Telfair Museums in historic Savannah, Georgia, is seeking applicants for the Tenenbaum Museum Education Fellowship to begin fall 2019. The paid fellowship is aimed to promote the museum’s strategic goals for education and audience development, improve diversity in museum professions, and provide valuable job experience and credentials for recent graduates in art education, art history, museum studies, or related fields entering the workforce. The fellowship is intended for a recent graduate who is a member of a group that is currently under-represented in museum professions, including individuals of African-American, Asian, Latino, and Native American descent.
The Tenenbaum fellow will provide general departmental support and work with the Senior Curator of Education as well as education and curatorial staff members on programs linked to a diverse series of exhibitions. The fellow will assist in the development of interpretive resources and evaluation related to major exhibitions, annual education programs (PULSE Art + Technology Festival and Juneteenth) and other educational initiatives (STEAM, Language Arts programs). The fellow will have the opportunity to engage with museum staff, community partners, visiting artists, and museum visitors, and will have the opportunity to write original interpretive content.
The fellow will gain experience in planning and budgeting, and implementation and evaluation of a new education initiative, interpretive project, or public program during the course of the fellowship.
The Tenenbaum fellow will be a paid a competitive full-time stipend and is eligible for regular full-time, non-exempt employee benefits. This is a one-year fellowship, renewable for up to two years. Relocation expenses will not be paid.
See website for requirements and application instructions.