About the Visual Resources Association Foundation
The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) strives to strengthen the visual resources field by increasing public and professional awareness of visual information management while advocating for the value of images in the teaching and learning environment. The Foundation supports a range of educational activities in multiple formats and venues, for example, instructional tools, regional workshops, online learning, and advocacy materials, to build bridges across the information management and educational communities. The Foundation’s research interests advance scholarship in the field, improve outreach to the larger community on significant issues, such as intellectual property rights and the development of best practices protocols for the dissemination of digital images, and further public access to visual resources information. Significant areas of focus include image collections, technology, metadata, cataloging, visual literacy, and copyright. The Foundation’s educational and research agenda advances scholarship in the field and improves outreach to the larger community.
Learning to Look and Looking to Learn: a Workshop on Visual Literacy will be held on February 22, 2017, at the International Center of Photography
The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) awards the 2016-2017 the Samuel H. Kress Foundation funded internship award to Rebecca Pattillo who will work at the Indianapolis Museum of Art with the Clowes Fund Collection under the direction of Tascha Horowitz, Manager of Photography, and other colleagues.