Interns’ Blog

Interns often contribute to the museum’s ongoing work from behind the scenes.  The Interns’ Blog helps shine the spotlight on their important work by letting them share their personal perspective.

  • The Power of Speech and History from Lesley Dill’s Wilderness: Light Sizzles Around Me
    So far this semester, my involvement in the installation process of Lesley Dill’s exhibition, Wilderness: Light Sizzles Around Me, was one of the most influential experiences I have had working at the Bates Museum of…
  • Three Big Heads: Inside Bernard Langlais’ Sketchbook
    Much of my everyday work as the Collections Management Intern at the Bates Museum of Art consists of cataloging pieces received by the Museum into our EmbARK database. In 2013, the museum was gifted a…
  • Julia Oliver, Midterm Reflection
    Finding myself already in the middle of this semester it’s nice to have the opportunity to look back and reflect on what I’ve accomplished and learned thus far. Given the task of researching the artists…
  • Laura Littlefield, Midterm Reflection
    As someone who is hoping to pursue a career in the art industry, working as an Exhibitions Intern at the Bates College Museum of Art has given me exposure to the process and challenges of…
  • Grace Devine Midterm Reflection
    Working as an exhibition intern with the Bates Museum of Art has been a highly rewarding, educational, and enjoyable experience. My internship has focused on researching the incredible collection of photographs kindly gifted to the…
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