• GLAM Faculty Development Fall 2018 Workshop Sessions

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    *Faculty Fellows must participate in at least four workshops each year as well as attend Fall Orientation and Seminar

    August: Object Based Learning with Clark Atlanta University Art Museum's permanent collections

    Monday, August 20th 10:30-11:30 AM

    Clark Atlanta University Art Museum

    This object-based study workshop at Clark Atlanta University Art Museum will offer participants the opportunity to consider aspects of twentieth century African and African American art through close examination, handling, and collaborative discussion. Utilizing works from the museum’s permanent collection, it will highlight the ways visual analysis can allow deeper appreciation of the creation of and conservation about works of art.

    September: Gallery Tour and Course Development Exercise: Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail the Dark Lioness

    Tuesday, September 18th 1-2:30 PM

    Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

    Makeba Dixon-Hill, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art’s Curator of Education, will give a guided tour of Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama: Hail, the Dark Lioness, a traveling exhibition of more than 70 self-portraits. Following the tour, participants will engage in a course development exercise using work by Zanele Muholi to think critically on issues of self-representation, sexuality, and gender politics.

    October: Steps to Partnering with the Archives at the AUC

    Wednesday, October 10th 10:30-11:30 AM

    Woodruff Library, Room 208

    Tiffany Atwater Lee, Public Services Archivist for AUC Woodruff Archives Research Center, and Holly Smith, Spelman College Archivist, will showcase ways to engage and collaborate with AUC Archivists for inclusion in undergraduate and/or graduate curriculum. The archivist will share policies and procedures about scheduling instructions sessions, what is expected from the faculty as well as give ideas/examples of how our resources have been used in assignments in the past. Lastly the archivists will each discuss some of the many collections available for research.

    November: Navigating AUC Digital Commons

    Wednesday, November 14th 10:30-11:30 AM

    Woodruff Library, Room 208

    Christine Wiseman, Digital Services Department Head for AUC Woodruff Library, will instruct faculty on how to navigate and access newly digitized AUC collections and online repository.

    November: Webinar-Revealing Hidden Collections: The Our Story Digitization Project at the Atlanta University Center

    Thursday, November 15th 2-3 PM


    Aletha Moore, Digitization Project Manager, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library
    Holly Smith, Archivist, Spelman College
    Christine Wiseman, Head Digital Services, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library

    Beginning in 2017, Our Story is a two and a half year collaborative mass digitization project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources. Partners include the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library (AUC Woodruff Library), Morehouse College, Spelman College Archives and the Digital Library of Georgia. Through digital reformatting and a portal of publically accessible collections, this project intends to broaden access to historic publications, periodicals, theses and dissertations and photographs documenting the history of the Atlanta University Center, the largest consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This session-- part one of a series of three --will introduce attendees to the project goals and well as the selection, importance and significance of the materials included in the project. In addition, speakers will provide an update on accomplishments to date and familiarize viewers with the newly available digital collections and show how they are being made accessible through digital repositories, digital exhibits, social media and promotion.

    December: Creating Curriculum Inspired Online Exhibitions

    Wednesday, December 5th 10:30-11:30 AM

    Woodruff Library, Room 208

    Martina Dodd, GLAM Museum Education Curator, and Gayle Schechter, GLAM Digital Exhibitions Coordinator will instruct faculty on how to incorporate digital exhibitions into curriculum through the development of new student generated exhibitions as well as existing exhibitions on the GLAM Portal. A tutorial will be given on how to use Omeka, an open-source web publishing platform for sharing digital collections along with an overview of GLAM’s assignment portal (

  • Spring Seminar - May 5, 2018


  • GLAM Faculty Development Spring 2018 Workshop Sessions

    February 8, 2018: Guided tour of "Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi" led by Makeba Dixon-Hill, Curator of Education, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

    March 6, 2018: Arstor training with Jordan Moore, Art Subject Librarian, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library