Oregon State University looks to document the history of hops and brewing in Oregon.
From Around the World:
The Vatican, Vatican City: The Vatican Library has entered into an agreement to digitize and make their archives available online.
Florence, Italy: For the fashionista archivist, Gucci has opened a virtual museum in case you can’t make it to the Florence museum.
For the Mac lovers in the audience, this is one “archive” you don’t want to miss up on!