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Visual Resources Update March 2024

Visual Resources Update March 2024 Webinar: Preparing to work with images on JSTOR: April 25 at 1pm EST This webinar is provided by Artstor for anyone who is familiar with Artstor and intends to continue to use it as it becomes JSTOR. From the announcement: The Artstor website will be retired on August 1, 2024, …

Visual Resources Update February 2024

Visual Resources Update February 2024 Transfer of Andreas Alföldi Collection to the Hungarian National Museum In anticipation of moving into a much smaller space, we are making efforts to review all collections and consolidate where possible. We identified a small collection (one full vertical file cabinet drawer) of photographic prints that belonged to Andreas Alföldi. …

Wintercession 2024

WINTERCESSION  2024 Fans of Chinese Ink Paintings This year, Yichin Chen organized a Wintersession titled Fans of Chinese Ink Paintings. The workshop not only offered attendees a unique opportunity to appreciate and learn Chinese ink paintings from the guest artist, Mansheng Wang but also to craft their creations to take home on a fan. In …

Visual Resources Update December 2023/January 2024

Visual Resources Update December 2023/January 2024 In Memoriam: Malcolm (Mac) Bell III Malcolm (Mac) Bell III passed away in Rome on January 7, 2024. During his time as a Princeton student (AB in 1963, PhD in 1972) Mac worked on the Morgantina, Sicily excavations of which he would eventually take over the directorship in 1980. …

Visual Resources Update November 2023

Visual Resources Update November 2023 We are excited to announce two wintersessions: Sicilian Stories: Tales & Treats from The American Excavations at Morgantina  (Monday, January 22, 1-4pm) Presented by Digital Project Specialist Leigh Lieberman and A&A PhD candidate Will Pedrick Archaeologists from Princeton University began excavating at Morgantina, a small town in east central Sicily, …

Visual Resources Update October 2023

Visual Resources Update October 2023 Color the Past outreach event on International Archaeology Day Commemorating International Archaeology Day, Visual Resources partnered with The Princeton Public Library for an all ages “Color the Past” event. Participants helped themselves to coloring supplies as well as copies of pen and ink drawings of monuments and artifacts drafted by …

Visual Resources Update September 2023

Visual Resources Update September 2023 Welcome back! We have had a busy summer (7 visiting researchers!) and look forward to both sharing our progress and embarking on new projects in the coming academic year. ART341 students consult the Day-Klauder scrapbooks Visual Resources has been happy to host the students of Prof. Baudez’s class, Art 341: …

Visual Resources Monthly Update May 2023

Visual Resources Monthly Update May 2023 VR’s Digital Project Specialist Leigh Lieberman serves as a principal investigator for Disciplinary Improvements for Past Global Change Research: Connecting Data Systems and Practitioners, a Research Coordination Network funded by the National Science Foundation. In this capacity, Leigh recently helped to facilitate the group’s first symposium, held in mid-May …

Visual Resources Monthly Update April 2023

Images for courses in Canvas The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and Visual Resources are working together to make high-quality images available for Princeton courses directly within the university learning management system, Canvas. By utilizing the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF), a set of open standards for the delivery of high-quality images and associated …

Visual Resources Update March 2023

Visual Resources Update March 2023 Howard Crosby Butler archive featured in the classroom for ART 102 Visual Resources was delighted to be part of ART 102, Introduction to the History of Architecture, taught by Profs. Holzman and Yerkes. Prof. Holzman designed precepts around the Howard Crosby Butler archive, specifically the materials concerned with Qasr al-Abd, …