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Community Archiving and Volunteer Orientation for the Chicago Archives + Artists Festival

May 13, 2017 | 1-3pm

1pm – Volunteer Orientation for Chicago Archives + Artists Festival
2pm – Community Archiving Training with Read/Write Library

Chicago Cultural Center, 1 Garland
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Leading up to the Chicago Archives + Artists Festival at the Chicago Cultural Center, Sixty Inches From Center and Read/Write Library will host a community archiving training session for those interested in volunteering for the festival or learning about basic archival and cataloging practices.

This session is a requirement for those who will be volunteering for the festival, but free and open to those who just have a curiosity for archiving.  If you’re interested in volunteering, please complete the form below and we will contact you at the end of April with more details.

The festival has the following schedule:

Friday, May 19th
3-6pm: Set Up
6-8:30pm: Archive Lovers Cocktail Hour + Screening

Saturday, May 20th
10am: 1st Shift Volunteer Arrival
11am-3pm: Chicago Archives + Artists Festival

Sunday, May 21st
10am: 1st Shift Volunteer Arrival
11am-3pm: Chicago Archives + Artists Festival
3-4pm: Event Breakdown


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