The Getty Foundation has offered funding to more than 60 Los Angeles-area museums and visual arts organizations for Multicultural Undergraduate Internships during summer 2015.

The internships are intended for outstanding students who are members of groups underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations: individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent.

Eligibility for the internships is limited to currently enrolled undergraduates who reside in or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2015, and those who will complete their degree by September 1, 2015 are also eligible to apply. Candidates can be sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.

Below is a list of organizations offering internship positions for the summer of 2015. Organization descriptions and position titles are included. If you are interested in applying for any of the positions below, contact the organizations directly using the information provided. Good luck!
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Name

City

Publicity Information

18th Street Arts Complex

Santa Monica

Programs and Outreach Internship »

The intern will gain experience in the field of arts administration and get first-hand experience working with 18th Street's Artists in Residence as well as their Artist Lab Residency and exhibition program. The intern will work on public programs including arts events, publications, and online presence within the landscape of contemporary art in Los Angeles. S/he will also assist in outreach and project management for an ongoing asset mapping initiative and will work closely with a part-time research assistant hired to facilitate the Pacific Standard Time project. Please send your resume and cover letter no later than May 1st to the contact below.

Contact: Anuradha Vikram, Director of Residency Programs, jobopenings@18thstreet.org

18th Street Arts Center is the largest and longest running artist residency program in Southern California. Through artist residencies and public programs 18th Street Arts Center realizes its mission to provoke dialogue through contemporary art.

Website: http://www.18thstreet.org

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Pomona

Curatorial Internship »

This internship will provide the opportunity to learn about the various stages and aspects of planning, installing and de-installing exhibitions. In addition, the intern will participate in documenting the permanent collection, inventorying and cataloging loans, database management, and special research assignments. The intern will be trained in object handling techniques and related activities, including packing, art transport, installation and condition reporting. S/he will also learn about the acquisition process, registration process, and collections inventory management.

Contact: Eugen "Gino" Ruzi, Associate Curator, eruzi@amoca.org; (909) 865-3146.

Located in the Arts Colony of Pomona, the American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is devoted exclusively to the ceramic medium. AMOCA's goal is to educate by presenting, collecting, and preserving significant ceramic achievements, and by offering hands-on ceramic studio experiences.

Website: www.amoca.org

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Pomona

Education Internship »

This internship will provide an opportunity to learn how to develop educational programs and activities that enhance visitor experience and understanding of museums programs. The intern will assist in developing resources for public schools, colleges and other visitors, through wall text, brochures, interactive experiences, lectures, tours, and hands-on workshops. Materials for schools will be consistent with California State Department of Education’s Core Standards for Visual and Media Arts.

Contact: Angie Reyes, Education Manager, Areyes@amoca.org; (909) 865-3146, ext. 105.

Located in the Arts Colony of Pomona, the American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is devoted exclusively to the ceramic medium. AMOCA's goal is to educate by presenting, collecting, and preserving significant ceramic achievements, and by offering hands-on ceramic studio experiences.

Website: www.amoca.org

Angels Gate Cultural Center

San Pedro

Gallery Management Internship »

This intern will assist with the installation of one cycle of gallery exhibitions and the planning of Angels Gate Cultural Center's upcoming exhibitions and ongoing archival project. S/he will develop real world skills in gallery management, education and gain experience working directly with artists. Strong writing skills and a writing sample are required.

Contact: Contact: Isabelle Lutterodt, Director of Visual Arts, isabelle@angelsgateart.org; (310) 519-0936.

Angels Gate Cultural Center is one of the largest visual arts organization in the Los Angeles Harbor Region. They bring art and culture to the community through interactive classes, gallery exhibits of both local and international artists, professional artists' studios, art education programs in the schools and cultural events.

Website: www.angelsgateart.org

Armory Center for the Arts

Pasadena

Gallery Internship »

Under the guidance of the Gallery Exhibitions Manager, this intern will participate in the planning and implementation of contemporary art exhibitions in the Armory’s Caldwell and Mezzanine galleries as well as in locations in the community.

Contact: Sinead Finnerty-Pyne, Gallery Manager/Asst. Curator, sfinnertypyne@armoryarts.org; (626) 792-5101, ext. 116.

Located in Pasadena, the Armory Center for the Arts is a non-profit, donor-supported, contemporary arts center whose mission is to build on the power of art to transform lives and communities. The Armory believes that the arts and arts education are essential components of a well-rounded human experience and of a civil community, and it provides opportunities for long-term aesthetic and skill development through in-depth, and integrated arts activities. Deeply committed to artistic excellence and public access, the Armory mounts over 25 exhibitions each year and offers approximately 400 classes, for all age levels, in its on-site studio and at satellite locations throughout Pasadena.

Website: www.armoryarts.org

Armory Center for the Arts

Pasadena

Communications Internship »

The intern will assist with the day-to-day communications, PR, and marketing tasks at Armory Center for the Arts.

Contact: Jon Lapointe, Director of Communications,jlapointe@armoryarts.org; (626) 792-5101, ext. 134.

Located in Pasadena, the Armory Center for the Arts is a non-profit, donor-supported, contemporary arts center whose mission is to build on the power of art to transform lives and communities. The Armory believes that the arts and arts education are essential components of a well-rounded human experience and of a civil community, and it provides opportunities for long-term aesthetic and skill development through in-depth, and integrated arts activities. Deeply committed to artistic excellence and public access, the Armory mounts over 25 exhibitions each year and offers approximately 400 classes, for all age levels, in its on-site studio and at satellite locations throughout Pasadena.

Website: www.armoryarts.org

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena

Library Internship »

The intern will learn about aspects of library and information science, including outreach and exhibition activities related to zine making workshops; and digital imaging and collections. S/he will receive practical, hands-on training under the direction of experienced professionals well-versed in the best practices for their fields.

Contact: Simone Fujita, Librarian, simone.fujita@artcenter.edu; (626) 396-2233.

Art Center College of Design has been a tremendous asset to the Southern California community for more than 80 years, making the nation's top design education offerings accessible to students throughout the region. Over 368 prominent artists and designers serve as faculty, teaching 1,650 undergraduates, 192 graduate students, and through our public education programs, 4,800 children, teens, and adults in the region. Art Center's James Lemont Fogg Library houses a wide range of visual arts resources including 86,000 volumes of books and periodicals; 110,000 slides; 10,000 videotapes and DVDs of rare features, animation, documentaries, advertising, computer graphics, and instructional programs; a photo-reference collection containing more than 90,000 images; 400 magazine subscriptions, with online subscriptions provide access to thousands of magazine articles and images; and a Rare Book Room, which houses limited and signed editions, portfolios, and other materials. The Library Online site offers access to resources around the clock, including full-text articles and high-resolution image resources in art and design.

Website: library.artcenter.edu

Arts and Services for Disabled, Inc.

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Helen Dolas, CEO, helendolas@artsandservices.com; (562) 982-0247.

The primary mission of Arts & Services for Disabled is to provide life-long learning, community service and career opportunities through the creative arts for people with disabilities in an environment of warmth, encouragement and respect.

Website: www.artsandservices.org

artworxLA

Los Angeles

Arts Education Internship »

The intern will provide essential assistance in preparation for our 2015–16 "ladder" program of arts opportunities for alternative high school students. S/he will have the following responsibilities: assisting with Teaching Artist training and professional development, compilation of teaching artist resources, database maintenance, workshop support, archiving and compiling programming communications materials for 2014–2015.

Contact: Shelby Williams-Gonzalez, shelby@artworxla.org; (323) 465-1404 ext 239.

artworxLA was founded in 1992 as The HeArt Project to help fill the void in arts education among L.A. inner city youth. We have steadily expanded from one workshop at a community center in Skid Row to serve over 650 students every year at 25 alternative high school sites including the Hollywood Media Arts Academy (HMAA), the first institution of its kind in the region. Our annual program is centered on a three-part series of classroom-based arts workshops led by professional artists in partnership with many of L.A.'s premier cultural organizations.

Website: www.artworxla.org

Association for the Advancement of Filipino American Arts & Culture (FilAm Arts)

Los Angeles

FPAC Curatorial Internship »

The intern will assist the curatorial process of 2015 Visual Arts season that includes: 1) the Pilipino Artists Network Pavilion Art Exhibit—the on-site center of all visual arts programming at the 24th Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture and 2) related visual arts components for website and print.

Contact: Jilly Canizares, jilly@filamarts.org

FilAm ARTS is a community-based arts organization that engages diverse publics in cultural arts as a synergistic approach to empower and cultivate individual and community self-determination through: the City of Los Angeles' Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture, the Pilipino Artists Network, the Eskuwela Kultura afterschool program, the Buy Pinoy Campaign, and the 'Saysay' Story Art Project.

Website: www.filamarts.org

Autry National Center of the American West

Los Angeles

Collections/Loans and Exhibitions Internship »

This intern will support museum registrar operations, including the collections management groundwork, planning and implementation phases for two exhibitions, "California Impressionism: The Gardena High School Collection" and "Conversation Piece: Art from the Kaufman Collection."

Contact: Sarah Signorovitch, Registrar for Loans and Exhibitions, ssignorovitch@theautry.org; (323) 495-4210.

The Autry National Center of the American West is a museum and intercultural history center that explores the diverse experiences, perspectives and portrayals of the American West. The Autry provides year-round exhibitions, public programs, research, publications, and educational services that encourage visitors to explore the convergence of social, cultural, and environmental forces that influence the past and present of the American West.

Website: www.theautry.org

Autry National Center of the American West

Los Angeles

Communications Internship »

This intern will learn and practice marketing and public relations skills while supporting promotional activities related to presentation of two exhibitions, "Empire and Liberty: The Civil War and the West" and "California Impressionism: The Gardena High School Collection."

Contact: Maren Dougherty, Director of Communications and Marketing, mdougherty@theautry.org; (323) 495-2259.

The Autry National Center of the American West is a museum and intercultural history center that explores the diverse experiences, perspectives and portrayals of the American West. The Autry provides year-round exhibitions, public programs, research, publications, and educational services that encourage visitors to explore the convergence of social, cultural, and environmental forces that influence the past and present of the American West.

Website: www.theautry.org

Autry National Center of the American West

Los Angeles

Museum Student Teacher Internship »

This intern will serve among the Autry's museum teachers, providing interactive, hands-on programming for visiting guests, school groups and summer camps, and contributing content research for the development of outreach tools.

Contact: Rebekah Harding, Manager of Teachers and Training, rharding@theautry.org; (323) 495-2249.

The Autry National Center of the American West is a museum and intercultural history center that explores the diverse experiences, perspectives and portrayals of the American West. The Autry provides year-round exhibitions, public programs, research, publications, and educational services that encourage visitors to explore the convergence of social, cultural, and environmental forces that influence the past and present of the American West.

Website: www.theautry.org

Banning Residence Museum

Wilmington

Curatorial Internship »

This intern will create a temporary exhibit focusing on the history of filming movies at the Banning Museum from the 1920's to the present.

Contact: Michael Sanborn, Director Banning Residence Museum, michael.sanborn@lacity.org; (310) 548-7777.

Friends of Banning Museum is a non-profit organization founded to develop and support the Museum’s educational programs, ongoing restoration, and other vital initiatives. Friends of Banning Museum is dedicated to sharing the remarkable story of Phineas Banning’s vision and entrepreneurial spirit with members, visitors and the community.

Website: http://www.thebanningmuseum.org/

California African-American Museum

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Contact: Elise Woodson, Education Curator. Program Manager, ewoodson@caamuseum.org; (213) 744-7536

The California African American Museum (CAAM) is a leading California cultural institution dedicated to researching, collecting, preserving and interpreting for public enrichment, the history, art, and culture of African Americans with an emphasis on the western United States.

Website: www.caamuseum.org

California African-American Museum

Los Angeles

Conservation Internship »

Contact: Denise McIver, Research Librarian, dmciver@caamuseum.org; (213) 744.2544.

The California African American Museum (CAAM) is a leading California cultural institution dedicated to researching, collecting, preserving and interpreting for public enrichment, the history, art, and culture of African Americans with an emphasis on the western United States.

Website: www.caamuseum.org

California Institute of the Arts, Community Arts Partnership (CAP)

Valencia

CAP Summer Arts Program Internship »

This internship will involve organizing and coordinating CAP's summer pre-college mentoring program CAPSA, which will be held for three weeks during the summer at Ramon C. Cortines School of the Visual and Performing Arts in downtown Los Angeles. The intern will assist with participant recruitment, participant registration, classroom instruction, class field trips, visiting artists, a college fair, exhibition installation and public events.

Contact: Debra Broz, CalArts CAP Summer Program Coordinator,dbroz@calarts.edu

Located on the campus of the world-renowned California Institute of the Arts, the CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP) brings together a dynamic consortium of schools, community centers, and social service agencies to deliver free, sustained, standards-based instruction in the visual, media, literary, and performing arts to more than 8000 youth (ages 6–18) per year. Programs are led by a teaching corps of accomplished CalArts faculty, alumni and student instructors during the school day, after school or during the summer. With programs serving more than 60 neighborhoods, covering a thousand square mile radius, CAP is the largest college-based arts education provider in Los Angeles County.

Website: www.calarts.edu/cap

California Institute of the Arts, Community Arts Partnership (CAP)

Valencia

CAP Residency and Practicum Internship »

The intern will work with the Artistic Director of CAP to support the CAP Residency and Practicum for Teaching Artists—an eight-week initiative for teaching artists that combines 5 weeks of coursework at CalArts with a three-week-long teaching practicum in the CAPSA program.

Contact: Glenna Avila, Artistic Director, gavila@calarts.edu

Located on the campus of the world-renowned California Institute of the Arts, the CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP) brings together a dynamic consortium of schools, community centers, and social service agencies to deliver free, sustained, standards-based instruction in the visual, media, literary, and performing arts to more than 8000 youth (ages 6–18) per year. Programs are led by a teaching corps of accomplished CalArts faculty, alumni and student instructors during the school day, after school or during the summer. With programs serving more than 60 neighborhoods, covering a thousand square mile radius, CAP is the largest college-based arts education provider in Los Angeles County.

Website: www.calarts.edu/cap

California Institute of the Arts, REDCAT Gallery

Los Angeles

REDCAT Curatorial Internship »

The intern will have direct experience in exhibition planning, implementation and curatorial programs. S/he should possess good communication skills and have a strong interest in curatorial work.

Contact: Sohrab Mohebbi, Assistant Curator, smohebbi@calarts.edu

Located on the campus of the world-renowned California Institute of the Arts, the CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP) brings together a dynamic consortium of schools, community centers, and social service agencies to deliver free, sustained, standards-based instruction in the visual, media, literary, and performing arts to more than 8000 youth (ages 6–18) per year. Programs are led by a teaching corps of accomplished CalArts faculty, alumni and student instructors during the school day, after school or during the summer. With programs serving more than 60 neighborhoods, covering a thousand square mile radius, CAP is the largest college-based arts education provider in Los Angeles County.

Website: www.redcat.org/gallery

California State Parks, Will Rogers State Historic Park

Pacific Palisades

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will assist in activities related to digitizing selections of museum materials for online catalog and exhibits.

Contact: Rochelle Nicholas-Booth, Museum Curator, rnicholas-booth@parks.ca.gov

Will Rogers State Historic Park preserves the equestrian ranch of 1930's humorist Will Rogers complete with horses, corrals, pastures and trails set on 186 acres of canyon land with peaceful views of Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean. The ranch house now museum holds an unique multicultural collection of Western and American Indian art and artifacts, California Craftsman furniture and memorabilia all belonging to the original occupants.

Website: www.parks.ca.gov/willrogers/

California State University Long Beach, University Art Museum

Long Beach

Education Internship »

The intern will work with the Interim Director/Project Manager to organize the three-day conference "Far-Sited: Creating and Conserving Art in Public Places." S/he will be tasked with helping to organize the event, interacting with speakers and panelists, program development, and logistical coordination. This conference will be in association with three diverse arts institutions: The University Art Museum, Museum of Latin American Art, and the Getty Conservation Institute.

Contact: Brian Trimble, Curator of Education, brian.trimble@csulb.edu; (562) 985-7601.

The University Art Museum is a fully-accredited contemporary art museum located on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. We present innovative projects that blur the boundaries between the visual arts, science, technology, music and contemporary culture. In addition to ground-breaking exhibitions, we offer a range of interpretive programs including workshops, concerts, performances, gallery talks, and lectures. Our school programs introduce Middle School and High School to the use of electronic media as a way to both create and appreciate the arts.

Website: http://www.csulb.edu/org/uam/

California State University Long Beach, University Art Museum

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will work with the Registrar/Curator of the Permanent Collection to research the artists in the exhibitions, write didactic text for print, descriptive labels, and online formats. S/he will develop exhibition resource books that include support material and bibliographic information made available to the public in the Brooks Reading Room. The intern will also assist the Education Curator to develop exhibition programming and events, including, artist talks, panel discussions, and other relevant programming.

Contact: Brian Trimble, Curator of Education, brian.trimble@csulb.edu; (562) 985-7601.

The University Art Museum is a fully-accredited contemporary art museum located on the campus of California State University, Long Beach. We present innovative projects that blur the boundaries between the visual arts, science, technology, music and contemporary culture. In addition to ground-breaking exhibitions, we offer a range of interpretive programs including workshops, concerts, performances, gallery talks, and lectures. Our school programs introduce Middle School and High School to the use of electronic media as a way to both create and appreciate the arts.

Website: http://www.csulb.edu/org/uam/

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Culver City

Archival Assistant Internship »

Two interns will continue ongoing work initiated under a grant project that ended in March 2015. They will sort and describe newly acquired posters on the folder level, and this description will be uploaded to CSPG’s finding aid on the Online Archive of California. Interns will also continue cataloguing prioritized posters and standardizing existing catalogue records to be uploaded to CSPG’s online interface. Interns will also work on multiple projects related to CSPG’s two main programs: Exhibition Development and Access and Preservation. In addition, interns will also assist the Executive Director and Office Manager with regular administrative tasks and in planning and promoting CSPG’s annual fundraising efforts and/or an online auction.

Contact: Joy Novak, Collections Manager, cspg@politicalgraphics.org; (310) 397-3100.

The Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) is an educational and research archive that collects, preserves, documents, and circulates domestic and international political posters relating to historical and contemporary movements for peace and social justice. CSPG demonstrates the power and significance of these artistic expressions of social change through traveling exhibitions, lectures, publications, and workshops. Through our diverse programs, CSPG is reclaiming the power of art to educate and inspire people to action.

Website: www.politicalgraphics.org

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Culver City

Archival Assistant Internship »

Two interns will continue ongoing work initiated under a grant project that ended in March 2015. They will sort and describe newly acquired posters on the folder level, and this description will be uploaded to CSPG’s finding aid on the Online Archive of California. Interns will also continue cataloguing prioritized posters and standardizing existing catalogue records to be uploaded to CSPG’s online interface. Interns will also work on multiple projects related to CSPG’s two main programs: Exhibition Development and Access and Preservation. In addition, interns will also assist the Executive Director and Office Manager with regular administrative tasks and in planning and promoting CSPG’s annual fundraising efforts and/or an online auction.

Contact: Joy Novak, Collections Manager, cspg@politicalgraphics.org; (310) 397-3100.

The Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) is an educational and research archive that collects, preserves, documents, and circulates domestic and international political posters relating to historical and contemporary movements for peace and social justice. CSPG demonstrates the power and significance of these artistic expressions of social change through traveling exhibitions, lectures, publications, and workshops. Through our diverse programs, CSPG is reclaiming the power of art to educate and inspire people to action.

Website: www.politicalgraphics.org

Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Steven Wong, curator@camla.org; (213) 485-8344.

The Chinese American Museum's (CAM) vision is to serve as the premier cultural and educational communicator of the Chinese American experience in Southern California. Through multi-faceted activities including exhibitions, educational programs, public programs, and publications, the Museum illuminates the challenges and achievements of Chinese Americans, from the earliest pioneers to the newest immigrants.

Website: www.camla.org

Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Contact: Steven Wong, curator@camla.org; (213) 485-8344.

The Chinese American Museum's (CAM) vision is to serve as the premier cultural and educational communicator of the Chinese American experience in Southern California. Through multi-faceted activities including exhibitions, educational programs, public programs, and publications, the Museum illuminates the challenges and achievements of Chinese Americans, from the earliest pioneers to the newest immigrants.

Website: www.camla.org

City of Los Angeles, City Planning, Office of Historic Resources

Los Angeles

Historic Preservation Internship »

This intern will assist the Office of Historic Resources in managing the City's Historic Preservation Program

Contact: Janet Hansen, Deputy Manager, Office of Historic Resources, janet.hansen@lacity.org; (213) 978-1191.

The Office of Historic Resources in the Department of City Planning coordinates the City of Los Angeles' historic preservation activities. In addition to spearheading the groundbreaking Citywide SurveyLA program, and managing a portfolio of Historic-Cultural Monuments and Mills Act contracts, the Office of Historic Resources is responsible for implementing the City's thirty designated historic districts, known as Historic Preservation Overlay Zones (HPOZs). Each HPOZ contains buildings and structures dating from a similar time period that have kept many of their original design features. The HPOZ program is a district-wide preservation program that ensures that any proposed exterior alterations and additions to historic properties within designated districts are designed appropriately to retain the integrity of historic structures and the district as a whole. Since the inception of the HPOZ ordinance in 1979, the program has grown to encompass 30 historic districts and over 25,000 protected properties.

Website: http://www.preservation.lacity.org/about/internship-program

City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs

Los Angeles

City Art Collection Cataloging Internship »

The selected intern will work with the City Art Collection, which is overseen by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs’ Public Art Division, to design, implement, and complete a core project for the Program’s transition into DCA’s new Collections Management Software.

Contact: Tania Picasso, Arts Manager, Public Art Division, tania.picasso@lacity.org; (213) 202-5544.

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) generates and supports high quality arts and cultural experiences for Los Angeles’ 4 million residents and 40 million annual visitors. DCA advances the social and economic impact of the arts and ensures access to diverse and enriching cultural activities through: grantmaking, marketing, development, public art, community arts programming, arts education, and building partnerships with artists and arts and cultural organizations in neighborhoods throughout the City of Los Angeles.

Website: www.culturela.org

Clockshop

Los Angeles

Media Arts Internship »

This intern will support media-based initiatives at Clockshop and will gain experience in project-based video and audio documentation, as well as image processing, editing, mixing, uploading, and archiving media. Position requires some evening and weekend hours, and beginner's knowledge of FinalCutPro 7 And Adobe Creative Suite.

Contact: info@clockshop.org, (323) 522-6014.

Clockshop is a small arts and culture nonprofit that produces artist projects and events at their Elysian Valley venue, as well as at an outdoor site on the Los Angeles River.

Website: www.clockshop.org

Corita Art Center

Los Angeles

Education Internship  »

The intern will be organize, evaluate, and add to educational materials based on Corita's work to produce a resource for CAC to continue its educational offerings, as well as develop an educational event of his/her own.

Contact: Ray Smith, ray@corita.org; (323) 450-4650, ext. 218.

The Corita Art Center, part of the Immaculate Heart Community, is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the work of artist Corita Kent. Housed within the administrative offices of the Immaculate Heart Community, the Corita Art Center consists of a small gallery, gift shop, archive, and collection storage.

Website: www.corita.org

El Pueblo Park Association

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

This intern will spearhead several history-oriented projects geared toward engaging nearly two million visitors.

Contact: Lisa Sarno, Assistant General Manager, lisa.sarno@lacity.org; (213) 485-0395.

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument is the birthplace of the City of Los Angeles. Over 2 million visitors and over 400,000 students visit our on-site museums and exhibits annually.

Website: elpueblo.lacity.org

El Pueblo Park Association

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

This intern will actively develop public programming geared toward engaging nearly two million visitors.

Contact: Lisa Sarno, Assistant General Manager, lisa.sarno@lacity.org; (213) 485-0395.

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument is the birthplace of the City of Los Angeles. Over 2 million visitors and over 400,000 students visit our on-site museums and exhibits annually.

Website: elpueblo.lacity.org

First Street Gallery Art Center

Claremont

Arts Management Internship »

Contact: Seth Pringle, Gallery Manager, springle@tierradelsol.org; (909) 626-5455.

First Street Gallery Art Center provides professional art training and exhibition resources to adults who face physical and intellectual challenges. In the Center's studio, 50 artists create original works of art in a range of media including: painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture and collage. First Street Gallery artists are able to exhibit, sell and promote their work through an on-site gallery as well as local, national and international exhibitions.

Website: www.1ststreetgallery.org

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Los Angeles

Digital Media Internship »

The Fowler Museum’s Department of Digital Media is seeking an intern to work on a variety of documentation and digitization projects related to current and upcoming exhibitions, as well as ongoing digitization efforts of the Museum's collections of art from the Americas.

Contact: Gene McHugh, Head of Digital Media, gmchugh@arts.ucla.edu; (310) 825-7810.

The Fowler Museum at UCLA explores global arts and cultures with an emphasis on works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas—past and present. The Fowler provides exciting, informative and thought-provoking exhibitions, publications, and events for the UCLA community and the people of greater Los Angeles and beyond.

Website: http://www.fowler.ucla.edu/

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The Fowler Museum’s Education and Public Programs Departments are seeking an intern to play a key role in envisioning and presenting the Museum’s dynamic public programs, including conversations, lectures, concerts, performances, tours, film screenings, family art workshops, musical performances, and a two-week summer day camp for children.

Contact: Gregory Sandoval, Curator of Public Programs, gregsandoval@arts.ucla.edu; (310) 825-8655.

The Fowler Museum at UCLA explores global arts and cultures with an emphasis on works from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas—past and present. The Fowler provides exciting, informative and thought-provoking exhibitions, publications, and events for the UCLA community and the people of greater Los Angeles and beyond.

Website: http://www.fowler.ucla.edu/

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine

Malibu

Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Monica Chapon, Arts Education Coordinator, monica.chapon@pepperdine.edu; (310) 506-4766.
Or Dr. Michael Zakian, Director at Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, michael.zakian@pepperdine.edu; (310) 506-7257.

Since its founding in 1992, the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University has presented a series of changing exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, with a special emphasis on the art of California. Past exhibitions have focused on seminal artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Dale Chihuly, and Wayne Thiebaud. Programming follows the founder's belief that art should be visually engaging as well as thought provoking.

Website: http://arts.pepperdine.edu/museum

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Development and Special Events Internship »

The intern will work on administrative and creative planning aspects of the Hammer's annual Gala in the Garden. The intern will also assist the development department, gaining broad experience in non-profit fundraising. Please send a resume and cover letter to the contact below.

Contact: Ayano Tsuchiya, Donor Relations Coordinator, atsuchiya@hammer.ucla.edu

The Hammer Museum is a contemporary visual arts museum located in the heart of Westwood. The Museum's eclectic and diverse exhibitions feature cutting edge emerging artists as well as historically significant masters. The Hammer is a vibrant community venue, with free public programs held on more nights than not: the courtyard is often full of people waiting to view a film screening, listen to a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, listen to a scholarly conversation, or watch performance art.

Website: www.hammer.ucla.edu

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Communications/Public Engagement Internship »

This internship is designed to provide an undergraduate student with a comprehensive overview of external relations and audience/community building activities. The intern will assist the Communications Department with marketing and public relations efforts, while also researching and producing current and future Public Engagement projects. Please send a resume and cover letter to the contact below.

Contact: Arielle Sherman, Communications Associate, asherman@hammer.ucla.edu

The Hammer Museum is a contemporary visual arts museum located in the heart of Westwood. The Museum's eclectic and diverse exhibitions feature cutting edge emerging artists as well as historically significant masters. The Hammer is a vibrant community venue, with free public programs held on more nights than not: the courtyard is often full of people waiting to view a film screening, listen to a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, listen to a scholarly conversation, or watch performance art.

Website: www.hammer.ucla.edu

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Curatorial/Academic Programs Internship »

This internship will provide an undergraduate student with a comprehensive overview of the museum's core programming and exhibition activities. The internship will have a two-part focus, working with the Curatorial and Academic Programs departments on a coordinated rotation of projects. Please send a resume and cover letter to contact below.

Contact: Theresa Sotto, Assistant Director of Academic Programs, academicprograms@hammer.ucla.edu

The Hammer Museum is a contemporary visual arts museum located in the heart of Westwood. The Museum's eclectic and diverse exhibitions feature cutting edge emerging artists as well as historically significant masters. The Hammer is a vibrant community venue, with free public programs held on more nights than not: the courtyard is often full of people waiting to view a film screening, listen to a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, listen to a scholarly conversation, or watch performance art.

Website: www.hammer.ucla.edu

Inner-City Arts

Los Angeles

Education Intern »

Inner-City Arts seeks an intern with a passion for youth development and an interest in building signature programming that directly impacts the lives of young people, families and the constituents that serve them. This person will be responsible for assisting with the planning, implementation, evaluation and assessment of our middle and high school Institutes Program. Duties will include day-to-day administration, visual and performing arts studio assistance, youth mentorship, and community event planning. This intern will also gain a broad overview of related programming in Professional Development and Rosenthal Theater events. In addition to the day-to-day duties, the intern will be participating in projects that directly contribute to enhancing and implementing new programmatic directions, including but not limited to curriculum development and strategic outreach. As a component of working with staff and developing relationships at Inner-City Arts, the intern will attend and participate in program and staff meetings. Additionally, the intern will gain a broad understanding of the inner workings of nonprofit organizations through the assistance in inter-departmental projects and events. The intern will also attend meetings and events with the Associate Director of Education.

Contact: Jennifer Carroll Abssy, Associate Director of Education, jennifer@inner-cityarts.org. DEADLINE FOR APPLYING: April 15th. To apply, please send letter of interest (including which intern position applying for), resume and one letter of reference via email to Jennifer Carroll Abssy with the subject "Getty Intern Search."

The mission of Inner-City Arts is to use arts education to positively affect the lives of underserved children, improving their chances to lead productive and successful lives by developing creativity, improving learning skills and building self-confidence. Each year, we provide free, high-quality arts education to almost 6,000 Los Angeles children living in high-poverty neighborhoods, in addition to 1,000 classroom teachers, teaching artists and after-school providers. Inner-City Arts offers arts instruction in visual arts, ceramics, animation, digital photography, media arts, graphic design, dance, drama and music, all taught by professional teaching artists in fully equipped studios at our campus located in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles.

Website: http://www.inner-cityarts.org/

Inner-City Arts

Los Angeles

Programs Internship »

Inner-City Arts seeks an intern with a strong interest in the future of the arts and a commitment to arts in education and the community. He or she will aid in day-to-day running of student and family programming as well as have an opportunity to develop youth leadership skills through direct involvement in our summer programs. The work will include contributing to the development and implementation of the Inner-City Arts summer programs by assisting in daily supervision of youth, assistance in studios dedicated to specific art forms, contributing to youth community events and supporting programs in other aspects of day-to-day administration. Throughout the internship, the intern will be assisting in the development of reflection and evaluation tools that will be utilized during and following the summer programs. As a component of working with staff and developing relationships at Inner-City Arts, the intern will attend and participate in program and staff meetings. Additionally, the intern will gain a broad understanding of the inner-workings of nonprofit organizations through the assistance in inter-departmental projects and events, and support planning for 2015–2016 school year programming. As a component of learning about the community-based nonprofit and arts education fields, the intern will also participate in meetings and events with the various staff members of Inner-City Arts in education, development, communications and administration.

Contact: Jennifer Carroll Abssy, Associate Director of Education, jennifer@inner-cityarts.org. DEADLINE FOR APPLYING: April 15th. To apply, please send letter of interest (including which intern position applying for), resume and one letter of reference via email to Jennifer Carroll Abssy with the subject "Getty Intern Search."

The mission of Inner-City Arts is to use arts education to positively affect the lives of underserved children, improving their chances to lead productive and successful lives by developing creativity, improving learning skills and building self-confidence. Each year, we provide free, high-quality arts education to almost 6,000 Los Angeles children living in high-poverty neighborhoods, in addition to 1,000 classroom teachers, teaching artists and after-school providers. Inner-City Arts offers arts instruction in visual arts, ceramics, animation, digital photography, media arts, graphic design, dance, drama and music, all taught by professional teaching artists in fully equipped studios at our campus located in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles.

Website: http://www.inner-cityarts.org/

Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The intern will conduct research, create readings and lesson plans for K–12 students that will be included in the IAMLA's educational program. Please submit a cover letter and resume to the contact below.

Contact: info@italianhall.org

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), is located in the historic Italian Hall in downtown Los Angeles, steps away from Union Station and the civic and financial districts in the heart of the city's historic Little Italy. Opening Summer of 2015, the IAMLA's will be the 21st century, interactive museum, showcasing the history and ongoing contributions of Italian Americans in Southern California, which predates California's statehood.

Website: www.italianhall.org

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC)

Los Angeles

Visual Arts Internship »

The Summer 2015 program with the JACCC is for 10 consecutive weeks and will begin on Monday, June 15, 2015 and end on Monday, August 24, 2015. The Visual Arts intern will provide technical assistance to the Visual Arts Department and support the George J. Doizaki Gallery in its day-to-day activities.

Contact: Wakana Kimura, wkimura@jaccc.org; (213) 628-2725 ext. 146. Please title the subject of the email: Getty Internship Program + your name.

Please submit the following no later than noon on Thursday, April 30, 2015: Resumé/CV* First, middle & last name (if not on your CV)* Email, phone & address (if not on your CV)* College or university you are currently attending* Major/area(s) of study* Anticipated graduation date* 2 Letters of reference or contact info (email, phone) for 2 references: either a teacher, professor, or a former employer* Please note the dates of the JACCC's 10 week program before submitting to make sure you are both eligible and available to participate in the program.

Question or for more information visit our web site at www.jaccc.org, or contact Ms. Wakana Kimura at wkimura@jaccc.org.

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles

Exhibitions Internship »

Contact: Annette Miyamoto, Manager of Human Resources and Volunteer Services, hr@janm.org; (213) 625-0414 ext. 2204.

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. Through the building of a comprehensive collection of material culture and development of multi-faceted exhibitions, educational activities, public programs and publications, JANM preserves and shares for current and future generations the rich and diverse stories of Japanese Americans for national and international audiences alike.

Website: http://www.janm.org/jobs/

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles

Production Internship »

Contact: Annette Miyamoto, Manager of Human Resources and Volunteer Services, hr@janm.org; (213) 625-0414 ext. 2204.

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. Through the building of a comprehensive collection of material culture and development of multi-faceted exhibitions, educational activities, public programs and publications, JANM preserves and shares for current and future generations the rich and diverse stories of Japanese Americans for national and international audiences alike.

Website: http://www.janm.org/jobs/

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles

Media Arts Internship »

Contact: Annette Miyamoto, Manager of Human Resources and Volunteer Services, hr@janm.org; (213) 625-0414 ext. 2204.

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. Through the building of a comprehensive collection of material culture and development of multi-faceted exhibitions, educational activities, public programs and publications, JANM preserves and shares for current and future generations the rich and diverse stories of Japanese Americans for national and international audiences alike.

Website: http://www.janm.org/jobs/

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Los Angeles

Interpretation Internship »

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes seeks an energetic intern passionate about Los Angeles, Mexican, and Mexican American history, art, and culture. The Interpretation Intern will assist the Curatorial and Education departments with developing interactive in-class boxes/trunks/kits that bring to life content in LA Plaza’s exhibitions and align to California State Content Standards. The intern will be responsible for researching, assessing, and drafting guidelines for the use of in-class kits based on museum and curriculum trends. In addition, the intern will assist the Curatorial team with developing interactive components for upcoming exhibitions and installations. Other duties will include facilitating student tours and educational workshops. By working with museum staff the intern will have a hands-on opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of daily museum operations while exercising and building communication skills, developing cultural awareness, establishing professional contacts, and contributing to a resourceful tool for educational institutions. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining interest in position and how this opportunity aligns to future professional goals to the contact below.

Contact: Gina A. Lopez Ramos, Educational Programs and Outreach Manager, galopez@lapca.org

The mission of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is to celebrate and cultivate an appreciation for the enduring and evolving influence of Mexican and Mexican American culture, with a specific focus upon the unique Mexican American experience in Los Angeles and Southern California. Through interactive exhibits and dynamic multidisciplinary programs, visitors are invited to explore as well as contribute to the ongoing story of Mexican American in Los Angeles and beyond.

Website: www.lapca.org

LAXART

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will work closely with the curatorial and administrative staff to research and implement “The Occasional,” a city-wide series of exhibitions, and Discursive Programs, a platform for artists' projects and public programming.

Contact: Eric Stone, Curator of Discursive Programs, eric@laxart.org; (323) 871-4140.

LAXART is Los Angeles' leading contemporary art space committed to the production and presentation of experimental exhibitions, public art initiatives, and publications with local, national, and international emerging, mid-career, and established artists.

Website: www.laxart.org

Long Beach Museum of Art

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will be involved in the ongoing work of the department—all aspects of collection care, exhibition development, and registrar’s tasks.

Contact: Sue Ann Robinson, sueannr@lbma.org; (562) 439-2119.

The Long Beach Museum of Art is a community-based organization that collects and cares for a permanent art collection, presents changing exhibitions in a variety of media, and provides engaging educational programming for youth and adults.

Website: www.lbma.org

Long Beach Museum of Art

Long Beach

Education Internship »

The intern will be involved in the ongoing work of the department—all aspects of education, and visitor services.

Contact: Lisa Marsh, lisam@lbma.org; (562) 439-2119.

The Long Beach Museum of Art is a community-based organization that collects and cares for a permanent art collection, presents changing exhibitions in a variety of media, and provides engaging educational programming for youth and adults.

Website: www.lbma.org

Los Angeles Conservancy

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Since its founding in 1978, the Los Angeles Conservancy has earned a strong reputation for educating the public about Los Angeles' history and architecture with well-presented, quality programs. Our programs have taught tens of thousands of people to see beyond the traditional concept of "landmarks" to understand buildings and neighborhoods in a context that emphasizes the role of history in the region's built environment. The Education Intern's projects will focus on activities related to this well-respected architectural education program, including the weekly Walking Tour series, special tours that feature the work of particular architects or architecturally and/or historically significant areas in the Los Angeles region, summer youth programming, and a film series that takes place in historic theatres.

Contact: Sarah Weber, Director of Education, sweber@laconservancy.org; (213) 430-4210.

With a two-fold mission of advocacy and education, the Los Angeles Conservancy works to preserve existing architectural resources while raising awareness of their value through public tours, lectures, publications, and other cultural programs. Established in 1978, the Los Angeles Conservancy grew out of a community-based effort to prevent demolition of the Los Angeles Central Library. That structure (and many other culturally and historically significant Los Angeles buildings such as the Century Plaza Hotel, Cathedral of St. Vibiana, Bullock's Wilshire, and the last remaining 'golden arch' McDonald's restaurant) has been preserved through the efforts of the Conservancy.

Website: www.laconservancy.org

Los Angeles Conservancy

Los Angeles

Advocacy Internship »

The Conservancy’s advocacy efforts seek to preserve and revitalize historic places throughout Los Angeles County. These efforts respond to specific threats, foster stronger preservation policies and incentives, and empower people to take action. We regularly work with property owners, residents, developers, public officials, neighborhood associations, heritage organizations, cultural institutions, and other stakeholders. The Advocacy Intern will assist with our advocacy work by creating content for the website, providing support for urgent advocacy issues, and conducting community outreach through our bi-monthly newsletter or e-newsletter.

Contact: Adrian Scott Fine, Director of Advocacy, afine@laconservancy.org; (213) 430-4203.

With a two-fold mission of advocacy and education, the Los Angeles Conservancy works to preserve existing architectural resources while raising awareness of their value through public tours, lectures, publications, and other cultural programs. Established in 1978, the Los Angeles Conservancy grew out of a community-based effort to prevent demolition of the Los Angeles Central Library. That structure (and many other culturally and historically significant Los Angeles buildings such as the Century Plaza Hotel, Cathedral of St. Vibiana, Bullock's Wilshire, and the last remaining 'golden arch' McDonald's restaurant) has been preserved through the efforts of the Conservancy.

Website: www.laconservancy.org

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship: Project Room »

The intern will participate in LACE’s new Project Room programs. This year, LACE is launching an exciting series of programs that feature artist with collaborative and research-based practices, all of which will be housed in a soon-to-be made public 350sq ft. exhibition space adjacent to the LACE galleries. For the first of the series, LACE has invited artists Robby Herbst and Elana Mann to organize an exhibition and public programming with a group of socially-engaged artists in Los Angeles. The Curatorial Intern will work closely with Herbst and Mann throughout the summer program, assisting in production and serving as key liaison between the artists and LACE’s staff, as well as with artists/ vendors involved in the project. The Curatorial Intern will also manage the project’s promotion and outreach, including website and social media postings, and personal outreach to press. By being involved in the project from its development to execution, the Intern will learn the conventions and protocols of producing major programs, and will learn how to cultivate relationships with artists, curators and critics working in contemporary art today. S/he will work with the LACE staff and diverse group of interns, and thus will gain experience as a coordinator on a major (newly launched) project.

This internship is for a student who is interested in learning about the curatorial process and who wants to develop exhibition and event production skills for critically engaged, exploratory and community-responsive artists. LACE’s summer season coincides with the 10-week internship cycle, which ensures that the intern will experience the various phases of a LACE programming cycle. Send a resume and a cover letter to the contact below.

Contact: Shoghig Halajian, Assistant Director, shoghig@welcometolace.org

LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) is a non-profit contemporary visual arts institution that champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore and take risks. We move within and beyond our four walls to provide opportunities for diverse publics to engage deeply with contemporary art. In doing so, we further dialogue and participation between and among artists and those audiences.

Website: www.welcometolace.org

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles

Art of the Ancient Americas Internship »

The Art of the Ancient Americas internship will concentrate on several projects relating to the research, exhibition, and publication of the department’s permanent collection, which has grown exponentially in the last several years. The intern will assist in the research and compilation of publication and provenance histories of Classic period Maya vessels for use in online publications and the Maya Vase Project—a new multi-disciplinary research project combining art historical and conservation research. During this ten-week internship, the intern will also support an online exhibition about the use of ethnography in understanding the Art of the Ancient Americas as well as have the opportunity to assist in some aspects of the installation of a new rotation in our permanent gallery of West Mexican art. A background in pre-Columbian art or archaeology is preferred, and reading knowledge of Spanish is required.To apply, please send your resume or CV and cover letter to the contact below.

Contact: Amy Crum, acrum@lacma.org; (323) 857-6219.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the largest encyclopedic art museum in the western United States. As both a resource to and reflection of Southern California's uniquely rich and diverse cultural community, LACMA is committed to continuously expand and serve audiences of all ages, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds both on- and off-site by creating welcoming and user-oriented environments and programs. LACMA receives over 1.2 million visitors annually, with a membership base of 54,000 and serves more than 500,000 people every year through over 20 award-winning educational programs.

Website: www.lacma.org

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles

Decorative Arts and Design Internship »

The ten-week Decorative Arts and Design internship will focus on the planning of an upcoming exhibition and publication of over 300 works of contemporary studio jewelry as well as the research of a newly acquired collection of international posters from the 1960s–1980s as part of LACMA’s new interdepartmental initiative to collect and exhibit graphic design. This internship will provide valuable curatorial insight into art acquisitions, exhibitions, and catalogue development at a large museum. The intern will learn how to compile object histories and artist biographies and gain firsthand experience working with LACMA’s permanent collection. The intern will also have opportunities to interact with artists, curators, and staff from other museum departments. A background and strong interest in 20th century art, craft, and design history is strongly preferred. Reading knowledge in a foreign language such as Spanish and/or German is also preferred.To apply, please send your resume or CV and cover letter to the contact below.

Contact: Staci Steinberger, ssteinberger@lacma.org; (323) 857-6233.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the largest encyclopedic art museum in the western United States. As both a resource to and reflection of Southern California's uniquely rich and diverse cultural community, LACMA is committed to continuously expand and serve audiences of all ages, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds both on- and off-site by creating welcoming and user-oriented environments and programs. LACMA receives over 1.2 million visitors annually, with a membership base of 54,000 and serves more than 500,000 people every year through over 20 award-winning educational programs.

Website: www.lacma.org

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles

Registration and Collection Information Internship »

The ten-week internship in the Registration and Collection Information Department will provide a thorough introduction to LACMA, its registrarial and collection information processes, and the museum’s acquisition program. Specifically, the intern will continue the museum’s ongoing Accession Data Reconciliation project including the digitization and data entry of LACMA’s hard permanent collection files to update the museum’s database over 124,000+ artworks. In addition to analyzing and uploading a wide range of documents including correspondence, photographs, and provenance information, the intern will also have opportunities to assist the permanent collection registrars with processing art acquisitions, and, dependent upon interest and experience, may also assist with inventorying permanent collection artworks. An art history, library science, or fine arts background is strongly preferred. Excellent computer and communication skills are required.To apply, please send your resume or CV and cover letter to the contact below.

Contact: Angela Chen, achen@lacma.org; (323) 857-6050.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the largest encyclopedic art museum in the western United States. As both a resource to and reflection of Southern California's uniquely rich and diverse cultural community, LACMA is committed to continuously expand and serve audiences of all ages, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds both on- and off-site by creating welcoming and user-oriented environments and programs. LACMA receives over 1.2 million visitors annually, with a membership base of 54,000 and serves more than 500,000 people every year through over 20 award-winning educational programs.

Website: www.lacma.org

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Los Angeles

Archival and Research Internship »

The intern will work closely with the Director of the Department of Archive, Library and Collections, Dr. Vlad Melamed. Interns will support day-to-day archival and research tasks. They will have the opportunity to become familiar with the Museum’s exhibits and archival documents through the digitization and cataloging of historical documents and artifacts, as well as through the curating of temporary exhibitions. By working with historical documents and artifacts, interns will attain a greater understanding of archival, research-oriented and curatorial processes.

Contact: Please go to LAMOTH's website for instructions on how to apply.

The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) has a two-fold mission that has remained constant since its inception in 1961: Holocaust commemoration and education. The Museum provides free Holocaust education to the public, particularly students from underfunded schools and underserved communities. LAMOTH is an artifacts-based history museum which explicates the complex and enormous history of the Holocaust and its antecedents and aftermath within its chronological and historical contexts. In 2010, the Museum opened its award-winning new facility and permanent home in Pan Pacific Park, centrally located in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles near The Grove and Farmers Market. The Museum welcomes tens of thousands of visitors annually and, in keeping with the founding survivors' wishes, has never charged an admission fee.

Website: http://www.lamoth.org/

Machine Project

Los Angeles

Arts Administration, Archival Internship »

The intern will provide general support to Machine Staff in various tasks, including but not limited to gallery organization and administration, website updates, research, exhibition installation, event production and promotion. S/he will work with artists, instructors and staff to coordinate the logistics of Machine Project’s programming, including performances, classes, and Artist Residencies and act as gallery representative for all events and workshops that are assigned to them. Once familiar with the space, the intern will be called on to produce events and classes independently during the internship. S/he will also collect and compile data on artists, performers, and other arts organizations Machine works with for the database. The intern will work on the compilation and organization of membership materials and assist in production of membership mailings. The intern will work with the Managing Director to revamp current membership program and research potential funding sources (foundations, individuals, public sources). S/he will also be responsible for running errands, helping clean and organize the gallery, filing, and other day-to-day office stuff. The intern must be organized and like working in public with all different kinds of people. S/he should be interested in events organizing and engaging with the public. Excellent organization skills, strong communication skills and a meticulous attention to detail are a plus. The intern must possess a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Contact: Meldia Yesayan, Managing Director, meldia@machineproject.com

Machine Project is a nonprofit performance and installation space in Echo Park. We host weekly public programs and workshops in our storefront as well as performances and events around Los Angeles.

Website: www.machineproject.com

MAK Center for Art and Architecture

West Hollywood

Programs Internship »

The intern will assist the Director, Deputy Director and Programs Coordinator with production of 2015 summer programs. The Intern will be involved in all aspects of MAK Center projects, from research to presentation. S/he will be assigned coordination responsibilities as part of the following specific efforts: the opening of the MAK Center’s principal summer exhibition Creative Spaces and related programs, promotion of events and programs at the Schindler House and Mackey Garage Top, assistance with the MAK Center’s artist and architect-in-residence program, and coordination and preparation of the shipping and installation needs for fall 2015’s historical exhibition R.M. Schindler: The Prequel.

Contact: Anthony Carfello, acarfello@makcenter.org; (323) 651-1510.

The MAK Center for Art and Architecture develops local, national, and international projects exploring the intersection of contemporary art and architecture. Programming includes exhibitions, lectures, symposia, performances, publication projects, new work commissions and an international residency program.

Website: www.MAKCenter.org

Millard Sheets Arts Center

Pomona

Curatorial & Design Internship »

In partnership with the Los Angeles Art Association and the Millard Sheets Art Center, this internship aims to create an exhibition that features contemporary artists from the Los Angeles metropolitan area in order to provide a unique opportunity for emerging and professional artists to exhibit, work and interact through an Artist in Residence program during the Los Angeles County Fair in the Millard Sheets Art Center.

Contact: Thomas Canavan, Millard Sheets Art Center Manager, canavan@fairplex.com; (909) 865-4161.

The Learning Centers at Fairplex engages the community with the arts in meaningful and impactful ways by weaving the arts into educational programs hosted on the Fairplex campus. These opportunities include curating a fine arts exhibit at the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts during the L.A. County Fair, providing 2-D and 3-D visual design classes for local high school students, and offering an Art and Clay Camp for young minds to discover the world of art.

Website: www.fairplex.com

Mistake Room

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Mistake Room is seeking a highly motivated individual for a summer 2015 ten-week curatorial internship. Working closely with the Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Programs, the intern will conduct research and participate in the development of The Mistake Room's Film, Sound, and Performance series. Paying particular attention to artists working in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, this new curatorial initiative will give the selected candidate the rare opportunity of working closely with curators and staff to see the development and early implementation of a curatorial project. Duties will include extensive digital and library research, preparation of artist files and presentations, attending curatorial meetings, developing original project proposals, and actively contributing to planning sessions.

Contact: Kris Kuramitsu, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Programs/Senior Curator, kris@tmr.la

The Mistake Room is LA's only independent non-profit cultural institution solely devoted to an international program of art and ideas. Founded on a deep commitment to the creation, discovery, and advancement of new ways of being and knowing, The Mistake Room has at the core of its mission a single mandate—to generate critical insights into the nature of human creativity in order to then activate its potential to impact our lives. Through research, exhibitions and experimental projects, lectures and conversations, events and situation-specific encounters, public and educational initiatives, and publications, The Mistake Room brings to Los Angeles a timely and relevant program that is both intellectually rigorous and genuinely diverse. Supporting artists and other cultural producers from around the world who have often never before exhibited in our city, The Mistake Room also functions as a dynamic platform that connects Los Angeles to peoples, places, and histories that exist well beyond its confines—helping create expansive opportunities abroad for our city's vibrant creative community.

Website: http://www.tmr.la/

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The intern's responsibilities include documenting and promoting education programs; assisting with planning, implementation, and assessment of the Rebecca Smith Summer Institute for Teachers as well as public programs; and serving visitors through front-line and behind-the-scenes activities. Candidates must demonstrate strong interest in education in the arts and/or museums.

Contact: Alyssa Cohen, Human Resources Manager, hr@moca.org; (213) 621-1758.

MOCA is the only museum in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to contemporary art. It is committed to the collection, presentation, and interpretation of work produced since 1940 in all media, and to preserving that work for future generations. Housed in two downtown locations and a space in West Hollywood, the museum engages artists and audiences through an ambitious program of exhibitions, education, collections, and publications.

Website: http://www.moca.org/museum/intern_getty.php

Museum of Latin American Art

Long Beach

Curatorial Intern »

The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) is seeking a Curatorial Intern to assist in the Exhibitions Department under the supervision of the MOLAA Curator of Exhibitions. MOLAA seeks dedicated applicants who will benefit from hands-on experience and exposure to the inner workings of an art museum.

Contact: Lupe Guzman, HR Manager, gguzman@molaa.org; (562) 216-4145.

The Museum of Latin American art (MOLAA) is the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art. Over the past 17 years MOLAA has made significant contributions to the national art scene, distinguishing itself through compelling exhibitions, outstanding educational programs, and exciting cultural events. Our expanding permanent collection includes work by important modern Latin American masters as well as emerging contemporary artists, making MOLAA the place to see the latest trends in artistic expression from Mexico, Central and South America, and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.

Website: www.molaa.org

Museum of Latin American Art

Long Beach

Collections Intern »

The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) is seeking a Collections Intern to assist in the Collections Department under the supervision of the MOLAA Curator of Collections. MOLAA seeks dedicated applicants who will benefit from hands-on experience and exposure to the inner workings of an art museum.

Contact: Lupe Guzman, HR Manager, gguzman@molaa.org; (562) 216-4145.

The Museum of Latin American art (MOLAA) is the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American art. Over the past 17 years MOLAA has made significant contributions to the national art scene, distinguishing itself through compelling exhibitions, outstanding educational programs, and exciting cultural events. Our expanding permanent collection includes work by important modern Latin American masters as well as emerging contemporary artists, making MOLAA the place to see the latest trends in artistic expression from Mexico, Central and South America, and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.

Website: www.molaa.org

Otis College of Art and Design, Ben Maltz Gallery

Los Angeles

Arts Administration Internship in the Otis Ben Maltz Gallery »

This internship provides a substantive hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of a university art gallery with an active curatorial program. The intern will shadow, work directly with, and support all four full-time positions: Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, Exhibitions Coordinator/Gallery Registrar, Gallery Manager/Outreach Coordinator, and Curatorial Fellow.

Contact: Kathy MacPherson, Gallery Manager and Outreach Coordinator, kmacpherson@otis.edu; (310) 665-6909.

The Ben Maltz Gallery supports the artistic/cultural production of creative professionals and connects their work to the Otis community and the public at large through exhibitions, presentations, and publications. The Gallery—equal parts public forum, classroom, and laboratory—is an active academic partner on and off campus. Its expansive curatorial initiatives provide direct experience with artists/designers/curators/scholars and their work within an environment that fosters conversation, curiosity, visual literacy, critical thinking, individuality, collaboration, and social responsibility. Engaging in a wide range of contemporary art and ideas, the Gallery highlights work that pushes the frontiers of traditional form and subject matter while providing a contextual framework for interpretation, reflection, and understanding. Open free to the public year round, the Gallery serves Los Angeles’ vibrant art community and the City's diverse population, while acting as an important educational resource for students, faculty, and staff. It also reaches beyond the region by both originating and participating in national and international touring exhibitions and programs.

Website: http://www.otis.edu/ben-maltz-gallery/about-gallery

Otis College of Art and Design, Millard Sheets Library

Los Angeles

Art Library Assistant Internship for Digital Image Projects »

As Otis approaches its 100th anniversary in 2018, the staff of the Millard Sheets Library has been reflecting upon the College’s history, identifying gaps in visual documentation and content. With guidance from the Digital Projects and Metadata Library, the Art Library Assistant intern will work to identify and add missing historic content about the College to its online archive.

Contact: Heather Cleary, Visual Digital Projects and Metadata Librarian, hcleary@otis.edu; (310) 665-6926.

Otis is L.A.’s first independent professional school of art and design. Since 1918, Otis has trained artists and designers who are in the vanguard of Southern California’s cultural and entrepreneurial life. From Mattel to Pixar to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Otis graduates have made an individual, positive, and lasting mark on the world. In 1918, General Harrison Gray Otis, the publisher of the Los Angeles Times, bequeathed his L.A. home for "the advancement of the arts."

Website: http://www.otis.edu/library

P.S. ARTS

Venice

Education & Media Internship »

This internship is intended for students who want to learn more about K–8 visual arts programming in public schools. Applicants should have a strong interest in public education, working with underserved communities, and using visual arts as a medium for community building and engagement. The intern will design and contribute content and media for our programs, website, and events and ideally would have a basic knowledge of graphic design and/or video editing. Additionally, the intern will assist in creating stop motion videos to accompany visual arts lessons that are a part of our online visual arts curriculum library, as well as develop curriculum for community outreach events and our emerging in-school iPad program. The intern will learn best practices in standards based K–8 visual arts programming and curriculum design, will become well versed in the ways that arts education and visual arts programming contribute to improving student outcomes and school communities, as well as film, editing, and interview skills. Furthermore, the intern will gain knowledge regarding the general operations of a non-profit, including experience working in our programming, development, and advancement departments.

Contact: Stephanie Kistner, Sr. Program Coordinator, stephanie.kistner@psarts.org

P.S. ARTS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by bringing arts education to underserved public schools and communities.

Website: psarts.org

Pasadena Heritage

Pasadena

Education Internship »

Pasadena Heritage is looking for an Education Intern to assist with our many and varied public programs. The intern will work closely with the Education Director who will provide training and direction. S/he will have strong writing, speaking, and organizational skills. They will participate in our summer programs, prepare for the fall events, and assist with office and clerical needs including data entry. The intern will be available some weekends and evenings for meetings and special events. Students who are interested in an internship with us should send a cover letter and resume to the contact below.

Contact: Patty Judy, pjudy@pasadenaheritage.org; (626) 441-6333, ext. 18.

Pasadena Heritage is one of the oldest historic preservation groups in Southern California and the second largest in the state. With more than 2,000 members, it is also one of the City of Pasadena's largest membership organizations. The mission of Pasadena Heritage is to identify, preserve and protect the historic, architectural, and cultural resources of the City of Pasadena through advocacy, education, and oral histories.

Website: pasadenaheritage.org

Pasadena Museum of California Art

Pasadena

Exhibition and Marketing Internship  »

Reporting to the Exhibition Manager & Registrar and the Marketing & Outreach Associate, this position will learn about the essential components involved in managing an exhibition, as well as educational programming. The intern's duties and responsibilities will involve participating in the various stages of exhibition and program development, from research to planning and execution, for multiple upcoming exhibitions. The position will also entail the development and execution of marketing initiatives for both current and upcoming exhibitions. Responsibilities will include assisting in online (e-blasts, social media networks, blogs, PMCA website) and offline (print materials, event production) efforts. To apply, please consult the Museum's website, pmcaonline.org, to find application materials and requirements.

Contact: Alexis Kaneshiro, akaneshiro@pmcaonline.org; (626) 568-3665, ext.13.

The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) is dedicated to the exhibition of California art, architecture, and design from 1850 to the present. Informed by the state's rich mixture of cultures and inspired by its impressive geography, California art has long been defined by a spirit of freedom and experimentation. PMCA exhibitions and educational programs explore the cultural dynamics and influences unique to California that have shaped and defined art in all media.

Website: pmcaonline.org

Plaza de la Raza

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will assist with the gallery presentation of a student and alumni art exhibit in tandem with the 45 anniversary festivities.

Contact: Maria Jimenez Torres, Executive Director, accounting@plazadelaraza.org; (626) 485-8705.

Plaza de la Raza is a community based cultural arts center located in Lincoln Heights, serving the surrounding Latino community and greater Los Angeles area with performing and visual arts programs and activities. Additionally, the School for the Performing and Visual Arts serves over 3200 low income children through its extensive after school programming.

Website: www.plazadelaraza.org

Pomona College Museum of Art

Claremont

Collections Management and Registration Internship »

The internship will include projects specifically focused on Collections Management and Registration. Working with Museum staff, the intern’s responsibilities will include assisting the Associate Director/Registrar in a variety of tasks related to collection care, including cataloguing, photographing and rehousing of a variety of collections objects. Additional tasks may include database management and volunteer coordination. Depending on the skills and interests of the intern, additional duties might include gallery and studio visits with the curator.

Contact: Steve Comba, Assistant Director/Registrar, Pomona College Museum of Art, scomba@pomona.edu; (909) 621-8106.

The Pomona College Museum of Art aspires to be a vital force in the intellectual, pedagogical, and communal life of Pomona College and the surrounding community. The Museum seeks to create a challenging environment for the visual arts, one that fosters creativity, supports both focused discipline-based study and interdisciplinary study, and inspires new ideas, research, discourse, and critical thinking.

Website: www.pomona.edu/museum/

Public Corporation for the Arts of the City of Long Beach

Long Beach

Public Art Internship »

The intern will research, catalogue, and create a database of public art in Long Beach. The database will include works that were privately commissioned and works created through the Percent for Art program jointly administered by Arts Council for Long Beach and the City of Long Beach. The database will be the basis for a page dedicated to local public art on Arts Council for Long Beach's revamped website, scheduled to be made public in early 2016.

Contact: Kym Cloughesy, Office Coordinator, kym.cloughesy@artslb.org; (562) 435-2787.

Arts Council for Long Beach provides access for families, children, and the community to a broad spectrum of creative expressions and cultural experiences by building strategic partnerships and programs that weave arts and culture into the fabric of our community.

Website: www.artslb.org

Rancho Los Cerritos

Long Beach

Education Internship »

The intern’s primary projects will be to help implement the Rancho’s popular Summer Adventures day camp for children ages 5-10 (three one-week sessions), and to staff our new Tween Adventure day camp for children ages 11-13 (single one-week session). Working closely with museum professionals, the intern will help select, train, and supervise the teenage volunteers who present the camp activities, and help develop historically-themed activities suitable for children in the new middle school program. The intern will also assist with development of the museum’s popular annual event, "Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe!" held on Sunday, August 16. His/her other assignments may include development of educational materials for the museum’s website and/or creating a database of outreach events and marketing opportunities in the local and regional community.

Contact: Meighan Maguire, meighanm@rancholoscerritos.org; (562) 206-2043.

Built in 1844, the Rancho Los Cerritos adobe and remaining 4.7 acres of landscaped grounds echo with the rich history of Spanish, Mexican and American California and the families who helped transform southern California from its ranching beginnings to a modern, urban society. The museum focuses on the interpretation of rural life styles and economic development in S. California between the 1840s and 1940s, and offers guided tours of the house and gardens, youth and educational programs, living history tours, and special events throughout the year. There is also a California History Research Library on the site.

Website: rancholoscerritos.org

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College

Claremont

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will assist with two projects: 1) preparing an exhibition of Chinese paintings in the Scripps collection, 2) producing the catalog for the 72nd Ceramic Annual, the longest running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the US. The intern will research and write about works in the exhibitions, draft a press release, and help install works in the first exhibition. These projects will give the student a full view of the process of the curatorial process.

Contacts: Mary MacNaughton (mmacnaug@scrippscollege.edu) and Kirk Delman (kdelman@scrippscollege.edu).

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, of Scripps College, is the steward of the Scripps art collection, which contains the prestigious Marer Collection of Ceramics. In addition, the collection holds numerous important works of photography, American impressionism, Asian art, and African-American art. The gallery presents four to five exhibitions of works annually.

Website: rcwg.scrippscollege.edu

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College

Claremont

Conservation/Collection Internship »

The intern will help document and care for the Scripps permanent collection: 1) inventory textiles in the Scripps permanent collection; 2) work with object conservator Donna Williams to clean and conserve bronze statuary on campus; 3) assist with condition reports and treatment of a large sculptural relief by John Gregory. The intern will learn the accessioning process and will be trained in the Embark system.

Contact: Colleen Salomon, CSalomon@scrippscollege.edu

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, of Scripps College, is the steward of the Scripps art collection, which contains the prestigious Marer Collection of Ceramics. In addition, the collection holds numerous important works of photography, American impressionism, Asian art, and African-American art. The gallery presents four to five exhibitions of works annually.

Website: rcwg.scrippscollege.edu

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College

Claremont

Visual Resources Internship »

The intern will help continue the digitization of slides into the online database of visual arts resources used for teaching at Scripps and in the Joint Art History Program at the Claremont Colleges. The intern, who will be trained in the Embark system by Visual Resources Coordinator John Trendler, will photograph, scan, and optimize images as well as work on social media for the gallery.

Contact: John Trendler, Visual Resources Coordinator, john.trendler@scrippscollege.edu

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, of Scripps College, is the steward of the Scripps art collection, which contains the prestigious Marer Collection of Ceramics. In addition, the collection holds numerous important works of photography, American impressionism, Asian art, and African-American art. The gallery presents four to five exhibitions of works annually.

Website: rcwg.scrippscollege.edu

Ryman Arts

Los Angeles

Exhibition Internship »

Ryman Arts is seeking an Exhibition Intern to assist in planning its 2014–2015 Student Art Exhibition this summer at the California African American Museum (CAAM) for the eleventh consecutive year. The exhibition shows the work of approximately 350 of our students from the previous year. The intern will manage the exhibition, both logistically and in terms of educational activities, throughout the run of the show. The intern will assist in the curation and installation of the exhibition, working closely with artistic faculty and Education Manager.

Contact: Rebecca Tuynman, rtuynman@ryman.org; (213) 629-2787.

Ryman Arts teaches classical drawing and painting to talented and motivated high school students as a bridge to a lifetime that expresses and appreciates the arts. From a single drawing class for 12 students in 1990, Ryman Arts has grown to 36 classes for 500 students annually. We offer intensive out-of-school studio art instruction, college and career counseling, art supplies, and support services—all at no cost to the student.

Website: rymanarts.org

Self-Help Graphics and Arts

Los Angeles

Documentation and Archive Internship »

Self Help Graphics & Art is seeking qualified undergraduate students for its Documentation and Archive Internship position, which will assist in the development and organization of Self Help Graphics & Art's (SHG) print inventory from 2013–2015, as well as associated inventory and materials.

Contact: Joel Garcia, joel.garcia@selfhelpgraphics.com

Self Help Graphics & Art drives the creation of new work by Latino and Chicano artists through fine art printmaking and multiple visual art forms. We represent the front line of artistic production in the Latino community of Los Angeles and beyond.

Website: www.selfhelpgraphics.com

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Communications and Marketing Internship »

The intern will help to research and reach out to target audiences for the forthcoming fall exhibition "Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams," as well as the summer exhibition "Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution," among other Skirball programs.

Contact: Sara Marino, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, smarino@skirball.org

A place of welcome for the total community, the Skirball Cultural Center is dedicated to exploring the connections between 4,000 years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals. The Skirball achieves its mission through educational programs that explore literary, visual, and performing arts from around the world; through the display and interpretation of its permanent collections and changing exhibitions; through an interactive family destination inspired by the Noah's Ark story; and through outreach to the community.

Website: www.skirball.org

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will work closely with a Skirball assistant curator and Museum staff on the forthcoming fall exhibition "Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams."

Contact: Linde Lehtinen, Assistant Curator, llehtinen@skirball.org

A place of welcome for the total community, the Skirball Cultural Center is dedicated to exploring the connections between 4,000 years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals. The Skirball achieves its mission through educational programs that explore literary, visual, and performing arts from around the world; through the display and interpretation of its permanent collections and changing exhibitions; through an interactive family destination inspired by the Noah's Ark story; and through outreach to the community.

Website: www.skirball.org

Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)

Venice

Public Arts Administration Assistant Internship »

The internship will offer the candidate valuable insight on how a community-based public art organization, like SPARC, works to produce, preserve and present public art works and community-based public art programming. The position will focus on administrative needs such as marketing, development, and public relations.

Contact: Felipe M. Sanchez, SPARC Associate Director, felipe@SPARCinLA.org; (310) 822-9560, ext 10.

Located in Venice, CA and housed in the historic Venice Police Station, the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) is one of the leading community-based non-profit arts organizations in the nation. Founded in 1976, SPARC's intent is to examine what we choose to memorialize through public art, to devise and innovate excellent art pieces and to provide empowerment through participatory processes to communities excluded from civic debate; our works are collaborations between artists and communities, resulting in art that examines the most critical social and political issues of our time.

Website: www.SPARCinLA.org

Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)

Venice

Digital Mural Lab Assistant Internship »

The intern will offer valuable insight on how community and technologically focused educational facilities like the UCLA@SPARC Digital Mural Lab (DML) work to support cultural development initiatives. The position will focus on administrative needs such as marketing, development, graphic design and public relations.

Contact: Felipe M. Sanchez, SPARC Associate Director, felipe@SPARCinLA.org; (310) 822-9560, ext 10.

Located in Venice, CA and housed in the historic Venice Police Station, the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) is one of the leading community-based non-profit arts organizations in the nation. Founded in 1976, SPARC's intent is to examine what we choose to memorialize through public art, to devise and innovate excellent art pieces and to provide empowerment through participatory processes to communities excluded from civic debate; our works are collaborations between artists and communities, resulting in art that examines the most critical social and political issues of our time.

Website: www.SPARCinLA.org

St. Elmo Village

Los Angeles

LIVE-TEACH-WORK Internship »

The St. Elmo Village, LIVE-TEACH-WORK internship will introduce students to the day-to-day work that is done at a small non-profit arts organization. The intern will have the opportunity to be a part of this organization on a hands-on basis, working with founder/president, Roderick Sykes and the administrator, Jacqueline Alexander-Sykes with all that happens day-to-day.

Contact: Jacqueline Alexander-Sykes, stelmovillage@eathlink.net; (323) 931-3409.

St. Elmo Village is a place where creativity, education, life skills, community and the environment are nurtured, developed and supported through the Art of Living.

Website: www.stelmovillage.org

The Vincent Price Art Museum

Monterey Park

Curatorial, Conservation, and Exhibition Preparation Internship »

The intern will focus on curatorial, conservation, and exhibition preparation in the Vincent Price Art Museum.

Contact: Victor Parra, parrav@elac.edu; (323) 415-5398.

For over 50 years, the Vincent Price Art Museum, on the campus of East Los Angeles College, has been serving the community by presenting world-class art exhibitions and unique hands-on educational resources. The museum's collection contains more than 9000 pieces.

Website: http://vincentpriceartmuseum.org/

The Wende Museum of the Cold War

Culver City

Curatorial and Collections Research Internship »

The intern will work on one of four possible projects, including description of the Zaitsev Soviet Hippie Collection, Research on Hungarian Collection, Research on Socialist Realist Painting, and Audiovisual Archiving.

Contact: Donna Stein, Associate Director, dstein@wendemuseum.org; (310) 216-1600 ext. 301.

Over the past decade, The Wende Museum and Archive of the Cold War has grown into one of the most important international repositories for Eastern European and Soviet cultural artifacts from the Cold War period (1945–1991), and is the only organization of its kind in America. Today, The Wende is an historical archive, art museum and educational institution dedicated to collecting and providing access to the historical record of life, culture and politics behind the Iron Curtain.

Website: www.wendemuseum.org

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

Los Angeles

Preservation and Research Internship »

The intern will be introduced to all aspects of digital archiving and metadata creation.

Contact: Lizette Guerra, Archivist, lguerra@chicano.ucla.edu

The Chicano Studies Research Center is an organized research entity at the University of California, Los Angeles. It includes a library/archive, academic press, public programs (including exhibitions), and a research program focused on four areas: the arts, education, immigration, and the media.

Website: www.chicano.ucla.edu

USC Pacific Asia Museum

Pasadena

Collections Management Internship »

The intern will learn about the museum’s mission, collections, and organizational systems. The intern will have practical and theoretical training in museum work and gain understanding of the role of the museum in society. The intern will work closely with a member of the museum staff in the fulfillment of work experiences that are substantive, full-time, enriching and hands-on. They will receive training on art handling techniques and the skills needed to perform daily tasks in the department related to the permanent collection and permanent galleries, temporary exhibitions, incoming and outgoing loans and any ongoing departmental projects.

Contact: Annie Lee, Registrar, annie.lee@pam.usc.edu; (626) 449-2742, ext. 17.

The mission of USC Pacific Asia Museum is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Founded in 1971, USC Pacific Asia Museum is the only museum in Southern California, and one of only four museums in the entire United States, dedicated exclusively to pan-Asian and Pacific Island art and culture.

Website: pacificasiamuseum.usc.edu

Velaslavasay Panorama

Los Angeles

Programming Internship  »

The intern will assist with the organization's programming for public and private events and during regular operating hours open to the public.

Contact: Sara Velas, panorama@panoramaonview.org; (213) 746-2166. Contact via email is preferred and locally based students are encouraged to visit the Velaslavasay Panorama in person prior to submitting their application.

Drawing on the illustrious history of the Grant Panorama Paintings and myriad entertainments and traditions popular before the invention of cinema, The Velaslavasay Panorama is an exhibition hall, theatre and garden dedicated to the production and presentation of unusual visual experiences on themes of landscape immersion and illusion.

Website: www.panoramaonview.org

Venice Arts

Venice

Public Programs Internship »

The Public Programs Intern’s primary project will be working on coordinating and executing our annual Juried Exhibition and its surrounding public programming (exhibition opens August 2), as well as preparing for exhibitions to take place later in the fall, particularly our 21st Anniversary Exhibition and our Fresh Perspectives Visiting Curator Exhibition. The intern will assist the Associate Director/Gallery & Public Programs Director with all aspects of producing the exhibitions, including co-curating the Summer Juried Exhibition, producing written materials and signage, developing public programs, and implementing marketing. Additionally, the Public Programs Intern will assist in programming adult workshops for the fall.

Contact: Elysa Voshell, Associate Director/Gallery & Public Programs Director, elysa@venicearts.org; (310) 392-0846.

Venice Arts' mission is to ignite youths' imagination, mentor their creativity, and expand their sense of possibility through high quality, accessible media-based arts education programs. Venice Arts also serves as a catalyst for people of all ages, living in low-income or underrepresented communities, to create and share personal and community stories through photography, film, and multi-media.

Website: www.venicearts.org

Venice Arts

Venice

Photography & Film Archival Internship »

The intern will gain experience in preserving and archiving Venice Arts’ photographic body of work, and will document classroom activities and add to the Venice Arts’ online library of educational materials. The intern will gain first-hand experience in curatorial, archival, and educational aspects of an arts non-profit. The intern’s primary project will be putting together photographic and film materials from our historical archive in preparation for our 22nd Anniversary Exhibition. Additionally, the intern will digitize books that have been created by participants for our website.

Contact: Issa Sharp, Director of Education / Lead Photographer, issa@venice-arts.org; (310) 392-0846.

Venice Arts' mission is to ignite youths' imagination, mentor their creativity, and expand their sense of possibility through high quality, accessible media-based arts education programs. Venice Arts also serves as a catalyst for people of all ages, living in low-income or underrepresented communities, to create and share personal and community stories through photography, film, and multi-media.

Website: www.venicearts.org

Visual Communications Media

Los Angeles

Exhibitions Program Associate Internship »

The intern will be the lead coordinator for the summer session of our VC year-round screening series. The project includes the overall planning of the event, under the supervision of the Director of Exhibitions, which would entail direct participation in the selection of films and videos for the screening, outreach to the community, public relations, logistics, and writing program notes for both the show program and the VC website. In addition, the associate would also assist in the final wrap up of the 2015 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and assist in planning for Visual Communications’ fund development activities.

Contact: Please go to VC's website for instructions on how to apply.

Visual Communications is the nation's first non-profit organization dedicated to accurate portrayals of Asian Americans in media arts. Our mission is to develop, support and promote Asian American filmmakers and media artists who empower communities, challenge perspectives and shape the landscape of visual culture.

Website: www.vconline.org

William S. Hart Museum

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The intern will work under the direction of the Museum Administrator and the Education Coordinator to assist with the development of the Hart Kids website by conducting research into the Hart collection. This research will be the basis of an online collections page where students will be able to interface with digital images and background on the Hart collection. This information will also be part of the Hart Volunteers website for training purposes, as well as a significant contribution to a proposed collections catalog project.

Contact: Margi Bertram, Administrator, William S. Hart Museum, mbertram@nhm.org; (661) 254-4584.

The William S. Hart is the former home of the famed silent film actor and director who produced a series of hit Western movies in the early 1900's. His beautiful Spanish Colonial Revival Style Mansion—now the Museum—exhibits an impressive collection of Western artwork by noted artists Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington, and Joe de Yong, as well as mementos from early Hollywood, personal furnishings and effects, and artifacts representing multiple Native American cultures. The Museum, located in scenic William S. Hart Park, also includes an historic 1910 Ranch House that exhibits Hart's tack and saddle collection, personal furnishings, and additional Hollywood mementos.

Website: http://www.hartmuseum.org/