Midwest Art History Society
The Midwest Art History Society brings together academic, museum-based, and independent art historians in the common goal of scholarly inquiry and the exchange of ideas.
Call for Papers, 2019 Annual MAHS Conference
Call for Papers, 2019 Annual MAHS Conference Details
The MAHS Newsletter for Fall 2018 is now available. Click here to for details on the 2019 Annual Conference in Cincinnati, March 21–23. The Newsletter includes information on submission of abstracts to session chairs. Deadline to submit is December 14, 2018. The conference will be hosted by the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Taft Museum of Art.
Call for Nominations: 2018 MAHS Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalog Award
Call for Nominations: 2018 MAHS Outstanding Exhibition or Collection Catalog Award Details
The longstanding MAHS annual Outstanding Catalog Award has been expanded to include two categories based on current AAM catalogue criteria: one for museums with annual operating budgets less than $750,000, and one for museums with budgets greater than this.
Criteria for award selection will be based on the conception of the exhibition, contributions to contemporary scholarship, and excellence in design. This award is in recognition of a distinguished catalog(s) produced within the 2018 calendar year. Submissions will be due no later than January 15, 2019. We hope you’ll participate!
Institutional membership fee is required for consideration. If lapsed, click here. Feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Summer Academy at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Summer Academy at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Details
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, is currently accepting applications for the Summer Academy to be held May 19–May 26, 2018. Fifteen undergraduate students will be selected to attend the week-long immersion program designed to provide a broad overview of the work we do in the museum. Through tours, workshops, group and individual projects, and discussions in the museum, the participants will gain first-hand knowledge of curating and other museum careers. All participants have the opportunity to apply for a two-year curatorial fellowship.
Applicant eligibility requirements:
Undergraduate students representing racially and ethnically underrepresented groups in the curatorial field (non-Anglo).
1. Undergraduates enrolled at a university, college or community college within the Kansas City Region (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Arkansas) preferred.
2. Undergraduates who, if selected as a fellow, can commit to two years in the program with plans to graduate no earlier than May 2020.
3. Students who are eligible to work in the United States.
4. Individuals who have a strong interest in Art History, History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Museum Studies, other cultural studies are preferred.
For application information and to learn more about the Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship contact Michele Valentine at email@example.com. The online application and additional information about the program may be found on our website. Click here.
Application deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018
Andrew W. Mellon Summer Academy at The Art Institute of Chicago
Andrew W. Mellon Summer Academy at The Art Institute of Chicago Details
The Art Institute of Chicago is currently accepting applications for the Summer Academy to be held June 17–24, 2018. Fifteen undergraduate students will be selected to attend the week-long intensive program exposing undergraduate students to museum professions through workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, field trips, and networking events. After completing the Summer Academy, participants have the opportunity to apply for a two-year curatorial fellowship.
For more information and to apply, visit artic.edu/mellon.
Questions? Contact Felicia Mings at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Extended application deadline: Midnight, February 25, 2018