Internship at Birmingham Museum of Art [Ala. history]
Carruthers Internship – Spring Semester 2013
Education: Graduate student
Area of Study: Art History, Visual Culture, History, African American Studies, or American Studies
Purpose: To support exhibition projects related to the 50^th anniversary of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing.
·Assist with artist research which includes but not limited to exhibition history, biographical information, and bibliographical history.
·Write artist biographies and descriptions of art for museum publications.
·Create artist files for artists involved with commemorative projects.
·Help coordinate performance projects.
·Manage communication between the curatorial department and artists and exhibition lenders.
·Other duties as assigned.
The Carruthers Intern will have the opportunity to contribute to the Museum’s public and support group programs. Examples include:
·Lunch & Learn
·Strong interest in African American art and history
·Good verbal and written communication skills
·Strong visual analysis skills
·Extensive experience with library, archival, and web-based research
Time period: January 14 – May 3, 2013
Hours per week: 15-20 hours
The Carruthers Intern will receive a $3,000 stipend.
Additional application material: 10-15 pp writing sample from a research or seminar paper
Deadline is November 1, 2012. Please check out https://artsbma.org/about/internships/item/642-carruthers-internship-curatorial
For more information, contact Anne Forschler-Tarrasch at aforschler@... <mailto:aforschler@...>
*Jeffreen M. Hayes, Ph.D.*
Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow in African American Art
*BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM*^OF *ART*
2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35203