American Art Internship Spring 2017

American Art Internship (Spring 2017)

The American Art intern will work with the Associate Curator of American Art to assist with collections research and interpretation to help develop ideas for future exhibitions on a wide-range of art historical topics and time periods, including history painting, portraiture, folk art, modernism, and surrealism; from the Revolutionary War to World War II. The intern’s duties will include researching paintings, sculpture, and works on paper in the permanent collection as well as identifying and researching artworks in other collections related to a specific theme, topic, or artist. The intern will create & maintain research files and maintain checklists for internal discussions with the curatorial, education, marketing, and fundraising departments.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in one or more of the following: art, art history, American studies, English, and/or American history. Excellent writing, research, and creative thinking skills are required. This internship is open to undergraduate seniors and graduate students, and is not limited to art history majors.

Application Deadline: December 5, 2016