Spelman awarded grant from the Walton Family Foundation to increase diversity in museum field

Spelman College has announced that it has received a $5.4 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to establish the Atlanta University Center Collective for the Study of Art History and Curatorial Studies. In conjunction with Walton Family Foundation grants to fund scholarships at Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University, the new initiative will result in the creation of an Art History major and Curatorial Studies minor at the Atlanta University Center.

The goal of the package of grants is to foster innovation and create an educational pipeline into art museum leadership that is more representative of our nation’s increasing diversity. The initiative will position the Atlanta University Center as a leading incubator of African-American museum professionals in the United States.

Read the full press release here.

CAA Announces Campus Ambassador Program

Students have always been vital to CAA. Our student membership, which is nearly one quarter of our entire membership, has always been vocal, engaged, and eager. This fall we are looking to our students to help carry CAA into the future with the launch of the CAA Ambassador Program.

CAA is seeking Ambassadors in the New York, Boston, and Chicago areas to represent CAA and give short talks about the organization to their fellow classmates and students in nearby schools. The six selected Ambassadors will be compensated for each talk and given a complimentary CAA Annual Conference registration and one-year CAA membership at the student level. Ambassadors will collect feedback at their talks and have check-ins with CAA staff leading the project. Continue reading “CAA Announces Campus Ambassador Program”

RAAMP Seeks Paid Project Intern

Job Description

Resources for Academic Art Museum Professionals (RAAMP) Project Intern

CAA (formerly the College Art Association)
50 Broadway, 21st Floor

New York, NY 10004

Date posted: August 20, 2018

Position Title: Resources for Academic Art Museum Professionals (RAAMP) Project Intern

Supervisor: Grants and Special Programs Manager

This is a paid, part-time position, non-benefited, with a schedule of twenty hours per week for an initial period of up to three months with the possibility of extension. Compensation commensurate with experience. Continue reading “RAAMP Seeks Paid Project Intern”