History of Art and Architecture

Featured interns

 

Spring 2018


Amanda Bartko

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Amanda interned at the Mattress Factory contemporary art museum in the Education Department. She assisted with afterschool activities for students in grades 3 through 5, and participated in various kinds of art education programming offered by the institution.

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Samantha Bastress

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Samantha worked as an intern in the Marketing Department for the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. In this role, she assisted the full-time staff in visitor surveys, event photography, and developing marketing strategies for the exhibit “We Are Nature: Living in the Anthropocene.” She also helped curate the social media platforms for the Museum.

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Morgan Benner

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Morgan worked as an intern at The Heinz Architectural Center in the Carnegie Museum of Art. She aided in data collection as part of the “Copy + Paste” Hall of Architecture exhibition digitalizing the daily surveys obtained by gallery ambassadors. She also had the opportunity to design new methods of data collection for data analysis.

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Emily Campbell

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Emily interned at Contemporary Craft where she researched its founder, Betty Raphael, and the craft-based artists who had exhibitions at her former gallery, The Store for Arts and Crafts and People-Made Things. Her research culminated in a SCALAR storybook project about the artists who contributed to build The Store with their work.

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Zoe Creamer

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Zoe interned at Hillman Library in the Special Collections Department, working with the Walter and Martha Leuba Collection. She cataloged and researched prints from the collection, facilitating the future online accessibility of the works. She also conducted research on postwar Japanese woodblock prints from the collection toward creating a small online exhibition.

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Sydney Dominick

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Sydney worked at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum. She collected and archived donations to the museum and aided in organizing the women’s collection obtained from past exhibitions. Sydney also helped organizing events for the museum and developed her own research project.

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Darcy Foster

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Darcy interned at the Thomas and Katherine Detre’s Library and Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center. She took inventories of collections, and processed a collection of autographed photographs obtained from the former Nixon Theatre, in downtown Pittsburgh.

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Danielle Grentz

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Danielle worked at the Senator John Heinz History Center researching ties between Pittsburgh and the commercial film industry. She examined newspaper articles for films made in Pittsburgh in order to contact possible interview subjects for an eventual film-themed exhibit.

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Cassandra Maas

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Cassandra interned at the University of Pittsburgh Archives Service Center, where she researched women in Pittsburgh’s labor movements. Under the supervision of Media Curator Miriam Meislik, Cassandra examined archival records on local unions, organizations, and people associated with women and labor. Using the information and notes she gathered, she also created a LibGuide.

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Geoffrey Mansfield

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

As an intern at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, Geoffrey used computer software to catalogue incoming donations and provided condition reports, summaries, and made photographs of artificats. He was also responsible for digitizing and researching a selection of WWII-era photographs.

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Emily Marturano

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Emily was a Curatorial Research Intern at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History working under Assistant Curator, Dr. Erin Peters. She researched textual sources and reference images on Egyptian funerary processions. This data will be used to build a procession timeline, for an exhibition on Egypt and the Nile.

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Rebecca Moser

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

For her internship at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Rebecca assisted in planning and researching for the 2018 Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon event. Utilizing databases, library resources, and archives, she created 34 artist research folders to make the creation and editing of Wikipedia articles easy for attendees. She also collaborated with art organizations, institutions, and the community to coordinate and promote the event.

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Mairin Plant

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Mairin worked as an intern in the Department of Education at the Carnegie Museum of Art.  In her role, Mairin collaborated with staff on the conception and description of programs and events.  She worked specially on the museum’s online presence by updating and disseminating information to the Museum website.

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Tulip Serbin

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Tulip interned at The Andy Warhol Museum in the Education Department. She assisted staff members with various office tasks and helped facilitate the monthly LGBTQ Youth Prom planning committee meetings. In these meetings, Tulip mentored students on graphic design and event planning. She also helped with the Sensory-Friendly Event for Teens and Young Adults program.

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Rebecca Stewart

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Rebecca worked with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Main and the REcollection Studio.  In this position they planned and executed an exhibition titled "Signs: Images of the Pittsburgh Photographic Library." As curator of "Signs" Rebecca selected works and installed the exhibition, created a reading list and blog post, and gave guided tours to visitors.

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Emma Vescio

Museum Studies Academic Internship, Spring 2018

Emma interned in the Development department at the Mattress Factory. She created a young professional membership program, and helped with day-to-day tasks and archiving development-related documents. She also helped coordinating other museum events like the annual Urban Garden Party.

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