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Internship at Freer Gallery

From: Andrew Hare <andrew.hare>
Date: Thursday, March 14, 2002
Internship in Chinese painting conservation
Freer Gallery

The Smithsonian Institution's Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M.
Sackler Gallery, the national museum of Asian art for the United
States, is offering a five month internship in the field of Chinese
painting conservation.  The intern will receive training in
traditional Chinese painting conservation working under the guidance
of specialists in the Department of Conservation and Scientific

Training may entail any of a number of aspects of treatment, such as
dyeing and preparing repair papers, applying backing papers and
patches, repairing creases, and studying mounting styles and
methods.  While candidates with no prior experience in East Asian
painting conservation will be considered, the candidates must have
knowledge of the ethical and professional principles that apply to
the conservation of works of art and demonstrate a commitment to a
career in conservation.

A starting date for the internship period may be proposed for any
time between February and June, 2003. Interns will receive a stipend
of up to $2,000 per month plus some funding for travel expenses to
and from Washington, D.C.

This internship is made possible by a grant from the Henry
Luce Foundation.  For further information, call +1 202 357 4880,
ext. 271, or send email to dcsr [at] asia__si__edu.

Application deadline: June 30, 2002.

Applications should include a letter of interest, a curriculum
vitae, the names and addresses of three references, and be sent to
the following address:

    Chinese Painting Conservation Internship
    Department of Conservation and Scientific Research
    Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
    Smithsonian Institution
    PO Box 37012
    Freer Bldg, RM G200, MRC 707
    Washington DC 20013-7012

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