July 5 - August 19, 2016
Tuesdays – Fridays from 10 am to 4 pm
Artslife is a paid summer internship program for rising sophomores and juniors in high school that combines art and design with leadership training, museum studies, and community engagement. Participants are introduced to museum careers such as Curatorial, Education, Development, Public Relations and Marketing, Visitor Services, Security, and Registrar. During the initial week, participants get to know one another and meet museum staff. During the remaining six weeks, participants work on collaborative projects, with Museum staff, local designers, arts professionals who act as mentors. Students enjoy first-hand experience and the broadest possible exposure to ongoing museum activities, both public facing and behind-the-scenes.
Artslife interns will:
ArtsLife is supported by a generous gift from Cathy Seligman and Bonnie Eletz with matching funds from Nanette Laitman. ArtsLife is also made possible with support from the Pinkerton Foundation.