Textile Museum Internships

The Textile Museum in Washington DC has a rotating schedule for interns and they have many departments to work in.

Mission Statement
The Textile Museum expands public knowledge and appreciation – locally, nationally and internationally – of the artistic merits and cultural importance of the world’s textiles.

History
In 1925 George Hewitt Myers founded The Textile Museum with a collection of 275 rugs and 60 related textiles. Myers collected actively for the Museum until his death in 1957, at which time the collection had grown to encompass the textile arts of Africa, Asia and Latin America. In Myers’ time, the Museum was open by appointment only and received several hundred visitors annually. Today, The Textile Museum is one of the world’s foremost specialized art museums and receives 25,000 to 35,000 visitors each year from around the world.

Internships
Textile Museum internships are varied in format and can be tailored to the needs of the intern. Internships are designed to provide real world experience and help interns solidify their career goals. There is no regular schedule for internships which are organized on an as-needed basis by department. Below are links to each department which uses interns.

Communications and Marketing
Conservation
Curatorial and Collections Management
Development and Membership
Education
Library

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To Apply
Submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Annie Laurie Sánchez.

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