Family Programs Intern

The Family Program Intern will revamp the Walters’ Art Cart, a mobile cart with family-friendly resources, including books, games, costumes, drawing kits, and other activities that relate to our collection or general art concept. The Art Cart provides families with opportunities to take a break and to play, and is a springboard for gallery exploration.

Duties:

  • Assist education staff and interact with diverse families at the Art Cart
  • Hone research skills while learning about other museum’s interactive resources
  • Maintain inventory and learn evaluation techniques in order to assess current resources and recommend changes
  • Create interpretive materials

Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of art history
  • Experience creating innovative and interactive experiences for a multi-generational audience in informal learning environments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Some weekend availability (the Art Cart is staffed on Saturdays and Sundays)

Preferred Major or Areas of Study:

  • Museum Studies
  • Museum Education
  • Art Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Art History
  • Liberal Arts Program
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