Niagara Falls National Heritage Area
Public Art Internship
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area offers this unpaid for undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates pursuing careers in the arts, art history, cultural studies, museum studies, tourism, community relations, urban planning and related fields. The internship will require the intern to assist with the planning, coordination and execution of the NFNHA public art initiatives.
The Public Art Internship will provide interns with the opportunity for hands-on experience in the development and implementation of public art and community art projects. Over the course of the summer semester, the intern will be responsible for curatorial research and assisting with tasks related to the ongoing and forthcoming public art projects, including but not limited to: Main Street Murals Project, Discover Niagara Shuttle Bench/Shelter Project, art installations at public venues (Niagara Falls Amtrak Station), Barrel through Niagara Project, and curatorial projects at Power City Eatery and other local businesses. The Intern will also assist the Public Art Committee and community partners with additional public art tasks as needed.
As part of the internship, work may can include any of the following tasks:
To apply, please submit a resume or CV and application to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Applications are available for download at, discoverniagara.org/internships.
The flow of water was stopped completely over both falls on March 29th 1848 due to an ice jam in the upper river for several hours. This is the only known time to have occurred. The Falls did not actually freeze over, but the flow was stopped to the point where people actually walked out and recovered artifacts from the riverbed!