For UT doctoral students in art history, the Blanton offers three part-time, paid Mellon Fellowships each academic year. Mellon Fellows assist Blanton curators in the research of works of art for exhibitions, installations, and publications. Mellon Fellows support some or all aspects of exhibition planning, from inception to installation, including object selection, research, writing, and display. They also work closely with Blanton educators and staff from across the museum. Mellon Fellows learn about object-based teaching and interpretive strategies and may lead undergraduate and graduate classes in the galleries and in the Blanton’s Julia Matthews Wilkinson Center for Prints and Drawings. All Mellon Fellowships carry a competitive stipend, tuition remission, benefits, and a travel allowance.
Generous funding for the curatorial fellowship program at the Blanton Museum of Art is provided by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Prints and Drawings
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Latin American Art
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Modern and Contemporary Art
Applications for Mellon Fellowships are due April 6, 2021, at 5pm CST, for upcoming 2021-2022 fellowships.