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As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, VRAF is eligible to participate in the AmazonSmile program. So every time you shop online using the following links or the Amazon.com links on VRA’s homepage [http://vraweb.org/], Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to VRAF. VRAF in turn will use the AmazonSmile fund to support our Legacy Lecture program at the VRA annual conferences. The following is a list of recent speakers sponsored by the VRA Foundation Legacy Lecture Fund:
· Opening speaker: Aaron Straup Cope, Head of Engineering, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum (Denver, 2015)
· Opening speaker: Philip Yenawine, Co-Founding Director, Visual Thinking Strategies (Milwaukee, 2014)
· Opening speaker: James Elkins, E.C. Chadbourne Chair of the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, School of Art Institute of Chicago; presentation topic: “Can Visual Literacy be Taught in One Year?” (Providence, 2013)
In other words, the more you shop, the more substantial programs and lectures VRAF can bring to your conferences. So let’s bookmark this page on your Internet browsers, and shop like a Rock Star now!
The Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to present the 2017 VRAF Project Grant in the amount of $3000 to Stephanie Norby, Director, Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA), Washington, DC.
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