Internships (ARTH 302)

Art History 302 internships offer 1-4 credit hours. Studio majors can use 302 courses for elective credits only.

 

Asheville Area Arts Council
Contact: Executive Director, Katie Cornell (katie@ashevillearts.com)

Range of duties includes exhibition support and maintenance; writing and research; website and newsletter layout and design.

 

Asheville Art Museum
Contact: Kristi McMillan (KMcMillan@ashevilleart.org)

Range of duties includes assistance in Curatorial and Education Departments and may include preparation and installation of exhibitions, collections management and research, managing art camps, and updating online media.  Students should consult with faculty contact and apply via instructions on museum website.  Application may include a writing sample.

 

Arts for Life
Contact: Annie Rogers (annie@artsforlifenc.org)

Art therapy serving critically ill children through Mission Hospital
*Requires two semester commitment (or paid summer internship)

 

Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center
Contact: Alice Sebrell, Program Director

Range of duties includes exhibition support and maintenance; writing and research; archiving; correspondence; computer design and development.  In becoming more independent and experienced, duties can become more focused.  Student should consult with faculty contact and apply via instructions on museum website.

 

Center for Craft, Creativity and Design
Contact: Marilyn Zapf, Assistant Director and Curator (mzapf@centerforcraft.org)

Range of duties includes assistance with installation of exhibitions; research for grants and exhibitions and organizing receptions and fundraising events.  Student docent opportunities also available.  Students should consult with faculty contact and apply via CCCD website for internships and docent training.

 

Momentum Gallery
Contact: Jordan Ahlers, jordan@momentumgallery.com

Range of duties includes maintenance, correspondence, and exhibition support.  In becoming more independent and experienced, duties can become more focused.

 

Open Hearts Art Center
Contact: Debbie Harris, debbie@openheartsartcenter.org

Range of duties include assistance with studio classes, installation of artwork in community businesses, assistance with fundraising events, research for grants, clerical duties; Open Hearts Art Center is a day program for adults with developmental disabilities.

 

UNC Asheville Art Galleries
Contact: Carrie Tomberlin  (ctomberl@unca.edu)

Typical duties: installation of exhibitions; coordinate events; assist with photographic documentation, press releases, and website information.

 

State Office of Archives- Western Branch
Contact: Heather South (heather.south@ncdcr.gov)

Typical duties: archival work with images/documents from Black Mountain College