Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program at LACMA

Lilia Taboada (2014-2016 Mellon Undergraduate Curatorial Fellow) giving a tour to the 2016 Summer Academy. Photo © Museum Associates/ LACMA.

Have you ever wondered ....

What is a CURATOR and what do they do?

How are ART EXHIBITIONS created?

What SKILLS are important for a MUSEUM CAREER?

If so, apply to the Summer Academy, a one-week program starting June 17, 2018, that will provide a rich experience in an art museum with:

  • Behind-the-scenes tours
  • Workshops with museum professionals
  • Curator-led tours of exhibitions and permanent collections
  • Networking events with art museums professionals

The Andrew W. Mellon Summer Academy and Undergraduate Curatorial Fellowship Program aims to provide specialized training in the curatorial field for students across the United States from historically underrepresented groups. After completing the Summer Academy, participants will submit supplemental materials for consideration for a Fellowship.

For more information and to apply, visit . Application deadline is March 1, 2018. Please contact with additional questions.