Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships

Smithsonian Foundation

Andrew W. Mellon fellowships are intended to cultivate practical skills as well as foster a solid understanding of the contexts of material culture, the philosophies of conservation at the NMAI, and the ethics of the conservation profession. Museum programming involves collaboration with Native people in developing appropriate methods of caring for and interpreting cultural materials. Andrew W. Mellon fellowships involve work on the Conservation Office's major projects and research related to projects and collections. Current projects include the preparation of artifacts for loans and for exhibits at NMAI sites in Washington, D.C., and New York City.

http://nmai.si.edu/explore/collections/conservation/training/

Deadline(s):March 15, 2017

Funding Type(s): Research

Eligibility: Individual (Postdoctoral), Individual (Predoctoral)

Area(s): North America, Latin America & Caribbean

Keyword(s): Conservation, Museology, Native American studies
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