Internship Opportunities

Our high school, undergraduate, and graduate internship program offers hands-on experience in a range of areas, including visual arts; performing arts (music, theater, and dance); and StudioLab educational programs. Please submit a cover letter and resume to the department of interest.

StudioLab: Artist Teaching Residencies & Gallery Education

The StudioLab internship program provides college students with an opportunity to work with artists who are teaching students in Pre-K through grade 12. The experiential, learning-based curriculum is tied to visual, performing, literary, and media arts. Responsibilities may include:

  • Acting as a liaison between the StudioLab program staff and schools
  • Assisting an artist in a residency during the school day or after school
  • Participating in program documentation and assessment
  • Conducting general research and administrative tasks, as needed
  • Coordinating, developing, and implementing gallery education programs

Contact:
Carolyn Sickles, Director of StudioLab
csickles@henrystreet.org
212.598.0400 x221 or x221

Technical Theater

Contact:
Jon Harper, Technical Director
jharper@henrystreet.org
212.598.0400 x226

Visual Arts

The Abrons Arts Center is offering internship positions for our Visual Arts Program. Previous studio art, gallery, art handling, or art criticism experience is a plus. Internships can be tailored to meet school credit requirements and will involve the following duties:

  • Assisting with the installation and maintenance of art exhibitions in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, video, installation, and sound
  • Organizing website archives of previous exhibitions
  • Assisting with the coordination and programming for our Artist-in-Residence Program such as organizing applications, studio maintenance, and exhibition scheduling
  • Assisting Teaching Artists in the classroom with preparation and instruction

Contact:
Jonathan Durham, Visual Arts Director
jdurham@henrystreet.org
212.598.0400 x202

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