Survey: Arthouse at the Jones Center

Posted August 05, 2010 by Anonymous
Part 1.
Year Founded: 
Before 1950
1c. Organization's annual budget.: 
$750,001 - $1,000,000
Part 2.
2a. Mission Statement: 
Arthouse creates meaningful opportunities to investigate and experience the art of our time through exhibitions, programs and commissions of new work. All exhibitions and programs at Arthouse are free and open to the public.
Website Link to Mission Statement:
Website Link to Organization's History / Organization Overview:
2c. Exhibition / Programming / Publishing History.: 
Arthouse exhibits works by Texas-based, national and international emerging and mid-career contemporary artists including Daniel Bozhkov, Fritz Haeg, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Eileen Maxson, Katrina Moorhead, Dario Robleto, and Florian Slotawa. Arthouse at the Jones Center: An Exhibition History New American Talent: The Thirteenth Exhibition 11/14/98-1/2/99 Luminous Code: Photo-based Artworks 1/16/99-3/7/99 Artistic Centers in Texas: Houston/Galveston 5/27/99-9/5/99 New American Talent: The Fourteenth Exhibition 9/17/99-10/10/99 Material, Process, Memory 10/21/99-11/28/99 Transcending Limits: Moving Beyond Mainstream & Margin 12/10/99-1/30/00 New American Talent: The Fifteenth Exhibition 2/12/00-3/12/00 Whitfield Lovell: Whispers from the Walls 3/30/00-5/7/00 5 x 7 5/12/00-5/15/00 Ahead of Their Time 5/20/00-5/31/00 Artistic Centers in Texas: Dallas/Ft. Worth 6/10/00-7/16/00 Ann Stautberg: Ten Years in Galveston 8/4/00-9/10/00 New Texas Voices: New New York 9/21/00-11/26/00 Nic Nicosia: Real Pictures 1979-1999 Organized by the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston 12/8/00-2/4/01 Joni Jones: Searching for Osun 2/15/01-3/11/01 New American Talent: The Sixteenth Exhibition 3/24/01-4/01 Artistic Centers in Texas: South Texas 6/22/01-9/9/01 Road to Aztlan: Art from a Mythic Homeland Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art 10/13/01-12/30/01 Media-based work from Texas Collections 1/18/02-3/10/02 Trenton Doyle Hancock: The Life and Death of #1 2/01/02-3/10/02 Organized by the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston New American Talent: The Seventeenth Exhibition 3/22/02-4/28/02 Real Time: Duncan Ganley, Fraser Stables, Barry Stone 4/13/02-5/12/02 Ahead of Their Time 2002 5/2/02-5/12/02 5 x 7 5/17/02-5/20/02 Beyond the Academy 6/7/02-8/18/02 Interstate: Tony Feher, Donald Moffett, Kay Rosen & Leo Villareal 9/13/02-11/2/02 Glow: Aspects of Light in Contemporary American Art 11/22/02-1/5/03 Organized by the University of Texas at San Antonio Beyond the Academy: Encouraging New Talent from Texas 1/18/03-3/9/03 Ahead of Their Time 3/14/03-3/30/03 Julie Speed & Bale Allen 4/4/03-5/11/03 5 x 7 5/16/03-5/25/03 New American Talent: The Eighteenth Exhibition 6/13/03-8/31/03 Walk Ways Organized by the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art 9/13/03-11/2/03 Sydney Philen Yeager: Little Mysteries 1993-2003 Organized by the Galveston Arts Center 11/22/03-1/11/04 Going West 1/24/04-3/7/04 Ahead of Their Time 2004 3/13/04-3/28/04 The 6th Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection Organized by the Altoids Curiously Strong Collection 4/9/04-5/9/04 5 x 7 5/15/04-5/23/04 New American Talent: The Nineteenth Exhibition Juror: Jerry Saltz, Village Voice 6/12/04-8/22/04 Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation Curated by Vicky A. Clark and Barbara Bloemink and circulated by Pamela Auchincloss/Arts Management, New York 9/10/04-10/24/04 Lounge! An Intersection of Art and Design 11/20/04-1/16/04 Life Drawings: Beth Campbell, Danica Phelps and Eric Schnell 1/29/05-2/27/05 Between You and Me Organized by SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY 3/12/05-4/17/05 Ahead of Their Time 2005 4/23/04-5/8/05 5 x 7 5/20/05-6/11/05 New American Talent: The Twentieth Exhibition Juror: Dan Cameron, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 6/18/05-8/21/05 Arthouse Texas Prize 2005: Eileen Maxson, Robyn O’Neil, Robert Pruitt and Ludwig Schwarz 9/10/05-11/13/05 New Video, New Europe: A Survey of Eastern European Video Organized by The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago 11/22/05-1/8/05 The Gospel of the Lead: Dario Robleto and Jeremy Blake 1/21/06-3/12/06 Xtra-Ordinary: Francesca Fuchs, Thomas Glassford, and Katrina Moorhead 3/25/06-4/30/06 Ahead of Their Time 2006 5/6/06-5/14/06 5 x 7 5/20/06-6/4/06 New American Talent: The Twenty-First Exhibition 6/17/06-8/20/06 Daniel Bozhkov: Recent Works 9/9/06-10/22/06 EVR: E-flux Video Rental Guest curators: Anton Vidokle and Julieta Aranda 11/16/06-1/7/07 The Sirens’ Song Guest curator: Kelly Baum, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas 1/20/07-3/4/07 Animations: Nathalie Djurberg, Brent Green, David Shirgley, and Chris Shepherd Organized by the Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles 3/12/07-4/22/07 Ahead of Their Time 2007 4/28/07-5/12/07 5 x 7 5/19/07-6/3/07 New American Talent: The Twenty-Second Exhibition Juror: Anne Ellegood, Hirshhorn Museum of Art & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC 6/15/07-8/19/07 Arthouse Texas Prize 2007: Dawolu Jabari Anderson, Justin Boyd, Margarita Cabrera, Bill Davenport & Katrina Moorhead 9/7/07-11/11/07 One After the Other: Florian Slotawa 11/23/07-1/13/08
Part 3.
3a. Names and email addresses of Founders, Board Members, Directors or other key individuals:: 
Sue Graze
Additional Names and email addresses of Founders, Board Members, Directors or other key individuals: 
Elizabeth Dunbar
3b. Could any of these individuals assist in providing an oral history of your organization?: 
Part 4.
4a. Is organization currently active?: 
4b. Year activity suspended if no longer active.: 
Organization Still Active
Part 5.
5a. Type of organization at its founding.: 
Non-Profit [IRS certified]
5b. Type of organization currently, or at the termination of activities.: 
Non-Profit [IRS certified]
Part 6.
6a. Does the organization have an archive?: 
6b. Are there any short or long-term threats to the organization?: 
None / Not Applicable
6c. Other threats to the organization:: 
Are there other threats to your organization? Please describe below.
Part 7.
7a. How important is to the organization to preserve the organization’s historical material. From 1 – Very Important to 5 – Not Important.: 
7b. Has planning for the preservation and documentation of archive begun?: 
Our archive is already in place
7c. Does the organization know how and where to seek expertise and assistance?: 
7d. Does the organization have specific concerns regarding starting an archive working with its historic materials?: 
Lack of Staff
Part 8.
8a. Location: 
Part of our archives are held at the Austin Historical Society.
8b. Archival materials are also located at:: 
Part 9.
9. Does the organization maintain archives for any other organization.: 
IF YES to 9: 10a. Please describe:
Part 10a.
10a. Is the archive accessible to scholars, curators or researchers?: 
Part 10b.
10b. Are there conditions of access for scholars, curators or researchers?: 
Part 10c.
10c. How are arrangements made for access to archive?: 
Arrangements to view archived materials can be made by contacting the Austin Historical Society or the director of Arthouse.
Part 11.
The following questions address the historical materials (type, quantity and storage) of the organization. 11a. Paper Files and Documents: 
Board Minutes
Exhibition or Production Files
Financial Records
11b. Artwork and Documentation: 
Other Audio Recordings (i.e. records, etc.)
Prints / Lithographs / Etchings / Screenprints / etc.
Other Artwork
11c. Press and Promotional Materials: 
Announcements, Mailing Cards, etc.
Newspaper / Magazine / Media Clippings
Other Press or Promotional Materials:
11d. Printed Publications: 
Artists' Publications
Publication or Merchandise Catalogues
Other Printed Publications
11e. Other: 
Architectural Drawings / Floor Plan
Layouts / Sketches / Instructions for Installations
Part 12.
12. What years does the materials cover?: 
Part 13.
13a. How is the material stored?: 
Other Boxes
File Cabinets
Three-Ring Binders
13b. Are some or all of these storage units “archival”?: 
Part 14.
14a. Estimated Number of Boxes or Milk-Crate Sized Storage Units: 
14b. Estimated Number of Archive Drawers: 
14c. Estimated Number of Archive Notebooks: 
11 - 20
14d. Estimated the total Linear Feet. ["Linear Feet" is standard measure of the quantity of archival materials on the basis of shelf space occupied or the length of drawers in vertical files or the thickness of horizontally filed materials. For example, a: 
I can’t access the material to determine this
Part 15.
15. Is the historical materials - or archives - inventoried or catalogued in any way, either formally or otherwise?: 
Part 16.
16a. Is there a key, index or finding aid to the materials inventoried?: 
16b. Paper-based:: 
Not Applicable
16c. Electronic Based:: 
Not Applicable
Part 16 / Electronic Files & Archival Management
16f. Does the organization have a back-up program, or back-up schedule, for its electronic records and perform monitoring of its removable media (i.e. floppies, ZIP disks, CD-ROMs, DVDs, portable hard drives, etc.)?: 
16g. Who is responsible for working with the archival material?: 
General Staff
Part 17.
17. How are new materials processed?: 
No System
Part 18.
18. What, if any, conservation methods are in place for both physical materials and electronic data?: 
None or Limited
Part 19.
19. What type of climate-controls are present in the area[s] in which the archives are stored?: 
Not Applicable
Part 20.
20a. What are the goals for the historical materials for the next year?: 
20b. What are the biggest challenges to reaching these short-term goals?: 
20c. What goals are in place for the historical materials for the next three to five years?: 
20d. What are the biggest challenges to reaching these long term goals?: 
20e. Are there any additional goals for the organizations historic materials?: 
Part 21.
21. Estimated cost to achieve these archival goals for the next year.: 
Part 22.
22. Estimated cost to achieve these archival goals for the next five years.: 
Part 23.
23e. Not Applicable: 
Not Applicable
Part 24.
24. What archival issues could / should visual arts organizations address collectively in the next three to five years? Ranked from 1 (highest priority) to 5 (lowest priority).24a. Shared standards / protocols for digitization: 
Promote professional standards / protocols for digitization
24e. Not Applicable: 
Not Applicable
Part 25.
25a. Is the organization a member of, or in contact with, any organizations concerned with archival issues?: 
Who executed this survey.: 
Virginia Jones
I wish to defer payment and allow AS-AP to use these funds to further AS-AP’s efforts to preserve the history of the alternative and avant-garde movement in America.
Is this survey complete and all appropriate questions answered?: