The Art Libraries Society of North America
Mountain West Chapter
2002 Annual Conference
Cody, Wyoming |
October 25-27, 2002
The richness of art resources in the Yellowstone region will be among
the highlights of the ARLIS MW Chapter conference this year. The conference
will be held at the Buffalo Bill Historical
Center in Cody, Wyoming .
Scheduled conference sessions include: Drawn to Yellowstone: Artists
in America’s First National Park, a presentation by Peter H. Hassrick,
former director of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center and founding director
emeritus of the Charles M. Russell Center for the Study of the Art of the
American West. Hassrick will examine the competition between artists
Albert Bierstadt and Thomas Moran to bring about recognition of the park
through imagery and the attendant tension between German and English aesthetics.
In her presentation The Making of Yellowstone Winter -- an artist
book, artist Jill Timm of Mystical Places Press will take participants
through the process of creating of a book -- from conception to the finished
Practical sessions include a panel on library issues moderated by University
of Nevada Las Vegas Architecture Librarian Jeanne Brown. Lorna Corbetta-Noyes
will present an insider’s view of the Research Library Group’s Cultural
Materials Initiative and its applications for library and museum research.
PROGRAM & SCHEDULE
|FEES & REGISTRATION
Cody is accessible by air via Denver or Salt Lake City. Some
travelers prefer to fly into Billings, Montana, rent a car and drive 110
miles south into Wyoming and the Cody area. Depending on your point of departure,
airfares currently range from less than $300 to around $500 for a round
trip ticket. Rental cars are available at the Yellowstone Regional Airport
in Cody. Cody does not have a taxi service, but arrangements can be
made with Phidippides Shuttle Service for transfers between the airport and
the conference motel.
Rooms have been reserved at
the Sunset Motor Inn . Owned by Buffalo Bill’s great-grandson, the lodge is only a couple of
blocks from the Buffalo Bill Historical Center where sessions are being
held. Conference rates are $41.00 plus tax for single accommodations and $49.00
plus tax for doubles. Contact Jim
Edgar, 307-587-4265 .
Cody is home to a number of good to excellent restaurants. Maxwell’s menu features northern Italian entrées on its dinner menu
and Cassie’s Supper Club has great steaks and foot stompin’ music on Friday
and Saturday nights. The Proud Cut Saloon’s hearty western fare includes
Rocky Mountain Oysters, and the Irma Hotel prides itself on its prime rib
dinner. For the gourmet with a few dollars to spend Stefan’s excels
in nouvelle cuisine with a western flair. A full list of restaurants will
be provided with conference registration materials.
Several tennis courts, a sixteen hole golf course, hiking, swimming,
horseback riding and a full range of fitness and exercise facilities are
available to visitors to Cody. Ice skate at the Victor Riley Arena
or work out on a full range of modern exercise equipment at the Cody Quad
Center (fitness area open 5AM to 10PM daily – pool open 8AM to 10PM daily).
Both are located within walking distance of the Sunset Motor Lodge and
the Buffalo Bill Historical Center.
2002 CHAPTER OFFICERS
of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
McCracken Research Library
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY
University, Provo, UT
Art & Humanities Reference Librarian, Penrose Library
University of Denver, Denver, CO
2002 CONFERENCE PLANNINGProgram and Local
Arrangements: Frances Clymer, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody,
Travel Award: Genni Houlihan and Tom Riedel
& Conference Web page: Chris Ramsey
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