Appel à candidature : « Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow (Art of the Ancient Americas), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) »

americasmain_0The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) announces a search for candidates for a Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship. This one-year fellowship, with option of renewal for a second year, in the museum’s Ancient Americas department will provide curatorial training and support scholarly research in connection with developing exhibitions and related projects. Striving to combine the strengths of academic art history, anthropology and the art museum, this Fellowship is designed to attract exceptional scholars in the field of anthropology of art, specifically scholars who are interested in the theoretical links between the peoples and cultures of the ancient Americas and contemporary native ritual practices, beliefs and art production. The Postdoctoral Fellowship supports . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Paid Summer Internships, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida »

RinglingMuseumCourtyardThe John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida will be offering paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from June 2 – August 8, 2014 (the dates of the theater internship are June 9 – August 2). Ringling is part of Florida State University and serves as the State Art Museum of Florida. Located on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay, it consists of an art museum, two circus museums, historic home, theater, and research library.

Summer internships at the Ringling combine practical, hands-on experience working on a project for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of the Museum’s operation.

The internships are . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Center for American Art Summer Fellowships, Philadelphia Museum of Art »

philadelphia-museum-of-art-600Center for American Art Summer Fellowships, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Two summer fellows will be chosen to assist in the Museum’s Department of American Art, contributing to ongoing collection research and exhibition preparation. Graduate students in art history or related fields with an interest in curatorial studies and American painting and sculpture before 1945 are encouraged to apply. Fellows will be expected to work 10 weeks between June 2 and August 29, 2014. This fellowship includes a stipend.Please create a single document to upload as your application that includes a letter describing your interest and preparation for this position; a curriculum vitae including education, employment, publications, and honors; a . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago »

resize__575__575__5__text_images__full_1308248977collectionThe Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) is one of Chicago’s major museum institutions and one of the nation’s largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, offering exhibitions, performances, and programs of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945.

Considered one of the premiere curatorial training opportunities in the nation, the MCA’s Marjorie Susman Curatorial Fellowship is intended to offer an exceptional graduate-level candidate the opportunity to gain professional curatorial experience in a major museum setting. The Fellow is primarily responsible for exhibition- and/or collection-related research, with additional duties as appropriate to specific projects. As a 12-month, 40-hour per week commitment, the Fellow is exposed to all aspects . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Getty Graduate Internships »

ImageShowGetty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust — the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation to students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual arts. Training and work experience are available in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, information management, public programs, and grantmaking.

Please see the list of internship position areas and host departments participating in 2014—2015 (PDF, 6 pp., 122kb)

Eligibility Internships are open to students of all nationalities. Applicants must be:

Students currently enrolled in a graduate program leading to an advanced degree . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellowship 2014-16, Frick Collection, New York »

the-frick-collection_v1_460x285The Frick Collection is pleased to announce the availability of a two-year predoctoral fellowship for an outstanding doctoral candidate who wishes to pursue a curatorial career in an art museum. The fellowship will offer invaluable curatorial training and will provide the scholarly and financial resources required for completing the doctoral dissertation. Internationally renowned for its exceptional collection of Western European art from the early Renaissance through the end of the nineteenth century, The Frick Collection, complemented by the equally significant resources of the Frick Art Reference Library, offers a unique opportunity for object-based research. The fellowship is best suited to a student working on a dissertation that pertains to one of . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : The Bard Graduate Center

Non-Stipendiary Research Fellowship Call The Bard Graduate Center invites applications for up to four non-stipendiary research fellowships lasting from 3 to 9 months. Since its founding in 1993, the Bard Graduate Center has aimed to become the leading institute for study of the cultural history of the material world through its MA and PhD programs, scholarly exhibitions, and publications, seminars, and symposia. Its activities draw on methodologies and approaches from art, architecture and design history, economic and cultural history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology, and archaeology. Fellowships are for researchers working in these and allied areas. We provide office space, and rental accommodation maybe available at Bard Hall. Visiting scholars are expected to participate in the public intellectual life of the . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Center for American Art Summer Fellowships, Philadelphia Museum of Art »

Institution majeure pour l’art aux Etats-Unis, le Philadelphia Museum of Art offre un stage d’été aux étudiants qui travaillent sur l’art américain. Le poste est rémunéré et, les responsabilités du stagiaire incluent la contribution à la recherche autour de la collection permanente et la participation à la préparation d’expositions. Les étudiants détenant un Master et les doctorants (‘graduate students’) sont invités à faire une candidature. Les étudiants intéressés par le travail dans les musées et la peinture/sculpture américaine d’avant 1945 sont fortement encouragés à candidater.

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Application deadline: February 15, 2013

Two summer fellows will be chosen to assist in the Museum’s Department of American Art, contributing to ongoing collection research . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Allen Whitehill Clowes Fellowship, Indianapolis Museum of Art »

The Indianapolis Museum of Art is pleased to announce a one-year curatorial fellowship. The fellowship supports scholarly research related to the Clowes Collection at the IMA and provides curatorial training in the field of European painting and sculpture. The Clowes Fellow is fully integrated into the curatorial division of the Museum and has duties comparable to those of an assistant curator, ranging from collection research and management to exhibition development and the preparation of interpretive materials and programs.

To be eligible for the fellowship, the applicant must be enrolled in a graduate course of study leading to an advanced degree in the history of art or a related discipline, or be a recent . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Summer internships (paid), National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. »

Since 1964 the National Gallery of Art has offered professional museum training to candidates from all backgrounds through a variety of internship programs. Nine-week summer internships provide opportunities to work on projects directed by a Gallery curator or department head. Biweekly museum seminars introduce interns to the broad spectrum of museum work, and to Gallery staff, departments, programs, and functions.

Eligibility varies according to internship. Several opportunities are geared to undergraduates graduating in May 2013. The majority of slots are for currently enrolled graduate students of all levels and those graduating in May 2013 with a relevant degree (such as MA, MBA, MFA, M Arch, M Ed, JD, or MLS). Please check prerequisites carefully. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Graduate Curatorial Internships, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. »

Graduate Curatorial Internships at the National Gallery of Art provide in-depth training for advanced PhD students and recent PhD recipients interested in gaining curatorial experience in a museum setting. Interns work with curators on permanent collection and exhibition projects and attend a weekly seminar that introduces the staff, departments, programs, and functions of the Gallery. The duties and responsibilities are comparable to those of curatorial assistants.

Eligibility Eligibility is limited to doctoral students who are in the advanced stage of their dissertations and to recent PhD recipients (dissertations must have been filed no earlier than September 2011). Neither previous museum experience nor a stated goal of a museum career is required. Applicants from . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Internships in the Museum Profession, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. »

Internships in the Museum Profession at the National Gallery of Art provide institutional training to students interested in pursuing a museum career. Working closely with professional staff at the Gallery, interns participate in the ongoing work of a department, complete a project or a discrete portion of a larger project, and attend a weekly seminar that introduces the staff, departments, programs, and functions of the Gallery. Possible placements are in the conservation, curatorial, design, and education departments.

Eligibility Although consideration will be given to students with a spring 2013 undergraduate degree, preference will be given to applicants who are enrolled in a graduate program or are recent MA, MFA, or M . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellowship 2013–15, The Frick Collection, New York »

The Frick Collection is pleased to announce the availability of a two-year predoctoral fellowship for an outstanding doctoral candidate who wishes to pursue a curatorial career in an art museum. The fellowship will offer invaluable curatorial training and will provide the scholarly and financial resources required for completing the doctoral dissertation. Internationally renowned for its exceptional collection of Western European art from the early Renaissance through the end of the nineteenth century, The Frick Collection, complemented by the equally significant resources of the Frick Art Reference Library, offers a unique opportunity for object-based research. The fellowship is best suited to a student working on a dissertation that pertains to one of . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Getty Graduate Internships, Los Angeles »

Getty Graduate Internships are offered in the four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust—the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation—to students who intend to pursue careers in fields related to the visual arts. Training and work experience are available in areas such as curatorial, education, conservation, research, information management, public programs, and grantmaking.

Please see the list of internship areas and host departments participating in 2013—2014 [curatorial internships include Antiquities (Getty Villa, Greek and Roman Art); Sculpture and Decorative Arts; Drawings (European, prior to 1900); Illuminated Manuscripts (European, 800-1600); Paintings (European, prior to 1900); and Photographs (European and . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C »

Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum seek to foster a cross-cultural dialogue about the history of art of the United States up to 1980. They support work by scholars from abroad who are researching American art or by U.S. scholars who are investigating international contexts for American art. Fellowships are residential and support full-time independent and dissertation research for one year. Fellows receive research and travel allowances, plus a stipend of $30,000 for predoctoral fellows and $45,000 for senior or postdoctoral fellows.

Qualifications and Selection: Applications for the Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art will be evaluated on the basis of the proposal’s merit and the . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize »

The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar in the field of historical American art (circa 1500-1980). Manuscripts should advance understanding of American art, demonstrating new findings and original perspectives. The prize-winning essay will be translated and published in American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s scholarly journal. We are pleased to announce an increased and enhanced prize award this year: the winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and a $2,000 travel stipend to give a presentation in Washington, D.C., and meet with museum staff and fellows. This prize is supported by funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

The aim of the award is to stimulate and actively support . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « CAA International Travel Grant Program »

The CAA International Travel Grant Program, generously supported by the Getty Foundation, provides funding to twenty art historians, museum curators, and artists who teach art history to attend the 101st Annual Conference, taking place February 13–16, 2013, in New York. The grant covers travel expenses, hotel accommodations, per diems, conference registrations, and one-year CAA memberships. For 2013, CAA will offer preconference meetings on February 11 and 12 for grant recipients to present and discuss their common professional interests and issues.

The goal of the program is to increase international participation in CAA and to diversify the organization’s membership (presently seventy-two countries are represented). CAA also wishes to familiarize international participants with the submission process for conference sessions and to expand . . . → En lire plus

Visas pour les Etats-Unis

Outre la candidature elle-même, l’un des aspects les plus difficiles dans la recherche d’un stage international concerne l’obtention du visa. Anna Smith, Directrice du Programme des Echanges Culturels à l’Agence de délivrance des Visa « International Arts & Artists » a bien voulu répondre à nos questions concernant ces procédures. Ci-dessous, un compte rendu de notre entretien, enrichi quelques commentaires en italique.

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De quel visa a-t’on besoin pour un poste d’enseignant-chercheur aux Etats-Unis?

Cela dépend du poste, mais pour un poste au sein d’organismes artistiques et de musées par exemple, il vous faudra un « J1 Exchange Visitor Visa ». Ce visa donne droit . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Kress Interpretive Fellowship – Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York »

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is seeking eligible candidates for the Kress Interpretive Fellowship for 2012-2013. This fellowship aims to cultivate students and young professionals interested in museum careers and focuses on curatorial and educational collaboration.

The Fellow’s activities will focus on collection presentation in the Museum’s galleries, interpretation, and teaching. Specifically, s/he will participate in the ongoing discussions concerning the reinstallation of the new European Paintings galleries, scheduled to reopen in May 2013. The Fellow will be involved with discussions concerning the arrangement of the new gallery installations, design and presentation, coordination of the installation with didactic material and the development of interpretive strategies and teaching methods aimed at . . . → En lire plus

Practicing your English… gratuit!

L’une des clés pour profiter d’une bonne expérience pendant un stage ou une bourse à l’étranger est de développer ses compétences de communication. Cela ne signifie pas la perfection… vous ferez inévitablement des erreurs ! Mais pratiquer la langue vous aidera à vous sentir détendu, calme et confiant avant votre départ.

Trouver des opportunités gratuites de pratiquer l’anglais n’est pas nécessairement facile en France. Bien que lire et écouter des programmes télé ou des films est utile, rien ne vaut des conversations en direct. Ci-dessous, deux voix possibles :

– La première option est http://www.conversationexchange.com/, un service gratuit qui vous aide à rencontrer d’autres personnes qui veulent pratiquer leurs compétences linguistiques. . . . → En lire plus