The application period for Summer 2022 positions at the Los Angeles organizations closed on May 2, 2022. Information below is for reference only. Please visit this page in Spring 2023 for Summer 2023 positions.

For nearly 30 years, the Foundation has funded the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program at museums and visual arts organizations across Los Angeles.

Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internships will be hosted by 75 Los Angeles-area museums and visual arts organizations during summer 2022.

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, Latinx/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent.

Eligibility for the internships is limited to currently enrolled undergraduates (bachelor's degree program, associate's degree program, or a vocational or technical program below the baccalaureate level) who reside in or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2022. Candidates can be 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. 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 2. Good luck!
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Position Information

 

Position Filled

18th Street Arts Complex

Santa Monica

Curatorial Programs Internship »

Under the supervision of 18SAC’s Director of Exhibition and Residency Programs Frida Cano, the 2022 Getty Marrow Curatorial Program Intern will provide curatorial and program support for several exhibitions at our airport galleries: an exhibition featuring CA based artist Ranu Mukherjee at the Propeller Gallery; a group exhibition entitled "Imaginary Dwellings" co-curated by Marvella Muro and Natalie Godinez; and a solo project by Jamaican artist Yrneh Gabon. The intern will co-curate a group exhibition of work by our 18th Street artists in the Hop Space at our Airport Campus. The intern will have hands-on experience in the production of an art exhibition, including studio visits, interviews, selection process, loan agreements, installation, and more. The candidate is expected to review the list of 18SAC artists as well as 18SAC core values and develop an idea for the exhibition which ideally will be shared with 18SAC during the interview process. An example of the current exhibition co-curated by Joey Tong (CUHK) and Krystal Ramirez (Getty Marrow) can be found here: https://18thstreet.org/event/our-stories/. The intern will work closely with internationally recognized artists, seasoned arts professionals, and gain insight into the workings of a mid-sized non-profit arts organization, including exhibitions and residency programs, social and public practice, performance art, community-based outreach, and event production. Work hours are M-F 9am-5pm, including a one-hour lunch break. This is a full-time (40hrs/wk) position for a ten-week work period from June through August, 2021.

Please apply on our website at http://18thstreet.org/apply with a resume, cover letter, three references, and 3 writing samples (PDF only please). When applying, select "Getty Marrow Internship 2022." Applications are due April 22, 2022 by noon.

The mission of 18th Street Arts Center (18SAC) is to provoke public dialogue through contemporary art making. 18SAC fulfills its mission through three program areas: 1) a three-tiered Residency Program that fosters intercultural collaboration and dialogue; 2) a Public Events and Exhibition Program that engages the public through exhibitions, events, and publications centered on and outside our campus; and 3) a robust Community Engagement program which seeks to center traditionally decentered voices. 18SAC has served over 8,000 American artists and over 500 international artists from 61 countries in its 32-year history.

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

 

Yes

18th Street Arts Complex

Santa Monica

Communications and Outreach Internship »

Under the supervision of 18th Street Art Center’s Associate Director of Communications and Outreach, the 2022 Getty Marrow Communications and Outreach Intern will provide communications and outreach support for visiting artists Ranu Mukherjee from San Francisco, a visiting artist from Taiwan, and local artist Yrneh Gabon, who will all have exhibitions on view during summer 2022 at 18th Street. The intern will also provide outreach and digital marketing support for Imaginary Dwellings: Becoming indigenous to the world, a series of group shows on view at 18th Street, one curated by Marvella Muro and Natalie Godinez and the other curated by Heber Rodriguez. Throughout the internship, the intern will maintain activating our Bailiwik app artist community. The intern will also support 18SAC’s bilingual Arts Learning Lab @ Home workshops, which happen live online and are then edited to be available as video on demand. Through research, outreach and content creation, the intern will also produce visually engaging story tables for 18th Street Arts Center’s Culture Mapping 90404 project, an oral history project of Santa Monica’s Pico neighborhood. The intern will work closely with internationally recognized artists, seasoned arts professionals, and gain insight into the workings of a mid-sized non-profit arts organization, including exhibitions and residency programs, social and public practice, performance art, community-based outreach, and event production. Work hours are M-F 9am-5pm, including a one-hour lunch break. This is a full-time (40hrs/wk) position for a ten-week work period from June through August, 2021.

Please apply on our website at http://18thstreet.org/apply with a resume, cover letter, three references, and 3 writing samples (PDF only please). When applying, select "Getty Marrow Internship 2022." Applications are due April 22, 2022 by noon. The mission of 18th Street Arts Center (18SAC) is to provoke public dialogue through contemporary art making.

18SAC fulfills its mission through three program areas: 1) a three-tiered Residency Program that fosters intercultural collaboration and dialogue; 2) a Public Events and Exhibition Program that engages the public through exhibitions, events, and publications centered on and outside our campus; and 3) a robust Community Engagement program which seeks to center traditionally decentered voices. 18SAC has served over 8,000 American artists and over 500 international artists from 61 countries in its 32-year history.

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

 

Yes

Able Arts Work

Long Beach

Exhibition Internship »

The position title is the Getty Marrow Exhibition Intern. The intern will work 40hrs/week for ten consecutive weeks. The intern’s main tasks and opportunities for experience are to: 1) plan an exhibit. The intern will develop a show theme/concept, write and distribute a call for art, photograph and label art for exhibit, connect with resident artists to plan and assist with the process of making art pieces for the show. The intern will assist with social media content and PR for the exhibit; 2) assist with gallery archive, digital and physical; 3) assist with uploading the archive to the online gallery for purchase; 4) assist with creating digital portfolios for artists (working with artists to collect statements, bios/CV, impact stories, publications); 5) assist with photographing artists for their portfolio; 6) assist with set up and take down of exhibits, and support /schedule return of art to artists; 7) provide support for AAW community-based gallery. This may include taking inventory of artwork, recording sales, designing digital media featuring AAW artists’ work for printed materials, and assisting with creating social media material to promote the gallery; 8) assist with planning offsite installations, selecting art from the archive, and planning a mock-up of the installation before execution to suit space, create labels, and inventory of selected art; 9) work alongside Exhibitions Coordinator to assist with planning scheduled exhibits for the year and collaborate with community partners to share information about AAW Artists and their work; 10) support pop-up art community events.

The intern can apply for the position via AAW’s website, www.ableartswork.org. Applicants will need to fill out an application as well as provide a cover letter and resume. Applicants can contact Kaylan, Administrative Assistant, at (562) 982-0247, info@ableartswork.org.

The primary mission of Able ARTS Work (AAW) is "Love Before Learning. Learn for Life." Based on psychologist A. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs, AAW’s primary vision is to provide life-long learning, community service, and vocational opportunities through the creative arts for people with disabilities of all ages in an environment of warmth, encouragement, and inclusion. AAW provides 30-hours/week of programming at three sites in LA County for adults with disabilities. AAW’s exhibitions, mobile arts, and podcasts extend vocational opportunities and inclusion for clients.

Website: www.ableartswork.org

 

Yes

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Beverly Hills

Registration and Collections Internship »

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is seeking an organized, enthusiastic intern to assist the Registration and Collections Management and Curatorial teams. This internship will be focused on areas of collections management including database and record maintenance, long-term storage and research on collection objects. This may include digital photography editing and file naming, assigning actions and updating database records, and supporting a process to label boxed objects in storage. Other responsibilities include assisting collections management and curatorial staff with collections research and the physical cataloging of selected recent acquisitions, object photography, and supporting development of exhibition checklists. Other work may include tasks related to exhibition preparation and installation, such as documenting object moves, unpacking collections and assisting with condition report updates. Training in object handling will be provided. B.A. (in progress) Art History, History, Studio Art, Archaeology, Museum Studies, Film Studies, or related field. Some previous museum or archival object handling experience and familiarity with collection databases preferred. Must be able to sit and stand for periods more than 2 hours and lift up to 25 lbs. This internship is also part of the Academy Gold program, an 8-week internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including a two-day orientation, weekly panels, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities. To learn more, please visit: https://www.oscars.org/learn/academy-gold-program.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume or CV through https://www.oscars.org/careers.

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is the world’s premiere institution dedicated to the art and science of motion pictures. The museum seeks to inspire and educate all visitors about the diverse history of motion pictures and their essential role in our culture, offering exceptional exhibitions and programs that illuminate the world of cinema.

Website: https://www.oscars.org/careers

 

Yes

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Beverly Hills

Digital Curatorial Internship »

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is seeking an organized, enthusiastic intern to assist the Digital and Curatorial teams. The intern will assist with research, organization, and creation of web, app, and augmented reality content in support of the museum’s upcoming temporary exhibition Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971, as well as for future rotations of the museum’s core exhibition Stories of Cinema. The intern will be involved in a wide range of digital curatorial activities, including pre-production research and the testing of web, app, and augmented reality content. The ideal candidate will be a rigorous researcher and strong writer, able to create bibliographies and filmographies, organize image files, and draft and edit research summaries. Candidates should possess a keen interest in curating, film, writing, and research, as well as a curiosity for visitor-facing interactive experiences intended to illustrate, supplement, and extend traditional in-gallery elements. Undergraduate students studying film studies, digital humanities, African American studies, museum studies, curatorial studies, or related fields are welcome to apply. Upon completion, the intern will have an understanding of how curatorial and digital practices intersect in the creation of visitor-facing interactive experiences. Previous museum experience and digital production experience are not necessary for this internship. Community college students and undergrads interested in gaining museum related experience are encouraged to apply. Attention to detail, love of film, love of the web, and critical thinking are a plus. If in-person work is possible during the internship, must be able to sit and stand for periods of more than 2 hours and lift up to 25 lbs. This internship is also part of the Academy Gold program, an 8-week internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including a two-day orientation, weekly panels, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities. To learn more, please visit: https://www.oscars.org/learn/academy-gold-program.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume or CV through https://www.oscars.org/careers.

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is the world’s premiere institution dedicated to the art and science of motion pictures. The museum seeks to inspire and educate all visitors about the diverse history of motion pictures and their essential role in our culture, offering exceptional exhibitions and programs that illuminate the world of cinema.

Website: https://www.oscars.org/careers

 

Yes

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Beverly Hills

Education and Public Engagement Internship »

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is seeking an organized, enthusiastic intern to assist the Education and Public Engagement department in creating safe and inclusive learning opportunities for people of all abilities. The team works to build a robust calendar of workshops, public programs, gallery discussions, family activities and drop-in classes that make filmmaking skills and knowledge accessible to all. Intern duties will consist of but not be exclusive to supporting the design and creation of visitor-focused activities, assisting in planning Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility initiatives within youth, and family, and in-gallery programs, and assisting the Manager, In-Gallery Programs with designing an accommodative gallery learning experience around the museum’s upcoming temporary exhibition Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971. Other duties may include various program or administrative/office support. Upon completion, the intern will better understand best practice and philosophical approaches to museum education as well as working collaboratively to plan and implement museum education activities for diverse audiences. No formal training, museum experience, or academic credentials are required. Community college and undergraduate students with passion, interest, and creativity around the museum visitor experience and students with customer service experience, or education or informal teaching (camps, community service, etc.) are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidate must be able to sit and stand for periods more than 2 hours and lift up to 25 lbs. This internship is also part of the Academy Gold program, an 8-week internship enhancement program that incorporates learning opportunities including a two-day orientation, weekly panels, workshops, screenings, and mentorship opportunities. To learn more, please visit: https://www.oscars.org/learn/academy-gold-program.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume or CV through https://www.oscars.org/careers.

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is the world’s premiere institution dedicated to the art and science of motion pictures. The museum seeks to inspire and educate all visitors about the diverse history of motion pictures and their essential role in our culture, offering exceptional exhibitions and programs that illuminate the world of cinema.

Website: https://www.oscars.org/careers

 

Yes

Active Cultures

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Active Cultures Curatorial Intern will support the Active Culture’s ongoing and upcoming public programs for 2022. Working directly with the Director, Curator of Public Programs, and program staff, the intern will assist in the planning, implementation, and archiving of programs related to the organization’s public art initiatives. The 2022 Curatorial Intern will work closely with the Curator of Public Programs on AC’s summer series dedicated to an exploration of local and global indigenous foodways, a project that engages artists, scholars, and activists alike. The position will also give particular focus to the research and planning for our fall program, Witch’s Kitchen: a season-long series of cabaret performances and food-centric gatherings conceived by artist Shana Lutker. In addition, the intern will support the research, development and implementation of Active Cultures two ongoing public programs series, Food Material and At the Table. Broadly, their scope of work will include administrative support, writing and editing, and community engagement across AC’s public programming. The Getty Marrow Curatorial Internship is a ten-week, full time position beginning in June 2022. This position will be partially remote, with regular check-ins and weekly meetings with the Active Cultures curatorial team. An interest in contemporary art and performance, as well as food studies and foodways cultures is preferred. Additional areas of interest might include community organizing, arts administration, and education. AC will prioritize applicants who demonstrate strong writing and research skills; an enthusiasm for nonprofit management; and a willingness to learn, ask questions, challenge themselves, and work independently.

Contact: email your application to Bianca Morán, bianca@active-cultures.org. Please include with your application a current résumé (one page maximum), a cover letter describing your interest in the internship, and a current writing sample.

Active Cultures is a Los Angeles based nonprofit dedicated to the artistic exploration of our global foodways—the attitudes, practices, and rituals around what we consume. We believe that by nurturing vital collaborations between artists, food practitioners, and their communities, we can illuminate culture and feed experimental artistic practice simultaneously, to build stronger connections of empathy, curiosity, and care among us all. Active Cultures works with a diverse array of cultural producers across the arts and foodways communities to present performances, workshops, conversations, meals, and special projects; free public programs that build awareness around our foodways; and publishing programs that commission writing from visual artists, chefs, historians, and curators to further enrich the work of all Active Cultures contributors.

Website: www.active-cultures.org

 

Yes

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Pomona

Curatorial Internship »

The Curatorial Intern will assist with projects related to current and future exhibitions. They will learn how to plan, design, install and de-install exhibitions, research and write interpretive labels, and learn object handling techniques. They will gain skills in object-based education techniques, arts administration skills, and best practices in public engagement. The intern will spend approximately 75% of their internship on curatorial projects and 25% on educational and interpretation work. They will participate in developing educational programs for all ages, field guides, hands-on activities, and interpretive didactic materials for four upcoming exhibitions. The intern will participate in delivering public programs and exhibition tours. Curatorial responsibilities include developing exhibition concepts, gallery design, and best practices in object handling (including packing, installation and condition reporting). In addition, the intern will participate in documenting, inventorying and cataloging loans, data entry, and artist research. The intern will participate in a weekly staff meeting.

To apply please send résumé, cover letter, e-mail address, phone, and list of 3 references with contact information to exhibitions@amoca.org.

AMOCA champions the art, history, creation, and technology of ceramics through exhibitions, collections, education, and studio programming. Current activities include: rotating exhibitions in our five exhibition galleries; virtual and in-person educational programs; a studio for ceramic artists, an Artist-in-Residence program, and a growing permanent collection of 10,000+ ceramic objects (from Pre-Columbian to contemporary).

Website: www.amoca.org

 

Yes

Angels Gate Cultural Center

San Pedro

Gallery Management Internship »

The Getty Marrow Gallery Management Intern at Angels Gate Cultural Center will provide support in all areas of exhibition management, including gallery programming, administration, installation, and will gain experience working directly with artists and curators. The position is currently scheduled for 40 hours per week, for 10 consecutive weeks. The intern will assist with the deinstallation and installation of one or more exhibitions in the gallery, coordinate and communicate with artists and curators, gain experience in the administrative management of gallery operations (artist contracts, registrar duties), execute exhibitions programming, and assist with special projects as needed.

To apply, email a resume, two references, and cover letter to Terry Gerald at terry@angelsgateart.org.

Angels Gate Cultural Center (AGCC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide space for artists to work and to engage community through arts education, exhibitions of contemporary art, and cultural events. Our Artists-in-Classrooms programs serves over 4,000 students annually in LA County with primary arts education. Our on-campus programs include our studio artist program, contemporary art exhibitions, artist workshops and talks, community classes, cultural gatherings and events provided free or low cost to our communities in the Los Angeles Harbor region.

Website: www.angelsgateart.org

 

Yes

Armory Center for the Arts

Pasadena

Exhibition Internship »

Under the guidance of the Exhibition Program Production Manager and the Director of Exhibition Programs/Chief Curator, the Getty Marrow Exhibition Intern will support the development, marketing, production, and documentation of public programs, including exhibitions and online events, at the Armory Center for the Arts — a contemporary arts center in Pasadena. Accessibly located along the MTA’s Gold Line in Pasadena, the Armory presents contemporary art exhibitions and delivers arts educational programming to diverse audiences of all ages.

Application Requirements:
Interested undergraduate students should email their résumé, cover letter, and contact information for 2-3 references to employment@armoryarts.org with “Exhibition Internship” as the subject. Please direct questions to Armory Exhibition Program Production Manager Heber Rodriguez at hrodriguez@armoryarts.org.

Armory Center for the Arts’ mission is to build on the power of art to transform lives and communities through creating, teaching, and presenting the arts. We accomplish this by presenting contemporary art exhibitions, performances, and artist-taught educational experiences for children, teens, adults, and families at our main facility in Central Pasadena and at satellite locations and partner sites throughout the City of Pasadena and Greater Los Angeles. Three themes that have been constant throughout the Armory’s history are exhibition of professional artists, their engagement as educators, and leadership in the engagement of populations whose cultural needs and interests have traditionally been under-addressed or overlooked by arts organizations.

Website: www.armoryarts.org

 

Yes

Armory Center for the Arts

Pasadena

Communications and Media Production Internship »

Under the guidance of the Armory Communications team, the Getty Marrow Communications and Media Production Intern will assist with day-to-day media production and PR tasks at Armory Center for the Arts — a contemporary arts center in Pasadena. The ideal candidate will be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in photography, film/video, media design, visual arts, or other communications-related fields; proficient in Mac OS (iMovie, iPhoto, etc.), G-Suite (Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Calendar, Slides etc.), and Adobe applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign); social media-savvy (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter); with strong photography, photo editing, video (pre- production, production, post-production), and verbal, written, and listening skills; able to follow instructions and ask thoughtful questions; has a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn; and is able to manage multiple tasks in a high-energy office environment. Previous internships or other relevant experiences in Communications are a plus, as are basic HTML coding skills and a penchant for marketing and storytelling. Graphic design and Adobe After Effects experience is a huge plus.

Application Requirements: Interested undergraduate students should email their résumé, cover letter, contact information for 2-3 references, and relevant work samples to employment@armoryarts.org with “Communications and Media Production Internship” as the subject. Please direct questions to Armory Communications Manager Milly Correa at mcorrea@armoryarts.org.

Armory Center for the Arts’ mission is to build on the power of art to transform lives and communities through creating, teaching, and presenting the arts. We accomplish this by presenting contemporary art exhibitions, performances, and artist-taught educational experiences for children, teens, adults, and families at our main facility in Central Pasadena and at satellite locations and partner sites throughout the City of Pasadena and Greater Los Angeles. Three themes that have been constant throughout the Armory’s history are exhibition of professional artists, their engagement as educators, and leadership in the engagement of populations whose cultural needs and interests have traditionally been under-addressed or overlooked by arts organizations.

Website: www.armoryarts.org

 

Yes

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena

Exhibitions and Archives Internship »

Working in equal measure with ArtCenter College of Design’s Exhibitions and Archives and Special Collections programs, the Getty Marrow Exhibitions and Archives Internship will illuminate how synergies between curatorial and archival programs can have a crucial impact on the building of cultural legacy and history. With guidance and mentorship from leadership staff in ArtCenter’s Exhibitions program, the Exhibitions and Archives Intern will gain experience in the full range of duties an exhibition curator performs; from conceiving, researching, creating, and administering exhibitions to developing related public programming such as lectures and panel discussions. The intern will also work with the College’s Archives and Special Collections staff members to learn about archival systems, gain hands-on experience digitizing materials, and help to establish protocols for archival documentation of exhibitions. With the ArtCenter’s Exhibitions program’s expansion to encompass three venues, and under the new leadership of Julie Joyce, it first female director, it is critically important to create a lasting and inclusive record of the role of women in the College’s institutional history. By intersecting knowledge of exhibition curation and archival practices, the Getty Marrow Exhibitions and Archives Internship will foster awareness of the need to preserve and ensure future access to the history of exhibitions; particularly those that address cultural representation and challenge long-held paradigms in arts institutions. The Getty Marrow Exhibitions and Archives Intern will work 8-hour workdays, including breaks, from 9am to 5pm (with some flexibility) Mondays through Fridays.

Applicants to the Getty Marrow Exhibitions and Archives Internship should submit an up-to-date résumé and cover letter outlining their interest to HR@artcenter.edu and reference "Getty Internship Exhibitions and Archives" in the subject line.

Founded in 1930, ArtCenter College of Design is an independent, nonprofit institution of higher learning located in Pasadena, CA. ArtCenter offers 11 undergraduate and 7 graduate programs in visual arts, applied arts, and industrial design disciplines; our focus is on career preparation through instruction by working professionals. Our simple mission statement “Learn to create. Influence change.” reflects a belief that artists and designers can have a tremendous impact on society.

Website: www.artcenter.edu/about/employment.html

 

Yes

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena

Designmatters Internship »

Designmatters, the social innovation department at ArtCenter College of Design, organizes transdisciplinary student projects and programs focused on social justice, social entrepreneurship, sustainable development, public policy, and health; often working with external partners. One of the most enduring of these relationships is with COANIQUEM, a Chilean nonprofit that provides free, holistic treatment to pediatric burn survivors from across Mexico and Central and South America. The Getty Marrow Designmatters Intern will play a meaningful role in the development of a physical and online exhibition that celebrates ArtCenter’s nearly 10-year partnership with COANIQUEM. The intern will curate a selection of student presentations, photographs, videos, case studies, and other project ephemera representing our organizations’ collaborations, and interview internal and external stakeholders. Their efforts will result in a showcase for the impact of work created for COANIQUEM by Designmatters students. The Getty Marrow Designmatters Internship will provide an opportunity to work with numerous programs across campus; including Archives and Special Collections, Exhibitions, and various academic departments. Reporting to Designmatters’ Executive Director, the Getty Marrow Designmatters Intern will work 40 hours per week, including breaks. The position’s hours will be 8:30am to 4:30pm, with some flexibility.

For the Getty Marrow Designmatters Internship, applicants should submit a résumé, cover letter, and contact information for two personal or academic references to Jennifer May at jennifer.may@artcenter.edu. She may also be reached at 626-396-2462.

Founded in 1930, ArtCenter College of Design is an independent, nonprofit institution of higher learning located in Pasadena, CA. ArtCenter offers 11 undergraduate and 7 graduate programs in visual arts, applied arts, and industrial design disciplines; our focus is on career preparation through instruction by working professionals. Our simple mission statement “Learn to create. Influence change.” reflects a belief that artists and designers can have a tremendous impact on society.

Website: www.artcenter.edu/about/employment.html

 

Yes

Art Muse Academy

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The Art Muse Academy summer internship offers a full-time, 10-week program for an undergraduate majoring in art history or a related field of study. The intern’s scope of work will encompass assisting with an array of operational tasks vital to the organization’s success, attending weekly meetings, observing programs, reporting on research projects, and contributing to the launch of a capstone project: West LA Public Sculpture Guide.

Applicants will provide a resume, cover letter, and 2 letters of recommendation to info@artmusela.com, (310) 307-4724, attention: Clare Kunny.

Established in 2020, Art Muse Academy (AMA) is a public benefit corporation – 501(c) (3), focused on education. Our mission is to train new professional art historians, artists, and educators to facilitate meaningful access to art for all audiences through exceptional experiences of art works. The AMA intern program is designed to provide college students with majors in art history, studio practice, and related fields with practical experience in program development, interpretation, and public speaking.

Website: https://www.artmusela.com/art-muse-academy-internship

 

Yes

Arts Council for Long Beach

Long Beach

Public Art Internship »

The Getty Marrow Public Art Internship will involve researching and cataloging public art in Long Beach for the Arts Council for Long Beach’s public art database. The intern will work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks beginning in July 2022. The Arts Council’s public art database contains over 700 identified artworks in the City of Long Beach, including artworks created through the Percent for Art program jointly administered by Arts Council for Long Beach and the City of Long Beach, as well as artworks that were privately and independently commissioned. The database is the basis for a page dedicated to local public art on Arts Council for Long Beach’s website, which launched in the fall of 2018 with 150 public art pieces, currently has over 300 published works, and continues to grow to well over 800 works of public art. In addition to the Public Art Archive, the intern will assist with the coordination of mural projects which will be in process at various stages during the internship.

Applicants must submit a detailed cover letter outlining their qualifications for the position, two references (including name and contact information) and resume. The resume must include education, work experience, and extracurricular activities. Please email all application materials to Cynthia Luján, Director of Public Art, at cynthia.lujan@artslb.org. No telephone calls please.

The Arts Council for Long Beach cultivates the physical, social, and economic characteristics of Long Beach neighborhoods by nurturing and enlivening the arts. We serve individuals, groups, and organizations through advocacy, arts education, public art and grant making within the city of Long Beach. We practice profound inclusion as a collaborator and convener for the benefit of all communities.

Website: www.artslb.org

 

Yes

artworxLA

Los Angeles

Arts Education Internship »

artworxLA Arts Education Internship is a full-time, 40 hours/week, 10 am–6 pm, for 10 consecutive weeks from June 20–August 26 2022. The artworxLA Arts Education Internship is an invaluable experience in museum education, especially for those interested in school, teen, and outreach programs. The Arts Education intern will conduct essential research and projects in preparation for 2022–23 high school programming including: program evaluation through stakeholder surveys and reporting; compiling research on two museum exhibition initiatives; attending museum exhibition walkthroughs, and participating in professional development opportunities to learn about current best practices in museum arts education; providing administrative support for the online 2021 Summer Teaching Institute; updating the design of the Teaching Artist Handbook, the principal document articulating artworxLA’s philosophy and methodology; building a regional library of online museum learning resources; and learning how to conduct hands-on workshops in a virtual format. The internship is an opportunity to learn about webinar event planning and facilitation and experiences in virtual, object-, and inquiry-based learning. The Arts Education Internship is an excellent introduction to facilitating relevance and meaning for specific audiences, especially alternative education youth, by tailoring museum exhibition content through the gallery, classroom, and online explorations.

To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to internships@artworxla.org. For inquiries, please email Fabrizio Flores, Education Program Manager, at fabrizio@artworxla.org; call (323) 465-1404.

Founded in 1992 as The HeArt Project, artworxLA combats the high school dropout rate with a long-term sequential arts program. artworxLA partners with two museums/cultural institutions annually to create thematic programming in our network of 27 alternative high school sites throughout LA County serving over 800 students. We re-engage students with learning through the arts, centered in conversations from the cultural treasures of Los Angeles, and provide a creative pathway to a future beyond high school graduation.

Website: www.artworxLA.org/opportunities

 

Yes

Autry Museum of the American West

Los Angeles

Visual Archive Internship »

The Getty Marrow Visual Archive Intern will work with the 2-D artwork held in the Autry’s Library and Archives (LAA) collection. Working closely with the LAA staff, the intern will conduct a systematic inventory of approximately 2,000 objects that are currently cataloged in the Autry’s collection management system, MIMSY XG, but need updated information. The intern will be responsible for checking the physical object against the catalog record that may result in further activities for the intern related to descriptive metadata and “Alt Text;” preservation; research; and digitization. The intern will also work with the LAA staff to barcode and shelve each item. The intern may also be asked to contribute content for the Autry’s social media channels based on their work. The capstone project will be an Autry blog article or segment of an online Autry Collection Spotlight developed by the Library and Archive department. The topic of either the blog article or Collections Spotlight segment will focus on the visual material associated with the internship project. However, the site supervisors will work further with the intern to develop the narrative and content. The visual material for this project includes mediums such as photographs; lithographs; charcoal, pencils, and ink drawings; paintings; paper cuts; and silkscreens by Native and non-Native Western artists from the early to mid-20th Century. Intern hours will be Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm. The intern may be required to attend related events that fall outside of this schedule, but not to exceed 40 hours per week overall. Application requirements: Resume, cover letter, and letters of recommendation.

Contact Information: Liza Posas, lposas@theautry.org, 747-201-8442.

The mission of the Autry Museum of the American West is to bring together the stories of all peoples of the American West, connecting the past with the present to inspire our shared future. This mission has driven the Autry over the last 30+ years to assemble its collection of 600,000 art and historical objects, artworks, photographs, and archival materials to tell the story of the American West as a place where multiple cultures, traditions, and ideas converge. Today, the Autry makes its collection accessible through numerous exhibitions and programs designed for audiences of all ages and backgrounds, including standards-based programs for K-12 schools, activities for families with children, film and lecture series, performances by its Native Voices Theater Company, the annual American Indian Arts Marketplace, digital content series, online resources, and more.

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

 

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Autry Museum of the American West

Los Angeles

Repatriation Internship »

The Getty Marrow Repatriation Intern will gain a strong foundational understanding of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) and how it is applied within a museum. The intern will work closely with the Repatriation Manager and may meet and work with staff from other departments who collaborate on repatriation cases. The intern will be responsible for the timely maintenance and completion of administrative duties, research, writing, assisting with tribal visits, and other tasks as directed. The intern will also complete a capstone project which may include a repatriation case study and presentation at the end of the internship. The intern should be interested in repatriation, ethical research practices, ethical collections stewardship, accessibility, American Indian studies, anthropology/archaeology, museum studies, history, and/or archives and information studies. Internship hours will be Monday-Friday, 9am-5: 30pm.The internship will be mostly on-site at the Autry’s Resources Center facility in Burbank, with some flexibility to work from home one or two days a week (optional).

Contact information: Karimah Richardson, 323-495-4203, krichardson@theautry.org. Application requirements: Resume, cover letter, and references.

The mission of the Autry Museum of the American West is to bring together the stories of all peoples of the American West, connecting the past with the present to inspire our shared future. This mission has driven the Autry over the last 30+ years to assemble its collection of 600,000 art and historical objects, artworks, photographs, and archival materials to tell the story of the American West as a place where multiple cultures, traditions, and ideas converge. Today, the Autry makes its collection accessible through numerous exhibitions and programs designed for audiences of all ages and backgrounds, including standards-based programs for K-12 schools, activities for families with children, film and lecture series, performances by its Native Voices Theater Company, the annual American Indian Arts Marketplace, digital content series, online resources, and more.

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

 

Yes

Autry Museum of the American West

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern will work as part of the Autry’s curatorial team to learn about the full range of activities in exhibition research, interpretation, development, and installation. The intern will have the opportunity to propose and work with the exhibition team to develop content and design from start to end for a virtual exhibition component tied to the Autry’s exhibition, New Spurs (opening in May 2026). As part of this project, the intern will gain experience in historical and object research, developing content, and writing and designing digital content for public audiences. The intern will also be introduced to concepts and methodologies of community curation and will assist with the Autry’s Collecting Community History Initiative (CCHI). The intern will devise blog content, community outreach, and help with the categorization that will assist in shaping the CCHI initiative and archive. In addition to working within the curatorial department, the intern will have an opportunity to work directly with the Autry’s communications and marketing department to create digital content. Together, these projects will provide the intern with insight into contemporary curatorial practice and opportunities to work collaboratively with curators, educators, communications staff, collections staff, and exhibit designers on research and development of exhibition content. The intern will work onsite three days per week and remote two days per week, Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm.

Application requirements: CV/resume, cover letter, and references. Contact information: Tyree Boyd-Pates, (323) 495-4292, tboyd-pates@theautry.org.

The mission of the Autry Museum of the American West is to bring together the stories of all peoples of the American West, connecting the past with the present to inspire our shared future. This mission has driven the Autry over the last 30+ years to assemble its collection of 600,000 art and historical objects, artworks, photographs, and archival materials to tell the story of the American West as a place where multiple cultures, traditions, and ideas converge. Today, the Autry makes its collection accessible through numerous exhibitions and programs designed for audiences of all ages and backgrounds, including standards-based programs for K-12 schools, activities for families with children, film and lecture series, performances by its Native Voices Theater Company, the annual American Indian Arts Marketplace, digital content series, online resources, and more.

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

 

Yes

Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College

Claremont

Collections Internship »

An internship is available for a student to work full-time at the Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College for a ten-week period between June 7th and August 27th, 2022. The Getty Marrow Internship is intended for members of groups currently under-represented in museums and the visual arts, particularly individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent. Due to the possible ongoing restrictions of physical distancing policies, this year’s internship will offer flexible formats that allow students to work onsite, offsite, or both. The internship will specifically focus on assisting the Associate Director/Registrar and Collections Manager in projects specifically focused on Collections Management, Registration and Collections-centric research. Working with Museum staff, the intern’s responsibilities will include assisting the Collections team in a variety of tasks related to collection care, including object photography, cataloguing, database management, image scanning, measuring object dimensions, and compiling exhibition histories and bibliographic citations. Depending upon the skills and interest of the intern, other opportunities may include working with education and curatorial staff with research in the collection and its potential curricular connections to courses across college departments. A combination of on-site and remote work is possible. The intern will attend learning events sponsored by the Getty Trust during the internship period and will be required to submit a detailed report at its conclusion. REQUIREMENTS: Applicants are not required to have previous museum experience but must be currently enrolled undergraduates who will have completed one semester of college by June 2022. Seniors may apply. Interns must be residents of, or attending college in, the Los Angeles area. Previous Pomona College Museum of Art/Benton Museum Getty interns are not eligible for consideration. The internship carries a stipend of $6,400, which is subject to payroll taxes.

HOW TO APPLY: 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. These should be sent to: Steve Comba, Associate Director/Registrar, scomba@pomona.edu. Please call 909-621-8106 or send an e-mail message to scomba@pomona.edu if you have any questions.

The Benton Museum of Art aspires to be a vital force in the intellectual, pedagogical, and communal life of Pomona College and the Claremont Colleges. 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. At the heart of the Museum experience is the opportunity to engage with art objects. Through a variety of experiences, which may encompass a range of modes from the intimate to the social, from the sensual to the intellectual, the Museum seeks to foster lifelong habits of involvement with the arts. As a collecting institution, Benton Museum of Art collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets works of art for all: students, faculty, staff, alumnae, and visitors, as well as international specialist communities. Collections are a scholarly resource for the College, held in trust for the public good. The Museum recognizes and affirms its responsibility of stewardship for collections.

Website: https://www.pomona.edu/museum

 

Yes

Building Bridges Art Exchange

Santa Monica

Artist Residency Internship »

Building Bridges Art Exchange is seeking a dynamic, organized individual with excellent verbal and communication skills, strong organizational skills and attention to detail, deadlines and follow-through, the ability to exercise good judgement and manage a varied workload, and be a team player with excellent people skills, as well as flexibility and interest in social engagement based on the diversity nature of our organization. The intern will assist our Summer Artists in Residency Program with day-to-day tasks.

Applicants are encouraged to submit a resumé and cover letter to: Marisa Caichiolo, buildingbridgesax@gmail.com, (310)721-9440 or at www.buildingbridgesartexchange.org

Building Bridges Art Exchange (BBAX), is a charitable non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization established in 2005 and dedicated to actively engaging diverse artists, leaders, audiences and supporters through our mission of cultivating cultural understanding through the arts. We create opportunities for artists across the globe to connect, engage in peaceful dialogue, and create narratives that explore political and environmental issues and social movements that impact different regions of the world in order to bring greater understanding and collaboration among diverse communities and countries. In our 16 years of existence; we have hosted hundreds of artists from over 34 countries, and despite the pandemic, we have continued to provide virtual rotating exhibitions of artists from around the world, socially-distanced residencies, lectures, and workshops as part of our educational program. We are following the CDC guidance for reopening our space and are proud to resume our K-12 arts education programming, for which we have partnered with over 18 k-12 schools at the local and national level.

Website: www.buildingbridgesartexchange.org

 

Yes

California Institute of the Arts
East of Borneo

Los Angeles

Publications Internship »

East of Borneo's Publications Intern will report to the Managing Editor and support the activities of the magazine as part of a small editorial team with expertise in art writing and nonprofit publishing. The internship will provide valuable training in online publishing, research, and editing, as well as the opportunity to assist with outreach, events and programs, and development of the archive. The training provided for this position will appeal to students interested in contemporary art, research, writing, and publishing, and particularly in the application of current technologies to transform the format and interactivity of arts scholarship.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Attend weekly editorial meetings and Getty Marrow Arts Summit and learning community events; Utilize in-house style sheet to copyedit and proofread articles for publication; Assist with image sourcing and permissions and prepare images for publication using Adobe CS; Upload and publish articles to website using custom CMS; Assist editors with archive and collections research and development; Help support and organize East of Borneo programs and events; Assist with publication promotion, outreach, and maintain publicity materials

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in the position, as well as two professional or academic references, to the editors at info@eastofborneo.org. Please include "East of Borneo Publications Intern 2022" in the subject line. Applications due Friday, April 8.

For inquiries, please email Adriana Widdoes, Managing Editor: adriana@eastofborneo.org.

Founded in 2010 in collaboration with the CalArts Art School, East of Borneo is an online magazine of contemporary art and its history as considered from Los Angeles. We publish original essays and interviews alongside a multimedia archive of image, text, video, and sound curated by our community. East of Borneo Books sees the extension of our mission into print, calling attention to the best writing on the visual culture of Los Angeles. We also republish out of print or hard to find material through our Second Life Series.

Website: http://www.eastofborneo.org/

 

Yes

Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum at California State University Long Beach

Long Beach

Registration Internship »

Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum of California State University, Long Beach seeks a Getty Marrow Undergraduate Intern for Summer 2022 to support museum registration. Intern hours will be Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. To support the museum’s goal of making our collection accessible online, this internship will focus on the management of digital artwork records and assist with making the website a helpful educational tool for all. The museum registrar will train the intern how to successfully use the collections management system (EmbARK) in addition to teaching the ethics, standards, and professional practices related to online collections management. Tasks include organizing and updating digital accession records in EmbARK, collaborating with the education department to best utilize functions of the online collections software, artist and copyright research, digitization of records and/or media, and other related assignments. The intern will create a manual/style guide that records all the methods, guidelines, and strategies for data entry. Great attention to detail is required; careful and precise management of data is integral to the success of this project.

Please email the following application materials to Registrar Alyssa Torres at alyssa.torres@csulb.edu using the subject line “Getty Marrow Registration Internship”: current resume; transcripts; cover letter describing how requirements are met, your interest in the internship, and how the internship will help further define career goals; name and contact information for two references (professor, past/current employer, community leader, internship supervisor, etc). Letters of recommendation are not required but are encouraged. Contact: Alyssa Torres, alyssa.torres@csulb.edu, (562) 985-7604.

The Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum of California State University, Long Beach is a community of people who examine, critique, and create contemporary art and culture. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) in 1984, one of two museums in the California State University system to have this distinction, the museum serves the campus, the Long Beach community, and the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, and is free and open to the public.

Website: www.csulb.edu/museum

 

Yes

Center for Land Use Interpretation

Culver City

Digital Archive Internship »

The Center for Land Use Interpretation Digital Archive Intern will work with CLUI staff to digitize, process, and research sites represented in the CLUI’s programs and archives, including the Morgan Cowles Archive and the Coast Realty Archive. The CLUI seeks applicants with a strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, some experience with digital photography and the Adobe Creative Suite (especially Lightroom and Photoshop), and an interest in the built landscape, architecture, photography, and/or Los Angeles history. The internship is for 10 weeks at 40 hours a week.

Contact: Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and two references (either contact information or letter of recommendation) to Aurora Tang, Program Manager, aurora@clui.org. Phone: (310) 839-5722.

The Center for Land Use Interpretation is a research organization interested in exploring and understanding contemporary landscape issues in the United States. Founded in 1994, the CLUI is dedicated to the increase and diffusion of knowledge about how our nation’s lands are apportioned, utilized, and perceived. The Center produces publications, online resources, tours, lectures, public programs, and exhibitions for its main exhibit space in Los Angeles, as well as for satellite CLUI facilities and other public institutions.

Website: www.clui.org

 

Yes

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Culver City

Collections and Research Internship »

CSPG is seeking an intern with a background in the Humanities, such as art history, history, political science, etc., to work directly with historical and contemporary social movement posters. The intern will catalog and digitize posters, help update CSPG’s online finding aid to improve access to the collection, and assist with preliminary research for an upcoming exhibition. Work must be completed during CSPG’s operating hours, M-F 9am-6pm.

To apply: Email a résumé, cover letter, and references to Alysun Littlefield, admin@politicalgraphics.org. Write “Getty Marrow Application” in the subject line, and also indicate which internship position you wish to apply for (Collections and Reserarch Internship). Office phone: (310) 397-3100.

The Center for the Study of Political Graphics is a non-profit, educational, and research archive that collects, preserves, documents and exhibits posters, prints, and other political ephemera related to historical and contemporary movements for social change. Our mission is to advance the power of art to educate and inspire people to action. CSPG seeks people who are passionate about working at the intersection of arts and social justice activism.

Website: www.politicalgraphics.org

 

Yes

Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles

Public Programs and Curatorial Internship »

The Chinese American Museum’s Public Programs and Curatorial Intern via the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship will focus on projects related to in-person and virtual community engagement, research, program planning, budgeting and implementation along with future exhibition research and planning with an overall goal of engaging a diverse, multigenerational audience. The intern will work on site from Monday to Friday, dedicating 40 hours a week for 10 weeks. Throughout the 10-week internship program, the intern will support the museum’s public programs, shadow the curatorial committee, and will plan a live CAM virtual public program, workshop, or event to be hosted at the end of their internship. The scope of the work will focus on the following goals: 1) research and propose new in-person and/or virtual programming methods and relevant topics of focus related to the museum’s mission and current presence in the community with an aim on new audience growth and retention; 2) learn foundational approaches to exhibition research and planning for upcoming exhibitions.

Please email cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to Rachelle Shumard, rshumard@camla.org. 213-485-8863.

The mission of the Chinese American Museum (CAM) is to foster a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, America’s diverse heritage by researching, preserving, and sharing the history, rich cultural legacy, and continued contributions of Chinese Americans. Through exhibitions, free public programming, and educational activities, CAM is dedicated to sharing the Chinese American experience and celebrating the diversity that makes California, and our nation, special.

Website: www.camla.org

 

Yes

Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles

Engagement Internship »

The Chinese American Museum’s Digital Engagement Intern via the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship will primarily focus on assisting with the museum’s engagement initiatives, emphasizing how to fulfill the museum’s mission both in-person and virtually. The intern will work on site from Monday to Friday, dedicating 40 hours a week for 10 weeks. Throughout the 10-week internship program, the intern will collaborate with artists on at-home children’s activities, support the Community Engagement Coordinator in outreach and relationship building with outside organizations, and assist the Marketing Coordinator with digital marketing and content creation.

The scope of the work will focus on the following goals: 1) research and explore audience preferences for online/virtual engagement; 2) create engaging text, image, and video content to be posted on the museum’s social media platforms; 3) learn to develop creative and alternative ways to connect to museum patrons and audiences in a new environment.

Please email cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to Kevine Ecliserio, kecliserio@camla.org. 213-473-5306.

The mission of the Chinese American Museum (CAM) is to foster a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, America’s diverse heritage by researching, preserving, and sharing the history, rich cultural legacy, and continued contributions of Chinese Americans. Through exhibitions, free public programming, and educational activities, CAM is dedicated to sharing the Chinese American experience and celebrating the diversity that makes California, and our nation, special.

Website: www.camla.org

 

Yes

Clockshop

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Clockshop Curatorial Intern will assist the organization with various facets of our curatorial and public programs during 2022 helping to coordinate our artists’ commissions, public programs including lectures, symposia, music, and film programs, and assist with our community outreach efforts related to the LA River. This is a full-time position, up to 40 hours per week.

Contact: info@clockshop.org

Clockshop is an arts and culture organization that seeks to generate social change through people’s experience of public space. We collaborate with artists, activists, researchers, educators, curators, institutions and our neighbors to reframe how we view and engage with public space. Our work activates portals to revisit the past and reimagine possible futures. We bring this mission to our partnership with California State Parks at Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown and at the Bowtie Project, an underused public space along the Los Angeles River. Together, we work with our community in shaping the future of the city.

Website: https://clockshop.org/

 

Yes

Corita Art Center

Los Angeles

Digital Collections and Research Internship »

The Corita Art Center is seeking a Digital Collections and Research Intern to support our ongoing endeavors to preserve and promote the archives and artworks of artist, educator, and social justice advocate, Corita Kent. The intern will primarily be focused on supporting the Curator/Collections Manager and the Digitization Project Archivist with an ongoing project to digitize, describe and make accessible the Corita Art Center’s archival materials, including a collection of over 15,000 35mm slides documenting Corita Kent and the Immaculate Heart College during the decades of the 50s and 60s. The intern will also support the general organization and management of the Corita Art Center’s art and archival collections including ongoing data entry for the organization’s FilemakerPro database and online Collections page. General responsibilities will include: scanning archival materials; assisting with digital image processing; conducting historical research on Corita Kent and the Immaculate Heart College and writing historical notes for catalog entries; and reviewing and updating collections data and biographical information. Candidates should have an art history background with an interest in archives and library sciences as well as printmaking and/or American Postwar art. Excellent computer and communication skills are required. The internship is a full-time (35 hours/week) position for a consecutive ten-week work period to be arranged by the Intern and the Corita Art Center. The current internship is planned primarily for on-site work.

Contact: To apply submit a résumé, cover letter, and two references (either letter of recommendation or contact information) to Olivian Cha, apply@corita.org, (323) 450-4650

The Corita Art Center, a project of the Immaculate Heart Community, preserves and promotes Corita Kent’s art, teaching, and passion for social justice. Today, the Corita Art Center supports exhibition loans and public programs, oversees image and merchandising rights, sells Corita’s original prints, and serves as a resource of information about her life and work.

Website: https://corita.org/

 

Yes

Craft Contemporary

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

This 40 hour a week position will assist the exhibition curator with research related to upcoming exhibitions. The intern will be an integral part of the staff and will attend all weekly staff meetings, weekly curatorial meetings, studio visits, and will have opportunities to assist with ongoing museum exhibitions as a way of learning the full process of planning and implementing exhibitions.

Send resume, cover letter, and 2 letters of recommendation to Holly Jerger, Exhibitions Curator to Holly@craftcontemporary.org

Craft Contemporary is an art museum whose purpose is to reveal the potential of craft to educate, captivate, provoke, and empower. To achieve this mission, the museum presents dynamic exhibitions by established and emerging artists and designers who are often underrepresented in larger art institutions. Craft Contemporary complements these exhibitions with a creative schedule of educational programs, including hands-on workshops led by professional artists.

Website: https://www.craftcontemporary.org/careers/

 

Yes

Craft in America

Los Angeles

Digital Communications Internship »

The Craft in America Digital Communications intern will provide support and assist in various aspects of organizational digital media content creation and management. Projects include cataloging and captioning our digital video library, research for the Craft Video Dictionary, cataloging our Craft in America Center library, researching and writing artist biographies for the website. Over the summer, the intern will participate in outreach with artists, outside organizations, collectors, local businesses, student groups, and art schools. In addition, the intern will be involved in research, writing, and editing web and social media content to support the organization’s programming, website, and PBS documentary series under the supervision of the Producer. S/he will be trained to use our website and Constant Contact. S/he will have structured time to familiarize with Craft in America’s resources, artist database, and style guide. Familiarity and knowledge of Adobe Suite, Google Suite is a plus. This internship is on-site at the Craft in America Center two days a week and remote for three days a week for a total of 40 hours a week.

Submit résumé, two letters of recommendation or contact information (phone/email) for two references (teacher, professor, former employer, etc.), and a description of how you meet the requirements for the position. Email all submissions to apply@craftinamerica.org with the subject heading "Internship."

The Craft in America Center is a museum with a public gallery, programmatic space, and library located on West 3rd Street in the heart of Los Angeles. The Center is used for rotating contemporary craft exhibitions, educational outreach, events and hands-on art workshops. The Center holds a focused library of craft and art-oriented books, in addition to a small permanent collection of objects.

Website: https://www.craftinamerica.org/

 

Yes

Cultural Services Division, Torrance Art Museum

Torrance

Curatorial Internship »

Getty Marrow Curatorial Internship will provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to work in all aspects of running a small contemporary art museum. The intern hours will be Tuesday through Saturday 9am to 6pm with 1 hour for lunch. The intern will also be expected to assist with museum openings and programs which may involve evening hours. Staff will work with the City’s Human Resources Department to list the postings and accept the applications.

Requirement will include a City application form, resume and cover letter. Those applicants who are best qualified will be invited to interview with museum staff. Michael Field will be the primary contact. MField@TorranceCA.Gov; (310) 618-2343. The intern position will be listed on the City’s website at www.TorranceCA.Gov under Human Resources.

The Cultural Services Division provides arts and culture programs, classes and opportunities for the community of Torrance and the greater Southern California region. The Torrance Art Museum (TAM), the premier space for contemporary art in the South Bay, is a major component of the Division. In normal times, the museum presents 5 exhibition cycles per year. TAM’s strengths are in presenting internationally based artists and collaborating with local and international alternative spaces. The museum functions like a "kunsthalle."

Website: www.TorranceCA.Gov

 

Yes

Destination Crenshaw

Los Angeles

Public Art Internship »

Under the supervision of the Arts & Engagement Associate, the Getty Marrow Public Art Intern position will support the implementation of the Destination Crenshaw public art. Examples of focus areas are: community outreach and research to forward Destination Crenshaw mission and public art intiative; project management and execution of the summer 2022 cohorts of the Destination Crenshaw mini mural campaign; support the development of Destination Crenshaw’s public art conservation and workforce development plan; support the Destination Crenshaw Art Curatorial Committee with meeting facilitation and RFP management; other tasks as needed. This internship would be a full-time position with in-person and remote work hours from 9 am-5 pm, Monday through Friday. In special cases, Destination Crenshaw has events and meetings outside of traditional work hours. When this happens, the DC teams will adjust time during the week to compensate for any additional time needed to perform our tasks.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@destinationcrenshaw.la. Please outline in your cover letter how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the Public Art Intern position. Only those being considered will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Destination Crenshaw is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

Destination Crenshaw’s mission is to improve the quality of life and revitalize the economy in South Los Angeles through arts and culture. The Destination Crenshaw project will facilitate cultural commerce and improve Crenshaw Boulevard through new sidewalks, 30,000 new square feet of landscaping, culturally stamped street furniture (including outdoor seating, shade structures, bicycle racks, and wayfinding), ten pocket parks, 800+ trees, and 100+ public artworks and exhibits (including monuments, statues, murals, and digital stories) commissioned from local Black artists.

Website: https://destinationcrenshaw.la

 

Yes

El Pueblo Historical Monument

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument is seeking a 2022 Getty Marrow Education Intern for the History & Education Division which oversees the historic district’s on-site museums, exhibitions, and collections as well as educational programming and workshops. Intern will work alongside El Pueblo staff and take a leadership role in the development and creation of new interpretive material and programming. Intern will learn how to translate compiled research into meaningful public engagement and educational programming. Opportunities include engaging with the daily operations and management of museums, understanding strategic planning and management of cultural agencies, interacting with diverse visitors and groups, and coordinating with on-site non-profit partners and government agencies. Working with the long and rich history of El Pueblo, internship projects will have the opportunity to lift the narratives of underrepresented groups and communities that form an integral part of the history of Los Angeles.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Edgar Garcia at edgar.garcia@lacity.org. For questions about the internship, please call 213-485-8388.

El Pueblo Park Association’s (EPPA) mission is to support El Pueblo Historical Monument (El Pueblo), the birthplace of The City of Los Angeles. As a non-profit established in 1982, we work to ensure El Pueblo remains a venue for all communities with access to educational and cultural programming. El Pueblo does not receive funding from the Los Angeles City’s general fund. They are tasked with generating revenue for their annual operating budget. El Pueblo is responsible for the daily operation of six museums, an exhibition gallery and the Gateway to Nature Education Center. Along with El Pueblo, EPPA is committed to keeping all museums free to the general public. In 2021 EPPA will support research and programming on the history of culturally diverse groups and women who have broken barriers in Los Angeles. Utilizing this research we will curate digital and in person exhibits for students and the visiting public. EPPA is also supporting educational workshops and programming for art exhibitions and cultural events both digital and in person. EPPA continues to enhance public programming at El Pueblo through creative collaborations.

Website: https://eppala.org/

 

Yes

El Segundo Museum of Art

El Segundo

Communications and Digital Media Internship »

The Communications and Digital Media Intern will assist with marketing and engagement, co-curate content for ESMoA’s online platforms, and design promotional materials for the art lab’s annual Video Art + Film Festival. This is a full-time 10-week position.

Applicants may submit cover letters and resumes to submit@artlab21.org, (424) 277 -1020. Additional materials may be requested during the interview at the discretion of the interviewer.

artlab21 Foundation is a public, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization operating ESMoA. Defined as an Arts Laboratory rather than a traditional museum, ESMoA’s mission is to act as a catalyst for creative thinking in the South Bay -- Spreading The Spark of Creativity -- with a focus on experimental exhibitions, community engagement, and arts education.

Website: www.esmoa.org

 

Yes

El Segundo Museum of Art

El Segundo

Education and Public Programs Internship »

The Education and Public Programs Internship will focus on the development and implementation of ESMoA’s arts education programs including talks, open studios, workshops, and professional development materials for teachers.

Applicants may submit cover letters and resumes to submit@artlab21.org, (424) 277 -1020.

artlab21 Foundation is a public, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization operating ESMoA. Defined as an Arts Laboratory rather than a traditional museum, ESMoA’s mission is to act as a catalyst for creative thinking in the South Bay—Spreading The Spark of Creativity—with a focus on experimental exhibitions, community engagement, and arts education.

Website: www.esmoa.org

 

Yes

Fathomers

West Hollywood

Curatorial and Programming Internship »

The Getty Marrow Curatorial and Programming Intern will join Fathomers to assist with key curatorial and programming activities for "Emergence: A Genealogy", a bioart initiative supported by Pacific Standard Time, to be presented at the Japanese American Community and Cultural Center in fall 2024. The project examines and contextualizes visions and iterations of the future human as seen through the lenses of biotechnology and bioart, with research strongly inflected by global perspectives, questions of biopolitics, and the systemic silencing and erasure of voices of color in medicine and the biosciences. We plan for 70% of the intern’s time to be devoted to "Emergence", with responsibilities including research of key themes; meetings with the curators; compilation of dossiers on projects by bioartists and bioscientists; participation in virtual and in-person studio and lab visits; and curatorial, preparatory and production assistance for public programs slated between summer 2022 and winter 2024. The remaining 30% of the intern’s time includes curatorial research for Fathomers’ additional projects; shadowing staff members; learning about nonprofit operations; and participating in external communications. In the final week of the term, the intern will present their research (in addition to a written summary) for Fathomers staff and collaborators. The ideal candidate is interested in intersections between contemporary art and biosciences, and will participate actively in exhibition planning, public programming, and community-building around "Emergence". Experience is not required. This is a full-time (40 hours/week) position, with a stipend of $6,400, from June 6 to August 12, 2022.

To apply, please send a letter of interest, resumé, and contact information for two references to yes@fathomers.org, with the subject line “Getty Marrow Curatorial and Programs Internship.” Final candidates may be asked to perform brief research and writing tests prior to hire.

Fathomers is a Los Angeles-based creative research institute dedicated to producing sites and encounters that challenge us to live and act differently in the world. We partner with expansive thinkers across disciplines to support long-term projects like Michael Jones McKean’s "Twelve Earths" and Ni’Ja Whitson’s "The Unarrival Experiments"; the world-building game "Afro-Rithms from the Future"; and "Emergence", a global bioart survey coming to life in 2024 as part of Pacific Standard Time.

Website: https://www.fathomers.org/

 

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Feminist Center for Creative Work

Los Angeles

Video Content Development Internship »

The Getty Marrow Video Content Development Internship will support all programs and projects at Feminist Center for Creative Work in the conceptualization, creation, editing, and distribution of video content. Feminist Center for Creative Work (FCCW) is an arts nonprofit that nurtures an ever-evolving, intersectional, intergenerational, and joyful collaborative feminist praxis — modeling ways of working and living through art, programming, media, publishing, and the redistribution of resources, from Los Angeles, within the world. This position will play an exciting role in new video-based initiatives, including programming developed through our new streaming series FCTV, as well as the production of artist interviews, digital exhibition walkthroughs, development content, social media video content and more. Ideal candidates will have experience creating and editing video content.

To apply, please send a brief paragraph summarizing your relevant experience, and a short response (no more than 100 words) to one of our core values, along with links to 1-3 video work samples to programs@wccw.us by Sunday, April 10.

Feminist Center for Creative Work (FCCW) is an arts nonprofit that nurtures an ever-evolving, intersectional, intergenerational, and joyful collaborative feminist praxis — modeling ways of working and living through art, programming, media, publishing, and the redistribution of resources, from Los Angeles, within the world.

Website: https://womenscenterforcreativework.com/

 

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Fowler Museum at UCLA

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern will support a collaborative interdisciplinary research project that is deepening the Fowler’s knowledge of its founding collection of African Art. Working under the supervision of the Curator of African Arts, the intern will research the histories and provenance of five to ten African objects, beginning with a detailed review of the Fowler’s archival records, and continuing thereafter utilizing resources available online or through UCLA’s library system. The intern will use their findings to produce in-depth provenance narratives for each object, with images and any accompanying documentation, to be made public through the Museum’s website. The acquisition of practical provenance research experience is valuable for any student aspiring to a career in the field of African arts, and museum work more broadly. The ability to produce thorough, nuanced research and to write detailed narratives has become increasingly valuable in the field. The intern will also benefit from opportunities to interact and work with a wide range of personnel, including the Fowler’s Chief Curator, Mellon Curatorial Fellow, Director of Registration and Collections Management, Graphic Designer, Digital Media Manager, and Managing Editor. The intern should demonstrate curiosity in curatorial work and collections management. Previous experience in these areas is not necessary, but a basic knowledge of these fields would be helpful. Should the provenance research project be completed before the end of the ten weeks, the intern will be provided the opportunity to aid Dr. Jones with current repatriation efforts. The internship is 40 hours per week.

To submit an application, please send a resumé and cover letter by April 25 to Dr. Erica P. Jones, Curator of African Arts, epjones@arts.ucla.edu.

The Fowler Museum at UCLA is one of the country’s most respected institutions devoted to exploring the arts and cultures of Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the indigenous Americas—past and present. The Fowler’s mission is to enhance understanding of the diverse peoples, culture, and religions of the world by presenting innovative exhibitions, publications, and public programming deeply informed by the perspectives of the cultures, communities, and artists represented. Among its contemporaries worldwide, the Fowler is highly respected in the museum field and recognized for producing projects with ambitious and original content, innovative thematic approaches, research-based interdisciplinary scholarship, and inventive installation design.

Website: www.fowler.ucla.edu

 

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Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University

Malibu

Curatorial Internship »

The curatorial intern at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art will work closely with the Director/Curator and staff to gain professional experience and insight into museum operations. The intern will help research content and develop educational programming for upcoming exhibitions, in addition to updating records in the museum’s new collections database. The intern will assist with programming for upcoming exhibitions, including the museum’s first exhibition of contemporary video art. The intern will also help write and assemble publicity materials and help to promote exhibitions through social media, audit records in the museum’s new collections database, and conduct research on collection objects and past exhibitions. Work hours: M-F, 8am-5pm (40 hours/week).

Pepperdine University Curatorial Internship application requirements: résumé; cover letter; letters of recommendation. Contact for hiring: Name: Andrea Gyorody, andrea.gyorody@pepperdine.edu, phone: (310) 506-7257.

Pepperdine is a Christian university committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, where students are strengthened for lives of purpose, service, and leadership. For nearly 30 years, the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art has presented a series of changing exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, with a special emphasis on the art of California. Previous programming has included revisionist examinations of seminal artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Wayne Thiebaud, in addition to presentations of art not usually seen in Southern California museums, such as American illustration. Forthcoming exhibitions will include the Weisman Museum’s first presentation of contemporary video art, which is currently being developed by newly hired Interim Museum Director Andrea Gyorody. Pepperdine is excited about the addition of Andrea and we are greatly anticipating the infusion of her creative vision and leadership for the Museum in the new year.

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

 

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Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage

Arcadia

Education and Public Engagement Internship »

Under the guidance of the Gilb Museum’s Education Coordinator, the Education and Public Engagement intern will learn valuable skills in research, lesson planning, event coordination, and planning. The intern will provide key support in the development of the Museum’s annual Summer Enrichment Program, which will be held in the month of July. In addition, the intern will gain experience in lesson planning, public engagement, and volunteer coordination. Candidates should have a background in history, art education, education, liberal arts, child development, communication, anthropology, or be in pursuance of a teaching credential. Excellent computer and communication skills are required.

Please submit a cover letter, resume/CV to the Museum Education Coordinator, Brittani Alberto-Shaikh, at balberto@arcadiaca.gov, 626-574-5440.

The mission of the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage is to collect, preserve and recognize Arcadia’s heritage; to create a shared identity for a diverse community; and to celebrate the City’s rich history with exhibits and educational programs that will encourage community involvement.

Website: www.arcadiaca.gov/Museum

 

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Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage

Arcadia

Curatorial and Collections Internship »

The Getty Marrow Curatorial and Collections Intern will support the mission of the Gilb Museum by working alongside the Historical Museum Curator. The intern will provide key support for the inventory of the Museum’s collection through the Gilb Museum’s database, CatalogIt. The intern will learn research techniques, the process of accessioning, curating, cataloging, and digitizing historical collections. The major project for this internship will consist of working and researching information on the Museum’s oversized artwork collection. In addition, the intern will gain administrative experience and will engage with members of the Arcadia community. Candidates should have a background in history, art history, liberal arts, communication, anthropology, photography, ethnic and cultural studies, geography or in a similar field. Excellent computer and communication skills are required.

Please submit a cover letter, Resume/ CV to the Curator, Stevy Acevedo, at sacevedo@arcadiaca.gov, 626-574-5440.

The mission of the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage is to collect, preserve and recognize Arcadia’s heritage; to create a shared identity for a diverse community; and to celebrate the City’s rich history with exhibits and educational programs that will encourage community involvement.

Website: www.arcadiaca.gov/Museum

 

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Go for Broke National Education Center

Los Angeles

Collections Internship »

The Collections Intern will focus on GFBNEC’s Hanashi Oral History Collection (over 1,200 audio-visual interviews of Japanese American WWII veterans) and photo, documents and artifacts from GFBNEC’s Special Collection. Specifically, the intern, will view, analyze and evaluate the contents within both Collections and will also create a new database with the findings (i.e., veteran/family bio, interview evaluations, highlights, interview ratings, story concepts, etc.) for future use by staff. The ancillary duties will include research, data entry and writing qualitative notes with use of keywords to be entered into reports and database. The intern will create a final project using the Collections which can be in the form of a mini-documentary script, video, essay, poem, song, podcast, social media postings or any other format that can be shared with the public. The internship is 40-hours/week from 9 AM to 5:30 PM.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Janis Tanji Wong at janis@goforbroke.org.

Established in 1989, Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in historic Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles. Its mission is to "educate and inspire character and equality through the virtue and valor of our WW II American veterans of Japanese ancestry." GFBNEC reaches local, regional and national in-person and virtual audiences through its educational programming and outreach, its permanent on-site "Defining Courage" exhibit and traveling exhibitions, student tours, its Special Collections and its Hanashi Oral History Collection of over 1,200 audiovisual interviews of Japanese American WWII veterans that provide valuable insight into the war experience that cannot be conveyed by official records alone. Situated also in Little Tokyo is the Go For Broke Monument, dedicated in 1999 to preserve the legacy of the 16,000 Japanese American soldiers who served selflessly overseas during WWII in order to ensure that future generations could live a more just life.

Website: www.goforbroke.org

 

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Go for Broke National Education Center

Los Angeles

Programs and Communication Internship »

The Programs & Communication Intern will focus on developing new online programming and a detailed communications plan to promote the programming to new audiences. Specifically, the intern will review and identify within GFBNEC’s current video collection the content that currently exists and, more importantly, what can be edited, formatted or combined to create new, engaging online content. In so doing, the intern will be able to help shape the key, relevant stories that will lay the framework for the “storytelling” of GFBNEC’s mission and work. The intern’s final project will be a self-curated, short media piece that reflects the meaning and significance of the Japanese American WWII legacy and includes a strategy to promote and share with the public. The internship is 40-hours/week from 9 AM to 5:30 PM.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Janis Tanji Wong at janis@goforbroke.org.

Established in 1989, Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in historic Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles. Its mission is to "educate and inspire character and equality through the virtue and valor of our WW II American veterans of Japanese ancestry." GFBNEC reaches local, regional and national in-person and virtual audiences through its educational programming and outreach, its permanent on-site "Defining Courage" exhibit and traveling exhibitions, student tours, its Special Collections and its Hanashi Oral History Collection of over 1,200 audiovisual interviews of Japanese American WWII veterans that provide valuable insight into the war experience that cannot be conveyed by official records alone. Situated also in Little Tokyo is the Go For Broke Monument, dedicated in 1999 to preserve the legacy of the 16,000 Japanese American soldiers who served selflessly overseas during WWII in order to ensure that future generations could live a more just life.

Website: www.goforbroke.org

 

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Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Academic Programs and Communications Internship »

The Hammer Museum’s Academic Programs/Communications internship will provide an undergraduate student with a comprehensive overview of the museum’s educational programming and communications initiatives. The internship will have a two-part focus, working with the Academic Programs and Communications departments on a full-time basis for ten weeks. In addition to working with the Academic Programs and Communications departments, the intern will meet with key staff from other museum departments to gain a broader perspective on professional duties and possible career paths within a museum. Successful candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, experience working with children or families, familiarity with social media platforms, and an interest in contemporary art.

Please send a resume and cover letter to academicprograms@hammer.ucla.edu by April 15, 2022.

The Hammer Museum believes in the promise of art and ideas to illuminate our lives and build a more just world. Through its permanent collection, exhibitions, and programs, the museum champions the art and artists who challenge us to see the world in a new light, to experience the unexpected, to ignite our imaginations, and inspire change. At the core of the museum’s mission is the recognition that artists play a crucial role in all aspects of culture and society. The Hammer understands that art not only has the power to transport us through aesthetic experience, but can also provide insight into some of the most pressing cultural, political, and social questions of our time.

Website: https://hammer.ucla.edu/

 

Yes

Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Hammer Museum’s Curatorial department oversees a dynamic schedule of temporary special exhibitions, as well as five collections located at the museum and on the UCLA campus. Working on a full-time basis for ten weeks, the student selected for this internship will receive training in museum database work (specifically on The Museum System), communicate with artists and galleries, and understand exhibition planning and development. Successful candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, an interest in contemporary art, and experience with project management and detailed research projects.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to resumes@hammer.ucla.edu by April 15, 2022.

The Hammer Museum believes in the promise of art and ideas to illuminate our lives and build a more just world. Through its permanent collection, exhibitions, and programs, the museum champions the art and artists who challenge us to see the world in a new light, to experience the unexpected, to ignite our imaginations, and inspire change. At the core of the museum’s mission is the recognition that artists play a crucial role in all aspects of culture and society. The Hammer understands that art not only has the power to transport us through aesthetic experience, but can also provide insight into some of the most pressing cultural, political, and social questions of our time.

Website: https://hammer.ucla.edu/

 

Yes

Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Development and Exhibitions Management Internship »

The Hammer Museum’s Development/Exhibition Management Internship will offer an undergraduate student the opportunity to gain first-hand experience with fundraising for the museum’s exhibitions and programs, foundation prospect research, and fundraising events planning and development, in addition to catalogue budgets, exhibition design, and administration. In addition to working closely with the Development department and the Exhibitions team, the intern will have opportunities to meet with other museum staff to gain an understanding of broader professional duties and possible career paths within a cultural institution. The intern will work on a full-time basis for ten weeks. Successful candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, research experience, and an interest in contemporary art.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to sfriedman@hammer.ucla.edu by April 15, 2022.

The Hammer Museum believes in the promise of art and ideas to illuminate our lives and build a more just world. Through its permanent collection, exhibitions, and programs, the museum champions the art and artists who challenge us to see the world in a new light, to experience the unexpected, to ignite our imaginations, and inspire change. At the core of the museum’s mission is the recognition that artists play a crucial role in all aspects of culture and society. The Hammer understands that art not only has the power to transport us through aesthetic experience, but can also provide insight into some of the most pressing cultural, political, and social questions of our time.

Website: https://hammer.ucla.edu/

 

Yes

Henry E. Huntington Library & Art Gallery

San Marino

Library Special Collections, Reader Services Internship »

The Library Special Collections Intern in Reader Services will work directly with the Head of Reader Services to gain important transferable skills and exposure to professional software applications that help prepare them for graduate studies or careers in library public services and user experience, especially in special collections. Duties will include the development of LibGuides related to specific collecting areas using CSS and HTML, answering reference questions, and assisting researchers in accessing rare materials through the reading room and Virtual Reading Room. This is an ideal opportunity for an aspiring library or archives professional with an interest in rare books and manuscripts, reference work, and special collections user experience. Onsite work schedule will be M-F, 37.5 hours a week.

Application Requirements: Interested applicants must complete an application form and submit the following documents to the position posting via The Huntington’s job portal: https://huntingtonlibrary.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/HuntingtonCareers. Personal Statement describing how you meet the requirements for the position; resume; and two letters of recommendation from professional references. If you have provided names and contact information you are not required to also submit letters of recommendation. Contact Info: Laura Sanders, Recruiter, lsanders@huntington.org, 626-544-0533.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a multi-disciplinary, collections-based research and education center founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington. The Huntington’s mission is to encourage research and promote education in the arts, humanities, and botanical sciences through the growth and preservation of the collections, the development and support of a community of scholars, and the display and interpretation of extraordinary resources to diverse audiences.

Website: https://huntingtonlibrary.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/HuntingtonCareers

 

Yes

Henry E. Huntington Library & Art Gallery

San Marino

American Art Curatorial Internship »

The American Art Curatorial Intern will work closely with supervisor Yinshi Lerman-Tan, Bradford and Christine Mishler Associate Curator of American Art, on various projects for the curatorial team at the Huntington Art Museum. Possible projects include researching objects in The Huntington’s permanent collections, assisting with research for upcoming monographic and thematic special and temporary exhibitions, learning about layout and exhibition planning, researching contemporary art in Los Angeles, and considering community engagement and partnerships. In particular, the intern will do work related to an upcoming exhibition about Sargent Claude Johnson, a leading artist of the New Negro Movement and one of the first African American artists on the West Coast to gain national acclaim. Working on this exhibition and other projects, the intern will build the core skills necessary for curatorial work and learn about the central functions of the museum. As a final project, the intern will produce a gallery label as a culmination of research on one object (or a subset of objects). Potential additional experiences for the intern include creating and managing checklists, pursuing object research, engaging in writing projects, and conducting hands-on work with artworks in the galleries as permitted. Onsite or remote work schedule will be M-F, 37.5 hours a week.

Application Requirements: Interested applicants must complete an application form and submit the following documents to the position posting via The Huntington’s job portal: https://huntingtonlibrary.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/HuntingtonCareers. Personal Statement describing how you meet the requirements for the position; resume; and two letters of recommendation from professional references. If you have provided names and contact information you are not required to also submit letters of recommendation. Contact Info: Laura Sanders, Recruiter, lsanders@huntington.org, 626-544-0533.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a multi-disciplinary, collections-based research and education center founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington. The Huntington’s mission is to encourage research and promote education in the arts, humanities, and botanical sciences through the growth and preservation of the collections, the development and support of a community of scholars, and the display and interpretation of extraordinary resources to diverse audiences.

Website: https://huntingtonlibrary.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/HuntingtonCareers

 

Yes

Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Exhibition Internship »

The project requires the intern to work in concert with the IAMLA’s executive director on the temporary exhibition "A Real Boy: The Many Lives of Pinocchio," and on an upcoming temporary exhibition about Italian Americans in silent film, which will open in 2023. “A Real Boy” explores the cultural origins, adaptations, and enduring appeal of Italian author Carlo Collodi’s character Pinocchio. This exhibition was slated to open in June 2020 and was rescheduled to November 2021 before being rescheduled a second time. It will now open in October 2022. While the exhibition is largely complete, the intern will assist with promotion, children’s activities, and various details related to curation and public programming, from exhibition labels to contractors and public programming partners. For the second, yet-to-be-named exhibition on Italian Americans in United States silent film, the intern will conduct research, source images and items, interface with the humanities’ advisor, prepare summaries, etc. The IAMLA celebrates cultural equity, diversity, and inclusiveness as critical tools to educate and engage our audience and as important considerations in our staffing, business practices, and public engagement efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, exhibitions, educational programming, cultural events, etc. The Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program allows us to incorporate diverse perspectives in our museum’s creative processes. Our exhibitions and curricula are strengthened by the range of voices who write, edit, and revise our work.

Contact: info@italianhall.org

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, or IAMLA, is located in the historic Italian Hall, which was constructed in 1908 to serve as a gathering place for the Italian community. Today, the Italian Hall is among the oldest remaining structures from Los Angeles’ Italian enclave, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The IAMLA re-opened in 2016 as an interactive museum documenting the history and ongoing contributions of Italian Americans and Italians in the context of our multi-ethnic nation. The museum features an award-winning permanent exhibition, as well as two temporary exhibitions and a variety of cultural-educational programming.

Website: www.iamla.org

 

Yes

Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The project requires the intern to work in concert with the IAMLA Education Coordinator, Executive Director, and consultants (web designer and graphic designer) to expand the Italian American Museum’s California Education Standards-based educational program. The intern will assist with the creation of lesson plans related to the arts and social sciences, including researching and drafting readings for students and educators, and site- and class-based activities. Intern will write summaries, select images, secure licensing, and devise activities for students. The research will largely be conducted via the Internet and using resources provided by the museum. The intern will receive training in the creation of lesson plans activities that support multiple learning styles. The IAMLA celebrates cultural equity, diversity, and inclusiveness as critical tools to educate and engage our audience and as important considerations in our staffing, business practices, and public engagement efforts. This includes, but is not limited to, exhibitions, educational programming, cultural events, etc. The Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program allows us to incorporate diverse perspectives in our museum’s creative processes. Our exhibitions and curricula are strengthened by the range of voices who write, edit, and revise our work.

Contact: info@italianhall.org

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, or IAMLA, is located in the historic Italian Hall, which was constructed in 1908 to serve as a gathering place for the Italian community. Today, the Italian Hall is among the oldest remaining structures from Los Angeles’ Italian enclave, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The IAMLA re-opened in 2016 as an interactive museum documenting the history and ongoing contributions of Italian Americans and Italians in the context of our multi-ethnic nation. The museum features an award-winning permanent exhibition, as well as two temporary exhibitions and a variety of cultural-educational programming.

Website: www.iamla.org

 

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Japanese American Cultural and Community Center

Los Angeles

Visual Arts Internship »

JACCC’s visual arts intern will be exposed to opportunities in the exhibition, archiving, and special events planning within both contemporary and traditional forms. 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 requirements. The 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 for San Fernando Culture Exchange Program and 82nd Nisei Week Festival, the nation’s oldest community-based festival. The Getty Marrow Undergraduate Intern will be working 10 weeks and 40 hours/week.

Submit all materials noted by email to the JACCC at hr@jaccc.org: 1) please title the subject of the email: Getty Internship Program + your name; 2) resumé/CV First, middle & last name (if not on your CV), 3) email, phone & address (if not on your CV) College or university you are currently attending; 4) major/area(s) of study anticipated graduation date; 5) two letters of reference or contact info (email, phone) for two references: either a teacher, professor, or a former employer. Please note the dates of the JACCC’s 10-week program, as well as the requirements in the Getty link below, before submitting to make sure you are both eligible and available to participate in the program. General information about the program and requirements: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/funding/leaders/current/mui_students.html. INFO: For more information, please contact JACCC at (213) 628-2725 Ext 146.

A hub for Japanese and Japanese American arts and culture and a community gathering place for diverse voices it inspires – Japanese American Cultural & Community Center connects traditional and contemporary; community participants and creative professionals; Southern California and the world beyond.

Website: https://www.jaccc.org/

 

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Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles

Collections and Conservation Internship »

The Getty MUI Collections and Conservation intern will shepherd the Henry Sugimoto Collection through the various processes inherent to collections and curatorial work at JANM and ultimately develop a capstone project that will make this collection relatable and accessible to a broad audience. Application Requirements: Full-Time (40 hours/week), total of 400 hours for the internship.

To apply submit your cover letter, employment application form, resume, with 2 letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for interview will also need to provide 1 copy of an official undergraduate transcript(s). Transcripts must record at least one semester of college by June 2021. Employment Application forms are available at http://www.janm.org/jobs/. Submit applications to Attn: Human Resources. Re: Getty Marrow Summer Internship (Production & Visitor Engagement) Email to: hr@janm.org (a word.doc format or pdf file) Finalists will be contacted for Zoom video and phone interviews the week after the application deadline. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) 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/

 

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Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles

Media Arts Internship »

The Media Arts Intern will work in the Watase Media Arts Center (MAC), which is dedicated to furthering JANM’s mission through unique documentaries, innovative exhibition components, video life histories that preserve and share the Japanese American experience, and social media posts. They will participate in the post-production (editing) phase of making media components for the museum’s upcoming exhibitions and programs (65% time), assist with the shooting of new material and public programs (15% time) create social media posts (10% time), and log newly restored archival footage (10% time). Highlighting their internship will be the opportunity to work on two upcoming exhibitions, including JANM’s new Core Exhibition and Nikkei Car Culture. Application Requirements: Full-Time (40 hours/week), total of 400 hours for the internship.

To apply submit your cover letter, employment application form, resume, with 2 letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for interview will also need to provide 1 copy of an official undergraduate transcript(s). Transcripts must record at least one semester of college by June 2021. Employment Application forms are available at http://www.janm.org/jobs/. Submit applications to Attn: Human Resources. Re: Getty Marrow Summer Internship (Production & Visitor Engagement) Email to: hr@janm.org (a word.doc format or pdf file) Finalists will be contacted for Zoom video and phone interviews the week after the application deadline. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) 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 and Audience Engagement Intern »

The Exhibitions and Audience Engagement Intern will work closely with the Vice President of Exhibitions and Art Director. The intern will focus on supporting the visual arts exhibition Kitsune Tô Orizuru (Fox and Crane) by Glenn Kaino. The intern will work with the project team to develop interpretive activities for this artist exhibition (25% time), test activities with local focus groups for efficacy and purpose (25% time), create and fabricate these activities that will become the interpretive part of the exhibition (50% time). Application Requirements: Full-Time (40 hours/week), total of 400 hours for the internship.

To apply submit your cover letter, employment application form, resume, with 2 letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for interview will also need to provide 1 copy of an official undergraduate transcript(s). Transcripts must record at least one semester of college by June 2021. Employment Application forms are available at http://www.janm.org/jobs/. Submit applications to Attn: Human Resources. Re: Getty Marrow Summer Internship (Production & Visitor Engagement). Email to: hr@janm.org (a word.doc format or pdf file). Finalists will be contacted for Zoom video and phone interviews the week after the application deadline. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) 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

La Brea Tarpits

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

Getty Marrow Internship with La Brea Tar Pits Fossil Preparator - The La Brea Tar Pits (LBTP) Research and Collections Department is composed of staff who excavate, measure, prepare, and curate fossil specimens, dating from the Pleistocene, that are tens of thousands of years old found right in the heart of bustling Los Angeles. Over the course of a ten-week internship, the Getty Marrow Intern will take part in excavating an entire grid/level from Project 23 excavations, measuring all associated fossils with the GeoMax Zoom40 Total Station, and utilizing the XPAD Ultimate Survey Program to generate a 3D virtual map of all finds. Through this hands-on process, the intern will learn how to excavate, identify, measure, record, photograph, clean, repair, and catalogue fossils, a critical process to ensuring fossils are ready for display on the museum floor or in the scientific collections housed on-site. In addition, the intern will receive opportunities for professional growth, such as collaborating with and conducting informational interviews with Museum staff across the rest of the institution. Work hours: 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Apply for this internship position here.

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) comprises the Natural History Museum (NHM), La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and the William S. Hart Museum. From exhibitions and events to lectures and workshops, visitor experiences draw from NHMLAC’s vast collection of more than 35 million objects and specimens to introduce relevant science and cultural themes for all ages. Every year, thousands of K-12 students and teachers receive free field trips and standards-based educational programming through in-person and virtual experiences. These experiences recognize and celebrate the city’s rich heritage, providing an important sense of place in a city whose past and cultural contributions are frequently overlooked.

Website: https://nhmlac.org/careers-our-museums/careers-la-brea-tar-pits

 

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La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes seeks an energetic Getty Marrow Education Intern passionate about teaching Mexican, Mexican American, and Latinx cultural history; drafting learning materials that engage multigenerational bilingual families; and enjoys being creative with social media platforms. The Education Intern will be an integral member of the education department supporting ongoing projects: virtual programs, onsite tours and workshops; while supporting the creative planning of two fall Family Day events (Fiestas Patrias and Día de los Muertos). The work hours for this position will be Monday through Friday from 8:30 am-5:00 pm.

To apply, please submit a resumé and cover letter. In cover letter outline interest in position and how this opportunity aligns to current academic or future professional goals. Submit application materials to Gina A. Lopez Ramos, Director of Education, intern@lapca.org

LA Plaza is dedicated to celebrating and cultivating an appreciation for the enduring influence of Mexican and Mexican American culture. LA Plaza hosts dynamic exhibitions, engaging public programs, and interactive educational programs both onsite and in the community. Currently during the pandemic, LA Plaza continues to host a dynamic array of engaging and educational programs on virtual platforms for audiences to enjoy at home.

Website: https://lapca.org/careers/

 

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La Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Los Angeles

Curatorial and Registration Internship »

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes seeks an energetic and detail-oriented Getty Marrow Curatorial & Registration Intern who is passionate about Los Angeles and Latina/o history, and working in a museum setting. The Curatorial & Registration intern will assist the Curatorial Department in developing its permanent exhibition, LA Starts Here! (LASH) and maintaining loan documentation for both permanent and temporary exhibitions. The work hours for this position will be Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm.

To apply, please submit a resumé and cover letter. In cover letter outline interest in position and how this opportunity aligns to current academic or future professional goals. Submit application materials to Carolyn Lopez, Assistant Curator and Registrar, clopez@lapca.org

LA Plaza is dedicated to celebrating and cultivating an appreciation for the enduring influence of Mexican and Mexican American culture. LA Plaza hosts dynamic exhibitions, engaging public programs, and interactive educational programs both onsite and in the community. Currently during the pandemic, LA Plaza continues to host a dynamic array of engaging and educational programs on virtual platforms for audiences to enjoy at home.

Website: https://lapca.org/careers/

 

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Las Fotos Project

Los Angeles

Social Enterprise Internship »

As a community-based organization that has provided more than 10 years of programming to girls and gender-expansive youth between the ages of 13 and 18, Las Fotos Project is committed to placing youth voices at the forefront by providing them with programming that reflects their needs. This internship will support our Social Enterprise Initiatives, specifically towards the development of the organization’s Creative Career Center (CCC) which will offer programming for girls and gender-expansive youth ages 18-24. Our Social Enterprise Intern will support our Social Enterprise Manager in the program development through research and alumni outreach to better understand what type of workshops and coaching opportunities are of most interest to future CCC participants. Additionally, the intern will complete their internship with the development of an online resource page which will include both internal and external professional development opportunities for youth. We anticipate intern to work approximately 40 hours per week.

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Helen Alonzo Hurtado helen@lasfotosproject.org.

Las Fotos Project is a community-based nonprofit organization that inspires teenage girls and gender-expansive youth through photography, mentorship, and self-expression. Offering year-round programming, we provide girls with access to professional cameras, quality instruction and workshops that encourage them to explore their identity, build leadership and advocacy skills, and strengthen their social and emotional well-being. Our mission is to elevate the voices of teenage girls from communities of color through photography and mentoring, empowering them to channel their creativity for the benefit of themselves, their community, and future careers.

Website: https://lasfotosproject.org/

 

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Long Beach Museum of Art

Long Beach

Collections Internship »

The Getty Marrow Collections Internship at Long Beach Museum of Art will have a unique opportunity to participate with the Collections Department in support of its 2019-2024 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) project: Illuminating Decades of Women Artists. The project will make possible the Museum’s vision to facilitate discovery of women artists represented in the permanent collection and deepen engagement. It will bring together 70 years of artworks and over 500 high quality digital images, information, artist biographies and scholarly context to the web catalog for use by educators, art historians, staff and the general public. The Getty Collections intern will be trained in research techniques, cataloging and specific data entry in the Collection Management Database, including but not limited to artist biographies, object identification and contextual information, condition and conservation status, and image documentation into accessible artist/object files. The Internship shall have the work hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, for 10 consecutive weeks.

A completed application requires: cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, course transcripts, and application form. Contact: Susie Marquez, Registrar, susiem@lbma.org

The Long Beach Museum of Art, founded in 1950, is an anchor cultural institution and meaningful community partner bringing education and the visual arts to the public. The Museum’s distinguished permanent art collection spans more than one hundred years of American and European art, including one of the most fascinating permanent collections of earthenware ceramics from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries; over 700 works of art by California women artists spanning 70 years; early European modernist paintings; and California landscapes from 1919 to present. Current activities are: KidsVisions Arts Education, a system-wide program for Grade 5 students in the Long Beach Unified School District; Museum Studies Program with Milliken High School; Artist-in-Residence; and intriguing new exhibitions celebrating national and international artists as well as local and emerging artists.

Website: www.lbma.org

 

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Los Angeles Conservancy

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The Los Angeles Conservancy Education Department 2022 Getty Marrow Undergraduate Summer Intern will work a Monday through Friday work week, with some weekends and after-hour work required, particularly in June. Flexible hours are a must. The intern will gain experience researching, creating and teaching educational programs for students and adults, staffing educational events that reach audiences through various learning styles, and assessing the effectiveness of programs. In addition to these projects, the Education Intern will participate in many aspects of the Conservancy’s daily operations, including staff, board, and department meetings and planning sessions. The intern will gain experience working with volunteers, will be immersed in a collaborative team environment, and will gain an understanding of how the departments in a nonprofit organization work together to carry out a mission.

To apply, email the items below to: Sana Ahmed, Student and Family Program Manager, sahmed@laconservancy.org, (213) 623-2489. 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 (found at www.getty.edu/foundation/funding/leaders/current/mui_students.html); current resume; writing sample (no more than two pages); contact information for two references (teacher, professor, former employer, etc.)

The Los Angeles Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization that works through advocacy and education to recognize, preserve and revitalize the cultural and historic architectural resources of Los Angeles. We raise awareness of the value of these resources through public tours (now virtual, but in-person when we can), lectures, publications, social media outreach and neighborhood conferences. We also work proactively and in response to specific threats, advocating on behalf of Angelenos to preserve the places that enrich their daily lives. The Conservancy is the largest local preservation group in the U.S, with an active membership of over 5,000 households. We continue to gain ground in making preservation part of public policy, urban planning and public consciousness.

Website: https://www.laconservancy.org/

 

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Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern will work directly with LACE’s Chief Curator and Director of Programming Daniela Lieja Quintanar and guest curator Cat Jones to produce summer 2022’s exhibitions and public programs, both in-person and virtual. The Intern will assist Quintanar and Jones with research, curation, production, and marketing for both exhibitions, and will coordinate and produce several public programs scheduled throughout the summer exhibition’s presentation. The Curatorial Intern will serve as the key liaison between the artist, collaborators, and LACE’s staff. By being involved in the projects from development to execution, the Intern will learn the conventions and protocols of producing seasonal programs, and will learn how to cultivate relationships with artists, curators, and critics working in contemporary art today. 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. Hours are M-F 10 am - 6 pm.

Please apply through this submission link.

Founded in 1978 by a core group of committed artists, LACE is an internationally recognized pioneer among art institutions. LACE both champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore, and risk. We move within and beyond our four walls to provide opportunities for diverse publics to engage deeply with contemporary art. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, LACE has focused its activities on creating meaningful and creative opportunities for online dialogue, including artist talks, performances, and online exhibitions, and providing financial support to LA-based artists.

Website: https://welcometolace.org/

 

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Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

Los Angeles

Communications Internship »

The Getty Marrow Communications Intern will work directly with LACE’s Communications Coordinator Brennen Perry and Executive Director Sarah Russin to coordinate all digital and print marketing for summer 2022 exhibitions, programs, and the LACE Digital Archive. This position will serve as key liaison for all press and academic inquiries. The Communications intern will work collaboratively to create original digital content for LACE’s social media, website, and email marketing and will learn digital production skills for virtual programs and exhibitions. The intern will learn to project manage effectively and independently, and develop original content for multiple social media channels. Collaborating with LACE staff, the intern will create new strategies for audience development. The intern will also be responsible for producing LACE’s weekly marketing emails and coordinating press tours. This internship is for a student who is looking to learn more about digital marketing and communications strategies at a nonprofit arts organization. The intern will work with all LACE staff members, artists, and curators, and should be comfortable with team collaboration. Students interested in social media, contemporary art history, and public programming are encouraged to apply. Ideally the intern has experience with Adobe Suite, social media platforms (including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook), Wordpress, and Microsoft Office. Video production skills are a plus, but not required. The intern should be a competent writer, have excellent attention to detail, and enjoy creative content-making. Hours are M-F, 10 am-6 pm.

Please apply through this submission link.

Founded in 1978 by a core group of committed artists, LACE is an internationally recognized pioneer among art institutions. LACE both champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore, and risk. We move within and beyond our four walls to provide opportunities for diverse publics to engage deeply with contemporary art. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, LACE has focused its activities on creating meaningful and creative opportunities for online dialogue, including artist talks, performances, and online exhibitions, and providing financial support to LA-based artists.

Website: https://welcometolace.org/

 

Yes

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles

Education and Public Programs Internship »

The ten-week Getty Marrow 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. Major responsibilities will focus on collaborating with Education department staff to develop curriculum materials for LACMA’s professional development programs for K–12 teachers. Also, the intern will contribute to youth and family programs, including Art Camp and Andell Family Sundays. This is a temporary, full–time position (40 hrs/wk) with the working schedule being Monday–Friday from 9 am–5:30 pm. Excellent computer and communication skills are required, and an art history, studio art, or arts education background is preferred.

Interested candidates should visit our website at www.lacma.org/jobs#internships to submit their cover letter, résumé, and letter of interest through the application link listed.

The mission of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is to serve the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition, and interpretation of significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, and through the translation of these collections into meaningful educational, aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural experiences for the widest array of audiences. Located on the Pacific Rim, LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection of more than 142,000 objects that illuminate 6,000 years of artistic expression across the globe. Committed to showcasing a multitude of art histories, LACMA exhibits and interprets works of art from new and unexpected points of view that are informed by the region’s rich cultural heritage and diverse population. LACMA’s spirit of experimentation is reflected in its work with artists, technologists, and thought leaders as well as in its regional, national, and global partnerships to share collections and programs, create pioneering initiatives, and engage new audiences.

Website: www.lacma.org/jobs#internships

 

Yes

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles

Registration and Collections Internship »

The ten-week Getty Marrow internship in the Registration and Collections department will provide a thorough introduction to LACMA, its registration processes for managing the permanent collection, and the museum’s acquisition program. Specifically, the Getty Marrow Registration and Collections Intern will assist with updating The Museum System (TMS) database for our collection of more than 147,000 objects. In addition to analyzing a wide range of digital materials, including correspondence, photographs, and provenance information, the Getty Marrow intern will have opportunities to assist the Incoming Loans and Permanent Collection Registrars in carrying out their key responsibilities, such as processing art acquisitions, researching inquiries about permanent collection artworks, documenting complex art installations and organizing collection accession files. This is a temporary, full-time position (40 hrs/wk) with the working schedule being Monday–Friday from 8 am–5 pm. An art history, library science, or fine arts background is strongly preferred. Excellent computer and communication skills are required.

Interested candidates should visit our website at www.lacma.org/jobs#internships to submit their cover letter, résumé, and letter of interest through the application link listed.

The mission of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is to serve the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition, and interpretation of significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, and through the translation of these collections into meaningful educational, aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural experiences for the widest array of audiences. Located on the Pacific Rim, LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection of more than 142,000 objects that illuminate 6,000 years of artistic expression across the globe. Committed to showcasing a multitude of art histories, LACMA exhibits and interprets works of art from new and unexpected points of view that are informed by the region’s rich cultural heritage and diverse population. LACMA’s spirit of experimentation is reflected in its work with artists, technologists, and thought leaders as well as in its regional, national, and global partnerships to share collections and programs, create pioneering initiatives, and engage new audiences.

Website: www.lacma.org/jobs#internships

 

Yes

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles

Photography Internship »

The ten-week Getty Marrow internship in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department will receive training on general art museum practices and proper art handling and learn protocols to create photography records in LACMA’s collection database, The Museum System (TMS). The intern will also build an understanding of how conservation, registration, and collection management are interrelated. Additional projects that align with the intern’s experiences and interests and support department priorities may be developed. This is a temporary, full-time position (40 hrs/wk) with the working schedule being Monday–Friday from 9 am–5:30 pm. An art history, history of photography, or fine arts background is strongly preferred. Excellent computer and communication skills are required.

Interested candidates should visit our website at www.lacma.org/jobs#internships to submit their cover letter, résumé, and letter of interest through the application link listed.

The mission of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is to serve the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition, and interpretation of significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, and through the translation of these collections into meaningful educational, aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural experiences for the widest array of audiences. Located on the Pacific Rim, LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection of more than 142,000 objects that illuminate 6,000 years of artistic expression across the globe. Committed to showcasing a multitude of art histories, LACMA exhibits and interprets works of art from new and unexpected points of view that are informed by the region’s rich cultural heritage and diverse population. LACMA’s spirit of experimentation is reflected in its work with artists, technologists, and thought leaders as well as in its regional, national, and global partnerships to share collections and programs, create pioneering initiatives, and engage new audiences.

Website: www.lacma.org/jobs#internships

 

Yes

Los Angeles Nomadic Division

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

LAND’s curatorial internship will offer an undergraduate student the opportunity to gain firsthand experience with an array of curatorial responsibilities such as arranging studio visits, conceptualizing exhibitions and public programs, and coordinating with institutional and local partners. In addition to working closely with LAND’s curatorial staff, the intern will have opportunities to meet with and connect with various arts organizations, professionals, and networks to gain an understanding of broader professional duties and possible career paths within the cultural and arts sphere. The intern will work on a full-time basis for ten weeks. Successful candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, research experience, and an interest in contemporary art.

Contact: info@nomadicdivision.org. For inquiries please call our office at (323) 776-6629.

LAND is an organization committed to curating site-specific public art exhibitions in Los Angeles and beyond. LAND believes that all people deserve the opportunity to experience innovative contemporary art in their everyday existence and that artists deserve the opportunity to realize projects in the public realm, unrestricted by traditional institutions.

Website: www.nomadicdivision.org

 

Yes

Los Angeles Nomadic Division

Los Angeles

Communications and Development Internship »

LAND’s communications and development internship will offer an undergraduate student the opportunity to gain firsthand experience with organizing and maintaining communications throughout LAND’s channels, supporting on grant research, and in understanding and implementing fundraising practices. In addition to working closely with LAND’s staff, the intern will have opportunities to meet with and connect with various arts organizations, professionals, and networks to gain an understanding of broader professional duties and possible career paths within the cultural and arts sphere. The intern will work on a full-time basis for ten weeks. Successful candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills, familiarity with various communication channels (i.e. Instagram, Mailchimp, Google Sheets), research experience, and an interest in contemporary art.

Contact: info@nomadicdivision.org. For inquiries please call our office at (323) 776-6629.

LAND is an organization committed to curating site-specific public art exhibitions in Los Angeles and beyond. LAND believes that all people deserve the opportunity to experience innovative contemporary art in their everyday existence and that artists deserve the opportunity to realize projects in the public realm, unrestricted by traditional institutions.

Website: www.nomadicdivision.org

 

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MAK Center for Art and Architecture

West Hollywood

Programs Internship »

The Getty Marrow Programs Intern will work primarily towards the implementation of the summer exhibition and program series surrounding 2022’s centennial celebration of Experimental Living: Schindler House at 100 Years. Experimental Living is a major curatorial initiative exploring the pivotal century of the first modern house in Los Angeles by Austrian American architect R.M. Schindler. The intern will assist on all aspects of MAK Center’s summer exhibition and programming, including exhibition production, planning and coordination. The Intern will work Monday through Friday, 10 AM-6 PM during regular office hours, with occasional evening and weekend time as required, up to forty hours per week. Dependent on the nature of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, in-person events and exhibitions are dependent on current safety precautions. The Intern will be involved in all aspects of MAK Center projects. In addition, the Intern will assist with the MAK Center’s Artist and Architect-in-Residence program, participate in and prepare for fundraising efforts, assist with MAK Center’s ongoing communication schedule, and assist with front of house visitor services. MAK Center Director and Staff will work closely with Intern to provide appropriate work resources (including laptop, daily check-ins, and training).

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to office@makcenter.org, with the subject line Getty Marrow Internship.

Unique in its role as a constellation of historic architectural sites and contemporary exhibition spaces, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture develops local, national, and international projects exploring the intersection of art and architecture. It seeks out and supports projects that test disciplinary boundaries. Acting as a cultural think tank for current issues, the MAK Center encourages exploration of practical and theoretical ideas in art and architecture by engaging the center’s places, spaces, and histories, with specific focus on those that are typically underrepresented by the dominant discourse in these fields.

Website: www.makcenter.org

 

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Materials & Applications

Los Angeles

Programs Internship »

Materials & Applications (M&A) is currently seeking a Getty Marrow Programs Intern, who will work closely with our Director, Program Manager, and Program Board to organize, coordinate, and execute tasks related to public programming and M&A operations. Work will be sited across M&A’s three locations in LA with opportunities to work in a hybrid manner. The Programs Intern will collaborate with the M&A team in planning and coordinating with participants in our programs, including artists, architects, performers, and outside experts. Current projects include M&A’s annual summer outdoor installation, a mutual aid initiative, and a conversation series on Indigenous land rights, stewardship, and recognition. The Programs Intern will be exposed to the full spectrum of operations at Materials & Applications, from operations to development and communications. Tasks and activities may include: coordinate and communicate with artist & architect teams, M&A Staff, and Program Board; assist with research, project development, management and production for all public programming; write and edit program-related materials, including program descriptions for web and print, open calls, and press releases; capture and edit images for archive-purposes, communications, grants, and other M&A media-related purposes. You are someone who: has interest in contemporary art and architectural practice; is highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and self-starting; enjoys working with architects and artist teams and is willing to expand their understanding of critical practices in architecture; seeks experience in arts administration and non-profit work; has leadership attributes with an ability to work independently, or with a variety of constituents, including non-profit boards and practicing architects and artists; has strong interpersonal and written communication skills. The Programs Intern will work 40 hours a week, typically between 9 am-5 pm but potentially after-hours and over the weekend when online events require.

If you are interested in interning with M&A, please email a cover letter that details your background and interests, a CV, and a reference to info@materialsandapplications.org.

Materials & Applications (M&A) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building a public culture of experimental architecture in Los Angeles. Our mission is to advance original and critical ideas about architecture through public projects and programs that are always free and open to the public. We produce outdoor installations, workshops, and dialogues in collaboration with architects, artists, and communities.

Website: www.materialsandapplications.org

 

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Museum of Contemporary Art

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The MOCA Education Intern will report to the Director of Education & Visitor Engagement, working closely with educators, administrators, and frontline staff members in the Education & Visitor Engagement Department. Internship duties will largely focus on research and support for the interpretive mission of the department as a whole, as well as for specific Education programs including Contemporary Art Start, MOCA Teen Program, and For Families. Assignments may involve assisting in the development of onsite visitor engagement strategies from lessons learned through the pandemic period of online engagement. Internship hours are Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm, for ten consecutive weeks beginning June 13, 2022.

Applicants may find job descriptions and additional contact information at www.moca.org/about/jobs-and-internships and submit resumes and cover letters to hr@moca.org.

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) was founded in 1979 by a visionary group of artists, business leaders, philanthropists, and civic representatives committed to building a permanent forum for contemporary art in Los Angeles. MOCA has achieved significant growth over its forty-year history with two locations in downtown Los Angeles; a world-class permanent collection of over 7,100 objects, international in scope and among the finest in the world; hallmark education programs that are widely emulated; award-winning publications that present original scholarship; and groundbreaking monographic, touring, and thematic exhibitions of international repute that survey the art of our time.

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

 

Yes

Museum of Latin American Art

Long Beach

Collections Internship »

The Getty Marrow Collections Intern will work 400 total hours. The intern will assist the MOLAA Curatorial Department with expanding the physical and digital records for artworks in the Collection while gaining knowledge and experience in general collections management skills through their primary project and additional related tasks.

The Getty Marrow Collections intern will submit a resume, cover letter and application questionnaire to jobs@molaa.org for consideration. Angie Valesquez, Director of Human Resources is the primary contact for the submissions. Her e-mail is avalesquez@molaa.org and her phone number is 562-216-4104.

The mission of the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) is to expand knowledge and appreciation for modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art through its collection, ground-breaking exhibitions, stimulating educational programs, and engaging cultural events. MOLAA is the pioneering museum in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to collecting and exhibiting modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art, presenting approximately 8-10 exhibitions annually.

Website: www.molaa.org

 

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Museum of Neon Art

Glendale

Education and Engagement Internship »

The Museum of Neon Art seeks a bright individual interested in art, humanities, and mad scientist hijinks to share the light with community groups online and in person. The Intern will: develop social media collaborations for Tiktok, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter; communicate with community groups, nonprofits, and individuals; facilitate in gallery learning; create PR campaigns; promote and assist with a drive through summer arts festival; conduct research on historic signage, buildings, and artists; closely collaborate with the Executive Director and Director of Education. Join a one-of-a-kind museum dedicated to electric, kinetic, and neon artwork and signage. Internship hours are 10am-6:30pm Wednesday- Sunday (hours can be flexed dependent on intern needs).

Please send a resume and cover letter to info@neonmona.org subject line: SUMMER INTERNSHIP 2021. Contact name: Corrie Siegel, info@neonmona.org, 818.696.2149.

Established in 1981, MONA exhibits and collects cutting-edge electric, kinetic, and light-based artworks and historic signage to illuminate the past, present, and future through permanent and rotating exhibitions. MONA is one of the longest continually artist-operated museums in the world, and one of the founders was a high school student. All neon signs are hand-crafted. By teaching this craft, we make a human connection to technology and industry, while encouraging visitors to reexamine their built environment. We foster dialogue between and ignite the creativity of a new generation through hands-on classes. MONA sparks curiosity through inclusive onsite programming such as demonstrations, classes, tours, and neighborhood-based walks. We forge connections to history, science, creative expression, and personal stories to help visitors to see their city through new eyes. The museum’s fully immersive, standards-aligned programs, STEAM-centered guides, worksheets, and family tours teach science through art and provide learning opportunities for all ages. In addition, MONA has revived historic neon signage by relighting over 150 historic signs.

Website: www.neonmona.org

 

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Natural History Museum

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

Getty Marrow Internship in NHM’s Exhibitions Dept - The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County Exhibitions Department is composed of staff who research, develop, design, and produce the museum’s exhibitions. Over the course of their ten-week internship, the Getty Marrow Intern will work alongside exhibition developers, designers, fabricators, media technicians, project managers, and representatives from the museum’s research and collections, programming, education, and community engagement departments on two projects: conducting historical and archival research for a Getty Pacific Standard Time exhibition on the Museum’s dioramas, and then either: 1) conducting research and interviews on community curation with local and national museum professionals in conjunction with participating in the development of a community-curated, single-case display; or 2) conducting research on and creating documentation of the museum’s ofrenda (altar), a 2017 artwork by altarista Ofelia Esparaza currently on display in NHM’s Becoming Los Angeles exhibition, depending on which project needs the most support. In addition to these projects, the intern will receive opportunities for professional growth via their direct mentorship with their supervisor and through conducting weekly informational interviews with staff in different departments across NHMLAC’s family of museums, which includes the William S. Hart Museum and the La Brea Tar Pits Museum. They will be integrated into weekly and monthly meetings for their specific projects, the Exhibitions group, and the Exhibitions, Education, and Programs Department. Previous interns have participated in these activities as a summer cohort, so that all Getty Marrow Interns are able to network and share their goals and experiences. Work hours: 9 am-5:30 pm, M-F.

To apply for this position, please submit a resumé and cover letter to Danielle Sommer, Exhibition Developer, at dsommer@nhm.org, or apply through the museum’s website.

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) comprises the Natural History Museum (NHM), La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and the William S. Hart Museum. From exhibitions and events to lectures and workshops, visitor experiences draw from NHMLAC’s vast collection of more than 35 million objects and specimens to introduce relevant science and cultural themes for all ages. Every year, thousands of K-12 students and teachers receive free field trips and standards-based educational programming through in-person and virtual experiences. These experiences recognize and celebrate the city’s rich heritage, providing an important sense of place in a city whose past and cultural contributions are frequently overlooked.

Website: https://nhm.org/careers-our-museums/careers-natural-history-museum

 

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ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will work under the supervision of the ONE Archives Curator, Dr. Alexis Johnson, to conduct research and write collections highlight articles, videos, or exhibits that will showcase and make the collection more accessible for all. The intern will be responsible for writing several articles or features, and selecting images when applicable, that highlight the collection, especially the diversity of the collection. In addition to entries selected by the Curator, the intern will be able to select several based on interest. These features may include conducting an interview with a past donor of an object. Entries will focus on specific collections (e.g., Cheryl Dunye papers) or specific objects (e.g., Jerome Caja’s Shroud of Curaid). The internship will also offer opportunities to observe and assist with other, day-to-day curatorial responsibilities, including corresponding with artists and other institutions, art handling, and cataloguing. Intern may provide assistance on two long term exhibitions: Queer Black California: Art and Politics and Sexual Science and the Imagination.

Successful candidates will have strong research, analytic, and writing skills.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to alexisj5@usc.edu.

ONE Archives at the USC Libraries is the oldest and largest repository of LGBTQ materials in the world. Its mission is to collect, preserve, and make accessible LGBTQ historical materials while promoting new scholarship on and public awareness of queer histories. Founded in 1952, ONE Archives currently houses over 600 archival collections of personal papers from activists, artists, and ordinary citizens, as well as records from LGBTQ political, social, educational, and cultural organizations. The collections include a wide array of materials, including periodicals, books, film, video and audio recordings, photographs, artworks, organizational records, and personal papers.

Website: https://one.usc.edu/

 

Yes

ONE Archives Foundation

Los Angeles

Exhibitions and Programs Internship »

The Getty Marrow Exhibitions and Programs Intern at ONE Archives Foundation will work on multimedia exhibition and programming for the summer and fall 2022. This internship will be focused on developing exhibition materials, media, and programs related to “I Am, Are You?”, a sound exhibition that explores the legacy of radio as a vehicle for LGBTQ+ community building, belonging, and advocacy. With a hybrid format of a web exhibit with online and in-person listening events and temporary installations at our gallery in West Hollywood, this multimedia exhibition will make available historical recordings across many facets of 1970s-1990s Southern California queer and trans life. The intern will support the Director of Content Strategy and the co-curator/ Communications Manager in producing the exhibition and related programming. The intern will also work with the ONE Archives Foundation team, the staff at partner institution ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, and other partnered community and municipal arts organizations. This internship will be hybrid with remote office experience and occasional on-site meetings, exhibition installation, and in-person public events throughout the duration of the program. The intern will be working as a part of a small exhibitions and content team that has produced notable exhibitions including “Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano LA (2017),” “Liberate the Bar! Queer Activism, Nightlife, and Spacemaking” (2019), “Metanoia: Transformation Through AIDS Archives and Activism” (2020), and “Pride Publics: Words and Action” (2021). Work hours will generally take place on Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:30pm with some weekend and evening hours depending on program needs.

Application requirements: Cover letter, resumé, and list of 3 references. Contact: Umi Hsu, uhsu@onearchives.org, (323) 419-2589.

Founded in 1952, ONE Archives Foundation (OAF) is the oldest LGBTQ organization in existence, which mission is to share, preserve, and protect LGBTQ history, art, and culture through exhibition and education programs, in collaboration with partnered LGBTQ archives (such as ONE Archives at the USC Libraries) and community organizations. Our exhibition program highlights and supports the work of queer and trans artists and cultural communities located in Los Angeles and beyond, and draws visitors from the LGBTQ+ community, artists, students, educators, activists, and the general community. Recent exhibition and public programs include a multisite public art project with related performance and literary events and audiovisual artist content, an online exhibit featuring Black women’s contribution to AIDS activism, and a temporary outdoor exhibition for World AIDS Day.

Website: www.onearchives.org

 

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P.S. ARTS

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

P.S. ARTS’ Community Arts Education internship provides hands-on experience working with a leading arts education nonprofit in the area of community engagement. Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the 2022 Community Arts Education Intern will work in tandem with the Community Engagement department to advance the goal of strengthening public value for art and arts education. The intern will play a key role in providing historically disenfranchised communities with access to public art programs by designing projects and facilitating art making workshops. In addition to best practices in standards-based K-8 visual arts programming and curriculum design, the intern will learn about the general operations of non-profit administration. The position is full-time, consisting of 40 hours per week for 10 weeks. P.S. ARTS’ standard operating hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Interested applicants should have a strong background in visual arts, as well as an interest in education programming, non-profit administration, and working with diverse and under-resourced communities. The ideal applicant should be highly motivated, self-directed, and have strong organizational skills. Proficiency with Mac operating systems is preferable.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Elda Pineda at jobs@psarts.org with the subject line GETTY MARROW INTERNSHIP; (310) 586-1017.

P.S. ARTS was founded in 1991 with a mission to advance equity and opportunity for children and youth by providing arts education in public schools and communities. Our wrap-around arts education services include fine arts instruction, arts-based educator training, and community arts events – all of which work in conjunction to reduce barriers and increase opportunities for students living in communities affected by racism, trauma, and systemic disinvestment. Since our founding, P.S. ARTS has grown from serving 285 students in one school to serving 20,000 students and 5,000 parents and community members in 50 schools throughout Central and Southern California.

Website: https://www.psarts.org/job/

 

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Pasadena Heritage

Pasadena

Education Internship »

Pasadena Heritage is looking for an Education Intern to join our five-member office staff that work cooperatively in creating 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, research, and organizational skills. The intern will participate in our summer programs, prepare for the fall events, and will work to create a lasting project or program that will benefit Pasadena Heritage for years to come. The intern will create social media posts and occasionally contribute to office and clerical needs including data entry. Interns who are interested in architecture, history, and preservation will especially benefit from this opportunity. The intern will work Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be available some weekends and evenings for meetings and special events.

Contact: Students who are interested in an internship with us should send a cover letter and résumé to Patty Judy at pjudy@pasadenaheritage.org with "Getty Intern" in the subject.

Pasadena Heritage works to identify, preserve, and protect the historic, architectural, and cultural resources in the city of Pasadena through advocacy and education. We constantly monitor and review development that affects historic resources. We advise those working on historic buildings, nominate buildings for historic status, provide referrals, and give comments at City Council meetings. We are currently planning our virtual tours and education events and identifying properties of underrepresented groups that may qualify for landmark status.

Website: www.pasadenaheritage.org

 

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Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

The Petersen Automotive Museum seeks an intern to work as part of its Education team to help engage visitors with rotating gallery content, including the history of the automobile, the science and technology involved in automotive design, and the artistry and aesthetics of the motorcar. The Education Intern will be tasked with developing a set of activities for our school-site outreach program in the elementary grade level of their choice. The intern will also learn how museum education enhances the experience of visitors by providing valuable interpretation of and a deeper connection to the content presented in the exhibits. This is a temporary full-time position (40 hours/week) for a consecutive ten weeks.

Students interested in public history, early education, and STEAM programming are encouraged to apply. Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: April Del Cid, Education Manager, adelcid@petersen.org, (323) 964-6317.

The Petersen Automotive Museum is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on global life and culture, using Los Angeles as the prime example. Since its reopening after an extensive renovation, the Petersen has expanded its educational reach into the community through the relaunching of STEAM aligned school tours, public talks, and interactive workshops. In its current configuration, the Petersen refocuses visitor appreciation of vehicular visual arts by dedicating first floor galleries to artwork inspired by car culture as well as repositioning cars as works of fine art.

Website: https://www.petersen.org

 

Yes

Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation

Los Angeles

Archival Internship »

The Petersen Automotive Museum seeks an intern to work as part of its archive and special collections team to assist with processing and cataloging various collection materials. The intern will learn about how an archive assesses its collection needs based on condition, historical significance, and adherence to the museum’s collecting mission. The intern will work hands-on with the museum’s Archivist and Special Collections Preservationist to learn proper handling, preservation, and conservation techniques. Students of history, museum studies, and archival sciences are especially encouraged to apply. An interest in the history of the automobile and its impact on American culture is a plus, but not required.

Please send a resume, one-page cover letter, and a writing sample of any length and topic to: Laura Fisher, Chief Archivist, lfisher@petersen.org, (323) 964-6379.

The Petersen Automotive Museum is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to explore and present the history of the automobile and its impact on global life and culture, using Los Angeles as the prime example. Since its reopening after an extensive renovation, the Petersen has expanded its educational reach into the community through the relaunching of STEAM aligned school tours, public talks, and interactive workshops. In its current configuration, the Petersen refocuses visitor appreciation of vehicular visual arts by dedicating first floor galleries to artwork inspired by car culture as well as repositioning cars as works of fine art.

Website: https://www.petersen.org

 

Yes

Plaza de la Raza, Inc.

Los Angeles

Visual Arts/Social Media Internship »

Plaza de la Raza seeks undergraduate students for a summer internship, The Getty Marrow Visual Arts/Social Media Internship, to begin June 2022 through August 2022. The internship will support the Visual Arts activities of the center, including assistance with all exhibitions in the historic Boathouse Gallery, documentation of exhibitions, documentation and informational research on the permanent collection as well as the Photo Archive exhibition at Plaza de la Raza. The intern will utilize all aspects of the Plaza social media capacity to further document and promote the visual arts activities including openings and artists talks. The intern will work Monday through Friday 10-4 but must be available and flexible for weekend activities as they arise.

Intern candidates must submit a cover letter, a resume or c.v. to the Executive Director at maria.jimenez@plazadelaraza, in order to be considered for an interview. Questions can be addressed to Plaza at (323) 223-2475. Candidates must be familiar with social media platforms. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Plaza de la Raza is a community-based arts and cultural multidisciplines arts center, who presents programming that reflects the Latinx diaspora, as well as provides arts education for over 5,400 local students in East Los Angeles and the surrounding community. Our mission is to present the Latino contribution of arts and culture to the American landscape, to nurture local artists and engage audiences from all communities to appreciate our culture.

Website: www.plazadelaraza.org

 

Yes

Rancho Los Cerritos

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern: The Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern will work with our Curator on research and developing museum exhibits at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site and managing the Site’s collections. The intern will spend the summer actively learning about museum curation, exhibit design, and collections management. This includes the multiple stages of exhibit development, historical and contextual research related to objects, collections care, and maintenance, and necessary skills for museum collections management software. Additionally, the Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern will learn curatorial practices that are firmly rooted in Rancho Los Cerritos’ mission and that fully embody the site’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) goals. Working more broadly with the Curatorial Team and other site staff, the intern will gain valuable insight into the museum and nonprofit management. The intern will work full-time, forty hours a week Monday through Friday.

Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter that describes their qualifications for the Getty Marrow Curatorial Internship position and a resume or CV to carloso@rancholoscerritos.org. For more information contact Carlos Ortega at carloso@rancholoscerritos.org.

The Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation provides support for preservation and educational enhancements at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site, an 1844 two-story adobe on 4.7 acres of landscaped grounds in Long Beach. The museum focuses on the interpretation of rural lifestyles and economic development in Southern California between the 1840s and 1940s, and offers guided tours of house and gardens, youth and educational programs, living history tours and special events throughout the year. There is also a California History Research Library on the site, which includes archives and special collection.

Website: https://www.rancholoscerritos.org/

 

Yes

Rancho Los Cerritos

Long Beach

Education Internship »

The Getty Marrow Education Intern will design and implement educational programs that are firmly rooted in Rancho Los Cerritos’ mission and that fully embody the site’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) goals. Supervised by the Rancho’s Education Director and working closely with the Programs/Outreach Coordinator, the intern will spend the summer actively learning about museum-based education, program design, and community engagement, while developing and presenting programs for youth and families. Working more broadly with the Education Team and other site staff, the intern will gain valuable insight into museum education and nonprofit management. The intern will work full-time, forty hours a week Monday through Friday.

Getty Marrow Education Intern: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume that describes their qualification for, and interest in, the Getty Marrow Museum Education position to AlanaR@RanchoLosCerritos.org. For more information contact Alana Reese, Programs/Outreach Coordinator, at AlanaR@RanchoLosCerritos.org or (562) 206-2054.

The Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation provides support for preservation and educational enhancements at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site, an 1844 two-story adobe on 4.7 acres of landscaped grounds in Long Beach. The museum focuses on the interpretation of rural lifestyles and economic development in Southern California between the 1840s and 1940s, and offers guided tours of house and gardens, youth and educational programs, living history tours and special events throughout the year. There is also a California History Research Library on the site, which includes archives and special collection.

Website: https://www.rancholoscerritos.org/

 

Yes

reDiscover Center, Cardboard City

Santa Monica

Teaching Artist Internship »

Getty Marrow Teaching Artist Internship at Cardboard City, Santa Monica. This is an exciting opportunity in gallery-based visual art education for a motivated undergraduate deeply interested in the arts, arts education, and gallery management. This internship entails working as a Teaching Artist Intern at reDiscover’s pop-up community art center - Cardboard City, open to the public June 15 to August 28, 2022, with a projected attendance of 20,000 including 5,000 hands-on participants. This internship is 40 hours per week, with some weekend work required. The Teaching Artist Intern will contribute to an evolving installation art piece, teach cardboard-based artmaking to the public, answer questions about art and sustainability, and support the administration of this popular free program. In collaboration with the Cardboard City Curatorial, Education, and Visitor Experience Teams, the Teaching Artist Intern will work directly with the public to facilitate cardboard art classes and activities informed by the Cardboard City exhibit, installation, and artists-in-residence. This internship requires resourcefulness, passion, the facility to work with papercraft and cardboard construction, and an interest in working with fellow artists and with the public. It’s a wonderful opportunity for individuals interested in careers as an artist, gallerist, curator, or art educator.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and 2-4 portfolio images or a link to your online portfolio to: Mary Beth at marybeth@rediscovercenter.org or (310) 393-3636.

reDiscover Center’s Mission is to develop children’s creativity through hands-on making with sustainable materials. Our Vision is for all people to have an outlet for acquiring and donating reusable materials, and a resource to develop skills for employing them in a variety of ways. Current activities include: Tinkering Arts camps and classes, onsite maker programs at schools in LA, Santa Monica and Pasadena USDs, providing free community art programs, exhibits and creative reuse spaces to the public, and serving underserved youth with collaborative tinkering and maker programs in the City of LA and LA county.

Website: www.rediscovercenter.org

 

Yes

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College

Claremont

Curatorial Internship »

The Curatorial Intern assists in all aspects of production for an art catalog as well as the installation of a performative exhibition. The intern will work with the Curator of Academic Programs and Collections to develop academic programming that supports exhibitions and lectures (400 hours). According to Getty guidelines, these internships are “intended for members of groups underrepresented in the professions related to museums and the visual arts.” In addition, “Intern candidates can be sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.” Candidates must be currently enrolled undergraduate students, have completed at least one semester of college by June 2022, and be a resident of or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students who have already served as Getty interns at the Gallery are not eligible for another Getty internship at the Gallery. Students who graduate in May or June of 2022 are also not eligible to apply for a Gallery internship. Interns will work full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks between June 6—August 26, 2022. Interns will be paid an hourly rate and are hired as temporary employees, subject to Scripps College’s hiring and payroll procedures.

Applications are due in mid-April 2022 and request the following: a cover letter describing the academic and work experience that qualifies the candidate for the internship; a completed application; a resumé; an up-to-date transcript (official transcript not necessary); names and phone numbers of 3 references; a writing sample of about 1,000 words.

As the women’s college in the Claremont Consortium, Scripps is a selective, four-year liberal arts college for women. Today, Scripps enrolls more than 1,000 students and provides a challenging liberal arts curriculum focusing on interdisciplinary studies in the humanities, sciences, and fine arts. Scripps is proud to educate women of all ethnicities, religions, and nationalities. The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery is the steward of the Scripps College 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.

Website: https://rcwg.scrippscollege.edu/internships/#getty

 

Yes

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College

Claremont

Collection/Conservation Internship »

The Collection/Conservation Intern assists with conservation of art pieces, learns formal accessioning processes, learns to use the Embark System database, records the condition of works, and helps write publicity for the upcoming roster of 2022-23 academic year exhibitions (400 hours). According to the Getty guidelines, these internships are “intended for members of groups underrepresented in the professions related to museums and the visual arts.” In addition, “Intern candidates can be sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.” Candidates must be currently enrolled undergraduate students, have completed at least one semester of college by June 2022, and be a resident of or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students who have already served as Getty interns at the Gallery are not eligible for another Getty internship at the Gallery. Students who graduate in May or June of 2022 are also not eligible to apply for a Gallery internship. Interns will work full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks between June 6—August 26, 2022. Interns will be paid an hourly rate and are hired as temporary employees, subject to Scripps College’s hiring and payroll procedures.

Applications are due in mid-April 2022 and request the following: a cover letter describing the academic and work experience that qualifies the candidate for the internship; a completed application; a resumé; an up-to-date transcript (official transcript not necessary); names and phone numbers of 3 references; a writing sample of about 1,000 words.

As the women’s college in the Claremont Consortium, Scripps is a selective, four-year liberal arts college for women. Today, Scripps enrolls more than 1,000 students and provides a challenging liberal arts curriculum focusing on interdisciplinary studies in the humanities, sciences, and fine arts. Scripps is proud to educate women of all ethnicities, religions, and nationalities. The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery is the steward of the Scripps College 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.

Website: https://rcwg.scrippscollege.edu/internships/#getty

 

Yes

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College

Claremont

Visual Resources Internship »

The Visual Resources Intern receives training in the Embark system, LUNA, and CONTENTdm. S/he assists with online recording, marketing and research, and archiving, and will develop a basic understanding of archives and how historic documents are collected, organized, and shared (400 hours). According to the Getty guidelines, these internships are “intended for members of groups underrepresented in the professions related to museums and the visual arts.” In addition, “Intern candidates can be sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.” Candidates must be currently enrolled undergraduate students, have completed at least one semester of college by June 2022, and be a resident of or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students who have already served as Getty interns at the Gallery are not eligible for another Getty internship at the Gallery. Students who graduate in May or June of 2022 are also not eligible to apply for a Gallery internship. Interns will work full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks between June 6—August 26, 2022. Interns will be paid an hourly rate and are hired as temporary employees, subject to Scripps College’s hiring and payroll procedures.

Applications are due in mid-April 2022 and request the following: a cover letter describing the academic and work experience that qualifies the candidate for the internship; a completed application; a resumé; an up-to-date transcript (official transcript not necessary); names and phone numbers of 3 references; a writing sample of about 1,000 words.

As the women’s college in the Claremont Consortium, Scripps is a selective, four-year liberal arts college for women. Today, Scripps enrolls more than 1,000 students and provides a challenging liberal arts curriculum focusing on interdisciplinary studies in the humanities, sciences, and fine arts. Scripps is proud to educate women of all ethnicities, religions, and nationalities. The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery is the steward of the Scripps College 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.

Website: https://rcwg.scrippscollege.edu/internships/#getty

 

Yes

Ryman Arts

Los Angeles

Digital Photo Archive Internship »

Ryman Arts is seeking an intern to collect, process, and organize digitized and born-digital photographs from the organization’s archives. This project will ultimately make the rich photographic collection more accessible to staff, curators, product developers, and researchers. The photographic files include digital photos of artworks in the Herbert D. Ryman collection and photographs from Ryman archives. Organizing historical photographs from the early years of the organization will also be included in this project. This internship includes extensive opportunities to interact with all facets of the organization and professional partners in the community. Ryman was a mid-century American fine artist and designer. He had a long career as a painter, exhibiting widely in New York and California, and was also a legendary designer who worked for Walt Disney and at other studios from the 1930s until his death in 1989. Ryman Arts owns a collection of art and the related archives of Herbert D. Ryman. Ryman Arts was founded in 1990 to honor the legacy of Herbert D. Ryman and to transform the lives of young artists. The internship is for a consecutive ten-week period. The position is full-time (Monday-Friday; 40 hours a week, hours TBD).

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should mail or e-mail a cover letter describing how they meet the eligibility requirements and the duties of the position, a resume, the names and contact information for two references (teacher, professor, former employer, etc.), and the completed application form. info@ryman.org

Ryman Arts transforms lives by creating access and opportunity for a diverse community of young artists through rigorous education in fundamental art skills and mentoring. From a single drawing class for 12 students in 1990, Ryman Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, has grown to serve over 500 students annually. We offer intensive out-of-school studio art instruction, college and career guidance, art supplies, and support services—all at no cost to the student. After switching to virtual classes for the 2020-2021 school year we have returned to in-person classes in 2021-2022. We also maintain a significant collection of art and the archives of Los Angeles Artist Herbert D. Ryman and are responsible for stewardship of his legacy.

Website: www.rymanarts.org

 

Yes

Self-Help Graphics and Arts

Los Angeles

Documentation and Archive Internship »

Self Help Graphics & Art is seeking qualified undergraduate students for its Documentation and Archives Internship position. The intern will work onsite updating catalogue information to Self Help Graphics & Art’s (SHG) inventory and archive database. The Documentation and Archives intern will assist staff with updating the website in preparation for Self Help Graphics & Art’s Annual Print Fair, and learn how to handle and store works on paper. The intern will gain skills in archiving, digitizing, and researching print inventory for our database, website and Annual Print Fair. The intern will be required to work 35-40 hours per week.

The job description can be found on our site: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/opportunities. Submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@selfhelpgraphics.com.

Founded in 1973 in the heart of East Los Angeles, Self Help Graphics and Art is dedicated to the production, interpretation and distribution of prints and other art media by Chicana/o and Latina/o artists. Our multi-disciplinary, inter-generational programs promote artistic excellence and empower our community by providing access to space, tools, training and capital.

Website: https://www.selfhelpgraphics.com/opportunities

 

Yes

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Communications and Marketing Internship »

The Getty Marrow Communications and Marketing Intern will focus on community outreach, social media, and digital marketing for exhibitions, public programs, and educational initiatives. In particular, the intern will learn how to create and implement community outreach and social media plans for the Skirball’s fall exhibitions and future exhibitions. The intern will help maintain and analyze the Skirball’s social media accounts, particularly Instagram and Facebook. They will also assist the Communications and Marketing department with additional projects as needed. Work hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week, for a consecutive ten-week work period. Work hours are typically Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

Application requirements: Intern applicants must submit a resumé and cover letter to be considered for the position. Applications should be emailed to hr@skirball.org. Applicants are encouraged to learn about the Skirball at www.skirball.org. Finalists will be asked to provide two to three references.

The Skirball Cultural Center is a place of meeting guided by the Jewish tradition of welcoming the stranger and inspired by the American democratic ideals of freedom and equality. We welcome people of all communities and generations to participate in cultural experiences that celebrate discovery and hope, foster human connections, and call upon us to help build a more just society. Open to the public since 1996, the Skirball is home to the permanent exhibition "Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America" and the children’s and family destination Noah’s Ark at the Skirball (TM), and presents changing exhibitions, music, film, theater, dance, adult education, and school and family programs.

Website: www.skirball.org

 

Yes

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Description: The Getty Marrow Education Intern will work closely with members of the family programs team - which provides intergenerational learning experiences related to its exhibitions and permanent children’s and family destination, Noah’s Ark at the Skirball – to help develop and support on-site programming. Work hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week, for a consecutive 10-week work period. Work hours are Tuesday-Saturday, typically 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Application Requirements: Intern applicants must submit a resume and cover letter to be considered for the position and demonstrate a curiosity about arts education in informal learning environments. Desirable qualifications include strong customer service skills and an ability to work collaboratively. Applications should be emailed to hr@skirball.org. Inquiries about this position should be directed to Nina Silver at nsilver@skirball.org or (310) 440-4627. Applicants are encouraged to learn about the Skirball at www.skirball.org. Finalists will be asked to provide references.

The Skirball Cultural Center is a place of meeting guided by the Jewish tradition of welcoming the stranger and inspired by the American democratic ideals of freedom and equality. We welcome people of all communities and generations to participate in cultural experiences that celebrate discovery and hope, foster human connections, and call upon us to help build a more just society. Open to the public since 1996, the Skirball is home to the permanent exhibition "Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America" and the children’s and family destination Noah’s Ark at the Skirball (TM), and presents changing exhibitions, music, film, theater, dance, adult education, and school and family programs.

Website: www.skirball.org

 

Yes

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Getty Marrow Curatorial Internship will allow the intern to learn about museum curatorial work as a career pathway, and to gain hands-on experience in the basic skills of museum work. This position focuses on exhibition development and evaluation from research and writing to in-gallery observation. Upcoming exhibitions focus on aspects of Jewish history, craft, and contemporary art; specific assignments will vary depending on departmental needs and the intern’s interests. Work hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week, for a consecutive 10-week work period. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

Application requirements: Applications should include a cover letter describing the prospective intern’s interest in a career in museum curatorial work and a current résumé detailing relevant academic and work experience. We are particularly interested in applications that demonstrate experience with research and writing projects as well as applications that communicate a strong ability to work collaboratively with people in a work setting. Previous experience is not required but an interest in museum work is essential, applicants should be able to articulate what interests them about museum work and connect that interest to the Skirball Cultural Center’s mission. We recommend applicants also look at the Skirball’s exhibition page to get a sense of the type of exhibitions we put forward. Applications should be emailed to hr@skirball.org.

The Skirball Cultural Center is a place of meeting guided by the Jewish tradition of welcoming the stranger and inspired by the American democratic ideals of freedom and equality. We welcome people of all communities and generations to participate in cultural experiences that celebrate discovery and hope, foster human connections, and call upon us to help build a more just society. Open to the public since 1996, the Skirball is home to the permanent exhibition "Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America" and the children’s and family destination Noah’s Ark at the Skirball (TM), and presents changing exhibitions, music, film, theater, dance, adult education, and school and family programs.

Website: www.skirball.org

 

Yes

SoLa Contemporary

Los Angeles

Curatorial and Programmatic Internship »

The Curatorial and Programmatic Intern will work closely with curators, artists, and staff to produce SoLA’s three main exhibitions throughout the summer of 2022. The intern will gain robust experience in the curatorial process, art handling/installation, event coordination, and community programming. As a primary capstone, the intern will develop three public programs that coincide with SoLA’s Pride, Juneteenth, and biennial juried show exhibitions. With the support of the Executive Director and Curator, intern will engage meaningfully with artists and community partners to produce a workshop, artist panel, student visit, performance night, speaker series, or other creative program of their choice. Intern will attend artist visits and curatorial sessions. The Curatorial & Programmatic Internship is a hands-on learning opportunity and gateway into the arts for students coming from cultural backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the arts. Remote: Tuesday-Wednesday, 9am-5pm. Onsite: Thursday-Saturday, 10am-5pm.

Submit a resume, cover letter, and list of three references to development@solacontemporary.org. Documents should be in PDF format. Contact: Anefertiti Bowman; (323)903-5737; anefertiti@solacontemporary.org

SoLA Contemporary was founded with the goal of bringing art, education, and opportunity to South Los Angeles. We offer an array of programs including art exhibitions, critique groups, workshops, and city-wide collaborative projects. Our mission is to advocate for change by empowering people from diverse backgrounds to explore the intersection of art, culture, society, and politics. We envision a Los Angeles that celebrates creatives of color, and an art world that is inclusive, accessible, and equitable to all. We are a woman/nonbinary, minority-led nonprofit.

Website: https://www.solacontemporary.org/

 

Yes

St. Elmo Village

Los Angeles

LIVE-WORK-TEACH Internship »

St. Elmo Village is a place where creativity, education, life skills, community involvement, self-worth and the environment are nurtured, developed and supported through the Art of Living. St. Elmo Village’s LIVE-TEACH-WORK internship is a hands-on work experience that will introduce college students to the day-to-day work that is done as a small nonprofit organization. The intern will have the opportunity to work and interact daily with the Director, Board Members and residence of St. Elmo Village.

Contact: stelmovillage@earthlink.net

St. Elmo Village is a place where creativity, education, life skills, community involvement, self-worth and environment are nurtured and encouraged through the Art of Living. The village builds creative expression via the arts, leading to personal growth and spiritual peace. We offer workshops in various art forms from painting, drawing, computer graphics, photography and hand drumming.

Website: www.stelmovillage.org

 

Yes

The Broad

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The curatorial intern will support the museum's curatorial team in conducting art historical research for upcoming special exhibitions and collection installations including developing chronological overviews of artists' work, researching artists' ephemera, supporting ongoing collection projects, and gaining experience with The Broad's collection database. The curatorial intern will be trained in and guided on the research and planning that goes into exhibition making, learning the foundational skills necessary for curating within a contemporary art museum.

The curatorial intern will have opportunities to meet with various members of The Broad staff, to gain a holistic understanding of how the museum operates. This includes shadowing staff members from the collections management and visitor experience teams, as well as select meetings with other departments to help give a broad understanding of the museum's functions.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out preliminary research for future exhibitions and related programming including building bibliographies, collecting articles, and presenting overviews of artists work in chronological order
  • Provide support during The Broad's special exhibitions, This Is Not America's Flag and Takashi Murakami: Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow
  • Conduct research and assist with preliminary production and editing for upcoming publications
  • Assist with library maintenance and upkeep
  • Research and draft updates for staff about upcoming permanent collection artwork rotations
  • Learn basic training of collections database
  • Provide additional day-of staffing support for Broad programs
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed
  • Present on work completed throughout internship
  • Other duties as assigned
 

The candidate should have a strong interest in pursuing a career in curating contemporary art and have strong verbal and written communication skills. The intern should demonstrate interest or curiosity in contemporary art.

Please submit a resume, contact information for two references, and a cover letter addressing your interest in contemporary art, what you hope to gain from a curatorial internship at The Broad, and the aspects of your past experience that are most relevant to the application. Apply here. Deadline: Applications must be submitted no later than 5pm PDT on Monday, May 2, 2022.

The Broad is a contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles. The museum is home to 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which is among the most prominent holdings of postwar and contemporary art worldwide. The museum has an active program of rotating temporary exhibitions and innovative audience engagement initiatives.

Website: https://www.thebroad.org/employment

 

Yes

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Learning and Engagement Internship »

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) is an epicenter of artistic experimentation and incubator of new ideas. Building upon a distinguished forty-year history, ICA LA presents exhibitions, education initiatives, and community programs that illuminate the important untold stories and emerging voices in contemporary art and culture. In Summer 2021, the museum will host one Getty Marrow Learning and Engagement Internship—providing an opportunity to immerse an undergraduate student in the responsibilities and daily operations of an active programming department. The museum’s programs cover a broad scope of activities and communities served—K-12 classroom projects, panels and lectures, artist-led workshops, bilingual family events, live performances, and digital resources, among others—which the intern will assist in producing. The intern will provide critical research and administrative support to the Director of Learning and Engagement, and will learn important skills in program production, including artistic research and community engagement methodologies; liaising with museum staff on logistical procedures; visitor services; and fundraising strategies. The intern will work remotely and be directly supervised by Asuka Hisa, Director of Learning and Engagement.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé to learning@theicala.org. Applicants are encouraged to visit www.theicala.org to learn more about the museum’s exhibitions and programs, partnerships, and institutional history.

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) is an epicenter of artistic experimentation and incubator of new ideas. Founded in 1984 as the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) and reestablished in 2017 with a new identity and home in Downtown Los Angeles, ICA LA builds upon a distinguished history of exhibitions, education initiatives, and public programs to illuminate the important untold stories and emerging voices in contemporary art and culture. The museum strives to make contemporary art relevant and accessible for all; admission is always free.

Website: www.theicala.org

 

Yes

The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts

Los Angeles

Grants Internship »

The MKFA Grants Intern will mainly support the Grants Manager in the preparation of the 2023 Artist Project Grants cycle, including related web and social media content that highlights and celebrates the work of the arts organizations and artists that are supported by the Foundation’s grant program. Grants-related activities include: creation of an annual survey to grantees and constituents, review and refinement of the grants application process, research on grant programs in the U.S and participation in site visits of current grantees. The intern will assist in the creation of a new spotlight feature on the MKFA website highlighting grantees and a newsletter that announces upcoming grantee exhibitions and events. The intern will be trained to work with an online grants platform (Submittable), Filemaker Pro, MS Word, MS Excel, and Google Workspace. In addition to the grants experience, the intern will also have the opportunity to engage with MKFA’s Archives and Collections teams where they will gain a fuller understanding of the work of MKFA which includes both philanthropy and the stewardship of art and archives collections. Archives projects include assisting with web archive and library cataloging; Collections projects include assisting with artwork loans, inspection, condition reporting and research. The intern’s time will be distributed among the three departments: 60% of the internship will be focused in the grants department, 20% will focus on Archives and 20% on Collections. Office hours are M-F: 9 am to 5 pm.

This internship offers a rare look into grantmaking for the arts and would benefit an intern who is considering a career as an artist, curator, and/or arts administrator in the non-profit sector. Candidates should be detail-oriented, and have excellent communications and computer skills. They should demonstrate a curiosity around grantmaking processes and/or have an interest/knowledge of contemporary art and the work of Mike Kelley. An art history or fine arts background is helpful, but not imperative.

Please submit your resume, thoughtful cover letter, and a reference to jobs@mikekelleyfoundation.org

The Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts advances the artist’s spirit of critical thinking, risk-taking, and provocation in the arts. Established by Kelley in 2007, the Foundation seeks to further Kelley’s philanthropic work through grants to arts organizations and artists for innovative projects that reflect his multifaceted artistic practice. The Foundation also preserves the artist’s legacy more broadly and fosters the understanding of his life and creative achievements through educational initiatives including exhibitions, educational events, publications, and the preservation and care of the Foundation’s art collections and archives.

Website: https://mikekelleyfoundation.org/foundation/jobs

 

Yes

The Millard Sheets Library at Otis College of Art & Design

Los Angeles

Art Library Internship »

Add to the inventory of recordings of events and lectures held at Otis since the 1990s. Migrate existing documentation about these events to the Library’s website. The intern will research information about the visiting lecturers, focusing on the Graduate Fine Arts, Communication Arts, and Fashion Design departments. In addition, the intern will reformat older lectures on DVD and VHS to streaming. Lastly, the intern will create and post captions for these videos. This project builds upon the work done by our 2021 Getty Marrow intern. In addition, the intern may help with other projects, such as assisting with the migration to a new library catalog; adding missing historic content about the College and its Alumnx to our online archive; cataloging art historical images to support the changing curriculum; and updating parts of the Library’s websites. 37.5 hours / week: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm (flexible).

Send cover letter and resume to Derek McMullen, dmcmullen@otis.edu, (310) 665-6928.

The Millard Sheets Library at Otis College of Art & Design is a relaxed atmosphere where creative students meet, study, browse, and find inspiration. Librarians have built a collection that supports the students and the curriculum and includes 40,000 books, 130,000 electronic books, online databases with millions of articles, and special collections that include 3,000 artists’ books. Librarians are committed to proactive service to students and faculty and are readily available to consult about research needs.

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

 

Yes

The Vincent Price Art Museum

Monterey Park

Curatorial Internship »

VPAM’s Getty Marrow Curatorial Internship will provide an introduction to the Vincent Price Art Museum; the research and planning entailed to produce its mission-driven exhibitions; and current efforts to engage diverse communities through programming and outreach. The intern will be fully integrated into the museum’s curatorial team over a 10-week (40 hrs per week) internship period and will gain significant curatorial and administrative experience. The work plan will be structured around the museum’s summer programming and fall exhibitions calendar with a focus on the inaugural Los Angeles Community College District Student Art Exhibition.

Interested applicants should provide a cover letter and resume to: Victor Parra at email: parravj@elac.edu. For questions please call: (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: www.vincentpriceartmuseum.org

 

Yes

The Wende Museum of the Cold War

Culver City

Curatorial Internship »

The selected Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern will work closely with the Chief Curator and Director of Programming and the Exhibition and Programming Associate, and assist in the preparation of our November 2022 exhibitions "Vietnam in Transition, 1976-present" and "For Ruth - The Sky in Los Angeles: Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt and David Horvitz," in collaboration with the Albertinum – State Art Collections in Dresden, Germany. Also, the intern will conduct research on other upcoming exhibitions, to be determined based on the successful candidates’ skills and interests. In addition to upcoming exhibitions, the curatorial intern will assist with upcoming virtual programs at the museum. Candidates with an interest in experimental curatorial practices, cultural and political history, and art historical research are encouraged to apply. This summer internship is an onsite full-time ten-week position. Interested students can learn more about the Wende Museum on our website www.wendemuseum.org.

Submit an application by sending a resume and cover letter to jsegal@wendemuseum.org and acanzano@wendemuseum.org with “Getty Marrow Curatorial Internship” in the subject line.

The mission of the Wende Museum is to preserve Cold War art, culture, and history from the Soviet Bloc countries, inspire a broad understanding of the period, and explore its enduring legacy. Named for the Wende (pronounced “venda”), a German word meaning “turning point” or “change” that has come to describe the transformative period leading up to and following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the Wende Museum: collects and preserves artwork, artifacts, archives, films, and personal histories from Cold War–era Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union relating to the period 1945–1991; challenges and engages the public through experimental exhibitions and interdisciplinary programming inspired by the collection; illuminates the past and informs the present through creative collaborations with contemporary artists and designers; and promotes rigorous scholarship, educates students, and stimulates general interest through lectures, symposia, and publications.

Website: www.wendemuseum.org

 

Yes

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

Los Angeles

Archival Preservation and Research Internship »

The Getty Marrow Archival Research and Preservation Internship will focus on the role research and preservation play in developing access, outreach, and user engagement for exhibitions. The internship will introduce an intern to archival principles and theory; processing art archives and cultural heritage collections; research and description for art objects; digital preservation and access; and other museum activities the CSRC performs to manage and provide access to our art collections. The intern will be working specifically behind the scenes of a collaborative exhibition between the CSRC and the National Museum of American History. Using CSRC collections, the intern will do research on the themes of the NMAH exhibition and select art and ephemera that best represent the stories the CSRC and NMAH aim to tell regarding Latinx youth movements. The intern will also have the opportunity to digitize artwork and ephemera they want to highlight from their research in the CSRC Archive and add them to our online portal on Chicanx art collections. Over the course of the internship, the intern will learn about describing collections and artwork; writing artist biographies and historical notes; researching provenance and how to conduct archival research; learning workflows to support museum requests; best practices for digital preservation for cultural objects; and more. Interns will work onsite at UCLA under the supervision and guidance of the Archivist for a period of ten weeks. Interns must schedule their work Monday through Friday during regular business hours.

For the Archival Preservation and Research Internship, please send (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) the names of two references to Xaviera Flores, Librarian and Archivist, at floresx@ucla.edu.

The Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) 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: https://www.chicano.ucla.edu/

 

Yes

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

Los Angeles

Publication Internship »

The Getty Marrow Publication Internship will focus on learning about peer-reviewed academic publication in the visual arts. The intern will work on the book series A Ver: Revisioning Art History. The A Ver series developed as part of a systemic effort by the CSRC to address this lack of Latino representation in the arts. Since 2007, the CSRC Press has published 12 monographs in the series, and is currently preparing five new titles for publication that focus on individual Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Chicana artists. The A Ver project is unique in its integration of peer-reviewed scholarship on Latinx art and artists with related efforts to publish oral histories, provide digital access to audiovisual records, and collaboration on public programs and exhibitions related to the release of the book. The intern will work closely with the series editor and production editor on all aspects of book production, including (1) permissions, (2) preparation of the art program, (3) revision and updating of the exhibition history and bibliography, (4) copyediting, and (5) layout and design. The intern will also have an opportunity to interact with the artists, in particular with respect to preparation of oral history transcriptions. Interns will work onsite at UCLA under the supervision and guidance of the editors for a period of ten weeks. Interns must schedule their work Monday through Friday during regular business hours.

For the Publication Internship, please send (1) a cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) the names of two references to Chon Noriega, A Ver Series Editor, at cnoriega@ucla.edu.

The Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC) 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: https://www.chicano.ucla.edu/

 

Yes

University Art Gallery at California State University Dominguez Hills

Carson

Programming and Exhibitions Internship »

Under the guidance and mentorship of the Gallery Director, the Intern will work with the University Art Gallery’s Pacific Standard Time team on various aspects of research for the proposed exhibition, Brackish Water Los Angeles. This work will focus on research of artworks on the proposed exhibition checklist. The intern will serve as part of the PST team, participating in weekly meetings and providing support on all additional aspects of the project. This may include exhibition planning, planning for catalogue essays, and planning for the second semester-long course in conjunction with the exhibition. In addition to the PST project, the intern will also provide support for the exhibition on view and for the planning of upcoming exhibitions (the University Art Gallery exhibition schedule is currently undergoing revisions as we prepare for the Gallery’s reopening in Winter, February 2022.) The Getty MUI intern will assist the artist and gallery staff in preparing for and producing these programs and events. This work will include developing and producing communications plans; and may include coordinating events. The intern will also work with the Gallery Director to create web pages and social media galleries in support of the University Art Gallery. They will help coordinate the completion of a catalogue for one of CSUDH’s previous exhibitions, Yoshie Sakai: KOKO’s Neighborhood. In addition, they will work with the Gallery Director and Technician to plan for several upcoming exhibitions and programming featuring Los Angeles-based artists.

In addition to eligibility requirements that Getty outlines for the MUI internship, internship applicants are required to submit the following to artgallery@csudh.edu with the subject line Getty MUI Internship: a cover letter highlighting 2-3 accomplishments relevant to the position, a current resumé, and a list of three professional or academic references. Deadline for applications will be April 21, 2022.

California State University, Dominguez Hills is a comprehensive urban university, located in the city of Carson, primarily serving the South Bay region and greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. CSUDH’s mission is to provide education, scholarship and service that are, by design, accessible and transformative. The university offers 67 degree programs—45 undergraduate, and 22 graduate. The University Art Gallery serves the campus and broader community as a laboratory for contemporary art and design practices presenting exhibitions and programming. The University Art Gallery is deeply committed to building a creative and innovative art and design culture that celebrates artists and engages audiences.

Website: https://gallery.csudh.edu/

 

Yes

USC Pacific Asia Museum

Los Angeles

Collections and Curatorial Management Internship »

The Collections and Curatorial 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 an understanding of the role of the museum in society. The intern will work closely with a member of the museum staff through 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. The intern will work from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday for 10 weeks.

Intern Application Requirements: letter of interest with a description of how the requirements are met, and what the intern hopes to contribute and learn; resume and contact information (name/title/phone/email) for 2 references. Contact: Annie Lee, Registrar, annie.lee@pam.usc.edu, (626) 449-2742.

Founded in 1971, USC Pacific Asia Museum promotes intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands in support of its mission to create inspiring encounters with the art, history and culture of Pacific Asia that promotes intercultural understanding—in the service of elevating our shared sense of humanity. With over 15,000 objects in the permanent collection representing 4,000 years, the museum presents exhibitions, performances, lectures, K-12 educational programs, and festivals that serve a diverse audience of 30,000 annual guests from across Southern California and beyond. The museum is located in Pasadena in San Gabriel Valley, which has one of the most concentrated populations of Asian Americans and Asian immigrants in the United States.

Website: https://pacificasiamuseum.usc.edu/about/work-with-us/

 

Yes

Visual Communications Media

Los Angeles

Archives Exhibition Internship »

The Getty Marrow Exhibition Intern will work on the preservation and digitization of archival contents from the VC Archives of over 500,000 photographic images, 1000 hours of oral histories, and more than 3,000 moving image titles that reflect Asian Pacific histories, movements, and experiences. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Intern would work on the exhibition of specific VC Archival materials and projects, such as FIRST STREET NORTH, AMERICA’S CONCENTRATION CAMPS, and REVISTING ROBERT NAKAMURA, in our continued effort to engage and educate our communities. The position will be 40 hours per week for the duration of ten (10) consecutive weeks.

Please submit your cover letter, writing sample, and resume to intern@vcmedia.org. No phone calls please.

Founded in 1970 by a group of pioneering and independent filmmakers, Visual Communications (VC) has evolved from being the first Asian American media arts organization dedicated to creating accurate and sensitive portrayals of Asian Americans to becoming an artistic development institute for Asian American media creators. Visual Communications’ mission is to develop and support the voices of Asian American & Pacific Islander filmmakers and media arts. VC achieves its mission by providing year-round creative training, networking and financial support for Asian American and Pacific Islanders who are committed to a career in filmmaking, entertainment and the media arts. Annual programming at VC includes: the L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival; Armed with a Camera Fellowship; C3 Conference for Creative Content; Project Catalyst; Digital Histories; and the VC Film Development Fund. Additionally the Visual Communications Archives is home to the largest photographic and moving image archives about Asian American and Pacific Islander communities and histories.

Website: https://vcmedia.org/

 

Yes