Final Reflection

Now that I’ve had some time to reflect, I can see how my work with the Archives’ has helped. When I’m looking for something for class, or even on my own, I don’t limit myself to one type of document. Knowing that there may be a photo or artwork associated with a particular thing has…

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Fourth Internship Reflection

The work I have done for the Archives finished a few weeks ago, and I do feel that it has helped them. I have seen a few of my suggestions within the calendar I created posted to their social media, so I know that they are looking through it and generating ideas from my spreadsheet….

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Third Internship Reflection

My time at the Archives of American Art is nearing its end. I have continued to build their social media calendar using feedback from the work group at the Archive and additional sources I have found. Through this interaction with the work group, I have a better understanding of what types of posts are popular…

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Second Internship Reflection

Over the last few months I have worked on creating a detailed calendar for social media posts, where staff can find suggestions for specific items to post. The social media team at the archives have used a number of different calendars that had one specific purpose, such as a calendar of artist birthdays or a…

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Internship Reflection

I have worked with the Archives of American Art for a few months with their social media accounts, and my experience has been interesting. Since I do not have a background in art, my main challenge has been familiarizing myself with the institution and their collection. This was not particularly difficult because they have already…

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