AHPT, Art Historians Interested in Pedagogy and Technology
Annual dues: No annual dues, but donations are most welcome to cover costs of affiliation with CAA
Purpose: This nonprofit, national society promotes the sharing of technological applications for the teaching of art history; fosters discussion and exploration of skill-based and student-centered approaches to learning; and seeks to advance broader understanding and evaluation of existing and emerging technologies for art history.
Representative: Marjorie Och,
CAA, College Art Association
Purpose: CAA promotes excellence in scholarship and teaching in the history and criticism of the visual arts and in creativity and technical skill in the teaching and practices of art; facilitates the exchange of ideas and information among those interested in art and history of art; advocates comprehensive and inclusive education in the visual arts; speaks for the membership on issues affecting the visual arts and humanities; publishes scholarship, criticism, and artists' writings; fosters career development and professional advancement; identifies and develops sources of funding for the practice of art and for scholarship in the arts and humanities; honors accomplishments of artists, art historians, and critics; and articulates and affirms the highest ethical standards in the conduct of the profession.
Representative: Doreen Davis, Member Services,
ATSAH, Association for Textual Scholarship in Art History
Annual dues: $20
Purpose: To promote the study and publication of art-historical primary sources and to facilitate communication among scholars working with art, emblems, literature, and music, ranging from classical art to the present. ATSAH publishes an annual newsletter, reviews important scholarship, and organizes sessions and conference at international and national conferences. ATSAH is an affiliated member of SECAC, CAA, RSA and SRAH.
Representative: Liana Cheney,
SESAH, Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
Annual dues: $20 student; $35 individual; $40 library subscription.
Purpose: To promote scholarship on architecture and related subjects and to serve as a forum for ideas among architectural historians, architects, preservationists, and others involved in professions related to the built environment. SESAH is a regional chapter of the national Society of Architectural Historians and includes eleven states in the South. It holds an annual meeting, publishes a newsletter and an annual journal, ARRIS, and presents annual awards.
Representative: Laura H. Hollengreen,
FATE, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education
Annual dues: Membership Fees.
Purpose: FATE is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the development and teaching of college-level foundation courses in both studio art and art history. FATE's mission is to provide a forum that encourages exchange, development of strategies, goals and understanding in the foundation art curriculum. FATE's principle activities include the sponsorship of conferences and publications; it publishes a newsletter and an annual journal.
Representative: Lily Kuonen,
VRA, Visual Resources Association
Annual dues: $45 Student/Retired/Unemployed; $85 New Member (first-time individual member); $115 Individual; $300 Institutional (3 named representatives receive the privileges of full membership).
Purpose: VRA is a multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to furthering research and education in the field of image management within the educational, cultural heritage, and commercial environments. The Association is committed to providing leadership in the visual resources field, developing and advocating standards, and offering educational tools and opportunities for the benefit of the community at large. The VRA implements these goals through publication programs and educational activities.
Representative: Millie Fullmer,