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Located on Freemason St. —
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon to 5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Barry Arts Building at 4600 Monarch Way —
Tuesday-Thursday

10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Moses Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

About the Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Art Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Willoughby-Baylor House

Completed in 1794, this former home now presents a mix of art and artifacts. See what's on view

Located in Norfolk

One Memorial Place,
Norfolk, VA
Get Directions

While You're Here

Visit our Museum Shop
and the Wisteria Cafe.

Perry Glass Studio

A state-of-art facility on the Museum’s campus. See a free glassmaking demo Tuesdays–Sunday at noon. Like what you see? Take a class with us! More about the Studio

Moses Myers House

The home of the first permanent Jewish residents of Norfolk, this historic house offers a glimpse of the life of a wealthy early 19th-century merchant family.
More about the house

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the Library

Weddings & Event Rentals

The perfect place for your big day or special event. Get the details

Take a tour

We offer a number of tours on different topics. More about tours

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Visit one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

About the Chrysler

Our story spans well over 100 years. See where we began, how we grew, and where we're going. Explore our history

News and Announcements

See what's happening at the Museum, read Chrysler Magazine, and find our Media Center. Read now

Location

745 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-333-6299

Always Free Parking

Get Directions

Third Thursdays

Live art performances monthly.
See the archive

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Studio Assistantship Program

Further your career and join us in Norfolk.
Applications available Fall 2019

The Masterpiece Society

Learn about this innovative group of museum supporters.
Meet the Masterpiece Society

Planned Giving

Help ensure the long-term success of the Museum.
Learn about planned giving

Historic Houses

Located on Freemason St. —
Open Saturday and Sunday

Noon to 5 p.m.

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Barry Arts Building at 4600 Monarch Way —
Tuesday-Thursday

10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Moses Myers House

The oldest Jewish home in America open to the public as a museum offers a glimpse of the life of an early 19th century merchant family.
More about the house

About the Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Art Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

Willoughby-Baylor House

Completed in 1794, this former home now presents a mix of art and artifacts. See what's on view

Located in Norfolk

One Memorial Place,
Norfolk, VA
Get Directions

While You're Here

Visit our Museum Shop
and the Wisteria Cafe.

Perry Glass Studio

A state-of-art facility on the Museum’s campus. See a free glassmaking demo Tuesdays–Sunday at noon. Like what you see? Take a class with us! More about the Studio

Moses Myers House

The home of the first permanent Jewish residents of Norfolk, this historic house offers a glimpse of the life of a wealthy early 19th-century merchant family.
More about the house

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

With an extensive collection of more than 106,000 rare and unique volumes relating to the history of art, the Jean Outland Chrysler Library is one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the Library

Weddings & Event Rentals

The perfect place for your big day or special event. Get the details

Take a tour

We offer a number of tours on different topics. More about tours

Jean Outland Chrysler Library

Visit one of the most significant art libraries in the South. More about the library

About the Chrysler

Our story spans well over 100 years. See where we began, how we grew, and where we're going. Explore our history

News and Announcements

See what's happening at the Museum, read Chrysler Magazine, and find our Media Center. Read now

Location

745 Duke Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
757-333-6299

Always Free Parking

Get Directions

Third Thursdays

Live art performances monthly.
See the archive

Studio Team

Meet the brilliant minds behind the Studio.
See the team

Studio Assistantship Program

Further your career and join us in Norfolk.
Applications available Fall 2019

The Masterpiece Society

Learn about this innovative group of museum supporters.
Meet the Masterpiece Society

Planned Giving

Help ensure the long-term success of the Museum.
Learn about planned giving

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Summer 2019

Museum Internship Program

The Chrysler Museum is proud to offer college students and recent graduates the opportunity to explore museum work through special projects designed by the Chrysler Museum staff. Internships help familiarize students with career opportunities in the museum field.

The internship program is from May 28–August 2, 2019. The weekly work schedule is Tuesday–Friday, 8:15 a.m.–5:15 p.m., hours may vary by department.

No stipends are provided. Internships may be taken for credit through your college. Completion of the internship program does not guarantee employment with the Chrysler Museum.

All application materials are due by Friday, March 1 at 5 p.m. Candidates will be notified of decisions made by Friday, April 19 at 5 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact Emily Shield, Museum Educator for Adult Programs, at eshield@chrysler.org or (757)333-6242.

We offer internships in a wide variety of departments across the Museum.

Internship Departments

Conservation

The Conservator is responsible for assessing the condition of the works of art in the Museum’s collection.

This intern will be involved in the examination, documentation, and conservation of paintings using chemistry, art historical research, and traditional studio practices such as color matching and varnishing. The ideal candidate will already be on the conservation track, having completed organic chemistry and art history courses, and be a graduate student or an advanced undergraduate student preparing to apply for graduate school.

Curatorial – Glass

The Curatorial team finds and secures works and exhibitions for the Museum and oversees the care and scholarship of the permanent collection.

Working with American glass works created prior to 1960, this intern will research and assess material for quality and representation, define the status of this segment of the collection, and propose areas for growth or deaccessioning. The ideal candidate must have prior research experience and a thorough knowledge of American glass.

Curatorial – Photography

The Curatorial team is responsible for finding and securing works and exhibitions for the Museum. They also oversee the care and scholarship of the permanent collection.

This intern will perform research for upcoming exhibitions and propose new shows featuring works in the permanent collection. Responsibilities also include writing didactics and creating layouts to learn the many steps required to create an exhibition. The ideal candidate will have prior research experience, preferably in photography.

Development

The Development department supports the Museum by raising money through memberships, sponsorships, and grants. They are the liaisons to the Museum’s supporters and organize receptions, trips, and special events to foster those relationships.

This intern will assist the department in planning and executing an art travel trip, a members’ exhibition opening, and an annual fund appeal. The ideal candidate will be passionate about connecting with Museum members.

Education

The Education department develops and implements school and public programming using the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The team oversees curator and artist lectures, school tours, family days, and more.

 

This intern will work on projects related to community engagement, adult and family programming, the volunteer docent program, and curriculum development. The ideal candidate will be passionate about education and engaging the public.

Human Resources

The Human Resources department at the Chrysler Museum is responsible for hiring new staff, coordinating benefits, and overseeing training and development opportunities for current staff.

This intern will work on projects related to recruiting and employee relations, an I-9 audit, employment laws, and benefits. The ideal candidate will have an interest in human resources and the non-profit sector.

Registration

The Registration department creates and maintains records on all works of art. They keep track of legal documents for gifts and works on loan and coordinate and oversee a variety of projects, including accessioning, deaccessioning, shipping, installation, insurance, art storage, and art cleaning.

This intern will work with object records in The Museum System (TMS) database. More than 2,000 records are in need of additional information. This intern will assign each record to the correct department, write descriptions, and add credit lines. The ideal candidate will have a keen attention to detail.

Research

This intern will use online resources and the Jean Outland Chrysler Library to complete projects assigned by Museum Director, including short articles and book summaries. The intern will also assist the Director with daily activities. The ideal candidate should have prior research skills, be self-motivated, and work well independently. Reading knowledge of additional languages is helpful.

Summer Internship Program

2019 Application

  • Application Materials

    To apply for a Summer Internship, please submit the following: 1. Cover letter (to include your interest in an internship at the Chrysler Museum of Art, how this experience will help you achieve your career goals and two departments of interest and why) 2. Resume or curriculum vitae 3. Letter of recommendation from college faculty, previous employer, or volunteer coordinator
  • Please include a. Your interest in an internship at the Chrysler Museum of Art b. How this experience will help you achieve your career goals c. Two departments of interest and why
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, .
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc.
  • Available Internship Departments

    Please select two from the list below.
  • References

    One reference is required. Please include name, relationship, phone number and email address. Your recommendation letter should be emailed to Emily Shield, eshield@chrysler.org with “2019 Summer Internship Program Recommendation” in the subject line.
  • How did you learn about this internship program?

  • I understand that internships at the Chrysler Museum of Art are voluntarily and that I will not be guaranteed a permanent position at the conclusion of the internship period.
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