Visual Resources Association Foundation 2016-2017 Internship Award

Award Description The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students preparing for a career in visual resources and image management. The award grants $4,000 to support a period of internship in archives, libraries, museums, visual resources collections in academic institutions, or other appropriate contexts. The recipient will receive a […]

Chapter Event: ARLIS/NA Northern California and VRA No Cal Spring Meeting 5/19/16

Attention Northern California folks! The local ARLIS/NA and VRA Chapters are holding a joint spring meeting on May 19. Attendees do not need to be members of either chapter, but they will be encouraged to join! The agenda looks like a great opportunity to explore and learn. Details from the Chapters: Please join us in […]

Chapter Event: ARLIS/NA New England and VRA New England Spring Meeting 4/29/16

Students and new professionals are encouraged to join the New England chapters of ARLIS/NA and VRA for their Spring Meeting in Boston on April 29, 2016. Attendees should either be members of one of the chapters or interested in joining and there is no cost to attend. Details from the chapters: Join us in Boston […]

VRA Travel Award Deadline Extended – Monday, November 16th

VRA Travel Awards are available for attendance at the 2016 joint VRA/ARLIS conference in Seattle, Washington March 8-12.  The list of recipients will be announced on the VRA listserv the week commencing December 7. Before you apply, PLEASE READ “Travel Award Rules, Guidelines and Tips” for VRA Travel Awards Applicants, and “Types of Travel Awards”, […]

Hack Your MLIS Program: Visual Resources Librarianship

Hi Arlisnappers! After a yearlong absence, I am back on the blog as a feature post writer and excited to be a part of the ArLiSNAP team once again. I recently graduated with my MLIS and I currently work as the Director of Visual Resources at the University of Georgia. In April 2014, I shared […]

Scholarships and Grants!

Scholarship Opportunity Once again California Rare Book School (CalRBS) is able to offer Kress Foundation-Dr. Frankllin Murphy Scholarships for Week 3 to those art librarians, art historians, and graduate students preparing to enter these fields.  The scholarships cover tuition for one course and provide $1,000 toward the travel expenses of attending.  They are competitive.  Apply […]

Professional Development: the VRAF Internship Award

Similar to (but different from) the VRAF Professional Development Grant is the VRAF Internship Award, which is a fantastic way to fund or supplement an un- or underpaid internship in arts and visual resources work. The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Internship Award provides financial support for graduate students preparing for a career in visual […]

2014-2015 VRA Foundation Professional Development Grant: Call for Applications

Great opportunity for new professionals! The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for two VRAF Professional Development Grants, one to support the advancement of an emerging professional and the other to support the work of an established career professional. These grants can be used to support conference […]

Guest Post: Alison Verplaetse on the Summer Educational Institute for Visual Resources and Image Management

Alison Verplaetse took part in the most recent Summer Educational Institute on June 18-21, 2013. Find out more about this program at http://sei.vrafoundation.org/index.html The Summer Educational Institute (SEI) is an excellent learning and networking opportunity for anyone currently involved or interested in a career in image management. As a fairly recently degreed librarian, I found SEI […]

Call for VREPS Participants, VRA Milwaukee 2014

Do you have an idea to present at a VREPS session during VRA 2014 Conference  in Milwaukee? We’re looking for participants in two separate sessions, one about new directions for visual resource professionals and the other about transforming VRC into teaching and learning centers. Each of the sessions will have 3-4 speakers who will be […]