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March 1, 2019

Applications Open for 2019 Windgate Museum Internships

In celebration of ᏔᎷᏣ The Basket

The Windgate Museum Internship program provides $5,000 stipends to undergraduate or graduate students who work under the direction of curators or directors. Five host institutions are seeking interns this year.

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Asheville Art Museum

Incorporated in 1948 by area artists, the Asheville Art Museum transforms lives through art by engaging, enlightening and inspiring individuals and enriching community through dynamic experiences in American art of the 20th and 21st centuries. As the only nationally accredited art museum serving all 24 counties that comprise Western North Carolina (WNC), the Asheville Art Museum provides vital and otherwise unavailable cultural and educational services to adults and children. Exhibitions and programs provide unique exposure to great works of American art beginning in the 20th century and present innovative learning experiences for people of all ages in urban and rural communities in WNC. 

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Hancock Shaker Village

Hancock Shaker Village is thrilled to partner with the Center for Craft, Creativity & Design to offer a 2019 Windgate Fellowship in the Collections Department. Reporting to the Curator, the Windgate Fellow will engage in collections and exhibition research from a vibrant, 200-acre outdoor museum and living farm in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Currently enrolled or recently graduated undergraduate and graduate students with an enthusiasm for material culture, utopian communal studies, the history of American design and craft, and the museum field are eligible to apply.

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John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Situated near the shores of Lake Michigan in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s mission is to generate a creative exchange between artists and the public. It fosters the creation of new works of art, originates exhibitions, educates people of all ages, and presents dynamic programs in the performing arts. Through collaboration and exploration, the Arts Center builds vibrant community, nourishing and enriching the lives of all.

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Morris Museum of Art

Opened to the public in 1992, the Morris Museum of Art is the oldest museum in the United States that is dedicated to the art and artists of the American South. The museum’s mission is to create and maintain a collection of art that serves as a visual correlative to the culture of the South and to interpret that collection in regional, national, and global contexts.  

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Museum of Craft and Design (San Francisco)

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) is San Francisco’s only museum devoted to craft and design. Founded in 2004, MCD showcases designers, makers and artists through an exciting and distinctive series of craft and design-focused exhibitions and public programs. As a non-collecting institution, the museum actively collaborates with artists, designers, curators, museums and universities, as well as design venues and practitioners to create inspirational craft and design experiences for visitors of all ages.

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