The Art Institute of Chicago offers internship opportunities for high school teens through partnerships with After School Matters and Marwen.
The Museum Education Internship is a great opportunity for creative teens who are interested in studio arts, museums, education, leadership, and/or working with the public. Working closely with museum staff, interns support studio programs, gallery tours, youth events, and family festivals. Interns also have the opportunity to design and lead their own public programs, job-shadow with staff from around the museum, get access to the behind-the-scenes of the museum, and learn about the museum's collection.
ASM Summer Internship ASM Summer Internships are open to Chicago Public high school students who are at leat 16 years old. Apply for the Art Institute Museum Education internship through After School Matters. Applications go live in April with interviews offered at the Art Institute of Chicago in May.
Marwen Yearlong Internship Marwen Internships take place during the school year and are open to all participating Marwen students in grades 9-12. Applications can be found through Marwen during July, with interviews offered at the Art Institute of Chicago in August.
15 hours 27 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—Kemang Wa Lehulere: In All My Wildest Dreams
Artist Kemang Wa Lehulere describes his work as a “protest against forgetting,” reenacting what he calls “deleted scenes” from South African history through a masterful conflation of personal and collective storytelling. See his first American museum show, In All My Wildest Dreams—on view through January 16.
20 hours 14 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW ON VIEW—A new photography rotation showcases groundbreaking Contemporary works from artists like John Baldessari, Sally Mann, Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, among others—on view in Gallery 10 through January 2.
Image: Richard Misrach. Untitled #696–05, from series On the Beach, 2005. Gift of the artist.
1 day 16 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Toulouse-Lautrec’s work increased the visibility of lesbians in 19th-century Paris, portraying them in a sympathetic light when prevailing perceptions were anything but favorable.