American Art History and Digital Scholarship: New Avenues of Exploration

Symposium and Workshop, November 15-16, 2013
Washington, D.C.

The purpose of this symposium was to convene scholars, curators, archivists, librarians, graduate students, technical experts, and the public to consider American art history in a digital world. The symposium examined ways to integrate digital tools and/or resources into the study of American art and to encourage collaboration. Funding generously provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Download the Report on the Symposium and Workshop [PDF]
This report, released January 2014, summarizes the presentations, discussions and common themes that emerged from the American Art History and Digital Scholarship symposium and workshop.

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Day One

Symposium - Friday, November 15

(the call for papers is closed)

Day Two

Workshop - Saturday, November 16

The workshop consisted of a moderated discussion on developing partnerships and projects in the field of American art. The success of new ventures in digital research depends on collaborations among archivists, scholars, teachers, students, and IT specialists. What can we learn from each other?

Questions? Email AAAsymposium@si.edu