Learning Through Art (LTA), a program of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, is a curriculum-based
arts education program serving public elementary school students throughout New York City. The
museum pairs teaching artists with classroom teachers to design 20-week art projects that allow
students to learn art skills and techniques and explore ideas and themes related to the school curriculum.
Artist’s Assistants are volunteers who are enthusiastic about learning, and able to make a commitment to
assist teaching artists one day each week in a New York City public school for the duration of an LTA
residency (20 weeks). We will be interviewing Artist’s Assistants for all residencies for the 2012-2013
school year throughout the summer.
During the residency, responsibilities will include:
-Working with a Teaching Artist to conduct curriculum-based art workshops one day a week for 20
-Helping to maintain an organized classroom, including monitoring art supplies, and setting up and
cleaning up the work space
-Working with students one-on-one and in small groups
-Assisting a Teaching Artist with image and content research
-Photographing student artwork, as well as students in action
-Assisting a Teaching Artist with the hanging of in-school exhibitions and other displays of student artwork
-Supporting LTA events as necessary, including Family Days at the Guggenheim
Please fill out the application form, located on the Program Website (the PDF is located on
the right-hand side of the page, under “Get Involved,” under “Apply” to become an Artist’s Assistant)
and send it, along with a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of recommendation, to
email@example.com or via mail to Learning Through Art, Attn: Carolina Zamora, 1071
Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10128.
Students who are interested in this internship are urged to contact Richard Krysztoforski, Career Development and Internship Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 718.982.2300, to make an appointment for résumé and interview review.