Boston Furniture Archive Internships (Summer 2016)

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Boston, DE

The Boston Furniture Archive, a project of the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, seeks interns for its third annual summer field cataloging project, scheduled for June 1-August 23, 2016. The Boston Furniture Archive is free, online database that provides catalog information and photographs of furniture produced in Boston between 1630 and 1930. Up to four interns will receive training and work as a team to document furniture at a number of museums and heritage sites in the Boston area. The internship is an exciting opportunity to build knowledge of material culture and decorative arts, museum and non-profit collections management, and database creation. Interns will receive a stipend of $5,000 plus $1,000 for travel over the twelve weeks. Housing is not provided. Please visit for more information and application instructions. Applications are due February 1, 2016. Posted on: 12/21/2015