Month: November 2014

Friday November 21, Archives and the Arts: a symposium

The Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives presents our fifth annual


Archives and the Arts

Friday, November 21, 2014, 8:30 a.m. -4:15 p.m.

Location: Foran/Greene Room, St. John’s City Hall, New Gower St., St. John’s

Registration: $25, including lunch    Parking Permits available

Archives and their contents are sources of inspiration and information for artists in our community and beyond. Meet some of the people who are delving into this important provincial resource.

Keynote speaker:  Newfoundland and Labrador author Kevin Major

Other presenters include:

Photographer Mannie Bucheit

Artist John McDonald

Potter Laura Higenell

Dancer and archivist Colleen Quigley

Musician and archivist Greg Walsh

Author Gary Collins

Author and folklorist  Dale Jarvis

And more….

To register, contact the ANLA office:

Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives

P.O. Box 23155, St. John’s, NL A1B 4J9

Telephone: (709) 726-2867; e-mail:

New ANLA short conservation guide available for viewing!

Danny Doyle, a Masters Student in Art Conservation explains the caring, handling and storage of archival scrapbooks for ANLA. See the video on our website on the Training and Development page!

This video was produced and directed for ANLA by MUN Communications student Nabila Qureshi as part of her coursework, with ANLA’s summer student Robyn Hannaford as technical assistant. Script development and narration were provided by Rooms summer intern Danny Doyle, a Masters Student in Art Conservation at Queens University in Kingston. Thanks again to them for all their hard work, and to Presentation Congregation Archives for providing the venue.