This semester long internship with available arts cultural institutions is a prestigious and demanding program, in which the internship convenor places Art History and Curatorship Honours students. The Internship is designed to provide the student with practical insights into the activities and the workings of an art museum or gallery. The specific nature of the contact work will depend on the requirements of the art museum specialist supervisor, who may include curators, research program managers, registrars and learning and access programmers. The internship is aimed at providing an opportunity for learning about the field in preparation towards and art museum career.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- participate in the workings of an arts and cultural institution in co-operation with specialist staff;
- reflect critically and productively on the experience of working in an arts and cultural institution in co-operation with specialist staff;
- engage professionally with stakeholders on topics related to audience engagement in the context of arts and cultural institutions; and
- think, write, and argue about pressing issues and questions in the context of arts and cultural institutions.
- Research paper on a topic related to audience engagement, 2500 words (50) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Reflective journal on activities undertaken in host institution, written up towards completion of the semester internship, 2500 words (50) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from a combination of attendance at internship placement, workshops, and applied research and writing. Students will undertake 120 hours (20 days) of internship placement in an arts and cultural institution in Canberra. The structure and delivery of contact hours is dependent on internship placement.
Requisite and Incompatibility
In consultation with internship convenor.
Completion of a cognate major.
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