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Communications Internship Opportunity

Behringer-Crawford Museum in Covington has an opening for a part-time communications intern for the spring 2018 semester (January-May).  This position is funded by the Scripps Howard Communications Internship Program. Qualified applicants must be juniors or seniors studying communications or journalism at the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University or Northern Kentucky University:

Responsibilities include creating awareness and buzz in the community about Behringer-Crawford Museum  and its programs by assisting with development and implementation of marketing strategies focused on increasing museum exposure, targeting new audiences and establishing new partnerships. Strategies may include social media, e-newsletters, online calendars, websites, broadcast, newspapers, magazines, direct mailings, events and other marketing avenues.  The intern also will be expected to promote partnerships within the community by establishing and maintaining personal connections with members of local and regional organizations and institutions, and perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

- Creative thinking and writing.

- Concentration in journalism and/or marketing.  Published writing an asset.

- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.

-             Social media, graphic design, photography and/or video experience highly desirable.

- Being highly computer-literate and adaptable is required.

- Ability to work independently and be self-directed as well as an effective member of a committee when dealing with larger projects.

- Experience with websites and social media outlets strongly preferred.

- Flexible schedule, with some weekends required


To apply, email resume and three writing samples to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Applications must be received by November 15, 2017.

Educational Programs and Events




Duveneck Memorial Art Show Award Winners

Now On Display!

The Northern Kentucky Heritage League started Duveneck Memorial Art Show in 1969 to stimulate interest in the arts, give regional artists a place to display ans sell their wares, and promote local history. They established the Duveneck Purchase Award to emphasize the historical mission of the league. The award requires that the subject of work be an original Greater Cincinnati structure or landmark that is over 50 years old. Over five decades of winners will be on display. Included with museum admission.





Brown Bag Luncheon: Bobby Mackey's Tales From the Tour Guides

Thursday, Oct. 19, noon

Join us as we discuss the dark and deadly past of one of the nation's most haunted bars. Former Bobby Mackey guides from the Revenant Quest Paranormal Society will share ghost stories and the history of the property. $3 for BCM members; $10 for future BCM members. Reservations recommended: (859) 491-4003.




Young Professionals Hosts Party: Spirits with the Spirits

Friday, Oct. 20, 6 p.m.

BCM’s new young professionals group, ALIVE!, funded by ArtsWave hosts its first event, an eerie evening in the former (some say haunted) Devou mansion – aka Behringer-Crawford Museum. Stop in for a spell and share some scary good bourbon, brews and tasty bites. Josh Quinn from the Boone County Distillery, Gregg Wilson from Rhinegeist Brewery and Hysterical Hauntings actors will entertain with area history and poltergeist lore.  Anyone over 21 is invited!  Admission is $15 in advance and $20 at the door and covers beer and bourbon tastings, appetizers and a souvenir pint glass. Purchase tickets here: https:// spirits-with-the-spirits-ti ckets-38499628425?aff=erel expmlt.

For more information, contact Billie McDaniel, Alive! coordinator at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .



Homeschool Event: American Indian Cultures

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Learn about the prehistoric American Indians who called NKY home. Handle actual artifacts made by the Paleo, Archaic, Woodland and Ft. Ancient cultures and discover the hardships these people endured. Students and parents: $6 each. Register at 859-491-4003.



Autumn Day in NaturePlay@BCM

Friday, Nov. 3, 4-5 p.m.

Enjoy all the colors that Mother Nature has to offer while having a fun-filled afternoon outdoors. Make an autumn-themed craft and enjoy a snack while listening to a story. In case of rain, we move inside. Behringer-Crawford Museum members$3; future members $5. Reservations preferred: 859-491-4003. Location: NaturePlay@BCM, located adjacent to Behringer-Crawford Museum.



Opening of Holiday Toy Trains

Saturday, Nov. 11

Behringer-Crawford Museum’s beloved trains roll again with 250 feet of track and more than 30 guest-activated displays plus Polar Express readings, Santa visits, Charles Dickens display, special holiday exhibits and more.

Included with museum admission. Through Jan. 14, 2018. For more information call 859-491-4003.





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