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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

Summer Internships at the Saint Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum is offering four full-time paid summer internships in 2019. Interns work primarily with curatorial staff. Deadline to submit complete applications: Friday, March 8. Internships run from June 10 to early August.

The Saint Louis Art Museum is offering four full-time paid summer internships in 2019. Summer Interns will work on projects and attend talks and tours. Interns work primarily with curatorial staff, some additionally with collections, registration, exhibitions, or learning & engagement. Tasks may include research or cataloging, exhibition preparation, or interpretation for a range of audiences.

The Saint Louis Art Museum is home to a collection of over 34,000 works from around the globe dating from antiquity to the present. Curatorial departments: Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas; Asian Art (includes Islamic); American Art; Decorative Arts & Design; European Art to 1800; Modern & Contemporary Art; and Prints, Drawings, & Photographs. For more collection information, visit

For all four internships:
• Start date is fixed: Monday, June 10, 2019
• Schedule will be Monday through Friday, 7.5 hours per day
• Internship concludes when intern completes 300 hours in early August
• Pay will total $3,600 after 300 hours’ work; interns will be paid biweekly at $12/hr

Deadline to submit complete applications: Friday, March 8

Please apply online via
Select “Fellowship and Internship Opportunities,” to find the 2019 Summer Internship posting

Applicants will be notified on or before April 5th.

For detailed application requirements and more information on Summer Internships, visit and click on the words “Summer Curatorial Internship 2019.”

Questions? Please contact
Kalina Irving, Sr. Admin. Assistant, Curatorial Affairs and Museum Programs: