Hudson River Museum

The Hudson River Museum is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and a multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River, seeking to broaden the cultural horizons of all its visitors. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater. It presents exhibitions, programs, teaching initiatives, research, collection, preservation, and conservation – a wide range of activities that interpret its collections, interests and communities.

Internship at Hudson River Museum
Curatorial Department

This internship is for 16-20 hours per week minimum and supports the Curatorial department in various capacities, including:

  • Research projects to improve the level of cataloguing the permanent collection on The Museum System (TMS), the standard object database for museums. Training on TMS provided.
  • Photography and digitization of the collection and ephemera for improved access to the Museum’s collection for research purposes, and for sharing on the website and social media content
  • Assist the team with preparatory work for the Museum’s major Fall 2018 exhibition, Maya Lin: A River Is a Drawing
  • Assist with content and imagery for our social media channels
  • Otherrelatedprojects as assigned

Preference for someone with strong research,  organization, and writing skills, especially those considering a curatorial or museum studies path. Art history or studio coursework is very helpful. Basic knowledge of Photoshop helpful.

Send resume to: Laura Vookles, Chair, Curatorial Department, Hudson River Museum; email: lvookles@hrm.org

 

Internship at Hudson River Museum
Department of Advancement and Communications

This internship is for 10-15 hours per week and supports the Department of Advancement and Communications in various administrative capacities, including:

  • Research possible foundations, corporate donors and local businesses for fundraising opportunities
  • Write text and assist with layout of various marketing materials
  • Assist with special events at the museum
  • Assist with content and imagery for our social media channels
  • Other development/marketing projects as assigned

Preference for someone with strong writing skills, and basic knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, and social media tactics.

Send resume to: Samantha Hoover, Deputy Director of Advancement, Communications, and Administration at shoover@hrm.org.