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Glass Studio Assistantship Program

The Studio Assistantship is an educational opportunity designed for emerging artists who have recently completed an undergraduate degree program in glass, or who are pursuing a professional career working in glass.

The program provides practical, professional studio experience in a museum setting. Studio Assistants contribute to the Studio’s operations by assisting with public glass demonstrations, public and college classes, maintenance, AV, and special events for up to 20 hours a week for the duration of the term.

As Studio Assistants are in the public eye and are part of the community face of the Museum, it is a requirement that Assistants have strong verbal and interpersonal skills and be willing and eager to be a positive contributing member of the team. The physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and significant (2-3 years) glassblowing experience are requirements.

There are two competitive six-month assistantship sessions per year:

SPRING SEMESTER: Mid-Januay–Mid-July

FALL SEMESTER: Mid-July 15–Mid-January

Full Program Description coming soon.