The Art of Digital Stewardship: Content, Context, and Structure


Please note that this program happened on Friday, June 28, 2019.

In an effort to cultivate an inclusive space, the program was designed to include a panel, breakout groups, a roundtable discussion, lightning talks, followed by a reception. 

Time Event
9:30am - 10:00am Welcome
10:00am - 10:15am

Introduction to the National Digital Stewardship Residency for Art Information (NDSR Art) 

Kristen Regina, NDSR Art Program Director & Arcadia Director of Library and Archives, Philadelphia Museum of Art. 

Karina Wratschko, NDSR Art Program Manager & Digital Initiatives Librarian, Philadelphia Museum of Art.

10:15am - 11:35am

NDSR Art Resident Talks followed by Q&A

Digital Archiving Non-Traditional Art and Design Theses Work

Cristina Fontánez Rodríguez, NDSR Art Resident, Maryland Institute College of Art

• Capturing the Museum Experience: Saving Electronic Media in the Galleries

Molly Szymanski, NDSR Art Resident, Art Institute of Chicago 

• Something Old, Something New: Born-digital Artist’s Materials in the Archive and the Studio

Rachel Ward, NDSR Art Resident, Small Data Industries  

• Preservation and Access of Digital Audiovisual Assets at the Guggenheim

Jean Moylan, NDSR Art Resident, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 

11:35am - 11:45am  Break
11:45am - 12:30pm 

Break out groups, led by NDSR Art residents

•Appraising and Selecting Born-Digital Media in Libraries, Archives, and Museums with Jean Moylan

•Studio Archives: Strategies for Assembling an Artist’s Archive from the Ground Up with Rachel M. Ward

•DIY Digital Preservation: Strategies for When You Know What You Need to Do But Don’t Have the Resources to Do It with Cristina Fontánez Rodríguez

•How Do I Start?: Resources and Support for Those New to Digital Archiving and Preservation with Molly Szymanski

12:30pm - 1:30pm  Lunch
1:40pm - 3:10pm 

Round Table Discussion and Q&A 

The Intersection of Art and Art Information: Perspectives from the Studio and the Archives 

Ayodamola Tanimowo Okunseinde (ayo), Caroline Gil Rodríguez, Jasmyn R. Castro, Barbara Calderón 

(Facilitated by Molly Szymanski)

3:15pm - 4:00pm 

Lightning Talks

4:00pm - 4:10pm  Closing
4:14pm - 5:15pm Reception