Past Workshops

Below is a list of past Community Archiving Workshops. Each workshop contributed their documentation, resources, and other materials to help organize future workshops.

2011 Austin

November 15, 2011, Austin History Center, Austin, TX As part of the AMIA conference in 2011, Community Archiving Workshop took place at the Austin History Center in Austin, TX. The workshop handled the Center's Texas Motion Picture Service (TMPS) 16mm...

2012 Seattle

December 4, 2012, Three Dollar Bill Cinema, Seattle, WA Images

2013 Richmond

November 5, 2013, Valentine Richmond History Center and Virginia Commonwealth University Library, Richmond, VA Images

2014 Savannah

October 8, 2014, All Walks of Life (AWOL) and Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, GA Images

2015 Nashville

April 18, 2015, Metropolitan Government Archives of Nashville and Davidson County, Nashville, TN as part of the National Council for Public History (NCPH) Annual Meeting.   In this workshop CAW partnered with The Metropolitan Government Archives...

2015 New York

November 4, 2015, DCTV (Downtown Community Television Center), New York City, NY The Community Archiving: Media Collections class, supervised by Associate Arts Professor Mona Jimenez in collaboration with DCTV – the Downtown Community Television C...

2015 Portland

November 18, 2015, Vanessa Renwick (artist) & Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), Portland, OR Images

2016 Pittsburgh

November 9, 2016, Attack Theatre, City of Asylum, and David Newell, Pittsburgh, PA Images Documentation Film FILM Inventory Condition Form (Responses )(Admin ) Video VIDEO Inventory Condition Form (Responses )(Admin ) DVD Instructions-for-DVD-Processing...

2017 Manila

April 1, 2017 - University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies (UPSLIS), Quezon City, Manila. UPSLIS Students under the supervision of Professor Benedict "Bono" Olgado and Professor Mona Jimenez, in collaboration with the IBON...

2017 New Orleans (AV Fair)

November 29, 2017, Community AV Archiving Fair in cooperation with NOVAC, Old Mint, 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA The annual meeting of the Association of Moving Image Archivists ( was in New Orleans November 29-December...

2018 Portland (AV Fair)

Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 10am-4pm | Hilton Portland Downtown Join us for a free Community AV Archiving Fair! Independent media makers, collecting institutions, and community groups in the Portland area are invited to bring your challenges, your...