Curatorial Internship

Posted on 03/06/2019

Curatorial Internship
Philbrook Museum of Art – Application Deadline: April 19, 2019

Summer 2019
Title: Curatorial Intern
Status: Volunteer
Department: Curatorial
Reports to: Chief Curator and Sr. Curators

Academic Year Internships are available: Hours are flexible, with a minimum of 14 hours a week (equivalent of 2 full days with block hours preferred) and up to 20 hours.

Curatorial Internships at Philbrook Museum of Art will provide exposure, research, and some on-the-job training to art history graduate students (or upper level undergraduates upon the recommendation of art history department or academic advisors) interested in pursuing museum-related fields. Interns will work closely with staff and museum resources to complete projects in their chosen area of interest. Suggested areas include: Native American or non-Western art; American art; photography, modern and contemporary art; European art; Western American art (Adkins Collection). Projects may include, but are not limited to: special exhibition preparation and research; permanent collection research and database management, provenance, label writing, and participation in gallery exhibition design/installations to be determined by department supervisors. Philbrook encourages practical training which enhances the academic program.

Applicants must be current graduate or undergraduate students in art history, museum studies, or American or Native American studies. Good writing skills are critical and one or more foreign languages preferred. Complete intern application, in-person interview, and background check required.

Applications due by April 19, 2019
Follow this link to apply: Philbrook Museum of Art Intern Application

If you have questions please contact, Evan Johnson, Volunteer and Education Coordinator, 918.748.5325, [email protected]