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Frick Collection Internship Opportunity!

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There are two internship opportunities at the Frick Collection for Spring 2016!

Undergrad/Graduate Curatorial Internships

Curatorial interns will shadow and work alongside specialists in European painting sculpture, and decorative arts from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century. Each intern will collaborate with curatorial staff on research projects pertaining to areas of art history represented in the Frick Collection as they relate to the intern’s area of study.

Application deadline: November 30, 2015

Information about this internship can be found here.


Ayesha Bulchandani-Mathrani Internship Programs for Graduate Studies

The Education Department of the Frick Collection is now accepting applications from graduate students for the Ayesha Bulchandani-Mathrani Internship for Spring 2016. The Education intern will participate in the planning and implementation of public programs and conduct research for projects tailored to their academic interests. Additionally, the intern will attend a wide range of staff-led enrichment sessions, such as gallery conversations, introductions to the resources of the Frick Art Reference Library, and gallery talks by curators and educators.

Application deadline: December 14, 2015

Information about this internship can be found here.

Museum Education Director Position Available!

King Manor Museum seeks a full-time Education Director to oversee the museum’s busy calendar of school and adult group visits.

About King Manor:

King Manor Museum was the homestead of three generations of the King family from 1805 until 1896, beginning with anti-slavery Senator and Founding Father Rufus King. King Manor is a valuable historical, educational and cultural resource serving a largely minority and immigrant community of 650,000 in southeast Queens. Our goal is to make history relevant and immediate, and to foster an awareness of the roots of the present and a deeper appreciation of history as an on-going process.

Responsibilities:

– Develop, lead and assess school programs

– Coordinate all aspects of school group bookings

– Recruit teachers to visit King Manor with their classes via leading professional development sessions, outreach to area principals and schools, etc.

– Coordinate and lead adult group tours

– Track program statistics and assist Executive Director with educational materials for grants

– Recruit, train and schedule docents and volunteers

– Order, manage, and maintain all school program supplies

– Manage museum gift shop

Hours:

9:00-5:00, Monday – Friday. Three Saturdays per year to assist with seasonal festivals in addition to one Sunday per month.

Start date January 11, 2016.

Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies, Historic Preservation, Material Culture, or a related field

– 5 years museum education experience, or 3 years plus a master’s degree in a related field

– Strong communication skills, both written and spoken

– Good organizational and time management skills

– Flexibility and sense of humor

– Volunteer management experience a plus

– Fluency in Spanish a plus

To apply:

Send cover letter and resume to Nadezhda Williams, Executive Director, nwilliams@kingmanor.org. Application deadline is Monday, November 30, 2015.

Register for ArtTable’s Career Roundtable

Hi Everyone,

I strongly encourage you to register for ArtTable’s Career Roundtable on Friday, November 1, from 9 am to 12 pm at the Great Hall at F.I.T., 7th Avenue and 27th Street. It’s a great opportunity to explore art history related career choices with professionals in the various fields.

The categories you can choose from this year are: Appraiser, Archivist/Librarian, Art Advisor, Art Fairs, Art Publications and Media, Auction House, Collection Management, Conservation, Curator/Art Historian, Development, Education and Arts Programming, Foundations, Gallery/Dealer, Museum and Nonprofit Directors, PR/Marketing /Social Media and Public/Civic Art.

Each table will have no more than eight students and will be led by one or two facilitators experienced in that area. Each student will have a chance to be part of two discussions and an open networking session.

NOTE: Registration this year is entirely online. If this poses a difficultly, or if you have any questions, you can contact ArtTable at roundtable@arttable.org.  Please note also that the REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL MONDAY, OCTOBER 28 (this is not indicated on the flyer).

TO REGISTER, PLEASE GO TO: http://bit.ly/16FZcRE

Again, I strongly encourage you to take advantage of this very useful and informative opportunity.

Best,

Dorothea Dietrich, Ph.D.
Chair, History of Art and Design
206 East Hall
Pratt Institute
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
718.636.3532
ddietric@pratt.edu

Internship and Junior Cataloguer positions at Lofty

Lofty is seeking Interns and Junior Cataloguers, check the links below:

Internship
Cataloger 

Summer Graduate Interns Wanted

Artforum is still looking for interns for the summer—starting mid-June.  If you are interested, contact Frank Expόsito, frank@artforum.com.

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