About Art, Art Museums and Galleries

Our Art, Gallery, and Museum internships abroad all help our interns discover much about the unique artistic and cultural elements of each of our placements. Through this wide array of placements, you could acquire a mix of skills in event planning, business management, and marketing, all while immersing yourself in an artistic environment. Take a look at our sample placement list to see just a few of the many art, gallery, and museum internships abroad available through the Global Experiences programs.

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Featured Internships

Archivist Intern

Archivist Intern

This independent architectural body was established to collect and preserve materials of every kind relating to the architectural history of the island of Ireland, and make the collections available to the public. They seek an intern with an interest in history, archives and/or architecture to catalog and maintain their current collection.

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Placement In One of Ireland's Leading Museums

Placement In One of Ireland's Leading Museums

A top Museum is looking for interns to assist in the transfer of collection to a new facility. Candidates will receive hands-on experience in museum documentation processes and will need to have a background in museum studies. Tasks include: repacking and stabilizing objects, location control, data inputting and updating and records management, along with a variety of other museum-related tasks as they arise.

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Operations Intern in a Gallery

Operations Intern in a Gallery

This is an incredible opportunity for a student who also has an interest in tourism, gallery management, and art history. The selected student will assist with monthly exhibition planning, work with local & visiting artists, and assist in the scheduling and organization of art classes for children. The intern will work with team of tour guides, and assist with allocating guides for tours.

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Milano Art Guide

Milano Art Guide

With fifty voluntary associations in seven European countries, this organization is part of the Internationale des Guides Benevoles. They seek to inspire visitors to Milan through the art of the cities buildings, churches, and church art. The ideal candidate has a passion for art, culture, and possibly architecture. Italian speaking is a plus, but not a necessity. This internship involves interacting with new people, places, and situations and would be a great first position for a candidate interested in international art.

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Mobile Galleries Development

Mobile Galleries Development

This is a company that brings museums and galleries to the people. Interns will be tasked with researching, cataloging, and developing themes for museums and gallery profiles Ideal candidates will have demonstrated passion for the museum or gallery world and be willing to adapt to new challenges and ever evolving tasks.

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Art Gallery Marketing and Event Management

Art Gallery Marketing and Event Management

This established gallery is seeking an intern to assit with marketing efforts and the organization of various events. It is an excellent gallery with a wonderful reputation, in a great area of Paris. They have hosted numerous interns over the past 10 years and all have been very content with the work and quality of the internship. Backgrounds in museum or art curatorship are an advantage.

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Galleria D'Arte

Galleria D'Arte

Located in the historical center of Milan, this gallery seeks to promote the spread of international and Italian artists that explore contemporary forms through different media. Many of the artists presented are young or mid-career who have some sort of international following, yet the gallery encourages collaboration with other mediums such as anthropology, psychology, and history to develop other aspects of contemporary culture. Ideal candidates have a background in art and art history. Candidates should have expansive knowledge and be able to communicate about art in an educated manor.

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Art Gallery Administration

This gallery is located in the famous Marais neighborhood on a road leading directly to the Picasso Museum. It’s a great location for interns wishing to experience a truly Parisian atmosphere, especially those looking for experience in the art world. Responsibilities will range between gallery administrative duties and marketing efforts. Qualified candidates will have displayed a passion for the arts and be knowledgeable of such topics.

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Immersion in the Florentine Art World

Immersion in the Florentine Art World

This art gallery and cultural hub was founded in 1956. Since the beginning the gallery has been a space for modern and contemporary art, specializing in painting and graphic copyright by international and local Florentine artists. This placement is a great way to immerse oneself in the Italian art scene. Tasks during the internship placement may include assisting with the creation, promotion, and implementation of exhibitions, planning and organizing special events, utilizing public relations and computer skills, researching and writing relevant art articles, helping with inventory and cataloging works and communicating with artists and clients. Other tasks will include daily administrative and management assistance to assist staff and continuing operations of the establishment.

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Internship Opportunity with a Public Museum

Internship Opportunity with a Public Museum

The goal and mission of this museum is to conserve and enhance the city’s art heritage, making it available for public enjoyment in the broadest and most democratic manner possible. They represent a public service, with cultural and social functions, and a right of the citizens. This museum is responsible for the management, conservation and valorisation of a heritage of works of art that also includes the numerous collections that the City Council has received in the form of bequests and donations from collectors, artists and civic institutions. The ideal candidate will have prior study in art, and communication, with an "art attitude" and the flexibility to work on various projects.

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Art Gallery Management In Historic Florence

Art Gallery Management In Historic Florence

For over thirty years, this gallery has maintained a respected presence in the domestic and international exhibition circuit. The important collection of historical masters and numerous exhibition reviews make this gallery a place where art and passion fruitfully meet the market. Interns will be immersed in the gallery in many aspects, obtaining an intimate glimpse and unique perspective on the Florentine art world. The ideal candidate will have a degree in art, museums, or gallery management. Additionally, Strong computer and PR skills are a must to excel in this internship placement.

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Art Gallery Management

Art Gallery Management

A hip, modern gallery is looking for an intern with an interest in the art world. The gallery hosts a huge variety of artists and events. The intern will get to prepare for new art reviews, organize an exposition of young artists in Deauville, create brochures, visit artists, send out invitations, help with art openings, English content editing, choose pictures for magazines and a number of other tasks. Interns will truly immerse themselves in the Parisian art world.

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Internship with a Public Museum

Internship with a Public Museum

The goal and mission of this museum is to conserve and enhance the city’s art heritage, making it available for public enjoyment in the broadest and most democratic manner possible. They represent a public service, with cultural and social functions, and a right of the citizens. This museum is responsible for the management, conservation and valorisation of a heritage of works of art that also includes the numerous collections that the City Council has received in the form of bequests and donations from collectors, artists and civic institutions. The ideal candidate will have prior study in art, and communication, with an "art attitude" and the flexibility to work on various projects.

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Art Gallery Administration

Art Gallery Administration

This gallery is located in the famous Marais neighborhood on a road leading directly to the Picasso Museum. It’s a great location for interns wishing to experience a truly Parisian atmosphere, especially those looking for experience in the art world. Responsibilities will range between gallery administrative duties and marketing efforts. Qualified candidates wil have displayed a passion for the arts and be knoweldgeable of such topics.

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Intern in an Urban Museum

Intern in an Urban Museum

A free, family and community-focussed museum with designated collections in anthropology, musical instruments and natural history. They also have an aquarium, 16 acres of gardens, a library and an education centre with a large handling collection. Placement students may be working in one of a variety of areas, including learning, collections management, the library, exhibitions and volunteer management. Interns will be in a generalist role working with archives and helping the volunteer coordinator in museum operations.

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Contemporary Fine Art and Photography Gallery

Contemporary Fine Art and Photography Gallery

This placement is a contemporary fine art gallery which exhibits an eclectic variety of contemporary art by British as well as international artists from all corners of the world. The gallery, situated in the heart of London's vibrant East end, presents an integrated program of exhibitions, including solo-shows as well as group exhibitions of emerging and established artists from all artistic backgrounds. Interns here research for shows, perform initial contacts with artists, help with the installation of shows, support the promotions, sales and marketing side of the gallery's operations and even representing the gallery at the front of the house.

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Internship with Chinese Contemporary Art Gallery

Internship with Chinese Contemporary Art Gallery

This gallery represents and exhibits cutting edge, stimulating works by established contemporary Chinese artists as well as emerging contemporary Chinese artists who are not as yet "discovered" internationally. With close to 2,000 square feet of gallery space, this beautiful gallery overlooking the River Thames is London’s only Chinese contemporary art gallery with a permanent exhibition space of this size and scale. Interns selected for this placement intern will work directly with the gallery manager and client developer, learning everything about running a gallery.

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