Internship Call

JDCA is offering paid internships to Graduates of Art, Art History, Anthropology, Conservation & Museology for a period of 6-12 months in Bhubaneswar and Delhi. During the internship program, conservation and art museum related skills are taught. In Delhi, shared subsidised accommodation can be provided to interested students. Interns will get to work with a professional team of conservators, researchers, designers and architects.

The vision of JDCA is to create an Art Centre that preserves and promotes traditional and contemporary art, without boundaries. This vision is taking shape across the historic 2nd century BC Khandagiri caves in Bhubaneswar, Odisha where the construction of the Centre is ongoing. The first part will open to the public in 2020. The Centre has been established by Jatin Das, its Chairman, eminent contemporary artist in India. JDCA is a member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) network.

JDCA’s collection includes:

  • Modern Indian art (including the work of its founder Chairman Jatin Das)

  • Traditional Indian arts, crafts and textiles (including over 7,000 pankhas (hand fans))

  • A collection of over 2,000 films on art

  • Video archive of over 20,000 hours of traditional culture and arts of Odisha

  • Over 8,000 books on art with a focus on Odisha and India

  • Over 229 lectures on art held at the JDCA’s camp office in Bhubaneswar

The applicants will work on the research, archiving, documentation, conservation of the collection, and help in content creation for the museum and its publications. 

Interested applicants should

1.Fill in the application form at

2. Email a cover letter with resumé and other relevant material to

JD Centre of Art

Bhubaneswar 751030 Odisha

Tel: +91 674 2554195, 2555077

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