The Gund


Inaugural Junior Fellowship in Museum Practices

Information About the Event

Program Directors

Alexandra Courtois de Viçose, PhD, Scholarly Fellow, 2023–24

Jodi Kovach, PhD, Pamela and Christopher Hoehn-Saric Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs and Engagement

Who should apply?

Open to ALL Kenyon students.

Due Date

January 5, 2024 to

Program Dates

February 16-18, 2024 in Chicago, IL.


Travel expenses, hotel accommodations, meals, museum admission, and conference registration fee covered by the fellowship program.


Fellowship Requirements and Responsibilities

Successful applicants must agree to:

  • Travel to Chicago February 16–18 and participate in all meetings with museum professionals, artists, scholars, and Gund staff as organized.
  • Collectively write an article about the fellowship experience for The Collegian, late February submission.
  • Collectively write an essay for The Gund’s website on accessibility in the arts, late March submission in response to Christine Sun Kim’s practice and introducing some of the discoveries made during their trip in Chicago.
  • Collectively host a public program and present on the work of Christine Sun Kim and its value to the Kenyon community the week of April 8, 2024.
  • Collaboratively write a one-page report about the program at the conclusion of the fellowship term.

    Application Requirements
    Applications are open to all Kenyon students and must include, all in one PDF:
  • Current resume
  • Letter explaining interest in the fellowship and what the applicant can contribute to the program, as well as how the experience will enrich their education.
  • 300-word piece on one artwork of their choosing presented as part of Christine Sun Kim’s Oh Me Oh My exhibition at The Gund, Fall 2023.
Program Description, Junior Fellowship, accessibility 2024.pdf
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Image of visitors in the gallery. Photo by Calista Lyon.