Art: Brooks Museum of Art

Brooks Museum

About Brooks Museum of Art

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is the largest and one of the oldest Museums in the Mid-South. The museum is located in Memphis’ beautiful and historic Overton Park. The facility consists of 29 galleries, art classrooms, a print study room with over 4,500 works of art on paper, a research library with over 5,000 volumes, and an auditorium. The collection has over seven thousand works of art, including paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, and examples of the decorative arts. Of particular note are the Samuel H. Kress Collection of Renaissance and Baroque paintings, the Hugo N. Dixon Collection of Impressionist paintings, the Levy Collection of American prints, the Goodman Book Collection, and the Goodheart Collection of Carl Gutherz paintings, drawings, and archival material.

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art enriches the lives of its diverse community through the museum’s expanding collection, varied exhibitions, and dynamic programs that reflect the art of world cultures from antiquity to the present.

Desired Skills for Fellow

– Marketing skills

– Proficient with Apple and Windows-based computers

– Flexibility in working hours and the ability to change tasks from day to day

– Good customer service skills

Fellow Role / Responsibilities

The intern will have an opportunity to work in a variety of the museum’s departments. This is a very well-rounded position.

 

For more information on Brooks Museum of Art, go to their website.