Museum Fellowship Opportunities

William A. Camfield Fellowship

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Deadline: Applications are closed for 2022-2023.

This Fellowship--originally created in July 2001 with the retirement of a beloved professor, past department Chair, and tireless advocate of the arts in Houston--supports student learning and curatorial training under the auspices of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. One undergraduate and one graduate fellow is selected for each academic year (September-May); each has the opportunity to work directly with a professional museum curator at the MFAH.

($10,000/academic year)

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Jameson Fellowship for American Arts & Decorative Painting

Bayou Bend

Deadline: Applications are closed for 2022-2023.

The Jameson Fellow will spend the academic year as an intern at the Bayou Bend Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Bayou Bend is regarded as the best house museum west of the Mississippi and contains an outstanding array of American painting, sculpture, and decorative arts from the colonial period through the 19th century. The stipend is $13,000. Additional funds (up to $1,500) are reserved for a research trip during the time of the Fellowship.

($13,000 + $1,500 travel/academic year)

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Rice University Internship Program, The Menil Collection

The Menil Collection

Deadline: Applications are closed for 2022-2023.

Available to one undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Art History at Rice University per academic year (September–May), this program offers the opportunity to work as an intern in the curatorial department at the Menil Collection.

($3,000/academic year)

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