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Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Summer Academy at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Applications for the Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Summer Academy at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art are now being accepted.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, is currently accepting applications for our 2019 Summer Academy to be held June 1–8, 2019. 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:
1. Undergraduate students of A.L.A.N.A. (African, Latino, Asian, Native American) descent.
2. Undergraduates enrolled at a university, college or community college within the Kansas City Region (Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Arkansas) preferred.
3. Undergraduates who, if selected as a fellow, can commit to two years in the program with plans to graduate no earlier than May 2021.
4. Students who are eligible to work in the United States.
5. 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 The online application and additional information about the program may be found on our website. Click here.
Application deadline: Friday, February 22, 2019