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MFAH Internship/Fellowship

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is looking to hire an intern/fellow in the Prints and Drawings Department. Generously funded by the IFPDA Curatorial Intern scheme, the position will run form June 6 through August 12, 2022.

The Prints & Drawings department is offering the intern/fellow the prospect of assisting the curator with developing themes and researching modern and contemporary prints for upcoming installations in the Museum’s Nancy and Rich Kinder Building. The intern/fellow will also contribute to the interpretive materials for these object-based installations. With the aid of the curatorial assistant in the Prints & Drawings department, the intern/fellow will plan and execute four interactive tours on 18th-century and early-19thcentury American prints and printmaking techniques for middle school students attending the Bayou Bend Summer History Camp. The intern/fellow will conduct provenance research on objects in the department to update entries in The Museum System (TMS) and curatorial files. The intern/fellow will also assist in all aspects of department operations. The intern/fellow will participate in various stages of exhibition planning, including creating checklists; conducting research; writing and editing didactic material; participating in design and installation; and generating original content for social media. The intern will also conduct independent research about works on paper in the department; assist in maintaining the department’s object and artist files; update information for the department’s page on the MFAH website; and update information about works on paper that will be visible in the Museum’s online catalogue.

For more details, requirements, and how to apply, please visit external link.

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