Internships & Residencies

Student Internships

Museum Studies Internships

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University of Lethbridge Art Gallery

The University of Lethbridge Art Gallery provides a wealth of opportunities for students enrolled in Museum Studies internships within the Department of Art. Interns work with the University's significant art collection and curate exhibitions for public locations around campus, assist with conservation projects, work on preparing work for exhibition and travel, assist with installing and documenting exhibitions, and learn about the registration procedures of a public art gallery. As well, interns can works with visiting artists and deliver public programs.

Check the Internships section on the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery website for more information and testimonials!

 

Internships with Cultural Organizations in Lethbridge

Students may also choose to explore the wealth of opportunities available throughout the city of Lethbridge’s arts community. Internships are regularly held at the Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Sir Alexander Galt Museum and Archives, CASA, and other cultural organizations throughout the city.

 

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Museum Studies Internship

Each year, a student with strong art history and museum studies experience is selected for a four month work placement at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, in Banff AB. Students gain practical work experience in a significant museum, as well as receive a monthly stipend and subsidized housing. Generously supported by the Whyte Museum and the Faculty of Fine Arts Dean's Office.

View our Fine Arts Scholarships & Awards page for more information about funding for this internship.

 

Student Residencies

Mary Annis Gushul Student Residency

This annual residency allows two students to spend one month working at the Gushul studio and Gushul cottage in Blairmore AB. It is generously supported by Mary Annis, a former student in the Department of Art and allows an intensive work experience in beautiful natural surroundings.

View the Founding Faculty Artist Residency Prize in Fine Arts Scholarships & Awards for more information about funding for this residency.

Are you interested in learning more about the different types of Gushul Residencies, or about the history of the Gushul Studio and Gushul Cottage? Check out additional information here.

 

Medalta Ceramic Residency for Art Students

Each May, one uLethbridge Art student is able to spend a month participating in an intensive ceramic art residency at the Medalta studios in Medicine Hat. This residency is generously supported by Medalta and the Faculty of Fine Arts and allows access to clay workshops, firing expertise, a community of artists and 24-hour studio access.

View our Fine Arts Scholarships & Awards page for more information about funding for this residency.