The Audrey Flack Short Term Fellowship

The Audrey Flack Short-Term Fellowship is open to predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior scholars researching topics in American art who reside, work, or attend school outside of commuting distance from Washington, D.C. Researchers whose personal circumstances (i.e., financial constraints, employment conditions, care-giving responsibilities, or other limitations) preclude them from participating in longer-term residencies are encouraged to apply.

The Betsy James Wyeth Fellowship in Native American Art

This one-year fellowship is jointly hosted by SAAM and the National Museum of the American Indian and provides scholars with access to the resources of both museums.

SI-TBMA Conservation Fellowship

An exciting opportunity for the selected fellow to conduct independent research in the conservation of time-based and digital media across multiple Smithsonian museums. The potential sites include the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (CHSDM), the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG), the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), and the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). For more information, please visit the fellowship announcement website listed below. 

Deadline: July 10, 2023

Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program (SIFP)

Deadline: October 15, 2024 11:59 PM EST - The Smithsonian Institution Fellowship Program offers opportunities for independent research or study related to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and/or research interests of the Institution and its staff. Fellowships are offered to graduate students, predoctoral students, and postdoctoral and senior researchers to conduct independent research and to utilize the resources of the Institution with members of the Smithsonian professional research staff serving as advisors and hosts.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Fellowship Program

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and its Renwick Gallery welcome applications for research fellowships in the art, craft, and visual culture of the United States. Fellowships are residential and support full-time independent and dissertation research. Recipients will be part of the the oldest, largest, and premier residential fellowship program in American art. Deadline: November 1, 2023
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