Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) announces 2020 Project Grant recipient

Stephanie Becker, Digital Collections Manager, Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio The Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to present the 2020 VRAF Project Grant in the amount of $3000 to Stephanie Becker, Digital Collections Manager and Project Manager for Regionally Speaking: A Virtual Symposium, at Case Western University, Cleveland, OH. Regionally Speaking: A Virtual Symposium project will create transcriptions and time-based captions for A/V media files, in order to create needed accessibility features for user inclusivity. The VRAF Project Grant will allow Ms. Becker, and other project collaborators at Case Western's, Kelvin Smith Library, to find, research and collaborate with a vendor,…

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Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Announces Applications for 2020 Project Grant

DEADLINE:  May 15, 2020   The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) 2020 Project Grant application period is now open. This grant program supports projects which reflect the VRA Foundation’s mission to advance education, research, and outreach in the field of visual resources and image management.    A single grant is available during the spring 2020 cycle with up to $3000 to be awarded. This funding may be used for a stand-alone project, a pilot or start-up financing for a larger project, or for a significant component of a larger project. In general, collaborative projects and those proposed by groups, whether or not affiliated with an organization or institution, are encouraged. In addition, innovative projects that result in a broader impact and…

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Betha Whitlow: Recipient of the 2018 VRA Distinguished Service Award

The Awards Committee of the Visual Resources Association is delighted to announce that Betha Whitlow, visual resources curator at Washington University in St. Louis, is the 2018 recipient of the Association’s Distinguished Service Award. She was nominated for this award by Maureen Burns, Meghan Musolff, and Marlene Gordon. Betha has just stepped down as a member of the Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association Foundation after serving two terms from 2014-2018. As a director, Betha developed and implemented the VRA Foundation’s highly successful Regional Workshop program. From 2010 to 2013 she served as a co-chair of the ARLIS/NA-VRA Summer Educational Institute (SEI). Betha is a…

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