Become a Member

Membership in VSA includes a range of resources and professional development opportunities that provide you with access to current research in the field, professional learning opportunities for any stage of your career, and a network of some of the field's most forward thinking professionals.

Your membership provides:

  • Community Connections - Connect with other visitor studies professionals through focused interest groups (FIGs), VSA member directory, volunteer planning committees, and other networking opportunities.
  • Free or half-off professional development activities - Members receive complimentary access to web chats and reduced fees on virtual webinars and workshops.
  • Annual conference discounts - Significantly reduced rates on virtual and in-person conference registrations.
  • Visitor Studies Subscription and Archives Access - Visitor Studies is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed journal publishing high-quality articles focused on visitor research, visitor studies, evaluation studies, and research methodologies.
  • MER Journal Subscription - Through a partnership with the Museum Education Roundtable (MER), receive free access to the Journal of Museum Education.
  • E-Newsletter and Archives Access - Quarterly e-newsletter containing information on upcoming VSA programs and services, cutting-edge visitor research, and profiles of field innovators.
  • Journal Discounts – 20-50% discounts for individual print subscriptions to numerous Taylor & Francis journals, such as Museum Management and Curatorship and Leisure Sciences.

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