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Art internships

Hollins' extensive internship program during the January Short Term gives you a special opportunity to practice what we teach in museums, galleries and arts organizations, historic preservation, advertising and design, auction houses, architecture, and media. For many Hollins students, these internships lead to job offers after graduation. Few colleges or universities can offer this extensive array, including:



  • Bayly Art Museum, Charlottesville, VA
  • Birmingham Museum of Art, AL
  • Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
  • Capital Children’s Museum, Washington, DC
  • Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
  • Emory University Antiquities Museum, Atlanta, GA
  • Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art, IN
  • Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
  • Harrison Museum of African-American Culture, Roanoke, VA
  • Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
  • High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  • Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
  • Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
  • Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
  • Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC
  • Modern Museum of Fort Worth, TX
  • Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  • National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
  • Natural History Museum, San Diego, CA
  • Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
  • Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
  • National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Freer Gallery, Washington, DC
  • The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
  • The Museum of the City of New York
  • The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
  • Williams Museum College of Art, Williamstown, MA
  • Eleanor D.Wilson Museum, Hollins University
  • Woodrow Wilson House Museum, Washington, DC


Galleries, Art Centers, and Organizations

  • Dorothy McRae Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA
  • Huntington Library & Art Gallery, San Marino, CA
  • Knoedler & Co., NYC
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC
  • PaceWildensteinMacGill Photography Gallery, NYC
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, PA
  • Hirschl and Adler Gallery, NYC


Historic Preservation

  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, VA
  • Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD
  • Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA
  • Rocky Mountain Regional Conservation Center, Denver, CO


Advertising & Design Firms

  • Abercrombie & Fitch, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Adrienne Vittadini, Inc., NYC
  • Anne Klein, NYC
  • Bloomingdale’s, NYC
  • Design 1 Interior Design, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Isaac Mizrahi & Co., NYC
  • Polo/Ralph Lauren, NYC
  • Richard Boyd Photography, Roanoke, VA
  • Seiter & Miller Ad Agency, NYC
  • The Robert Claiborne Agency, Roanoke, VA
  • Travis Interiors, Atlanta, GA
  • Tucker & Associates Advertising, Atlanta, GA
  • Unusual Interiors, Charlottesville, VA
  • Warner Moore Interior Design, Memphis, TN


Auction Houses, Antiquities

  • Christie’s, NYC
  • Ken Farmer Auctions & Estates, Radford, VA
  • Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, IL
  • Sotheby’s, NYC & Chicago, IL



  • Carter Burton Architecture, Berryville, VA
  • Franz Chappelear Associates, Roanoke, VA
  • Jeter Cook and Jepson Architects, Hartford, CT
  • Mark Honeycutt, Greenville, TN
  • Nordstrom and Associates, Rock Island, IL
  • Robert M. Stern Architects, NYC
  • The Architects Design Group, Roanoke, VA



  • ArtForum, NYC
  • Artnet.com, NYC
  • Blue Ridge Public Television, Roanoke, VA
  • Cosby-Bowyer, Inc., Richmond, VA
  • Harper’s Bazaar, NYC
  • Lifetime Network, Los Angeles, CA
  • Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, KY
  • National Geographic Society, Washington, DC
  • Southern Living, Birmingham, AL
  • Weed Road Pictures, Burbank, CA