The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery (MAAHMG) is accepting applications for the 2023 MAAHMG History Fellowship program. An individual will be selected to spend a 6-month fellowship with the museum to research, write, design, create and install a history exhibition focusing on the subject matter of their choice on African American history in Minnesota. The completed work will be presented in an exhibition at the museum. The Fellow will also plan and participate in a community engagement event at the museum. Applications will be reviewed by a panel who will select the individual for the position. This Fellowship is designed to provide experience and opportunities to individuals who have historically been underrepresented in careers at museums and in the museum field. A stipend of $12,000 will be paid to the selected Fellow that will be used for research, writing, design and other activities or items necessary to curate a history exhibition and community event at the museum. Funding for the History Fellowship program is provided by the Propel Nonprofits Seeding Cultural Treasures grant awarded to MAAHMG.
Eligibility: The program is open to individuals who have completed either a B.A. or B.S. college degree in any field of study, subject, or discipline. The applicant must live in Minnesota. No housing or office space is provided with this Fellowship.
How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit the following: (1) a resume; (2) one letter of recommendation; and (3) a one-page project proposal stating their idea for an exhibition focusing on African American history in Minnesota. Please consolidate all application materials into a single PDF file that is labeled with your first and last name. Failure to submit all required materials will disqualify your application and it will not be considered. Please email your complete application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline: January 28, 2023. Late applications will not be considered.