Employer Profile: The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD

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The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland is internationally renowned for its collection of art, which was amassed substantially by two men, William and Henry Walters, and eventually bequeathed to the City of Baltimore. The collection presents an overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories and Old Master paintings; Art Deco jewelry and 19th-century European and American masterpieces.

Studio Teaching Intern

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer 2016

The School Programs Department at the Walters Art Museum is seeking undergraduate and graduate art education students who are interested in gaining practical teaching experience in a museum setting. Each year, we serve approximately 15,000 students in our studio spaces. K-12 classes visit the museum for a curriculum-based guided tour and then participate in a studio experience. Successful candidates will lead these classes. Interns will mostly teach elementary and middle school students. Interns must commit to at least one day a week, at least three hours per day (Studio classes occur Tuesday – Friday between 10 am-2 pm). You must be available at least a half hour prior to your class and a half hour after your class for set up and clean up. More hours are available if interested. Credit can be arranged with your professor if desired.

Gallery Teaching Intern

Unpaid/ Internship/ Summer 2016

The School Programs Department seeks undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in gaining practical teaching experience in a museum setting to lead interactive and interdisciplinary tours for K-12 students.  Successful candidates are enthusiastic, motivated, resourceful, and dependable. They should have some knowledge or experience in teaching, museum education, art history and/or studio practices. Training takes place on Wednesdays from 1-5 p.m. from September 11 to October 16 and covers learning theory, teaching techniques, and the Walters’ collection to provide interns with the skills to develop and lead tours.

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