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Romare Bearden Graduate Fellowship

Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship

Summary: The Romare Bearden Graduate Museum Fellowship is a 12-month museum paid fellowship that seeks outstanding candidates from backgrounds historically underrepresented in professional positions at art museums and who are more representative of the growing diversity of the American people. The cross-departmental position gives beginning professionals opportunities to work with various departments including possible assignments in research, public programming, interpretive materials development, marketing, curatorial and audience development. Specific assignments are tailored to the Museum’s needs and the Fellow’s skills and interests.

Qualifications: Eligible candidates must have completed at least one year of graduate school by June 2020 in art history, art education, museum studies, or related fields. Applicant must have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to work independently and manage multiple assignments.

Additional Details:

Application Deadline: March 20, 2020

The Romare Bearden Fellow receives $37,153 annual salary, full time benefits package along with moving and educational travel allowances.

Candidates must complete the on-line application at, upload a cover letter explaining your interest in the fellowship, a resume, a writing sample in a humanities area not to exceed 1500 words, contact information for three references (academic and professional), and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies are acceptable).  Note: All documents must be uploaded in a single .pdf or word document.

Only complete applications will be reviewed.

Employment date:  July 20, 2020 – July 31, 2021

Submission Questions: Saint Louis Art Museum
    Attn:  Human Resources
    One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park
    St. Louis, MO  63110-1380
    (314) 655-5294

Fellowship Questions: Renee Franklin at; (314) 655-5437

Salary Range: 

About This Job

  • Saint Louis Art Museum
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Category: Professional
  • Salary Range: 37153
  • Posted: January 17, 2020