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The Carol Bates Fellowship


The Walters Art Museum is accepting applicants for the Carol Bates Fellowship during the academic year beginning in July 2014 and ending in June 2015. The selected candidate will work in the Division of Education and Public Programs on several projects within the Division and will have responsibility for the following activities related to the Fall, 2015 special exhibition, Pearls on a String: Art and Relationships in the Islamic World: 1) create and conduct front-end research, 2) work with educators and curators to develop potential interpretive materials and resource room activities, 3) develop school resource materials for the K-12 audience, 4) partner with local schools to help plan a student art show. The fellowship will be critical to the development of innovative and interactive programs and installations in ways that engage the 21st century visitor. The Fellow will also perform intra- and cross-divisional duties as assigned.

We seek applications from graduate students in art history, museum education or museum studies, who are interested in pursuing a museum career in the United States. Special preference will be given to candidates who have experience in creating and conducting evaluation and/or writing curriculum. The selected candidate should have completed the M.A. degree by May 2014. This privately funded fellowship provides a stipend plus health benefits.

Applicants should send the following information to

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate course work
  • The names, addresses and email contact information of three academic and/or professional references, who should send their letters of recommendation directly to the Walters Art Museum at the above email address.

The application deadline date is Monday, May 9, 2014.

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