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.

  • Lucy Sherman and the Goodbody Collection
    I have had the utmost pleasure of working as an intern with the Bates Museum of Art this Fall. My fellow intern, Sophie Cappello, and I were presented almost immediately with our task for the…
  • Sophie Cappello and the Goodbody Collection
    Reflecting on my internship involvement at the Bates Museum of Art, I can truthfully describe my experience as a positive one. This program offered me opportunities to exercise my writing, critical thinking, and research abilities…
  • Delving into Bernard Langlais’ Works on Paper
    My work at the Bates College Museum of Art started as a way to gauge my interest in the field as a future career. I was, and still am to a degree, uncertain about what…
  • To Be Framed: Curating Figures and Fruit by Beth Van Hoesen
    I had an awesome semester at the Museum. It commenced with a research project on recently donated work from the Jane Costello Wellehan Collection (see our previous post). For the latter half of our internship,…
  • Initial Beauty: Chinese Cultural Revolution-era Propaganda Posters
    I have thoroughly enjoyed my time as a Bates Museum Intern this fall.  Although it was not a normal semester, by any means, I still found myself engaged and surprised by all the wonderful opportunities…
Intern’s Blog Archives