Tag Archives: Visual Arts

Paid Positions: Museum Ambassadors Program Accepting Applications (Deadline Sept. 19, 11:59 PM)

2019–2020 Museum Ambassadors Program Now Accepting Applications for Paid Positions

The Museum Ambassadors Program (MAP) trains Middlebury College students to lead public tours of the Museum. Museum Ambassadors provide valuable community service as they engage school, college, and adult visitors in dialogue about art from the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. They also contribute to projects that help make the Museum more accessible to all visitors.

The application deadline for MAP is Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. All applicants will be notified about final decisions by mid-late September, and the first MAP session will be held in late September or early October.

Learn more about MAP.

Jump straight to the MAP application form.

Nourishing Change through the Arts

Dance, music and visual arts event, panel and reception to honor Earth Day & the Arts

Monday, April 22 – EARTH DAY!

Mahaney Center for the Arts (MAC)

4:00 – 7:00p

4:00p  Welcome & Dance Performance (MAC patio)

4:30p  Emergent Universe Oratorio (MAC 2nd floor lobby)

5:00p  Student Performances & Visual Art (MAC 2nd floor lobby)

5:45p  Eco Arts Presentations (MAC 1st floor lobby)

6:15p  Panel & Reception (MAC 1st floor lobby)

Earth Day 2019 Nourishing Change Through the Arts will offer live music and dance performances, artistic displays, and a panel discussion followed by an informal reception. Art will address the theme of all living beings – including humans in relationship to the Earth and our changing climate. All programming will be engaging and participatory when possible and choreographed to flow, literally, like water throughout the entire venue.  The organizers want people to leave this event feeling energized and creative and perhaps inspired to:

  • Engage more actively with their environments
  • Cherish an emergent vision for the future of our planet 
  • Foster human connection within their homes and communities

Questions?  Contact Nadine Barnicle, Professor of the Practice, Environmental Studies

Sponsored by Environmental Studies Program, Franklin Center for the Environment, Office of the Director of the Arts

Arts, Culture and History Internship: Clemmons Family Farm- April 13 Deadline Date

The Clemmons Family Farm (CFF) offers community programs that bring people together to learn about and celebrate African American heritage.

CFF is looking for a student Arts, Culture and History intern for 30 hours a week from June 1 through mid- August, 2019 (start and end dates are somewhat flexible based on the student’s availability).The intern will assist our core team of collaborating artists in planning, developing and overseeing visual arts, culinary arts and performing arts programs for children, youth and adults at the Farm.

Other opportunities may include: researching African-American contributions to Vermont, cataloging Farm videos, assisting at events, leading tours for visiting youth and college students, and welcoming visitors to the Farm during workshops and retreats. Students who are studying African-American or African Diaspora history, art and culture, and/or who self-identify as being African American or of African descent are especially encouraged to apply for this internship. Applicants should have good communication skills, be able to work independently and have an interest in the Farm’s mission and African and African Diaspora culture, history and arts. CFF can provide a transportation stipend to facilitate the intern’s transportation to and from the Farm.

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Christie’s Education Reginald Browne Joint Scholarship- NEW deadline date: April 30

Christie’s Education is committed to expanding opportunities to students from all backgrounds. In support of this, The Christie’s Education Trust in conjunction with Christie’s Education, New York is offering a joint tuition and living expenses scholarship for one student in each of the following master’s programs commencing in September 2019:

• M.A. Art, Law and Business

• M.A. Modern and Contemporary Art and the Market

This scholarship will be awarded to candidates who demonstrate financial need and are committed to diversity and inclusivity in the art world.

NEW Deadline date: April 30!

Click here to learn more and to apply!

Please inform Alicia Gomez if you decide to apply to this great opportunity.

Historic New England: The Planning for Resiliency Paid Design Internship Opportunity- Deadline date: Sunday, March 31

Project Description: The Planning for Resiliency Cohort will include a Design Intern, Ecology Intern, and GIS intern. All three interns will work with the Senior Preservation Services Manager and the Team Leader of Property Care as a cohort to undertake the second phase of a project titled Planning for Resiliency. The project will be primarily housed at Historic New England’s Lyman Estate offices in Waltham, Mass., with supervised field and other site visits to properties north of Boston in Essex County, Mass. The cohort interns will complete an integrated project addressing climate-driven threats at four seventeenth-century museum properties in Newbury, Mass. The cohort will produce a report that examines and identifies current and projected climate change impacts on these museum properties. That report will be used within the Historic New England to formulate adaptation strategies and to coordinate more effectively with local and regional resiliency planning efforts. It is anticipated that the content of the report will also be shared at an international conference on sustainability and historic buildings. The project is plan to engage three interns with quantitative, scientific, and/or design/communication skills to collaborate on a study of climate driven threats to these properties in three areas: 1) stormwater/rainwater management in the gutter and drainage systems of the properties; 2) plant species at the properties that are threatened by climate change and a survey of invasive plants and pests that might impact landscapes, structures, and the collections at this properties and have been documented to be migrating north; and 3) GIS study of coastal and inland inundation, infrastructure, and access impacts.These studies will provide the data and assessments needed for Historic New England to plan for adaptive strategies to be developed and implemented for the subject properties in the near future.

Deadline date: Sunday, March 31

Click here to learn more about this great opportunity and to apply!

Printshop Internships – Deadline date: 4/1

Interns are involved in all activities at the Printshop—the largest and oldest openly accessible printmaking studio in New York City. The Printshop’s busy studios host 140 artists in residence, 30 classes and workshops each year, several exhibitions, lectures and artists’ talks, and the Printshop participates in the annual New York Print Week and Editions/Artists’ Books Fair.

The Printshop’s internships offer opportunities to learn and hone printmaking skills, gain collaborating experience, meet exciting artists and instructors, learn about contemporary art, get an insider’s perspective on the New York City contemporary art community, and help produce new cutting-edge artwork that often pushes the boundaries of traditional printmaking.

Internships are available throughout the year. Interns are expected to have some working knowledge of printmaking, or a demonstrable interest. Regular attendance and a commitment to the program are required.

Part-time internships are unpaid, but students can receive academic credit or use our spacious and well-equipped studio in exchange for their donated time.

Click here to learn more about these internships and to apply before the April 1 deadline date!