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Adrienne Figus

Project Manager for the Mellon Museum and Library Collaboration Grant

Adrienne Figus

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Monday to Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Hillyer Art Library, 123


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B.F.A., Printmaking with Art History Minor, MICA

Adrienne Figus is the Project Manager for the Smith College Museum and Library Collaboration Grant, an 18-month planning project largely funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Adrienne is working with staff from the Libraries, the Smith College Museum of Art, and other campus partners to define and plan fruitful collaborations across Smith College in the areas of digital collections and digital scholarship.

Adrienne is also an artist, working mainly on paper. She captures the scenic landscapes around Western Massachusetts and here on Smith Campus in watercolor, and is a member of Zea Mays Printmaking in Florence, MA. Adrienne enjoys knitting and other fiber arts, with a special interest in visible mending techniques.

Publications & Presentations

Figus, Adrienne, et al. “Negotiating Collaboration: Four Case Studies From Grand-funded GLAM Projects.” Talk presented at Museum Computer Network, San Diego, California, November 7, 2019.

Figus, Adrienne, and Genie Gratto. “Sketchnotes: Tools and Tips to Improve Visual Communication.” Talk presented at Nonprofit Technology Conference, Portland, Oregon, March 14, 2019.

Professional Affiliations

NTEN member, MCN member