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Subject: Internship at Hispanic Society of America

Internship at Hispanic Society of America

From: Mark Rabinowitz <markrabinowitz>
Date: Thursday, February 8, 2001
Outdoor Sculpture Conservation Internships
Hispanic Society of America
Summer 2001

The Hispanic Society of America, a museum in upper Manhattan housing
one of America's richest collections of Spanish and Spanish Colonial
art and manuscripts, is requesting applications from qualified
candidates for internships in outdoor sculpture conservation during
the upcoming summer 2001.

Upon confirmation of pending expected funding, these paid
internships will concentrate on the treatment of the collection of
sculptures by Anna Hyatt Huntington installed at the museum's
Audubon Terrace. Successful candidates will receive field training
in conservation practice relevant to bronze and stone sculptures in
the outdoor environment. Participants will gain experience in
procedures including cleaning and patination of bronze, stone
cleaning and consolidation, and masonry repair. Reporting and
documentation standards will also be covered. Investigations and
treatments will also be carried out on other objects within the
museum collection.

Current graduate students in objects conservation, sculpture, and
historic preservation are encouraged to apply. Foreign students can
only can be accommodated if they currently hold visas.

Please send cover letter and resume ASAP to:

    Mr. Constancio del Alamo
    Curator of Sculpture
    The Hispanic Society of America
    613 West 155th Street
    New York, NY 10032

For further information please call 212-926-2234 (ext 233).

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