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Careers in the Arts
Museum Career Internship Program

The Museum Career Internship Program provides paid internships to LaGuardia Community College students interested in pursuing careers in the arts, and was created to foster diversity and inclusion in the museum field.

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Sharing Experiences
Museum Career Internship Program Blog

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Opportunities for Teens
Youth Art Connection

Youth Art Connection participants explore folk and self-taught art and learn about careers in the arts through a variety of engaging activities.

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Opportunities for Teens
Teen Leader Program

The Teen Leader Program brings high school students together with artists, curators, and educators to discuss art critically and think creatively.

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Visits for Schools
PreK–12 Visits

Inquiry-based programs explore the work of folk and self-taught artists to deepen and enrich classroom learning and to foster critical thinking.

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Curricula & Guides
Educator Tools & Events

Developed with educators and students, the Museum’s free curriculum resources and exploration guides help teachers bring folk art into the classroom.

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"M.M." Hooked Rug
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College/University Students
Internship Opportunities

The Museum offers a variety of internships for college and university students, graduate students, and emerging professionals interested in museum careers.

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Museum-School Partnerships

Collaborative sessions between the Museum’s Learning and Engagement department and schools combine exhibition-based programs with specialized classroom visits.

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Summer Sessions
Summer Camp Programs

The Museum welcomes camp and youth groups to explore themes related to current exhibitions through interactive tours.

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Eugene von Bruenchenhein (1910–1983)

Teen Leader Blog

Follow the adventures of the Museum’s Teen Leader Program at the class blog.