Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




A one-semester internship with an arts organization is required of all graduate students to complete their degree in Arts Administration from the University of New Orleans. The student must then submit a detailed internship report to his/her Graduate Committee in order to be approved for graduation. This student has an interest in visual arts, with the goal of a career in the museum field. Seeking to gain further museum experience, I pursued and was accepted into a summer 2000 internship program at one of our nation's finest art museums. The report provides the reader an overview of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and its External Affairs department. It also includes an explanation of my duties and experiences as ART 2000 project coordinator June through August 2000. Finally, the report details my short and long term contributions to the museum.