Ayo Thomas: Internship in South Africa

Ayo Thomas: Internship in South Africa

Ayo spent the summer of 2018 in South Africa in a Museums Studies -Study Abroad and Internship Program. Ayo explored the art and heritage sector through site-visits, conversations with arts professionals and museum staff, art-making, and reflection activities. She also interned for Iziko Museums of South Africa for 5 weeks. 

As an intern in conservation Ayo was a part of a team that unpacked items from two collections. She was fortunate enough to also participate in workshops regarding decolonization, reimagining museum spaces, leadership team, program development and student outreach.