Founded in 1902 by Arts and Crafts movement idealists, Ralph and Jane Whitehead, the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild is one of the oldest continuously operating arts colony in America. Today, Byrdcliffe serves as an increasingly vibrant cultural center supporting artists and diverse forms of artistic expression, attracting and serving local, regional, national, and international artists and audiences. Byrdcliffe owns and manages a 250-acre mountainside campus and a center for the arts located in the village of Woodstock, New York. Byrdcliffe’s programming includes an artists-in-residence for 80 artists, exhibitions, workshops and classes and performances.
Byrdcliffe is seeking talented individuals for its Summer Internship Program. Byrdcliffe Arts Colony Interns gain hands-on experience in the arts, working closely with Byrdcliffe’s staff in the day-to-day operations of our historic arts colony and international artists-in-residence program. Interns receive an internship stipend and live at Byrdcliffe’s 250-acre mountainside campus alongside an international cadre of artists, writers and composers. Interns may also be provided with studio space if available.
Dates: Session 1 & 2: May 27 – July 22, 2023 | Session 3 & 4: August 5 – September 30, 2023
Commitment: 20 hours per week.
Compensation: Room and $250/ stipend. Studio space if available.
Qualifications: Current students and recent graduates of programs in art, design, music, literature, art history, arts management, curatorial studies and other related fields are invited to apply. Successful applicants will show enthusiasm, a positive attitude and ability to thrive in a communal living environment.
To Apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, indicate which session you are applying for and studio requirements (if any), and contact information for two references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Byrdcliffe is seeking a talented individual to support its seasonal residency program. The AiR Program Coordinator inventories contents of residencies, communicates community guidelines to residents, manages keys and cleaning schedules, takes care of check-ins, orientation, and agreements as well as other tasks to support the AiR program.
Dates: Mid-March/April 1 – October 15, 2023
Commitment: 20 hours per week
Compensation: $18 per hour
Qualifications: Graduates of programs in art, design, music, literature, art history, arts management, curatorial studies and other related fields are invited to apply. Successful applicants will show enthusiasm, a positive attitude, be detailed oriented, have strong communication skills, a passion for the arts and ability to thrive in an arts environment.
To Apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for two references to: email@example.com.