Fellowship Opportunity | Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Type of Posting: Call for Applications for a Fellowship

Title: Fellowship Opportunity at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Summary of opportunity: Call for applications for Tyson Scholars of American art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Details: Apply now for a fellowship to support your research. Crystal Bridges invites applications addressing a variety of topics including American art history, architecture, visual and material culture, Indigenous art, Latin American Art, American studies, craft, and contemporary art that expand traditional categories of investigation into American art. Projects with an interdisciplinary focus are encouraged.

The program is open to scholars affiliated with a university, museum, or independent holding a PhD (or equivalent) and PhD candidates. Scholars are selected based on potential to advance understanding of American art and intersect with Crystal Bridges’ collections, architecture, or landscape.

Terms range from six weeks to nine months. Tyson Scholars have access to the art and library collections of Crystal Bridges and the University of Arkansas library. Housing is provided near Crystal Bridges. Workspace at the museum is also provided. Stipends vary depending on duration of residency and experience, and range from $15,000 to $30,000 per semester. Additional funds for relocation and research travel funds are also available.

URL: For more information, visit: http://crystalbridges.org/tyson-scholars/. Applications open November 1, 2019. Deadline for the 2020-2021 academic year is January 15, 2020.

Contact details for further information: TysonScholars@crystalbridges.org

Deadline for applications: January 15, 2020