In this paid internship, you’ll explore gender and sexuality in art as reflected through race, class, culture, religion, nationality, and language. The internship has two parts. Part I, InterseXtions, is a ten-week program that meets weekly where you’ll discuss readings, engage with artworks, and create your own interpretation of the Museum’s exhibitions. In Part II, select returning participants will plan and execute our annual LGBTQ Teen Night, a large-scale Museum event designed by and for LGBTQ+ youth. In both parts, you’ll work to provide a safe, equitable, and creative space for other LGBTQ+ teens to have fun, explore the arts, and express themselves and their identities.
In Part I, InterseXtions, you will:
In Part II, LGBTQ Teen Night Planning Committee, you will:
This program is open to all NYC teens, ages 14–19, who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, two-spirit, gender nonconforming, questioning and/or queer. Must be able to commit to weekly meetings on Tuesdays from 5 to 7 pm, November 28, 2017–February 6, 2018 (for Part I) and March 13–June 12, 2018 (for Part II), and additional field trips on Fridays or weekends.
To apply: Applications are currently closed for the 2017–18 year. Please check back in mid-June to apply for fall 2018!