Are you interested in careers relating to visual information and cultural heritage? The Visual Resources Association (VRA) invites you to join our community. We are an organization dedicated to furthering education and research in the field of image and media management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments. Our international membership includes information specialists; digital image specialists; photograph and digital archivists; art, architecture, film and video librarians; museum curators; architectural firms; galleries; publishers; image system vendors; rights and reproductions officials; photographers; art historians; artists; scientists; and students of a variety of disciplines
Registration is now open for the 2017 VRA Annual Conference, March 29-April 1 in Louisville, KY. Set in vibrant downtown Louisville, the conference is an opportunity to network with colleagues in a fun environment. Our Visual Resources Emerging Professionals and Students (VREPS) group and Mentor Program are available to help introduce new members and students to the conference and members of the organization. Sessions and workshops will address a broad spectrum of metadata structure and application, assessment and surveys, copyright and fair use, cross-disciplinary collaborations, digital repository development, digital humanities, professional scope drift, visual communication, and more. Our convocation speaker, Dr. Brent Seales of UK’s Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments, will share his perspectives on digital humanities and cultural preservation.