Arts Section


Provides an umbrella organization for the promotion of library service in the field of visual and performing arts through discussion of current issues, the exchange of information, and the carrying out of suitable projects.
The official Arts committee rosters are listed below, and the Arts website is available here.


Mackenzie Salisbury
(Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Tiffany Bailey
(Vice-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Mr. Sha Towers
(Past-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Laura K. Dimmit Smyth
(Secretary, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Faye A. Chadwell
(Board Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Megan R. Griffin
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2020. Last retrieved on 07/17/2024. Refresh now.



As of August 2023, Arts had 855 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.


The Arts Section was established in 1959.

Arts Section Chronology complied for the 50th Anniversary (2009)

Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association

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Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.