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Internship at Birmingham Museum of Art [Ala. history]

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  • A.J. Wright
    From: jhayes@artsbma.org Carruthers Internship – Spring Semester 2013 Education: Graduate student Area of Study: Art History, Visual Culture, History,
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 21, 2012
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      From: jhayes@...

      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.

      Responsibilities:
      ·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:
      ·ArtBreaks
      ·Lunch & Learn

      ·Gallery Talks

      Special Skills
      ·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
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      *BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM*^OF *ART*
      2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd.
      Birmingham, AL 35203

      P:205.254.2565 x4212

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