Fayerweather Hall, McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia

The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia

Info Session - Summer Museum Internships

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
4:30pm Fayerweather 102

Join us for an Info Session on January 25th to learn about the Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative Internship Grants for Summer 2017. 

When: Wednesday, January 25, 4:30-6:00pm
Where: Fayerweather Lounge (Fayerweather Hall 102)
Contact: Amanda Wagstaff, aw2pz@virginia.edu

The Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative will offer grants of $3500 to UVA students who secure unpaid internships at museums/archives/historic sites during the summer of 2017.

This grant aims to encourage study in the Indigenous arts and to increase access to curatorial experience for students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in museum careers, including students who identify as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, and individuals with disabilities.

Applications are open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in all fields of study who are in good academic standing (GPA 3.0 or higher). 

Eligibility

Students applying for funds must meet one of the following criteria:

1.    Are applying to internships related to the Indigenous arts, or

2.    Are themselves from backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in museum careers, including students who identify as African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, and individuals with disabilities.

 

DEADLINE: UVA Museum Internships

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative, in partnership with The Fralin Museum of Art and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, seeks to encourage study in the Indigenous arts and to increase access to curatorial experience for students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in museum careers. Beginning in 2017, the Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative will fund paid internships at The Fralin and Kluge-Ruhe.

For more information on how to apply, click here

DEADLINE: Museum Internship Grant Applications

Friday, March 3, 2017

Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative Internship Grant supports UVA students who have secured unpaid internships at museums, archives, or historic sites. This grant aims to encourage study in the Indigenous arts and to increase access to curatorial experience for students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in museum careers. Applications are open to rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors in all fields of study who are in good academic standing (GPA 3.0 or higher). Grant amount is $3,500.

DEADLINE FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017.

For more information, click here.

UVA Faculty Fellows Info Session & Lunch

Mellon Indigenous Arts Fellows Program for UVA Faculty
Friday, December 2, 2016
12:30-1:30pm, Fayerweather Hall, Room 201

The College and the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, together with the Fralin Museum of Art and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, is pleased to announce the new Mellon Indigenous Arts Fellows Program for University of Virginia faculty.

These fellowships will offer UVA faculty the opportunity to pursue creative and scholarly projects in the arts, forge new research initiatives with the museums and their collections, and jointly organize workshops, exhibitions and courses on interdisciplinary themes related to the Global Indigenous arts. 

Please join us for an informational session to learn more about this opportunity. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Amanda Wagstaff aw2pz@virginia.edu.

 

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