The 2016 application deadline has passed. Information below is for reference only. Please check back in Spring 2017 to apply for the 2017 cycle.

The Getty Foundation has offered funding to more than 60 Los Angeles-area museums and visual arts organizations for Multicultural Undergraduate Internships during summer 2016.

The internships are intended for outstanding students who are members of groups underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including but not limited to 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 2016, and those who will complete their degree by September 1, 2016 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 summer 2016. 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. All internship positions will be filled by May 17. Good luck!
USING THIS TABLE: To sort and locate a specific internship, use the top row header links (Name, City, and Publicity Information). Click once to sort A-Z and again to sort Z-A. To view the full details, including contact information, for a specific position, click on the internship title.

Name

City

Position Information

Position Filled

18th Street Arts Complex

Santa Monica

Community Engagement Internship »

The position will support outreach and project management for this initiative that will generate a comprehensive database of cultural assets in Santa Monica. The intern will participate in field research training conducted by our program partner the Alliance of California Traditional Artists. The training includes best practices for community-based research including interviewing, oral history, and documentary techniques. Additionally, the intern will be responsible for evaluating community partner data collected through our email and social media efforts to establish methods for maintaining connections with our network of supporters and artists through targeted content created exclusively for our active social media channels.

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to jobopenings@18thstreet.org with the subject: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT INTERN 2016.

Outreach at 18th Street Arts Center is a core value to the organization. We are looking for a motivated, creative, and enthusiastic Community Engagement Intern with strong writing and organizational abilities to assist with a new Cultural Asset Mapping initiative. The intern will gain valuable experience working at an arts non-profit, acquiring skills related to researching, and outreaching to community partners both on-line and offline. This position provides a creative opportunity to understand the relationship between the community, digital media, and contemporary art.

Website: www.18thstreet.org

Yes

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Pomona

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will 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 cataloguing 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.

Contact: Andrea Rubino, Exhibition Manager and Graphic Designer, arubino@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

Yes

Angels Gate Cultural Center, Inc.

San Pedro

Gallery Management Intern »

The intern will provide direct support to Curator of Community Engagement, Martabel Wasserman. The 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. As a team, the intern will work closely with Ms. Wasserman, with additional support provided by the Executive Director, to 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: Martabel Wasserman, Curator of Community Engagement, martabel@angelsgateart.org.

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

Yes

Armory Center for the Arts

Pasadena

Gallery Internship »

Under the guidance of the Gallery Exhibitions Manager, The Gallery Intern will participate in the planning and implementation of contemporary art exhibitions in the Armory Center for the Arts' Main and Mezzanine galleries as well as in locations in the community.

Contact: Sinead Finnerty-Pyne, Gallery Exhibitions Manager, sfinnertypyne@armoryarts.org; 626-792-5101, ext. 116.

The Armory is a non-profit contemporary art center near Old Town Pasadena. The Armory hosts internationally-recognized contemporary art exhibitions and delivers vibrant contemporary art education programs to children, teens, adults, and families throughout the region.

Website: www.armoryarts.org

Yes

Armory Center for the Arts

Pasadena

Communications Internship »

Under the guidance of the Armory's Director of Communications, the Communications Intern will assist with the day-to-day communications, PR, and marketing tasks.

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

The Armory is a non-profit contemporary art center near Old Town Pasadena. The Armory hosts internationally-recognized contemporary art exhibitions and delivers vibrant contemporary art education programs to children, teens, adults, and families throughout the region.

Website: www.armoryarts.org

Yes

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena

Archives 101 »

The internship will introduce the student to the field of archives and the functions of an archives department. The intern will gain experience with archival processing, digitizing, preservation, access, and outreach through several small projects. The intern will be supervised by and work mainly with the College Archivist, and will also work with the Processing Archivist and Librarians. The internship is designed as an “Archives 101,” therefore an ideal candidate should have an interest in archives and library science.

Contact: Robert Dirig, College Archivist, robert.dirig@artcenter.edu; 626-396-2208.

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 undergraduates, graduate students, and through our public education programs, children, teens, and adults in the region. Part of the ArtCenter Library, the College Archives collects, preserves, and makes available materials related to the history of ArtCenter. The collections include photographs documenting the College and students from the 1930s-present, department records, publications, audio, and video. 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: www.artcenter.edu/accd/employment.jsp

Yes

Arts and Services for Disabled

Long Beach

Curatorial Intern »

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

Yes

Arts Council for Long Beach

Long Beach

Public Art Internship »

The intern will help continue research for the database of public art in Long Beach. The database includes 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 intern will aid in data entry and photo editing for the Arts Council’s Public Art webpage. He or she will also begin digitizing public art files and condition reports for preservation and restoration initiatives in the future; ultimately aiding the Arts Council and the City of Long Beach to prepare for the responsibilities as stewards of public art.

Contact: Brigette Brown, brigette.brown@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

Yes

artworxLA

Los Angeles

Arts Education Intern »

ArtworxLA is in the process of moving its office hub and Academy to an exciting new location closer to the youth it serves. The intern will provide essential assistance in this move in addition to preparation for 2016-17 "ladder" program of arts opportunities for alternative high school students. The intern will be an essential team member with the following responsibilities: assisting with Teaching Artist training and professional development, compilation of teaching artist resources, database maintenance, compiling student and teacher questionnaire/data for ongoing evaluation projects, workshop support, and archiving and compiling programming communications materials for the 2016-2017 academic school year.

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

Yes

Association for the Advancement of Filipino American Arts & Culture

Los Angeles

Administrative Festival Internship »

Contact: Tina Bulchand, Director of Administration & Development, tina@filamarts.org.

2016 marks the 25th Anniversary of the Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC), the longest-running Filipino cultural celebration in Southern California, hosted by FilAm ARTS. It celebrates the rich experiences of being Filipino American, and is largely participated in by approximately 10,000 festival goers every year. This event provides an excellent opportunity for community collaboration and engagement, through arts presentations, cultural performances and vendor participation.

Website: www.filamarts.org

Yes

Autry Museum of the American West

Los Angeles

Collections Intern, Loans and Exhibitions Internship »

The intern will support a wide variety of museum registrar operations, including collections management, loan renewals, planning and implementation associated with a major renovation of two galleries entitled “California Continued,” and advanced planning for the 2017 exhibition “Toys and Games.”

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

The Autry Museum of the American West is dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West, connecting the past to the present to inspire our shared future. The Autry presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs—including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music—and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.

Website: https://theautry.org/about-us/employment-overview

Yes

Autry Museum of the American West

Los Angeles

Museum Education Internship »

The intern will support the Autry’s outreach and onsite initiatives, including providing research and logistical assistance during the annual Teachers Academy, conducting content research for the development of onsite programming for the upcoming academic year, and providing interactive, hands-on programming for visiting guests, school groups, and summer camps.

Contact: Carolina Zataray, Senior Outreach Coordinator, czataray@theautry.org; (323) 495-4260.

The Autry Museum of the American West is dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West, connecting the past to the present to inspire our shared future. The Autry presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs—including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music—and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.

Website: https://theautry.org/about-us/employment-overview

Yes

Autry Museum of the American West

Los Angeles

Communications Internship »

The Communications Intern will gain experience in the areas of media relations, community outreach, web/social media, and publications, learn about the workings of the institution as a whole, and support promotional activities related to a major renovation of two galleries entitled “California Continued” and the summer exhibition, “Revolutionary Vision: Group f/64 and Richard Misrach Photographs From the Bank of America Collection.”

Contact: Keisha Raines, Communications Manager, kraines@theautry.org; (323) 495-4370.

The Autry Museum of the American West is dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West, connecting the past to the present to inspire our shared future. The Autry presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs—including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music—and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.

Website: https://theautry.org/about-us/employment-overview

Yes

Banning Residence Museum

Wilmington

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will create a temporary exhibit in the Museum's visitor center featuring 19th century paintings from the Museum's collection.

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/

Yes

California African-American Museum

Los Angeles

Exhibits and Program Research Internship »

CAAM’s Exhibits and Program Research Internship will entail working closely with the curatorial staff to review existing curatorial procedures and protocols. To further the intern’s experience he/she/they will learn the various components of developing an exhibition, the critical components of project managing an installation, addressing breakdowns, developing budgets and the various steps in de-installing an exhibition. The EPI’s will work directly with curators and gain knowledge and information regarding the History, Art and Culture of African Americans.

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

Yes

California African-American Museum

Los Angeles

Exhibits and Program Research Internship »

CAAM’s Exhibits and Program Research Internship will entail working closely with the curatorial staff to review existing curatorial procedures and protocols. To further the intern’s experience he/she/they will learn the various components of developing an exhibition, the critical components of project managing an installation, addressing breakdowns, developing budgets and the various steps in de-installing an exhibition. The EPI’s will work directly with curators and gain knowledge and information regarding the History, Art and Culture of African Americans.

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

Yes

California Institute of the Art, Gallery at REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater)

Los Angeles

REDCAT Curatorial Intern »

REDCAT seeks a curatorial intern to work closely with both exhibitions and events for the Gallery at REDCAT. The intern will gain direct experience with the mounting of an exhibition in the Gallery at REDCAT, and participate in the research, coordination, and planning of projects taking place in the 2016 season. The ideal candidate should be self-driven and possess good interpersonal and written skills. This position will be of special appeal to an individual interested in curatorial writing and work, as well as forming direct working relationships with prominent international artists.

Contact: Sohrab Mohebbi, smohebbi@calarts.edu; (213) 237-2813.

REDCAT is an interdisciplinary contemporary arts center for innovative visual, performing and media arts in downtown Los Angeles, located inside the Walt Disney Concert Hall complex. Opened in November 2003 as the initial professional presenting arm of CalArts, REDCAT has since garnered a reputation for groundbreaking theater and a worldwide arts following as a launching platform for up-and-coming local artists, and for introducing internationally acclaimed productions and exhibitions to L.A. audiences that are often premiering on the West Coast for the first time. The California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) educates artists in a learning environment founded on artmaking excellence, creative experimentation, critical reflection and the diversity of voices. CalArts is internationally renowned as one of the leading centers for undergraduate and graduate study in the performing and visual arts and in the critical study of these arts.

Website: www.calarts.edu/cap

Yes

California Institute of the Arts
Community Arts Partnership (CAP)

Los Angeles

CAP Summer Arts (CAPSA) 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 Cesar E. Chavez Learning Academies, located in San Fernando Valley. CAP will offer training opportunities in a range of skills associated with assisting in the coordination of a free summer arts program for teenagers. The intern will gain valuable experience in the design and implementation of an intensive summer youth arts program, and community-based arts production and instruction. The Intern should have the ability to write and speak effectively and possess the diplomacy, enthusiasm, and desire to work as a liaison between CalArts students, faculty, staff, administration, community-based arts organizations, public schools, and museums.

Contact: Nadine Rambeau, nrambeau@calarts.edu; (661) 222-7707.

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

Yes

California Institute of the Arts
Community Arts Partnership (CAP)

Valencia

CAP Summer Residency and Practicum Internship »

The CAP Summer Residency and Practicum Internship will be based in the CAP offices on CalArts campus. The intern for this assignment will work with the Artistic Director of CAP to support the CAP Residency & Practicum for Teaching Artists--an eight-week initiative for teaching artists that combines five weeks of coursework at CalArts with a three-week long teaching practicum in the CAPSA program. This internship will prepare the intern for a meaningful career in education and/or non-profit arts administration. Knowledge of Apple computers and Microsoft Office Suite is essential. Experience in Adobe and other relevant design programs is preferred. Applicant should possess strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to manage multiple time-sensitive tasks. Applicant should be self-motivated, with the ability to work well independently as well as part of a team in a small dynamic office environment.

Contact: Glenna Avila, glenna@calarts.edu; (661) 222-2709.

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.

www.calarts.edu/cap

Yes

California State Parks, Will Rogers State Historic Park

Pacific Palisades

Curatorial Internship, Textile Inventory Project »

The intern will assist in activities related to the research, survey, photographing and entering into database selections from the museums ethonographic collection.

Contact: Rochelle Nicholas-Booth, Museum Curator, rnicholas-booth@parks.ca.gov; (310) 454.8218/106

The Will Rogers Collection of ethnographic materials holds more than 100 textiles and baskets from the Southwestern United States and Mexico that includes over 25 medium and large scale Dine (Navajo) pieces that date between the late 19th and early 20th century including two rare Yei tapestries They represent a valuable resource for research, exhibition and interpretation. The collections includes: wearing blankets, sarapes, small blankets, saddle blankets, and wall hangings. Pieces range from the Classic through the Transitional period (1800 -1920’s).

Website: www.parks.ca.gov

Yes

California State University Long Beach, University Art Museum

Long Beach

Education/Programs Internship »

The University Art Museum at California State University Long Beach is seeking a Getty Multicultural Intern to assist in research and organization of education programs that will complement the museums exhibitions taking place in the 2016-2017 academic school year. We believe this will be an extraordinary opportunity for an Intern to work on a development of exhibition enlightening programs, K-12 classroom curriculum, and to help create meaningful engagement experiences for those who visit these exhibitions.

Contact: Christina Alegria, Interim Curator of Education, christina.alegria@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/

Yes

California State University Long Beach, University Art Museum

Long Beach

Marketing/Outreach Internship »

The UAM is seeking an Intern to assist with the creation of a comprehensive marketing
and outreach plan, as part of the rebrand of the museum, and intended to be implemented for the 2016-17 exhibitions, Jud Fine and Barbara McCarren: AND/OR, and Frank Bros.: The Store that Modernized Modern. This internship is designed to provide an undergraduate student with an understanding of external relations, including how to build community and audiences, and learn how all facets of the museum’s programming are tied together through messaging and visual
presentation.

Contact: Shefali Mistry, Public Relations and Marketing Coorinator, Shefali.Mistry@csulb.edu; (562) 985-4299.

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/

Yes

Center for the Arts of Eagle Rock

Eagle Rock

Education Internship »

The Education Internship is a great opportunity to work as a part of a small team at a high-performing arts organization and to gain hands-on experience in both the program design and classroom delivery sides of arts education. The position requires a highly motivated individual to provide hands-on assistance. Applicants should have a strong interest in working with children and youth to deliver innovative community arts education programming, as well as an enthusiasm about meeting the arts education needs of CFAER’s diverse communities. The ability to clearly and effectively communicate, with co-workers as well as with children, parents, and other community members, is required. Additional helpful knowledge includes: a strong understanding of the city’s arts community; interest in contemporary visual arts; and an appreciation for multicultural and inclusive community programs that are designed to serve people from all walks of life. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, telephone, computer, and Internet skills are vital to success in this position. Writing/blogging experience and basic design skills are a plus.

Contact: Angie Reyes, Director of Education, angie@cfaer.org.

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock (CFAER) is Northeast Los Angeles’s premiere arts institution and presenter, providing access to transformative arts enrichment and education experiences for over 90,000 audience members annually. Programming includes visual art exhibitions, multidisciplinary performance events, and arts education programs presented year-round at the Center and throughout the community at no or very little cost. The organization is particularly committed to serving and engaging with the area’s low-income and underserved residents, at-risk youth, and critical mass of working artists.

Website: www.cfaer.org

Yes

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Culver City

Archive and Research Internship »

CSPG is seeking an intern with background in the humanities, such as art history, history, political science, international relations, etc., to research and catalogue historical and contemporary social movement posters, help update CSPG’s online finding aid, and assist in exhibition research and development.

Contact: Karen Limón, admin@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

Yes

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Culver City

Media and Design Internship »

CSPG is seeking an intern with a major in graphic design or art, or related experience, to assist with marketing and outreach, curate content for CSPG’s online platforms, and help design promotional and educational materials. The intern will also have archival responsibilities, including poster cataloguing and exhibition development.

Contact: Karen Limón, admin@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

Yes

Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles

Collections and Exhibitions/Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Michael Truong, Director of Operations and Programs, educator@camla.org; (213) 473-5306.

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

Yes

Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Contact: Michael Truong, Director of Operations and Programs, educator@camla.org; (213) 473-5306.

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

Yes

City of Los Angeles, Office of Historic Resources

Los Angeles

Historic Preservation Internship »

The intern will work with planning staff in implementing the Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) Program. This will include assisting with field survey updates, preparing preservation plans, and conducting public workshops for proposed HPOZs as well as assisting with planning the Historic Neighborhoods Conference.

Contact: Naomi Guth, City Planner and Supervisor of the HPOZ unit, naomi.guth@lacity.org; (213) 978-1198.

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: www.preservation.lacity.org.

Yes

City of Pasadena, Cultural Affairs Division

Pasadena

Program Coordination, Public Art Administration Internship »

The intern will research the status of Public Art Covenant agreements with property owners of completed public art projects. This includes contacting developers and owners, including written and oral communication, tracking responses, and documentation of completed artworks and their maintenance. Under staff oversight, the intern will work with the Public Art Program Coordinator, City Attorney's office and other departments as needed to obtain the necessary documents for formal project signoff. The Covenant Project may involve site visits around Pasadena, inventory of the artworks' condition, and assessment of completeness of public art requirements. The second portion of the internship is focused on updating the Public Art Collection Archives by adding newly completed projects to online databases and files. This process includes research on artworks, identification of important facts, data entry from development files into the land use management system, and updating archived hard files. The intern may also assist with coordination of various public art community events and outreach, National Endowment for the Arts Our Town grant coordination, and other projects as needed. Working knowledge of curatorial, archival, or registrarial practices is helpful.

Contact: Leslie Fischer, Public Art Program Coordinator, lfischer@cityofpasadena.net; (626) 744-7547.

Website: www.cityofpasadena.net/arts

Yes

Clockshop

Los Angeles

Project Assistant, Arts Administration Internship »

The intern will support day-to-day operations at Clockshop, with a specific focus on assisting with production on several commissioned artworks. Between June and August 2016, Clockshop will be in active production on two outdoor public art commissions, slated to take place at the Bowtie, a plot of land on the LA River in Elysian Village, as well as two performance commissions, slated to take place at Levitt Pavilion, Memorial Park in Pasadena, and the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. The intern will gain experience working closely with contemporary artists, coordinating complicated projects, responding to artist requests, and documenting the production process for Clockshop’s social media channels. Qualified applicants will be comfortable working in a small organization where all staff performs a wide variety of tasks. Applicant should be flexible, self-directed, extremely detail-oriented, and have some familiarity with contemporary art. Some experience with Photoshop and video editing is also helpful. Occasional evening and weekend hours required.

Contact: Mackenzie Hoffman, Program Manager, mackenzie@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

Yes

Corita Art Center

Los Angeles

Collection Management Internship »

The Collection Management Internship at the Corita Art Center is an opportunity for a student to gain in-depth knowledge of working with fine art objects. The intern will work closely with the Collections Manager to reorganize the prints of Corita Kent. This internship would be ideal for a student who wants to learn more about visual arts organizations, how they store and document their collections, and/or art handling. The intern may also assist in daily administrative tasks.

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

The Corita Art Center is an archive and gallery dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Corita Kent’s art, teaching, and passion for social justice. 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

Yes

Craft and Folk Art Museum Incorporating the Egg and the Eye

Los Angeles

Public Programs Internship »

The intern will assist in the planning, implementation and marketing for workshops, art talks and gallery tours related to the current exhibitions.

Contact: Andres Payan, andres@cafam.org; 323-937-4230 x 29.

The Craft & Folk Art Museum engages the public with contemporary craft and folk art through our exhibitions and public programs including craft workshops, art talks, family events and other opportunities to create.

Website: www.cafam.org

Yes

El Pueblo Park Association

Los Angeles

Curatorial/Education Internship »

El Pueblo Historical Monument is seeking one education intern and one curatorial intern for the Summer 2016 season to actively develop public programming and spearhead several history-oriented projects. These projects will be geared towards engaging over two million visitors and 400,000 students we serve annually.

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

Yes

ESMoA

El Segundo

Education Internship »

ESMoA seeks internship candidates who wish to broaden their educational and professional experience by providing administrative and teaching support for “Summer Camp @ ESMoA,” an Arts Education program for high school juniors and seniors held at the ESMoA arts laboratory in El Segundo. The ESMoA Internship Program has been designed to guide interns in developing important skills and knowledge as they work closely with ESMoA Education Specialists in developing, planning, implementing, and evaluating this museum-based educational program. The Summer Camp Intern will gain valuable hands-on experience that will empower him or her to follow any number of possible professional paths within a non-profit arts institution.

Contact: Holly Crawford, Education Specialist, hcrawford@artlab21.org; (424) 277-1020.

ESMoA is an "art laboratory" located in El Segundo, California,. Its mission is to spread the spark of creativity through the display and education of visual arts.

Website: www.esmoa.org

Yes

First Street Gallery Art Center

Pomona

Arts Management Internship »

Interns will assist the Gallery Manager and take the lead in projects and outreach that support the gallery's mission of cultivating artistic achievement so that all people can be recognized as cultural producers, community leaders and professional artists. The organization creates opportunities for every artist to express a unique point of view and access venues for those perspectives to be communicated and valued. Studio Artists earn income from sales of their work, collaborate with other leaders in the field, and gain professional skills and experience required to pursue a career of their choosing.

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

Yes

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Los Angeles

Digital Media Internship »

The Fowler’s Department of Digital Media is seeking an intern to assist with building the Museum’s new website; work on video projects related to current and upcoming exhibitions; and contribute to ongoing documentation and digitization efforts to expand the Museum's online collections.

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 innovative, informative and thought-provoking exhibitions, publications, and events for UCLA, the greater Los Angeles community, and beyond.

Website: www.fowler.ucla.edu

Yes

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Los Angeles

Archaeological Collections Internship »

The Fowler’s Archaeological Collections Facility is seeking an intern to aid in the digitization and organization of archaeological materials and supporting documentation. The intern will gain experience in the proper handling, curation, and assessment of archaeological material in a museum setting.

Contact: Wendy Teeter, Curator of Archaeology, wteeter@arts.ucla.edu; (310) 825-1864.

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 innovative, informative and thought-provoking exhibitions, publications, and events for UCLA, the greater Los Angeles community, and beyond.

Website: www.fowler.ucla.edu

Yes

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Los Angeles

Education and Public Programs Internship »

The Fowler’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, and a two-week summer day camp for children. To apply, please

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 innovative, informative and thought-provoking exhibitions, publications, and events for UCLA, the greater Los Angeles community, and beyond.

Website: www.fowler.ucla.edu

Yes

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Communications/Curatorial Intern »

The intern will have a comprehensive overview of research and implementation of curatorial programming, digital media maintenance, as well as audience and community building through a variety of communications outlets.

Contact: Arielle Sherman, Assistant Manager, Digital Communications, asherman@hammer.ucla.edu. Please send a resume and cover letter by May 1, 2016.

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

Yes

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Curatorial/Academic Programs »

The intern will provide an undergraduate student with a comprehensive overview of the museum's curatorial and programming activities. The internship will have a two-part focus, working with the Curatorial and Academic Programs departments on a full-time basis for ten weeks.

Contact: Theresa Sotto, Assistant Director, Academic Programs, academicprograms@hammer.ucla.edu. Please send a resume and cover letter by April 22, 2016.

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

Yes

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Development/Special Events Intern »

The Development and Special Events Intern will gain experience in all aspects of fundraising in the museum setting. The intern will primarily provide critical administrative support for the Asst. Manager, Donor Relations and Director, Donor Relations in preparing for the Hammer's annual Gala in the Garden. The intern will also be provided with basic training in the Raiser's Edge fundraising management software used widely by cultural and educational institutions.

Contact: Ayano Tsuchiya, Asst. Manager, Donor Relations, atsuchiya@hammer.ucla.edu. Please send a resume and cover letter by April 25, 2016.

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

Yes

Inner-City Arts

Los Angeles

Education 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, educators, 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 studio classes, assistance in studios dedicated to specific art forms, contributing to youth community events, on-line research and development of programs to assist teachers, and supporting programs in other aspects of day-to-day administration. This intern will also gain a broad overview of related programming in Professional Development and in our Volunteer Program.

Throughout the internship, the intern will be assisting in the development of reflection and assessment 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 2016-2017 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, and administration.

Contact: Jennifer Carroll, Associate Director of Education, jennifer@inner-cityarts.org. To apply, please send letter of interest (including which intern position applying for), resume and one letter of reference via email with the subject "Getty Intern Search" by March 28, 2016.

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 more than 6,000 Los Angeles children and teenagers 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: www.inner-cityarts.org/who-we-are-employment.php

Yes

Inner-City Arts

Los Angeles

Programs Internship »

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, 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, Associate Director of Education, jennifer@inner-cityarts.org. To apply, please send letter of interest (including which intern position applying for), resume and one letter of reference via email with the subject "Getty Intern Search" by March 28, 2016.

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 more than 6,000 Los Angeles children and teenagers 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: www.inner-cityarts.org/who-we-are-employment.php

Yes

Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA) seeks qualified candidates for a summer internship in the field of museum studies and archiving. Intern will conduct research, create readings and lesson plans for K-12 students that will be included in the IAMLA's educational program.

Contact: To submit an application for the Education Internship or Curatorial Internship, please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to info@italianhall.org.

The Italian American Musuem 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 city's historic Little Italy. The IAMLA is a 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

Yes

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center

Los Angeles

Visual Arts Internship »

JACCC's visual arts intern will be exposed to opportunities in exhibition and special events planning.The intern will also learn the basics of programmatic and technical aspects of what it takes to present a visual and cultural exhibition. A displayed enthusiasm for the visual arts, interest in traditional Japanese culture, and stamina to multitask in a fast-paced environment are key requirement. Applicant must feel a connection to the mission and work of JACCC.The Visual Arts intern would provide support the George J. Doizaki Gallery staff in its day-to-day activities, including work on the following: Gallery exhibitions, AJA XXVI exhibition ("women Printers", exhibition of works by a 5 women printers) and 76th Nisei Week Festival (more than 16 art exhibition from Bonsai,flower arrangements, calligraphy, and ceramic arts will be presented in the JACCC campus).

Contact: Michelle Moreno, Director of Administration and Operation, mmoreno@jaccc.org; (213) 628-2725. Please title the subject of the email "Getty Internship Program + your name: and include resume/CV, email, phone & address , college or university you are currently attending, major/area(s) of study, anticipated graduation date, and 2 Letters of reference or contact info for 2 references (either a teacher, professor, or a former employer).

Founded in 1971, the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center is one of the largest ethnic arts and cultural centers of its kind in the United States. The mission of JACCC is to present, perpetuate, transmit and promote Japanese and Japanese American arts and culture to diverse audiences, and to provide a center to enhance community programs. JACCC is the preeminent presenter of Japanese and Japanese American, and Asian American performing and visual arts nationally. JACCC also provides office space to a wide variety of nonprofit cultural, educational and community-based organizations in Los Angeles.

Website: www.jaccc.org

Yes

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/

Yes

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/

Yes

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/

Yes

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.

Contact: Eric Stone, Curator of Discursive Programs, eric@laxart; (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

Yes

Long Beach Museum of Art Foundation

Long Beach

Education Internship »

The Getty Summer Curatorial Intern will be involved in the ongoing work of the department—all aspects of education, and visitor services.

Contact: Lisa Marsh, Director of Education, 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

Yes

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 County’s history and architecture through well-presented, quality tours and educational programs. Conservancy programs have taught tens of thousands of people to see beyond the traditional concept of “landmarks” to understand neighborhoods and communities in a context that emphasizes the role of history and people in our region’s built environment. The Education Intern’s projects at the Conservancy will focus on activities related to educational programming with a special emphasis on youth outreach.

Contact: Sarah Lann, Director of Education, slann@laconservancy.org; (213) 430-4210. Please include a cover letter explaining your interest in teaching and education, and/or historic preservation, architecture and public programming. Include a description of how you meet the requirements for the position, current resume, writing sample (no more than two pages), and contact information for two references (teacher, professor, former employer, etc.). The application deadline is Friday, April 22, 2016.

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

Yes

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: Laura Dominguez, Preservation Coordinator, ldominguez@laconservancy.org; (213) 430-4211.

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

Yes

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)

Los Angeles

Archival and Web Internship »

The intern will conduct a thorough investigation of LACE’s exhibition and events archives to augment the new website, enriching our records with images and media. Students, art historians, and the public often utilize the online LACE Archives for in depth information on the history of LACE as a prominent art institution for contemporary art in Los Angeles. Archival materials include (and not limited to) video, photographs, exhibition documentation, artworks, and ephemera. Artists commonly found in the archives include Mike Kelley, John Baldessari, Meg Cranston, Adrian Piper and Gronk. The intern will also be responsible for the marketing of the LACE Archives to the general public. The intern will curate social media and marketing content based on the material found during their research. The intern will bring past exhibitions to life through outreach to a new audience and a fresh take on LACE’s history. The intern will also be responsible for addressing all archival requests from scholars and artists. The intern will receive initial one-on-one training with David Frantz, Curator at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries to ensure best archival practices. This internship provides an opportunity to engage with a vast archival collection first hand, learn to project manage effectively and independently, and develop content for multiple social media channels. The intern will have access to LACE’s job network, and 1-on-1 resume building and interview coaching with our Executive Director.

This internship is for a student who is looking to learn more about archiving at a nonprofit arts organization, and who wants to explore integrating historical legacy with contemporary practices. Students interested in archival research, contemporary art history, and marketing are encouraged to apply. Ideally the intern has experience with Adobe Suite, social media platforms, Wordpress, and Microsoft Office.

Contact: Fiona Ball, Gallery Supervisor, fiona@welcometolace.org. to apply. To learn more, go to www.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

Yes

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will participate in several exhibitions scheduled for summer 2016 at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. The Intern will assist with implementation of a spatial drawing installation by Slovenian artist Miha Strukeji in LACE’s Project Room, a 350sq ft. exhibition space adjacent to the LACE galleries. The intern will also provide curatorial, production, and marketing support for two installations in LACE’s storefront by artists Warren Neidich and Tim Youd, and the annual artist summer residency in LACE’s main gallery. The Curatorial Intern will work closely with artists, curators, and staff throughout the summer season, assisting in production and serving as key liaison between the artists and LACE’s staff, as well as with any additional artists/vendors involved in the projects. The Intern will also assist in preparations for LACE’s fall exhibition, Surveillance Redux, a revisitation of LACE’s 1987 exhibition Surveillance in today’s post-Snowden era. The Curatorial Intern will manage the multiple projects’ promotion and outreach, including website and social media postings, and personal outreach to press. By being involved in the projects from 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 major projects.

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. The intern will have access to LACE’s job network, and 1-on-1 resume building and interview coaching with our Executive Director.

Contact: Fiona Ball, Gallery Supervisor, fiona@welcometolace.org. to apply. To learn more, go to www.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.

Yes

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles

Curatorial: South and Southeast Asian Art Internship »

The internship will focus on the research, publication, and exhibition of the permanent collection. The internship will provide the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, research skills, and practical curatorial training. Two projects, in particular, will constitute the focus of the internship. The first is a pan-Asian permanent collection exhibition on Buddhist art, opening in 2017, which draws extensively from LACMA’s South and Southeast Asian art collection. The intern will assist in compiling publication and provenance histories for artworks from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tibet, Nepal, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Vietnam; as well as researching comparative artworks in other collections. The second project concerns the research and publication of LACMA’s Indian painting collection, which have never been published in its entirety. The intern will assist in researching a selection of works, compiling a database of inscriptions or scribal notations, and searching various collections with a view to identifying source albums and other extant folios. Prior coursework, or a strong interest, in Indian art is preferred.

Contact: Dr. Tushara Bindu Gude, Associate Curator, bgude@lacma.org; 323 857-6278.

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/internships

Yes

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles

Curatorial: Photography Internship »

The internship in LACMA’s Wallis Annenberg Photography Department will focus on supporting several ongoing curatorial projects and operations related to the permanent collection. During the ten-week internship, the intern will be provided with training on general art museum practices, proper art handling, and learn the protocols for the creation of photography records in LACMA’s collection database, The Museum System (TMS), and will come to understand the inter-related roles of conservation, registration, and collection management. The intern’s primary activities will include the integration of information relating to the Marjorie and Leonard Vernon Collection, a collection of some 3,600 photographs spanning the entire history of the medium acquired by the museum in 2008, into existing object files; creation of new object files for recent acquisitions along with any necessary cataloguing; assisting with the reorganization of the Sanford Roth negative archive; and the integration of photography publications that need to shift from a temporary space in LACMA’s main library to a permanent space in the Photography satellite branch. New projects in support of department priorities may be developed, based on the intern’s experiences and interest. Students who have taken coursework in the history of photography, its practice, or have a particular interest in the medium are preferred.

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/internships

Yes

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles

Education Department Internship »

The internship in the Education and Public Programs Department will provide an opportunity to engage in a broad range of LACMA’s education programs for a variety of audiences, including both children and adults. Major responsibilities will focus on assisting administrators in the coordination and implementation of the Art + Film Institute, an intensive professional development program for K–12 teachers that emphasizes interdisciplinary teaching approaches using works of art and technology; and Art Camp, summer art classes for children ages 6–13. The intern will also have the opportunity to assist with other programs, including but not limited to Andell Family Sundays, a weekly family event featuring artist-led workshops and friendly gallery tours and activities, and Evenings for Educators, a professional development program for K–12 teachers. Dependent upon interest and experience, the intern may also participate in focused observations of programs and the development of online resources, with other projects developed based on the intern’s areas of interest and expertise. Excellent computer and communications skills are required and an art history, studio art, or arts education background is preferred.

Contact: Michelle Brenner, Education Coordinator, mbrenner@lacma.org; at 323 857-6093.

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/internships

Yes

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG)

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will assist in organizing and implementing the Open Call exhibition that will open in the summer of 2016. The intern will be responsible for preparing for the exhibition, including generating curatorial reports, helping to install the show, and providing assistance to artists exhibited.

Contact: Isabelle Lutterodt, Director, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, isabelle.lutterodt@lacity; (323) 644-6269.

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) is a facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. Founded and opened in 1954, its mission is to promote, interpret, and present the art of emerging, mid career, and established artists from culturally diverse Southern California. The Gallery showcases art from other parts of the world that is of relevance to the people of the City of Los Angeles. Its 10,000 square foot venue offers a dramatic exhibition space for large thematic group exhibitions that represent the current endeavors of area artists as well as exhibitions of work by individuals who have made a significant contribution to art in Los Angeles in particular and Southern California at large. The curatorial focus of the Gallery includes painting, sculpture, photography, architecture, design, video, sound, electronic, performance, and installation works. Once a year the Gallery serves as the host venue for the DCA’s City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowships exhibition, featuring the work of the City’s best mid career artists.

Website: www.lamag.org

Yes

Machine Project

Los Angeles

Event and Membership Internship »

The Machine Project Events and Membership intern will provide general support to Machine Staff in organizing and programming of events and the maintenance of Machine's membership and donor program.

Contact: Lucas Wrench, lucas@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

Yes

MAK Center for Art and Architecture

West Hollywood

Programs Internship »

The intern will assist the Director, Deputy Director and Programs Coordinator with production of 2016 summer programs and planning for future exhibitions. The Intern will be involved in all aspects of MAK Center projects, from research to presentation. The intern will be assigned coordination responsibilities as part of the following specific efforts: the opening of the MAK Center’s principal summer exhibition Routine Pleasures and related programs and publication, promotion of events 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 fall 2016 exhibition with artist Stephanie Taylor.

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

Yes

Millard Sheets Art Center

Pomona

Curatorial & Design Internship »

The Curatorial & Design intern will put together a pivotal Fine Arts exhibit for the 2016 Los Angeles County Fair; The Art Classic: Oasis. The intern will complete the exhibition and gain thorough, hands-on experience from start to finish.

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

Yes

Mistake Room

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Mistake Room is seeking a highly motivated curatorial intern for a 10 week position. Working closely with the Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Programs and the Curatorial Fellow, the intern will help research and organize a robust public program to complement our Fall 2016 exhibition, "Thomas Hirschhorn: Stand Alone." The intern will work closely with the curators and staff, gaining valuable first-hand experience and curatorial skills while helping to plan, organize and implement a diverse set of projects and programs that are integral to this multifaceted exhibition.

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/

Yes

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The intern will focus on the planning and implementation of specific programs at MOCA, including Contemporary Art Start Summer Institutes and workshops for Los Angeles-area teachers, Sunday Studio all-ages events, as well as the museum’s gallery and special tours. The Education intern will also have the opportunity to work closely with a MOCA curator on research and development for an upcoming MOCA exhibition. The Education intern will report to the Interim Director of Education, Karen Dunbar, and will work closely with education staff on a variety of important projects, including the updating and maintenance of the department archive.

Contact: Submit resumes and cover letters to hr@moca.org.

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: www.moca.org/about/jobs-and-internships

Yes

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

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. Interested applicants should

Contact: Chris Gordon, VP of Finance & HR, cgordon@molaa.org; (562) 216-4125.

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

Yes

Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)

Long Beach

Collections Internship »

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: Chris Gordon, VP of Finance & HR, cgordon@molaa.org; (562) 216-4125.

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

Yes

P.S. ARTS

Venice

Education & Media Internship »

Are you passionate about the arts? Are you interested in learning more about working in the rewarding field of education? P.S. ARTS is a leading arts education non-profit that seeks to improve the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools. Applicants should have a strong interest in public education and using visual arts as a medium for community building and engagement. The intern will draft new visual arts lesson plans for P.S. ARTS To Go lessons, create family-friendly visual arts lessons and Power Point presentations for P.S. ARTS Family Art Nights, and research and develop an up-to-date arts and technology resource guide, specifically focusing on integrating iPads into arts classrooms that will be used as a supplement to P.S. ARTS’ Toolkits. The intern will also add to the P.S. ARTS To Go! Stop Motion Library by creating new stop motion videos to accompany existing lessons, design and update various program materials including posters, curricula workshop templates, event signs and other promotional materials, build a “Best of P.S. ARTS” photos collection of images taken at school sites and P.S ARTS events, contribute to the P.S. ARTS blog, and post to P.S. ARTS social media sites and contribute ideas for content.

The interested applicant should be highly motivated, self-directed and demonstrate a strong interest in education programming, arts education and non-profit administration. Strong organizational skills are a must as well as great written and oral communication skills. Proficient knowledge of Mac operating systems is preferable, as well as familiarity with social media marketing tools. There is a design component to the internship, so some knowledge and familiarity of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and/or other graphic design software is preferred, but not necessary.

Contact: Gabriela Hernandez, Gabriela.hernandez@psarts.org. Please send a resume and cover letter with the subject line “GETTY INTERN.” No hard copies or phone calls please.

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: www.psarts.org

Yes

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. The intern 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.

Contact: Patty Judy, pjudy@pasadenaheritage.org; (626) 441-6333, ext. 18. Students who are interested in an internship with us should send a cover letter and resume.

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: www.pasadenaheritage.org

Yes

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 education programs and engagement strategies. 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.

Contact: Please consult the Museum's website, pmcaonline.org, to view the application materials and requirements.

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: www.pmcaonline.org

Yes

Pepperdine University, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

Malibu

Curatorial Internship »

The curatorial intern will have the opportunity to work closely with the Director/Curator and his assistant to gain professional experience and great insight into running a museum. The intern will be working with either Dr. Zakian or Monica Chapon on a daily basis. The intern will help research content and develop educational programming for an upcoming exhibition: Al Hirschfeld: Capturing Celebrity.

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. Previous schedules have focused on one-person exhibitions of seminal artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Dale Chihuly, and Wayne Thiebaud. Programming follows the founder's belief that art should be visually engaging as well as thought provoking, and that art addresses the entire person.

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

Yes

Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The intern will learn about automotive history and design and use that knowledge to help enhance our visitors’ experience by providing valuable interpretation of and a deeper connection to the content presented in the exhibits. Specifically, the Education Intern will be focused on our young audiences and facilitate learning in our family gallery, the Cars Mechanical Institute, and work with the Education team to completely redesign our school tour program so that field trip experience aligns with our 25 new exhibits and ties closely to state curriculum standards and STEAM principles.

Contact: Sarah Weber, Director of Education, sweber@petersen.org; (323)964-6358.

With a mission to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on American life and culture, using Los Angeles as the prime example, the Petersen Automotive Museum has just reopened after a year of closure due to a total transformation and renovation. This project has brought us out of the 20-year old museum and into the future as quite possibly the best car museum in the world (CNN).

Website: www.petersen.org

Yes

Plaza de Cultura y Arte Foundation

Los Angeles

Curtorial Internship »

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes seeks an energetic and detail-oriented Curatorial Intern passionate about Los Angeles, Mexican, and Mexican American history, art, and culture to assist the Curatorial department with reinterpreting content in one of its core exhibitions. In addition to providing day-to-day support to the Curatorial team, the intern will be primarily responsible for cataloguing and reinterpreting written, visual, and digital content in the second half (Gallery B) of its core exhibition LA Starts Here! The intern will be responsible for spearheading the re-interpretation of one section/topic in Gallery B, including: research, drafting copy, identifying objects, developing object labels, and brainstorming a visitor interactive. Other duties will include working with Marketing & Communications to archive digital media and develop social media focused on exhibition themes/topics. The intern will also be expected to work with the Education team to facilitate student tours and educational workshops. By working across departments and with all levels of museum staff, the intern will have a hands-on opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of museum operations, while exercising and building communication skills, developing cultural awareness, and establishing professional contacts.

Contact: Gina A. Lopez Ramos, Educational Programs and Outreach Manager, galopez@lapca.org. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining interest in position and how this opportunity aligns to future professional goals.

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

Yes

Plaza de la Raza

Los Angeles

School for the Pefroming and Visual Arts Internship »

The intern will assist with the organization, documentation, installation and presentation of the annual student art exhibit, clerical and computer duties in the SPVA office.

Contact: 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

Yes

Pomona College Museum of Art

Claremont

Collections Management, Registration, and Research Internship »

The internship will include projects specifically focused on Collections Management, Registration and Collections-centric research. 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, database management and assisting the Curator of Academic Programs with research in the collection and its potential curricular connections to courses across the College departments. Interested students should submit 1) a resume and 2) a letter of application that explains why the internship is of interest, describes relevant study and/or experience, and lists the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who may be contacted.

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/

Yes

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Library/Sculpture Gardens

Claremont

Sculpture Conservation Internship »

Sculptures have been a part of gardens since ancient times, providing the opportunity for reflection, contemplation and inspiration at the intersection of art and nature. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden's art collection includes the Lee W. Lenz Sculpture Collection, whose first sculpture was installed in the Garden in the 1980s. The goal of the intern is to assist in the research and documentation of Garden's sculpture collection toward the development and execution of a sculpture conservation and treatment plan. The intern will work under the guidance of a professional art conservator to assist in tasks such as documenting and photographing the condition of individual sculptures, and researching the artists and individual works for documentation and archival purposes. The overarching goal is to ensure the careful long-term conservation of the outdoor sculptures for their intrinsic value and for the education, edification and inspiration of the nearly 80,000 visitors to the Garden each year.

Contact: Anne Scott-Putney, Director of Advancement and staff liaison to the Art Advisory Commitee of the Board of Trustees, ascottputney@rsabg.org; 909-625-8767, ext. 222.

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (RSABG) is a private, non-profit, research and educational institution with extensive library, herbarium, and laboratory facilities. The 86-acre garden displays extensive plantings of native California plants, providing for the public's enrichment and enjoyment as well as for conservation of our endangered flora. Via educational programming at all levels, pre-K through graduate education to retirees, RSABG works to enhance appreciation California's remarkable native plants.

Website: www.rsabg.org/sculpture-in-the-garden

Yes

Ryman Carroll Foundation

Los Angeles

The Big Draw LA Internship »

Ryman Arts is seeking an intern to support the planning of The Big Draw LA, the Southern California branch of an international drawing movement, every October since 2010. This intern will be integral in assisting in planning for our seventh presentation of The Big Draw LA. Though the events take place in October, planning begins intensively the summer beforehand. This internship will provide the opportunity for an individual to be fully immersed in the environment of a non-profit organization, develop relationships with Ryman Arts constituents and other community organizations, and gain community –building and event coordination skills.

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: www.rymanarts.org

Yes

Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

Claremont

Curatorial Internship »

The Curatorial Intern will assist with two projects: 1) preparing an exhibition of Noh Theater prints from Scripps’ holdings of Japanese prints; 2) producing the catalog for the 73rd Ceramic Annual, the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the U.S. The intern will research and write about works in the exhibitions, draft a press release, compile artist profiles and secure images, as well as help install works in the first exhibition. These projects will provide the student with a full view of the curatorial process.

Contact: 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

Yes

Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

Claremont

Collection/Conservation Internship »

The Collection/Conservation Intern will help document and care for the Scripps permanent collection, including 1) working with object conservator Donna Williams to clean and conserve bronze statuary on campus; 3) assisting with condition reports and the treatment of a large sculptural relief, Merchant of Venice, by John Gregory; and 3) helping rehouse the Marer contemporary ceramic collection. The intern also 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

Yes

Scripps College, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery

Claremont

Visual Resources Internship »

The Visual Resources 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 curator John Trendler, will photograph, scan, and optimize images as well as work on social media for the gallery.

Contact: John Trendler, Visual Resources Coordinator, Jtrendler@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

Yes

Self-Help Graphics and Arts, Inc.

Los Angeles

Documentation, Archive, and Communications Internship »

The intern will assist with the development and organization of SHG's print inventory, as well as associated inventory and materials. The intern will also assist in the development of a storytelling campaign that showcases artists from across the organization's four-decade history.

Contact: Contact: Joel Garcia, Director of Programs & Operations, 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

Yes

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Communications and Marketing Internship »

Communications and Marketing Internship, Skirball Cultural Center: The Communications and Marketing Intern will help to research and reach out to target audiences for the forthcoming fall exhibition "Roy Lichtenstein Prints by Gemini G.E.L.," as well as the major summer exhibition, "Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American," among other Skirball programs.

Contact: Sara Marino, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, smarino@skirball.org; (310) 440-4656.

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

Yes

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

This Curatorial Intern will work closely with the Skirball Chief Curator and Museum staff on a spring/summer 2017 exhibition on the life and influence of musician Paul Simon.

Contact: Erin Clancey, Chief Curator, eclancey@skirball.org; (310) 440-4615.

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

Yes

Social and Public Art Resource Center

Venice

Public Arts Administration 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: Elaine Raif, SPARC Office Manager, elaine@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

Yes

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 as a small nonprofit 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

Yes

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 hand-on educational resources. The museum's collection contains more than 9000 pieces.

Website: http://vincentpriceartmuseum.org/

Yes

The Wende Museum of the Cold War

Culver City

Curatorial Internship »

Working closely with the Chief Curator, the curatorial intern will assist in the research, preparation, and installation of our exhibition “Questionable History” that runs from August to November 2016. The exhibition aims to ask critical questions about museum objects and historical narratives. Museums tend to present their knowledge to a wider public, but where does this information come from? What are the historical questions, interpretations, methodologies, theories, and paradigms that inform a relatively straightforward museum sign or wall text? Objects from the Wende Museum’s collection of Cold-War-era Eastern European and Soviet artifacts will be presented in light of what we do not know and what is hotly debated. Candidates with an interest in experimental curatorial practices, cultural and political history, and art historical research methodologies are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with German, Russian, or another Eastern European language is desirable but not required.

Contact: internships@wendemuseum.org with the words “Getty Multicultural Internship” in the subject line. (310) 216-1600.

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 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

Yes

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

Los Angeles

Preservation and Research Internship »

The Preservation and Research Internship will introduce the intern to all aspects of physical archival processing, digital archival processing, and metadata creation.

Contact: Connie Heskett, Management Services Officer, cogarcia@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

Yes

USC Pacific Asia Museum

Pasadena

Collections Management Internship »

The collections management 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. The intern 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

Yes

USC Pacific Asia Museum

Pasadena

Curatorial Internship »

The curatorial intern will function as an integral part of the curatorial team. The intern will be involved in the day-to-day activities of the department, preparing for major exhibitions, researching the collection, attending departmental and museum meetings, and fielding requests from scholars, potential donors, and other museum colleagues. The intern will receive training on object and artifact research methods, how to compose and present didactic exhibition information and label copy, and learn exhibition development and design concepts relating to the museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions.

contact: Yeonsoo Chee, Assistant Curator, email: yeonsoo.chee@pam.usc.edu; (626) 449-2742, ext. 25.

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

Yes

Velaslavasay Panorama

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will assist the organization in curating new exhibits and elements on view to the public with a focus on 19th and early 20th Century entertainments and unusual visual phenomena.

Contact: Ruby Carlson, vp@panoramaonview.org; (213) 746-2166.

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

Yes

Venice Arts

Venice

Curatorial: Public Programs Internship »

The intern will be working on coordinating and executing our annual Juried Exhibition and its surrounding public programming (exhibition opens August 6), as well as preparing for exhibitions and programs to take place in from fall 2016–2018, particularly our 23rd Anniversary Exhibition this fall and major programming planned for our 25th Anniversary in 2018. 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 various aspects of our documentary film screening series and other public programming.

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

Yes

Venice Arts

Venice

Education: Photography and Film Archive Internship »

The intern will gain experience in preserving, updating and archiving Venice Arts’ photographic body of work, and will document classroom activities to 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 23nd Anniversary Exhibition. They will also be collecting film and photography documentation in preparation for our 25th Anniversary Gala film. 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

Yes

Visual Communications Media

Los Angeles

Exhibitions Program Associate Internship »

The Exhibitions Program Associate 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 2016 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

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Watts Towers Art Center

Watts

Archivist / Curatorial Internship »

The intern will assist in collecting, organizing, and preserving historic records, artifacts, photographs, original artwork, recordings and related information. The intern will further assist in the operations of the Noah Purifoy Gallery, located at the Watts Towers Arts Center, providing introductory curatorial experience.

Contact: Rosie Lee Hooks, Director, Watts Towers Arts Center Campus, watts.towers1@lacity.org; (213) 847-4646.

The Watts Towers Arts Center is a community arts center that opened in 1970 adjacent to the Watts Towers. The center was built and staffed by the non-profit Committee for Simon Rodia's Towers in Watts. Changing displays of contemporary artworks are on exhibit, and tours of the Watts Towers are conducted by the center. The Center's Charles Mingus Youth Arts Center holds art classes, primarily for youth and Special Needs adults from the local community and surrounding cities.

Website: www.wattstowers.org

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