Hilla Rebay International Fellowship, Guggenheim, apply by May 1 annually
The Good Better Best museum-culture seminar, August 2011. Photo: Jaclyn Zaborski
Begun in 2001, this multi-site, ten-month fellowship offers an opportunity for a graduate student (doctoral candidates preferred) to train in the Curatorial Departments at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice. The fellow will spend a minimum of three months at each site as follows (approximate dates):
September 15–December 15: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
January 15–April 15: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
May 15–July 15: Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
The fellowship offers exposure to the unique operational structure of the multinational museum, as well as practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the curatorial field. Each fellow receives funding of $30,000 (subject to taxes). The fellowship is made possible with generous support from The Hilla von Rebay Foundation.
MA/MPhil (doctoral candidates preferred) in art history or related academic fields. Candidates must have fluency in spoken and written English, Spanish, and Italian.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover letter
- Two letters of recommendation
- Transcripts from all universities attended—including language certificates if applicable
- Writing sample (10 pages)—an academic paper or excerpt from a thesis or dissertation preferred
- List of relevant coursework
Applications may be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. No other forms of submission will be considered. Transcripts may be sent via postal mail to:
Education Associate — Adult and Academic Programs
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10128-0173
The deadline for application is May 1 each year and applicants will be notified of the result of their application in late July.
Please direct questions and inquiries to email@example.com or 212 423 3532.