Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




This internship report describes the student's experiences while working for Louisiana state Museum in New Orleans, one of the largest and oldest historical complexes in the United states. Its mission is to collect, preserve and present the materials which document Louisiana's cultural identity. Included in the Museum holdings are eight historic Vieux Carre properties, four of which function as museums, and an extensive permanent collection (over three million pieces) of fine, decorative, folk and textile arts; military and inventive artifacts; manuscripts; prints; maps; and photographs illustrating the culture and history of Louisiana.