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Smithsonian Latino Museum Studies Program

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 by in The OFI Blog

The Latino Museum Studies Program provides a national forum for graduate students to share, explore and discuss the representation and interpretation of Latino cultures in the context of the American experience. It provides a unique opportunity to meet and engage with Smithsonian professionals, scholars from renowned universities, and with leaders in the museum field.  The program lasts five weeks and is offered in two components.  The first is a one-week instructional seminar for all participants that includes panel discussions, lectures, workshops, and behind-the-scenes access to Smithsonian collections.  The second is a four-week practicum with participants working on specific projects with Smithsonian professionals.  This year additional practicums will be offered by SLC partner, The National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Program Dates:

Seminar Dates: June 30-July 7, 2014 Practicum Dates: July 8-August 1, 2014

Deadline:  All application materials are due no later than April 21, 2014 at 5:00PM EST.

For more information, go here.

Download an application here.Latino Museum Studies Program

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