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The Museum Professionals Seminar is a brand new digital program designed to provide professional development inspired by the Studio Museum’s mission. The Seminar is a series of educational workshops aimed at supporting museum professionals looking to incubate, ideate, and network. The program promotes discussion, interaction, and exposure with special attention to skill-building and career-readiness. Workshops will include exchanges with staff and leadership from the Studio Museum and across arts and cultural institutions.
The program will make space for new and emerging professionals to build community while learning and discussing contemporary issues relevant to the arts and culture sector. Weekly readings will be assigned to help steer conversations around relevant topic areas, which include cultural specificity, curatorial practice, arts administration, education, and public programming.
Applications are welcome from undergraduates, graduate students, and early-career professionals seeking opportunities to broaden their knowledge of the field in the midst of a shifting employment landscape. The opportunity is paid, with participants receiving a $250 honorarium for completion of the program.
Participants are required to have a computer and internet access as this Seminar takes place on Zoom and Google Classroom. The next cohort will be in the Spring 2021, applications will open up again in December 2020.
For any questions regarding applications please visit our FAQs.