The Digital World of Art History: Standards and Their Application

A one day conference

Thursday June 26th 2014, Room 101 McCormick Hall Princeton University

There is no charge to attend and all are welcome but registration is necessary as spaces are limited.

To register please contact Fiona Barrett at before June 20th


Welcome. Trudy Jacoby, Princeton University


Artsy, Technology, and the Power of Public Access
Christine Kuan, Chief Curator & Director of Strategic Partnerships, Artsy


Democratization, scale, and emergent technologies: Case studies from the Princeton University Art Museum
Bryan Just, Peter Jay Sharp, Class of 1952, Curator and Lecturer in the Art of the Ancient Americas & Janet Strohl-Morgan, Associate Director for Information and Technology


Built Works Registry: What do you call it if it is to be built by a community?
Dustin Wees, Director of Metadata and Cataloging, Artstor & Margaret Smithglass, Built Works Registry Librarian, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University


Mapping Gothic
Stephen Murray, Lisa and Bernard Selz Professor of Medieval Art History and Director of Art Humanities, Columbia University




Lunch for attendees courtesy of ARTstor and The Index of Christian Art


Merging and Improving Photo Archives Using Computer Vision
John Resig, Visiting Researcher, Ritsumeikan University


ArchaeoCore: A New Standard being implemented in Shared Shelf
Jenni Rodda, Manager, Digital Media Services and Image Archive, NYU Institute of Fine Arts.


Questions & Break


AtoM@DO: Metadata Migration and Integration at Dumbarton Oaks
Shalimar Fojas-White, Manager, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection


An Introduction to the International Image Interoperability Framework
Jon Stroop, Digital Initiatives Programmer/Analyst, Princeton University Library


The Index of Christian Art at Ninety-Seven: Bringing Charles Rufus Morey’s Vision to Twenty-First Century Researchers
Jessica Savage, Research Scholar, Index of Christian Art, Princeton University


Questions & Concluding Remarks


Reception sponsored by the Princeton University Art Museum

Past Conferences and Events

November 23rd, 2013
Delaware Valley Medieval Association - Meeting of November 23, 2013

October 25th and 26th, 2013
Manuscripta Illuminata - Approaches to Understanding Medieval & Renaissance Manuscript

June 26th, 2013
The Digital World of Art History 2013: From Theory to Practice

March 15th and 16th, 2013
Maps & Diagrams in Medieval Art

October 5th and 6th, 2012
Medieval Patronage: Patronage, Power and Agency in Medieval Art

July 12th, 2012
The Digital World of Art History

May 7th, 2012
Ethiopians and Ambiguity in Late Medieval Art

October 14th and 15th, 2011
Re-Defining Byzantium: Art and Thought in the Byzantine World

March 17th and 18th, 2011
From Minor to Major: The Minor Arts and Their Current Status in Art History

November 11th, 2010
Weaving the memory of a Celtic past: tales of Ireland in a treasured archive

March 16th and 17th, 2010
Insular and Anglo-Saxon, Art and Thought in the Early Medieval Period

October 30th, 2009
Liminal Spaces - A Symposium in Honor of Pamela Sheingorn

March 19th and 20th, 2009
Gothic-Art & Thought in the Middle Ages: A Conference in Honor of Willibald Sauerländer

October 16th, 2008
Arts of the East ~ Byzantine Studies in Princeton

March 14th and 15th, 2008
LOOKING BEYOND... Visions, Dreams and Insights in Medieval Art and History

June 12th, 2007
Databases and Medieval Scholarship

May 8th, 2007
The Cross in Image and Text: A Celebration of the Ninetieth Anniversary of the Foundation of the Index of Christian Art

April 20th, 2007
Matters Iconographical – Celebrating Ninety Years of the Index of Christian Art

February 2nd, 2007
The Medieval Arts of North Africa and the Near East

October 26th and 27th, 2006
Romanesque Art and Thought in the Twelfth Century

April 29th, 2006
Spanish Medieval Art: New Approaches and Studies

April 8th and 9th, 2005
Interactions: Artistic Interchange between the Eastern and Western Worlds in the Medieval Period

October 1, 2004
The Index of Christian Art – An Afternoon of Medieval Art at Princeton University

March 27, 2004
Between the Picture and the Word: The Book of Kings (Morgan 638) in Focus: A Colloquium in Honor of John Plummer

October 24th, 2003
St. Denis Revisited: The Man, The Art and the Architecture

March 23rd and 24th, 2001
Objects, Images and the Word: Art in the Service of Liturgy

March 5th and 6th, 1999
From Ireland Coming: Irish Art from the Early Christian to the Late Gothic Periods and its Context within Europe

October 28th and 29th, 1997
Iconography at the Index – Celebrating Eighty Years of the Index of Christian Art

February 16, 1996
Devotions for Women: Books of Hours from the Thirteenth to the Fifteenth Centuries

April 22, 1995
Art and Ritual at the Threshold: The Imagery of Portals in Medieval Europe

March 23rd and 24th, 1990
Iconography at the Crossroads