WUSTL Students

Washington University students enjoying an opening at the Kemper Art Museum. Photo by Whitney Curtis.

Get involved!

Engage with the visual arts and gain professional experience in a museum environment. The Kemper Art Museum provides a number of opportunities for Washington University students to explore the role of art in contemporary society and university life.

Printable brochure of student opportunities at Kemper Art Museum.

VISIT TODAY! The Kemper Art Museum is always free for students and the public, and it’s a short walk from student residential areas. View the Calendar to see upcoming gallery talks, tours, concerts, film screenings and more.

Apply for the Internship to Promote and Encourage Diversity in the Museum Profession. This is a paid internship program offered by the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, a nationally accredited university art museum housed within the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University. The main objective of the internship program is to give diverse students an opportunity to gain access to and experience in the museum profession by exploring and participating in multiple departments within the museum. It will provide an undergraduate student the opportunity to work closely with a variety of Kemper Art Museum staff members over 7 weeks in the summer.

Docent through the Teaching in the Galleries program. Participants earn academic credit while learning about the exhibitions and providing engaging tours to visiting K-12 school groups and adult audiences. Learn how to apply.

Join the Kemper Student Council. This group gives students a voice in planning events for their peers; members seek to raise awareness of the resources and programs available to students while gaining museum experience. Learn more!

Current Washington University students can become a member of the Museum for FREE and take advantage of invitations to members-only events and exclusive exhibition previews! Learn how to join.

Follow the Museum on Facebook and Twitter to be the first to find out about news, events, and more.

The Museum is committed to serving the Washington University student community. If you would like more information or have ideas about how students can be more involved, contact Allison Fricke, assistant educator, at allison.fricke@wustl.edu.