Tenenbaum Minority Museum Education Fellowship

Telfair Museums Tenenbaum Minority Museum Education Fellowship

Telfair Museums in historic Savannah, Georgia, is seeking applicants for the inaugural Tenenbaum Minority Museum Education Fellowship.  The fellowship is aimed to promote the museum’s strategic goals for education and audience development, improve diversity in museum professions, and provide valuable job experience and credentials for recent graduates in art or museum education entering the workforce.

The Tennenbaum Minority Museum Education Fellow will provide general education administrative support and work with the Senior Curator of Education on key programs linked to an ambitious series of exhibitions. The Fellow will assist in the development of community initiatives and youth outreach related to exhibitions, annual programs including the PULSE Art and Technology Festival, Juneteenth, and teen programs at the museum. The fellow will assist with the writing of curriculum for outreach, making connections with outreach partners and new audiences, and teaching youth.

The Fellow will gain experience in planning, budgeting, implementation and evaluation of a new education initiative or public program in consultation with his/her supervisor during the course of the fellowship.

The Fellow will be a paid a competitive stipend, and is eligible for regular full-time, non-exempt employee benefits. This is a one-year fellowship, renewable to 2 years. Relocation expenses will not be paid.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in art studio, art education, education, art history, arts administration, or related fields.
  • Degree completed no earlier than May 2015
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Preference given to applicants with prior educational program experience or work in a museum setting.
  • Applicants should reflect the diversity of the Savannah community.


How to Apply

Applications must be received by e-mail as instructed below. We will not accept applications via postal mail, fax, or in person. Provide the following documents as Microsoft Word or PDF files:

  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter explaining your interest in the Tenenbaum Minority Museum Education Fellowship
  • A recent writing sample
  • A statement, not to exceed 500 words, describing your areas of interest and their relationship to Telfair’s programming
  • Contact information for two recommenders (one academic and one professional), including name, title, email address, telephone number, and relationship to the applicant. These recommenders should also submit a letter of reference directly to


Submit all of the above documents (aside from letters of recommendation) as attachments to a single email to Mary Nestor Harper, Human Resources Manager, Review of applications begins immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.