Recently, I was lucky enough to obtain an internship at the Brooklyn Museum for my entire senior year. I'm currently in the Curatorial Department, specifically working with Ancient Egyptian art.
So far I have explored the inner workings of the museum including its enormous library, which is filled to the brim with books pertaining to all the sections of art the museum holds. I've also had the privilege of being able to work in the Egyptian storage room, which is full of objects that are not able to be seen by the public (mummies, sculptures, scarabs, paintings, mosaics, etc).
I have actually already finished my first project, which included looking at 100-year-old hand-written catalogue cards and typing them up into the system so that everyone can have access to the items that are behind the scenes. Currently, I am going through those items and making sure that