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Contracted internship university/school – Performance Programme and Public Programme, Artistic Programmes and Content Department

Employer: Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean
Artistic Programmes & Content
Contracted internship, 6 months starting in July 2021, full time (40 hours/week)

Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean offers an internship to students currently in their first or second year of master in curatorial or cultural studies. This internship is an opportunity to gain experience within the museum’s Department of Artistic Programmes and Content. Working alongside the curator, you will be part of the team responsible for the performance programme and the public programme within one of the most dynamic contemporary art museums in Europe.

Under the supervision of the curator responsible for the performance projects and public programmes and in close collaboration with the Publics Department, you will support the development and delivery of the museum’s artistic programme which includes performance, public programmes and special projects. You will work closely with the museum’s teams of Registrars, Technicians and Public Engagement team and alongside other departments and external partners, including artists and galleries.

This internship offers the opportunity to deepen your practical and theoretical knowledge of the art sector and of the role of curator within a museum of contemporary art. Special focus will be given to the preparation of a performance exhibition and the upcoming collaboration with Esch2022 (European Capital of Culture). You will gain insight to the processes of performance and exhibition-making; benefit from a work environment that facilitates learning and exchange; and gain valuable professional experience for the development of your career in the curatorial field.

Candidates should be keen to learn with an enthusiastic, ‘can do’ approach. You should be committed to working hard and have excellent attention to detail. Applications should demonstrate an ambition to work within the arts sector and make clear how this opportunity will help you achieve your professional goals.


  • To contribute to all aspects of the performance exhibition-making process
  • To assist the museum’s Curator of Performance and Public Programmes with projects varying in scale
  • To contribute to the research and development of existing and new concepts for the performance and public programmes
  • To prepare and maintain key documents such as schedules, checklists, exhibition layouts, bibliographies, ensuring that information is accurate and well-presented
  • To assist the Curator of Performance and Public Programmes with pre-production aspects and to oversee the logistical aspects of events
  • Liaising with artists and galleries


  • Postgraduate student in the fields of curatorial studies, art history, fine arts, dance or cultural studies
  • Passionate about contemporary art and culture in general
  • Fluency in French and English. A working knowledge of German or Luxembourgish is also an advantage
  • Mudam Luxembourg is looking for talented people from all backgrounds and wants to foster diversity within its team

The placement is offered for 6 months starting in July 2021

To apply:
If you are interested in this internship offer, please send your application (CV and cover letter) to:
Frédéric Maraud
Human Resources