Internships & Student Gallery Guides
Duke University undergraduate and graduate students can gain important work experience at the Nasher Museum in many ways. Please browse through the different ways to be a part of the museum and fill out the application or email the contact listed at the links below to begin the process.
The Art Minute: Much More than a Minute
This summer, graphic design major Yesenia Martinez-Yanez relaunched a video series at the Nasher Museum, giving the project her own unique touch. She met with the museum’s security manager to make sure he liked the idea of...
2,000 Years of Art in Peru
This summer, history major Diana Sanchez took a deep dive into part of the museum’s collection of arts of the ancient Americas. She focused on several ceramics and textiles from ancient Peru—learning about how each object ...
Student Experience: Ashleigh Smith
Ashleigh Smith’s art history career might have started with Empire, the dramatic musical TV series that debuted on Fox in 2015. She was quickly hooked and right away she noticed stunning works of art in Lucious Lyon’s fict...
Museum Theory and Practice Class: Spring 2019
Julia McHugh, Ph.D., Trent A. Carmichael Curator of Academic Initiatives, taught her first Museum Theory and Practice course in Spring 2019 with 20 students, the biggest class since the Concentration began three years earl...
Student Experience: Mika Deshmukh
Rising junior Mika Deshmukh, who grew up in in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, was sure she wanted to be a chemist, all through high school. Mika also knew she wanted to attend an East Coast university, and Duke seemed a...
Student Experience: Janie Booth
ALL FOUR YEARS I came to Duke knowing I wanted to get involved at the Nasher. I had visited it during Blue Devil Days and really enjoyed my time seeing the museum. I took an art history class my second semester and immedia...