Museum Studies Special Opportunities

Yager Museum

Museum Studies and the Yager Museum

Museum studies courses offer experiential learning with the collections, exhibitions and public programs of the Yager Museum of Art and Culture.  Affiliated with Hartwick College since 1929, the Yager is the Oneonta area’s only art museum and a leading regional collection of Native American and other ethnographic art and artifacts.

More about the Hartwick’s Yager Museum of Art and Culture

Museum Studies Internships

Museum studies students have completed internships with:

  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame
  • The New York State Museum Archaeology Department
  • The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum
  • The Edward Hopper House Art Center
  • The Hyde Collection
  • Hanford Mills Museum
  • The Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs
  • Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz
  • The National Park Service in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • The Community Arts Network of Oneonta
  • The Greater Oneonta Historical Society.


Work-study at the Yager Museum

Students who receive Work-Study funding as part of their financial aid package are eligible to apply for Museum Assistant positions at the Yager Museum of Art and Culture.

Museum and Gallery Club

The Museum and Gallery Club provides opportunities for students to experience the world of museums and galleries in Oneonta and beyond.

More about the Club