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For College Students
LUAG Reading Room
LUAG maintains a reference library of books, journals, and publications focused on museum studies, museum education, curatorial practices, art and art history, art education, and cultural heritage studies. The LUAG Reading Room can be searched through ASA, the Lehigh University Library system, and is located adjacent to the Main Gallery in Zoellner Arts Center. It’s a great place to study, with free wifi and free coffee! Open during regular gallery hours.
Lehigh University offers a minor in Museum Studies, consisting of a minimum of four courses that provide an overview of museum professions and core museological functions. Studies include research, collections management and exhibition planning; education, communication and exhibition design; and special topics in museum and curatorial studies. For more informaiton please view the brochure: Museum Studies Minor.pdf
Work Study Positions
LUAG offers a variety of work study positions for eligible students. Positions include Museum Administrative Assistant and Visitor Services Representative among others. Learn valuable skills in the museum field, and work alongside a dynamic team of experts. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Student Advisory Committee
Join the LUAG Student Advisory Committee! This group meets three times per semester to create and shape the LUAG’s programming, exhibitions, and outreach. Committee members enjoy a range of benefits, from behind-the-scenes experiences with the art collection to previews of upcoming exhibitions to special LUAG swag! To join or for more information, contact us at email@example.com.
Internships and Training Opportunities
Interested in obtaining an intership in a museum or other art-related institution?
Click on the PDF for a selective list of internships and training opportunities suitable for current undergraduate art history students, graduating seniors and recent alumni, in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York general area.
There are numerous other programs to which you might consider applying besides the ones named below, and most museums, galleries and non-profit art organizations that offer internships list relevant information on their websites.
The LUAG LAB: An Interdisciplinary Project Space, located inside the LUAG Main Galleries, is a student exhibition space.
With mentorship from LUAG staff and faculty, presenting students are guided through the experience—from exhibition design to budgeting, installation, promotion, programming, and more. A public reception accompanies each exhibition, giving students the opportunity to discuss their work and respond to questions in a public-facing format. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Students can apply at the link below.
LUAG offers numerous options for classes across all fields of study to engage in a variety of learning opportunities. With the Art Galleries’ deep and diverse collection, students can explore art and ideas from a range of cultures, time periods, and perspectives. Faculty are encouraged to explore works on view in the six galleries across the three campus and request a guided class visit to any of the LUAG exhibitions or art study centers, completely free of charge. Visit Current Exhibitions to see what's on view now and make an appointment wth our museum staff to discuss ways to integrate current exhbition with your teaching syllabus.LUAG staff look forward to working with you and developing a class visit that meets your course goals and interests.
Teach with the LUAG Collection
Works of art are dynamic sources that can be integrated into all disciplines and courses. Faculty are encouraged to explore works on view in the six galleries across the three campus and request a guided class visit to any of the LUAG exhibitions or art study centers, completely free of charge. Visit Current Exhibitions to see what's on view now and make an appointment wth our museum staff to discuss ways to integrate current exhbition with your teaching syllabus. Faculty may also request objects from collections storage so that students benefit from learning directly from original works of art. To make a request to utlize works from the collection, please submit the following form.
For PK-12 Schools and Educators
LUAG is dedicated to creative learning for teachers as well as students. Art ignites curiosity, fosters critical-thinking skills, and presents challenging, interdisciplinary, and engaging learning environments. In an effort to support arts integration in all classrooms, the Art Galleries offer professional development opportunities that include tours, presentations, workshops and exercises in arts education, object-based learning, visual thinking strategies and arts integration.
PK-12 School Visits
Come visit the Lehigh University Art Galleries with your PK-12 class! The LUAG offers guided and self-guided visits for students of all ages and abilities, completely free of charge. Classes may visit exhibitions or the permanent collection, and all tours are interactive and discussion-based. Tours are led by trained educators, artists, and Lehigh students, and include a sketching or writing component.
To schedule your visit, please submit the group visit request form, or contact us at email@example.com or (610) 758-3615
Families are invited to drop-in any time when the galleries are open to explore our collection and current exhibitions. Self-guided tours, exhibition-related activities and monthly workshops are offered to enhance your visit. Sketching in the art museum is an activity that everyone in the family can enjoy. Stop by the front desk and we’ll provide the sketching materials free of charge.
Join us for LUAG Family Day programs and workshops that explore the art collection in a fun, interactive way that everyone will enjoy! Each week has a different theme and project. Come for fifteen minutes or two hours - whatever your schedule allows! All ages are welcome.
Looking for fun ways to explore the LUAG collection from home or to prepare for your visit? We have you covered!