2016 Chapter Conference: Sarasota, FL

Photo by Rod Millington, used under Creative Commons license from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Photo by Rod Millington, used under Creative Commons license from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune


Conference Program
Hotel, Travel, and Parking Details 
Info on Sarasota outings

Save the date! ARLIS/NA-SE will host its annual conference and business meeting at the Center for Asian Art at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida from Wednesday, November 16 – Friday, November 18. 


Conference Registration Form 

Download the 2016 Chapter Conference Registration Form (PDF)

Complete the above form and mail to Katy Parker, ARLIS/NA-Southeast Treasurer (full details and mailing address on the form).

Conference Program

Download the 2016 Conference Program and Schedule (PDF) (updated 10/14/16)


Hotel & Travel Information

Hyatt Place
950 University Pkwy
Sarasota, FL 34234
Tel: 941.554.5800


Hotel booking:

Group name: G-RMAC

Tel: 941.554.5805

Group rate: single/double $99, triple $109, quad $119.


By air:

If flying into Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ), Hyatt Place is just south across University Parkway from the entrance to the airport and provides free shuttle service.

If flying into Tampa International (TPA), follow the airport signs to I-275 South (St. Petersburg).  Continue on I-275 for 38 miles.  Exit left ramp to I-75 South (Naples).  Take Exit 213 and turn right onto University Parkway.  Continue west on University Parkway for 6 miles.  Turn left into Hyatt Place at the stoplight at the Sarasota Bradenton Airport entrance.

Hotel Directions & Parking:

Map:  https://goo.gl/maps/efaBdRnafU32\

Driving directions from North or South:

From I-75 take Exit 213.  Turn West onto University Parkway and follow it for 6 miles.  Hyatt Place is on the South side.  

Or take Tamiami Trail (US-41) to University Parkway. Turn east and go .3 of a mile.

Parking is complimentary.

Free shuttle service offered within a 3 mile radius, every day from 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.


Call for Proposals: Presentations // Deadline for submissions: Friday, September 16

Call for Proposals: Lightning Round Session // Deadline for submissions: Friday, September 30

Sarasota Outings

Wednesday, November 16:

  • Curator’s Tour with Shania Buckles:
    Ferran Adria: The Invention of Food
    Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg

    • Carpool departs from Hyatt Place at 11:00am; carpool departs from Dali Museum at 4:00pm


Thursday, November 17:


Friday, November 18:


Other Sarasota Sights:

Letterpress & Book Arts Center, Ringling College of Art & Design

Exhibitions and Galleries at the Ringling College

RCAD Alfred R. Goldstein Library webcam
(Watch the progress of the construction of Ringling College’s new library!)