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Freer | Sackler
The Arts of the Ancient Near East, Islamic Near East, South and Southeast Asia, and Far East; American Art (at the Freer) and Conservation Studies

Freer Gallery of Art | Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

The Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery are the Asian art museums of the Smithsonian, with world-class collections from China, Egypt, India and the Himalayas, Japan, Korea, and the Islamic lands. In addition, the Freer Gallery has substantial holdings in American paintings from the Aesthetic Movement of the late nineteenth century. The Freer|Sackler have a number of different fellowship programs, including those offered through the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships at the predoctoral, postdoctoral and senior levels, as well as endowed fellowships in specific research areas (the Anne van Biema Fellowship, the Lunder Fellowship and the Iran Heritage Fellowship). There are also opportunities for conservation studies hosted in the Freer’s Department of Conservation and Scientific Research. Fellows have access to the Freer|Sackler collections, library, archives, and laboratories. Preference is given to research projects that are particularly appropriate to the Freer|Sackler resources, collections, and staff. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact relevant staff well in advance of the application deadlines to discuss their research projects. Application deadlines and eligibility criteria vary according to fellowship category. Please visit for more information.

Freer | Sackler
Smithsonian Institution
Scholarly Programs and Publications
1050 Independence Ave., SW, MRC 707
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Tel: (202) 633-0401
Fax: (202) 633-0067