This fellowship offers the opportunity to work as an intern as part of a partnership between Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) and Houston Freedmen's Town Conservancy (HFTC), an organization created to preserve Freedmen's Town—a neighborhood established in 1865 by formerly enslaved people. The intern will gain experience both within the Museum and its partner organization, while helping to establish creative opportunities informed by Houston Freedmen's Town's legacy andcommunity stakeholders. For more information about the CAMH x HFTC Initiative please go here.
All graduate students and undergraduate students (excluding graduating seniors) of any major are welcome to apply.
Undergraduate students successfully awarded with the CAMH Fellowship will be required to enroll in three credits of HART 301 in both the fall and spring semesters during their museum internship. Graduate fellows will be required to enroll in three credits of HART 501 in the fall and spring semesters.
To apply: submit 1) a brief (1-2 page) statement discussing the applicant's interest in contemporary art and curatorial experience, 2) a CV, and 3) an unofficial transcript.
DEADLINE: Applications are closed for 2023.
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