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.
1 day 18 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Abstract Experiments: Latin American Art on Paper after 1950
During the mid-20th century, Latin American artists were active in the evolving international discourse on modernity, at a time of industrial expansion and political transformation in South America.
Abstract Experiments provides an illuminating complement to Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium and reflects the Art Institute’s recent efforts to expand its holdings of Latin American painting, sculpture, and works on paper.
2 days 12 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago NOW OPEN—Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium
The Art Institute presents the first U.S. retrospective of this groundbreaking Brazilian artist. A relentless innovator always pushing the boundaries of art, Oiticica is arguably the most influential Latin American artist of the post–World War II period and is recognized for inspiring Tropicália, a powerful movement that influenced art across media in Brazil.
In addition to viewing his early works on paper, visitors are invited to take off their shoes and walk through immersive sand-filled installations, view Amazonian parrots, and try on wearable objects designed by the artist.
2 days 13 hours ago The Art Institute of Chicago Whitney will be taking over our Instagram for the next 24 hours. Follow along to see posts from Max and Julien’s visit to the museum.