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Hilla Rebay International Fellowship 2011-2012 for Curators

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 Hilla Rebay International 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.

The fellow will spend a minimum of three months in the museums mentioned above.

Target Group

MA/MPhil (doctoral candidates preferred) in Art History or related academic fields. Candidates must have fluency in spoken and written English, Spanish, and Italian.

Duration

10 (ten) months

Fellowship Value

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 fellow will spend a minimum of three months at each site as follows (approximate dates):

  • 15 September – 15 December: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • 15 January – 15 April: Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
  • 15 May – 15 July: Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

Application

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Resume/CV
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from all universities attended – including language certificates if applicable
  • Writing sample (10 pages) – academic paper or excerpt from thesis/dissertation preferred
  • List of relevant coursework

Applications may be sent by e-mail to jyee [at] guggenheim.org (please replace [at] with @) or by post to:

Jennifer Yee
Education Associate – Adult and Academic Programs
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10128-0173

Please direct questions and inquiries to jyee [at] guggenheim.org (please replace [at] with @).