Advice for Young Artists Seeking a Gallery

The American Association of Museums – The American Association of Museums has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community

American Association of Museums Job Bank – offers a job bank for museum professionals (including internships, fellowships) and links to career information. (American Association of Museums’ job bank)

American Federation of the Arts – a not-for-profit organization that initiates and organizes art exhibitions and provides educational and professional programs in collaboration with the museum community

*Art and Art History Department Website – back to the Bucknell Department website

Art Career Network –  “the artist’s guide to launching a successful and lucrative career” – exhibition opportunities (paid subscription required) – This is a subscription site (with a fee) for full-time jobs, internships, grants, public art projects, etc. – Career Jobs – This site has lots of career information, job search advice, internships, information for the freelance artist, art education, and links to other job posting and career sites.

Arts and Business Council of New York – connects with the business community: corporate giving officers, potential board members, pro bono consultants, workshop presenters, panelists, mentors, in order to put business skills and resources into the hands of artists and arts organizations.

Arts Management – With its global perspective, Arts Management Network is a valuable resource for academics, students, researchers, regional and national authorities, business people, and journalists.

Artspire – is an online community for artists and arts organizations brought to you by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), one of the country’s most respected not-for-profit arts organizations.

Association of art Museum Directors – The purpose of the organization is to support its members in increasing the contribution of art museums to society. The web site provides job listings as well as a list of museums that offer internships and fellowships.

The BRIDGE – A job database for Bucknell students and alumni.  Instructions on how to use The BRIDGE.

CAA – Opportunities – exhibitions opportunities and more

CAA – Guidelines – helpful info on how to setup your resume

Career Development Center (Bucknell) – can help you find internships and jobs, prepare effective application materials, and practice for interviews

Center for Photography at Woodstock

Directory of Us Museum Website Links

The Elizabeth Foundation For the Arts/Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop

Frogman’s Printmaking Workshop – Vermillion, SD

Graphic Artists Guild – committed to improving conditions for all graphic artists (including, but not limited to: photographers, designers, illustrators, and digital artists) and raising standards for the entire industry.

Graduate Jobs – job listings, and a newsletter for the arts (username is bucknell, password is cdc17837)

Highpoint Center for Printmaking – Minneapolis

The illustrated guide to a Ph.D.

Info On Museums By Country

Kala Institute – Berkeley, CA

Lower East Side Print Shop – NYC

Mailchimp – free graphic email service –  Topical directory pages on items of interest to those who work in and around museums. One of the directories lists websites for job searching in the museum profession. – Excellent site for internship and full-time opportunities in U.S. museums and other cultural resource institutions. It also offers links to museum studies graduate programs and a resume posting service.

National Association for Museum Exhibitions –  seeks to enhance the cultural landscape by advancing the value and relevance of exhibitions through dialogue among individuals, museum leaders and the public. The site offers a job board.

New York Art Residency and Studios Foundation – not-for-profit arts organization committed to supporting artists and curators on an international level as well engaging the local community in Brooklyn and the Greater New York area

NYFA (New York Foundation For the Arts)job and fellowship listings, exhibition opportunities, and much more

Peterson’s Guide – comprehensive guide to programs at universities and colleges across the country

Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate School Fellowships (Listed on Bucknell’s website)

Print Center

Res Artis – worldwide network of artist residencies

SF Camerawork – a non-profit organization that encourages emerging and mid-career artists to explore new directions in photography and related media

Smithsonian Institution – Smithsonian Institution, the site provides job, internship, volunteering, and fellowship information

Society for Photographic Education

Trans Artists – Artist in Residence guide; international artist-in-residence programs as well as other opportunities for artists to stay and work elsewhere ‘for art’s sake’.

Women’s Studio Workshop – located in Rosendale, NY

WordPress – free, easy to use service for building your own websites  (click here for more info)

Writing Center (Bucknell) – offers individual consultation on writing – extremely useful when revising application materials


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