April Award and Student Scholar Winners
Please join us in recognizing new VSA members and up and coming professionals in the field on Wednesday, July 15 before the conference's Opening Event.
This year's April Award recipient is Joseph Schantz, Museum Evaluator at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Student Scholars include:
Jason Allen, Michigan State University; Sarah May, Harvard Graduate School of Education; and Catherine Dornfeld, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Come learn more about these great professionals and welcome them to the field and to VSA!
VSA Conference, July 14-18
The VSA conference is flexible to meet your needs. Attend the conference, the conference plus workshops, or just a workshop! Half and full day workshops are available.
The Visitor Studies Association (VSA) is a membership organization dedicated to understanding and enhancing learning experiences in informal settings through research, evaluation, and dialogue.
We help researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, organizational leaders, and funders advance the field of informal learning.
VSA's Diversity Statement
The Board of Directors approved the Diversity Statement below on May 28, 2015!
The Visitor Studies Association believes in the worth and dignity of every human being and is committed to honoring this belief in all its endeavors. VSA strives to build an increasingly broad membership that reflects the richness of human diversity. As a demonstration of this position, VSA seeks to contract and collaborate with organizations and institutions that share and operationalize this commitment.