The Getty Foundation has offered funding to more than 60 Los Angeles-area museums and visual arts organizations for Multicultural Undergraduate Internships during summer 2014.

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

Eligibility for the internships is limited to currently enrolled undergraduates who reside in or attend college in Los Angeles County. Students must have completed at least one semester of college by June 2014, and those who will complete their degree by September 1, 2014 are also eligible to apply. Candidates can be sought from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have demonstrated a previous commitment to the visual arts.

Below is a list of organizations offering internship positions for the summer of 2014. Organization descriptions and position titles are included. If you are interested in applying for any of the positions below, contact the organizations directly using the information provided. Good luck!

Please note: all positions for summer 2014 have been filled. The information below remains available for reference only.
USING THIS TABLE: To sort and locate a specific internship, use the top row header links (Organization, City, and Position Information). Click once to sort A-Z and again to sort Z-A. To view the full details, including contact information, for a specific position, click on the internship title.

Organization

City

Position Information

18th Street Arts Complex

Santa Monica

Artist Programs & Outreach Internship »

18th Street seeks an intern to assist the Director of Residency Programs in the programming and execution of events and marketing surrounding our residency programs. The intern will be assisting with creating content for our website. S/he must be savvy on WordPress, with a basic knowledge of graphic design and/or video editing. In addition, the intern will assist with the openings of our summer exhibitions and smaller artist events beginning in June.

Contact: Lauren Nichols, Director of Residency Programs, lnichols@18thstreet.org; (310) 453-3711.

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

Website: www.18thstreet.org

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Pomona

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will participate in all aspects of planning and presenting exhibitions.

Contact: Rody Lopez, Associate Curator, Rlopez@amoca.org; (909) 865-3146.

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

Website: www.amoca.org

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Pomona

Education Internship »

The intern will assist with planning and implementation of hands-on activities and with written curriculum.

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

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

Website: www.amoca.org

Angels Gate Cultural Center, Inc.

San Pedro

Gallery Management Internship »

The intern will provide direct support to Director of Visual Arts, assisting with the installation of one cycle of gallery exhibitions and the planning of Angels Gate Cultural Center's upcoming exhibitions and projects. The intern will develop real world skills in gallery management and gain experience working directly with artists. Strong writing skills and a writing sample are required.

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

Angels Gate Cultural Center is one of the largest visual arts organizations in the Los Angeles Harbor region.

Website: www.angelsgateart.org

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Curatorial/Academic Programs Internship »

Contact: Theresa Sotto, Assistant Director, Academic Programs, tsotto@hammer.ucla.edu; (310) 443-7047.

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

Website: www.hammer.ucla.edu

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Communications and Public Engagement Internship »

Contact: Arielle Sherman, Communications Associate, asherman@hammer.ucla.edu; (310) 209-7920.

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

Website: www.hammer.ucla.edu »

Hammer Museum

Los Angeles

Development and Special Events Internship »

Contact: David Morehouse, Associate Director, Donor Relations, dmorehouse@hammer.ucla.edu; (310) 443-7081

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

Website: www.hammer.ucla.edu

Armory Center for the Arts

Pasadena

Communications Internship »

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

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

Website: www.armoryarts.org

Armory Center for the Arts

Pasadena

Gallery Internship »

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

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

Website: www.armoryarts.org

ArtworxLA

Los Angeles

Arts Education Internship »

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

artworxLA was founded in 1992 as The HeArt Project to help fill the void in arts education among L.A. inner city youth. We have steadily expanded from one workshop at a community center in Skid Row to serve over 600 students every year at 25 alternative high school sites including the Hollywood Media Arts Academy (HMAA), the first institution of its kind in the region. Our annual program is centered on a three-part series of classroom-based arts workshops led by professional artists in partnership with many of L.A.'s premier cultural organizations.

Website: www.artworxla.org

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena

Library Internship »

The intern will serve multiple areas of Art Center's James Lemont Fogg Library. With a comprehensive work plan designed to provide exposure to all departments, the Library Intern will learn from experienced professionals about all aspects of library and information science, including collection development, archival and digital image curatorial activities, and public services.

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

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

Website: library.artcenter.edu

Arts and Services for Disabled, Inc.

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

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

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

Website: www.artsandservices.org

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

Los Angeles

Visual Arts Curatorial Internship »

The internship is an opportunity to gain experience in non-profit arts production and administration, utilizing the arts as a tool in community-building.

Contact: Jilly Canizares, jilly@filamarts.org. To submit an application, please email a cover letter and a resume with two references.

FilAm ARTS is a community-based arts organization that engages diverse publics in cultural arts as a synergistic approach to empower and cultivate individual and community self determination through: the City of Los Angeles' 23rd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture, the Pilipino Artists Network, the Eskuwela Kultura afterschool program, the Buy Pinoy Campaign, and the 'Saysay' Story Art Project.

Website: www.filamarts.org

Autry National Center of the American West

Los Angeles

Collections Internship »

Contact: Peg Brady, Registrar, Permanent Collections, pbrady@theautry.org; (323) 667-2000, ext. 384.

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

Website: www.theautry.org

Autry National Center of the American West

Los Angeles

Communications and Visitor Services Internship »

Contact: Maren Dougherty, Director of Communications and Marketing, mdougherty@theautry.org; (323) 667-2000, ext. 259.

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

Website: www.theautry.org

Autry National Center of the American West

Los Angeles

Exhibit Design, Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Patrick Fredrickson, Associate Design Director, pfredrickson@theautry.org; (323) 667-2000, ext. 267.

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

Website: www.theautry.org

California African-American Museum

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Vida Brown, Visual Arts Curator/Program Manager, vbrown@caamuseum.org; (213) 744-7426.

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

Website: www.caamuseum.org

California African-American Museum

Los Angeles

Library Internship »

Contact: Denise McIver, Research Liberian; (213) 744-2544.

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

Website: www.caamuseum.org

California Institute of the Arts, REDCAT Gallery

Los Angeles

REDCAT Curatorial Internship »

The intern will have direct experience with the mounting of an exhibition as well as responsibilities on forthcoming gallery exhibitions, publications, and artist residencies. He or she will working in close collaboration with REDCAT's curatorial staff and participate in the research, coordination, and planning of projects taking place in the 2014/2015 season. The intern should possess a good communication and written skills, with a strong interest in curatorial work and emerging artists.

Contact: Sohab Mohebbi, Assistant Curator, smohebbi@calarts.edu. Please submit a cover letter and resume.

REDCAT, CalArts' contemporary arts center located in downtown Los Angeles, seeks a curatorial intern to implement programs and exhibitions.

Website: www.redcat.org/gallery

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

Valencia

CAP Summer Arts Program Internship »

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

Contact:Karla Duarte, CAP Summer Arts Program Coordinator, kduarte@calarts.edu; (661) 222-2708.

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

Website: www.calarts.edu/cap

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

Valencia

CAP Residency & Practicum Internship »

The intern for this assignment will work with the Artistic Director of CAP to support the launch of the CAP Residency & Practicum for Teaching Artists, an eight-week initiative for teaching artists that combines 5 weeks of coursework at CalArts with a 3-week long teaching practicum in the CAPSA program.

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

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

Website: www.calarts.edu/cap

California State Parks, Will Rogers State Historic Park.

Pacific Palisades

Curatorial Internship »

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

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

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

California State University Long Beach, University Art Museum

Long Beach

Education Internship »

The intern will be tasked with aiding in the development and scheduling of tours to accommodate the classes, the development of related educational programming, online content to support faculty and students, and the writing of program descriptions and curriculum guides. The education intern will also help in facilitating communication between campus faculty and the UAM Education Department.

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

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

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

California State University Long Beach, University Art Museum

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will assist the Curator of Exhibitions to facilitate communication between campus faculty who are engaging in the collaborative effort. The intern will research opportunities for local and regional outreach activities before and during the UAM exhibition. The intern will also work closely with the Curator of Education in the development of related educational programming as well as online content to support faculty and students.

Contact: Kristina Newhouse, Curator of Exhibitions, kirstina.newhouse@csulb.edu; (562) 985-5286.

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

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

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Culver City

Archival Assistant Internship »

The intern will dedicate half of his/her time to an inventory and colloguing project, under the primary supervision of two Project Archivists. Intern job tasks under this project will include: processing and describing the collection on a folder-level; identifying fragile items to be reviewed for digitization and preservation; cataloging Viet Nam Era posters on an item-level using the MIMSY XG cataloguing system; and preparing digital images to be linked to database records. The other of the intern’s time will be spent on multiple projects related to CSPG's two main programs: Exhibition Development and Access and Preservation. Primary tasks will be to assist the Archivist in all aspects of the collection, including acquisition procedures, cataloging, condition assessment, and research and documentation of artists, social justice issues and historical events.

Contact: Mary Sutton, Program Director, cspg@politicalgraphics.org; (310) 397-3100.

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

Website: www.politicalgraphics.org

Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Culver City

Archival Assistant Internship »

The intern will dedicate half of his/her time to an inventory and colloguing project, under the primary supervision of two Project Archivists. Intern job tasks under this project will include: processing and describing the collection on a folder-level; identifying fragile items to be reviewed for digitization and preservation; cataloging Viet Nam Era posters on an item-level using the MIMSY XG cataloguing system; and preparing digital images to be linked to database records. The other of the intern’s time will be spent on multiple projects related to CSPG's two main programs: Exhibition Development and Access and Preservation. Primary tasks will be to assist the Archivist in all aspects of the collection, including acquisition procedures, cataloging, condition assessment, and research and documentation of artists, social justice issues and historical events.

Contact: Mary Sutton, Program Director, cspg@politicalgraphics.org; (310) 397-3100.

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

Website: www.politicalgraphics.org

Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Contact: Steven Wong, curator@camla.org; (213) 485-8356.

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

Website: www.camla.org

Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Steven Wong, curator@camla.org; (213) 485-8356.

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

Website: www.camla.org

City of Los Angeles, Office of Historic Resources

Los Angeles

Historic Preservation Internship »

Contact: Michelle Levy, City Planner, Office of Historic Resources, Department of City Planning, michelle.levy@lacity.org; (213) 978-1181.

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

Website: www.preservation.lacity.org

Corita Art Center

Los Angeles

General Internship »

The summer intern will work on all aspects of operations, learning how a small arts organization works and also develop his/her own projects.

Contact: Ray Smith, ray@corita.org; (323) 466-2157, ext. 1018.

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

Website: www.corita.org

Craft and Folk Art Museum

Los Angeles

Public Programs Internship »

The Public Programs Intern will assist with the planning and execution of programs including Craft Night, monthly Sunday afternoon Craft Labs, and will assist with CAFAM's social networking strategy and program evaluation.

Contact: Holly Jerger, Director of Public Programs, holly@cafam.org; (323) 937-4230.

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

Website: www.cafam.org

El Pueblo Park Association

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Working with El Pueblo General Manager (GM) to enhance our internal historical library, including our historic documents, books and photo archives. The work will support the establishment of an on-site research library to be accessible to scholars, students and other researchers who would like to learn more about California and the birth of the City of Los Angeles.The educational intern will also work with GM to finalize contracts associated with the America Tropical Interpretive Center which houses information and mural of David Alfaro Siqueiros.

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

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

Website: www.elpueblo.lacity.org

El Pueblo Park Association

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The intern will work with El Pueblo Assistant General Manager (AGM) on the planning and organizing of an exhibit coinciding with the 130th Anniversary of the Plaza Firehouse here at El Pueblo. The exhibit will showcase artifacts from the first Firehouse in the City and additional artifacts from our historic collection. The exhibit’s main objective is to educate the public on the overlapping layers of history that have shaped El Pueblo Historical Monument into what it is today.The curatorial intern will also work on spearheading the social media component of the exhibit, including but not limited to adapting digital platforms like HistoryPin.

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

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

Website: www.elpueblo.lacity.org

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Los Angeles

Public Programs and Communications Internship »

Under the general umbrella of museum engagement, the intern will work in the Fowler Museum's public programs and communications departments. The intern will play a key role in presenting public programs for all ages, from inception to implementation, as well as provide support for the communications regarding the Fowler's dynamic exhibitions and programs.

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

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

Website: www.fowler.ucla.edu

Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Contact: Marianna Gatto, Executive Director, marianna@italianhall.org; (213) 485-8432.

The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles (IAMLA), is located in the historic Italian Hall in downtown Los Angeles, steps away from Union Station and the civic and financial districts in the heart of the city's historic little Italy. Opening Summer 2014, the IAMLA's will be a 21st century, interactive Museum, showcasing the history and ongoing contributions of Italian Americans in Southern California, which predates California's statehood.

Website: www.italianhall.org

Inner-City Arts

Los Angeles

Programs Internship »

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

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

The mission of Inner-City Arts is to use arts education to positively affect the lives of inner-city children, improving their chances to lead productive and successful lives by developing creativity, improving learning skills and building self-confidence. We provide free, high-quality arts education to some of the most underserved children in Los Angeles. Each year, more than 6,000 students and 1,000 classroom teachers, teaching artists and after-school providers receive arts instruction in visual arts, ceramics, animation, digital photography, media arts, graphic design, dance, drama and music. All Inner-City Arts classes are taught by professional teaching artists in fully equipped studios at our campus located in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles.

Website: www.inner-cityarts.org/who-we-are-employment.php

Inner-City Arts

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Inner-City Arts seeks an intern with a passion for youth development and an interest in building signature programming that directly impacts the lives of young people, families and the constituents that serve them. This person will be responsible for assisting with the planning, implementation, evaluation and assessment of our Middle and High School Institutes Program. Duties will include day-to-day administration, visual and performing arts studio assistance and community youth mentorship.This intern will also gain a broad overview of related programming in Professional Development and Theater programming.In addition to the day-to-day duties, the intern will be participating in projects that directly contribute to capacity building and our ability to enhance service to communities of youth, families, local artists and educators.As a component of working with staff and developing relationships at Inner-City Arts, the intern will attend and participate in program and staff meetings. Additionally, the intern will gain a broad understanding of the inner-workings of nonprofit organizations through the assistance in inter-departmental projects and events. The intern will also attend meetings and events with the Associate Director of Education.

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

The mission of Inner-City Arts is to use arts education to positively affect the lives of inner-city children, improving their chances to lead productive and successful lives by developing creativity, improving learning skills and building self-confidence. We provide free, high-quality arts education to some of the most underserved children in Los Angeles. Each year, more than 6,000 students and 1,000 classroom teachers, teaching artists and after-school providers receive arts instruction in visual arts, ceramics, animation, digital photography, media arts, graphic design, dance, drama and music. All Inner-City Arts classes are taught by professional teaching artists in fully equipped studios at our campus located in the Skid Row area of downtown Los Angeles.

Website: www.inner-cityarts.org/who-we-are-employment.php

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC)

Los Angeles

Visual Arts Internship »

Contact: Wakana Kimura, wkimura@jaccc.org; (213) 628-2725 ext.146.

Founded in 1971, the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center is one of the largest ethnic
arts and cultural centers of its kind in the United States. The mission of the JACCC is to present, perpetuate, transmit and promote Japanese and Japanese American arts and culture to diverse audiences, and to provide a center to enhance community programs. The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center is the preeminent presenter of Japanese and Japanese American, and Asian American performing and visual arts nationally.

Website: www.jaccc.org

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles

Exhibitions Internship »

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

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

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

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles

Media Arts Internship »

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

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

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

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles

Production Internship »

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

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America's ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. Through the building of a comprehensive collection of material culture and development of multi-faceted exhibitions, educational activities, public programs and publications, the National Museum 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/

L.A. Freewaves

Los Angeles

Web Internship »

Contact: Anne Bray, anne@freewaves.org; (213) 344-8910.

Freewaves creates public media art events that bring diverse audiences and independent media artists together in dialogue on culture and society, while promoting innovative and people-centered cultural engagement through project-specific platforms that may be online, established, nontraditional, multiple or scalable.Freewaves acts locally throughout Los Angeles and globally beyond.Freewaves provides free online access to one of the largest digital archives of contemporary media arts in the world.

Website: www.freewaves.org

L.A. Freewaves

Los Angeles

Administrative and Marketing Internship »

Contact: Anne Bray, anne@freewaves.org; (213) 344-8910.

Freewaves creates public media art events that bring diverse audiences and independent media artists together in dialogue on culture and society, while promoting innovative and people-centered cultural engagement through project-specific platforms that may be online, established, nontraditional, multiple or scalable.Freewaves acts locally throughout Los Angeles and globally beyond.Freewaves provides free online access to one of the largest digital archives of contemporary media arts in the world.

Website: www.freewaves.org

LAXART

Los Angeles

Discursive Programs Internship »

This summer LAXART is offering one internship focused on Discursive Programs.

Contact: Eric Stone, eric@laxart.org; (310) 559-0166.

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

Website: www.laxart.org

Los Angeles Public Library

Los Angeles

Archival Internship, Travel Posters Collection »

The intern will work on an archival project of local, national and international travel posters housed at the Central Los Angeles Public Library. The Library has over 450 travel posters spanning from the early 1920s to the 1960s, including some very rare posters from the German Olympics, early travel posters of California, as well as airline advertisements. During the “Golden Age of Travel”, railways, airlines, and automobiles opened new and exciting possibilities to travel both locally and to destinations around the world.

Contact: Ani Boyadjian, Principal Librarian, Research & Special Collections, aboyad@lapl.org; (213) 228-7223.

The Los Angeles Public Library serves the largest and most diverse constituency of any public library in the United States.The Library is home to more than 6 million books, e-materials, and other information resources.In addition, the Library maintains an archive of over 3 million historic photographs, menus, ephemera, and documents, 91,300 of which is in the searchable online collection that is viewed 700,000 times every month.

Website: www.lapl.org

Long Beach Museum of Art

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Sue Ann Robinson, sueannr@lbma.org; (562) 439.2119.

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

Website: www.lbma.org

Los Angeles Conservancy

Los Angeles

Communications Internship »

The Communications Intern will help engage the public in our educational programming and advocacy efforts, building support for our mission and mobilizing action on behalf of historic places.S/he will gain direct experience in areas including website maintenance and content creation, media relations, promotion, and market research. The intern will be part of a small but dedicated team of staff and volunteers with expertise in such areas as preservation, educational programs, public relations, administration, membership, marketing, and fundraising. It is our hope that the internship will provide a meaningful educational experience for current students while furthering the cause of preservation through the completion of much-needed projects.

Contact: Cindy Olnick, Director of Communications, colnick@laconservancy.org; (213) 623-2489.

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

Website: www.laconservancy.org

Los Angeles Conservancy

Los Angeles

Advocacy Internship »

The Advocacy Intern will have the opportunity to become involved in a variety of substantive preservation issues.Possible work assignments include research, landmark nominations, community outreach, and support for urgent advocacy issues. The intern will be part of a small but dedicated team of staff and volunteers with expertise in such areas as preservation, educational programs, public relations, administration, membership, marketing, and fundraising.It is our hope that the internship will provide a meaningful educational experience for current students while furthering the cause of preservation through the completion of much-needed projects.

Contact: Adrian Scott Fine, Director of Advocacy, afine@laconservancy.org; (213) 623-2489.

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

Website: www.laconservancy.org

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE)

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship: Summer Residency Series 2014 »

The Summer Season 2014 Curatorial Intern will learn the conventions and protocols of producing public programs. The Intern will gain valuable introductions to 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.

Contact: Shoghig Halajian, Exhibitions and Operations Manager, shoghig@welcometolace.org.

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

Website: www.welcometolace.org

William S. Hart Museum

Newhall

Education Internship »

The intern will work under the direction of the Museum Administrator, to plan and develop new materials and activities for visitors to the William S. Hart Ranch and Museum and visitors to our website, not the least of whom are teachers looking to enhance their field trips to the Hart. The intern's assignment will include the research and preparation of materials that will be used to enrich our visitors' experiences inside the Museum, as well as activities that can be utilized outside, taking advantage of our Park and its resources.

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

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

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

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Los Angeles

Archival and Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Ilaria Benzoni-Clark, ilaria@lamoth.org; (323) 651-3704

The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) has a two-fold mission that has remained constant since its inception in 1961: Holocaust commemoration and education. The Museum provides free Holocaust education to the public, particularly students from underfunded schools and underserved communities. LAMOTH is an artifacts-based history museum which explicates the complex and enormous history of the Holocaust and its antecedents and aftermath within its chronological and historical contexts. In 2010, the Museum opened its award-winning new facility and permanent home in Pan Pacific Park, centrally located in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles near The Grove and Farmers Market. The Museum welcomes tens of thousands of visitors annually and, in keeping with the founding survivors' wishes, has never charged an admission fee. LAMOTH offers docent-led school tours to 5th to 12th grade level students, survivor lectures, exhibitions on the Holocaust, academic programming and numerous special events. In October of 2013, LAMOTH merged with Remember Us, and a dynamic new partnership has begun to take shape. A Remember Us flagship program, The Righteous Conversations Project, invites teens and survivors to become partners in advocacy through the creation of new media that sheds light on contemporary issues of social justice. LAMOTH now adds Remember Us programming to its already robust education delivery to be able to offer a circular and layered educational experience where students who join us in satellite programs are drawn into learning from our resources at the Museum and students who meet us at the Museum have the opportunity to engage in our programs in their own communities.

Website: http://www.lamoth.org/education--resources/for-students/internship-information/

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Contact: Ilaria Benzoni-Clark, ilaria@lamoth.org; (323) 651-3704

The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (LAMOTH) has a two-fold mission that has remained constant since its inception in 1961: Holocaust commemoration and education. The Museum provides free Holocaust education to the public, particularly students from underfunded schools and underserved communities. LAMOTH is an artifacts-based history museum which explicates the complex and enormous history of the Holocaust and its antecedents and aftermath within its chronological and historical contexts. In 2010, the Museum opened its award-winning new facility and permanent home in Pan Pacific Park, centrally located in the Fairfax district of Los Angeles near The Grove and Farmers Market. The Museum welcomes tens of thousands of visitors annually and, in keeping with the founding survivors' wishes, has never charged an admission fee. LAMOTH offers docent-led school tours to 5th to 12th grade level students, survivor lectures, exhibitions on the Holocaust, academic programming and numerous special events. In October of 2013, LAMOTH merged with Remember Us, and a dynamic new partnership has begun to take shape. A Remember Us flagship program, The Righteous Conversations Project, invites teens and survivors to become partners in advocacy through the creation of new media that sheds light on contemporary issues of social justice. LAMOTH now adds Remember Us programming to its already robust education delivery to be able to offer a circular and layered educational experience where students who join us in satellite programs are drawn into learning from our resources at the Museum and students who meet us at the Museum have the opportunity to engage in our programs in their own communities.

Website: http://www.lamoth.org/education--resources/for-students/internship-information/

MAK Center for Art and Architecture

West Hollywood

Programs Internship »

The Programs Intern will assist the Director, Programs Manager and Programs Coordinator with production of 2014 summer programs. The Intern will be involved in all aspects of MAK Center projects, from research to presentation. The Intern will be assigned coordination responsibilities as part of the following specific efforts: the installation and opening of the MAK Center's principal summer exhibition Tony Greene: Room of Advances; promotion of events and programs at the Schindler House and Mackey Garage Top; research and preparation for fall 2014's architectural fundraiser; and preliminary preparation for the October exhibition Groundswell: Guerilla Architecture in Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake.

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

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

Website: www.MAKCenter.org

Machine Project

Los Angeles

Events Internship »

The Events intern will work closely with the Assistant Director and Programs Manager to learn how events are organized and produced at a feisty nonprofit arts and educational space. Responsibilities may include providing general support to Machine Staff in various tasks, including but not limited to gallery organization and administration, research, exhibition installation, event production and promotion; working hands-on with artists, instructors and staff to coordinate the logistics of Machine Project's programming, including performances, classes, and Artist Residencies. Once familiar with the space, the intern will be called on to produce events and classes independently during the internship. Candidates must be organized and like working in public with all different kinds of people.Interest in events organizing and engaging with the public is essential.

Contact:Elizabeth Cline, elizabeth@machineproject.com; (213) 483-8761.

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

Website:www.machineproject.com

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Contact: Tiffany August, HR Representative, taugust@lacma.org; (323) 857-6242.

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

Website: www.lacma.org

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Los Angeles

Latin American Art Department Internship »

Contact: Tiffany August, HR Representative, taugust@lacma.org; (323) 857-6242.

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

Website: www.lacma.org

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Los Angeles

Education Internship »

Contact: Valerie Partridge, Visitor Services and Volunteer Manager, vpartridge@moca.org.

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

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

Museum of Jurassic Technology

Culver City

Digital Archive Internship »

The internship will focus on maintaining order and fostering organizational progress in the Museum's digital archive. Working directly with the archivist, the intern will digitize and cultivate the Museum's media and press archives, create and maintain archival databases, and photograph, scan, and catalogue reference materials, documents, and artifacts that pertain to the history and collections of the institution. Basic photography and photo-editing skills, interest in working with computers, courage, curiosity, perseverance, attention to detail, and a good sense of organization are highly regarded.Above all, self-motivation and the ability to work independently are essential. Other projects may arise depending on applicants' special skills and inclinations.

Contact: Hana van der Steur, hana@mjt.org; (310) 836-6131.

The Museum of Jurassic Technology (MJT) chronicles an uncommon history of expression and innovation in the arts, humanities, and sciences. The uniting principle of all MJT exhibits is the goal of leading audiences to new understandings of the human potential to create and innovate through illusory installations that reflect the aesthetics and practices of early museums, as well as the exhibition of mature artists who have remained unrecognized due to the unusual nature of their artwork and ideas.

Website: www.mjt.org

Museum of Latin American Art

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Edward Reed Hayes, ehayes@molaa.org; (562) 216-4179.

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

Website: www.molaa.org

Museum of Latin American Art

Long Beach

Collections Internship »

Contact: Carlos Ortega, cortega@molaa.org; (562) 216-4104.

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

Website: www.molaa.org

Otis College of Art and Design

Los Angeles

Art Library Internship for Digital Image Projects »

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

Otis College of Art and Design offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees in 13 major areas:Architecture/ Landscape/Interiors, Communication Arts (Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration), Digital Media (Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design), Fashion Design, Fine Arts (Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres), Product Design, and Toy Design; and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degrees in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Public Practice, and Writing. Its mission is to prepare diverse students of art and design to enrich our world through their creativity, their skill, and their vision.

Website: www.otis.edu/library

Otis College of Art and Design

Los Angeles

Arts Administration Internship at the Ben Maltz Gallery »

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

Otis College of Art and Design offers Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees in 13 major areas:Architecture/ Landscape/Interiors, Communication Arts (Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration), Digital Media (Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design), Fashion Design, Fine Arts (Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres), Product Design, and Toy Design; and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degrees in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Public Practice, and Writing. Its mission is to prepare diverse students of art and design to enrich our world through their creativity, their skill, and their vision.

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

P.S. ARTS

Venice

Education & Programs Internship »

Contact: Stephanie Kistner, stephanie.kistner@psarts.org; (310) 586-1017.

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

Website: www.psarts.org

Pasadena Heritage

Pasadena

Education Internship »

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

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

Website: www.pasadenaheritage.org

Pasadena Museum of California Art

Pasadena

Exhibitions and Marketing Internship »

The PMCA seeks to fill the position of Exhibitions and Marketing Intern. Reporting to the Exhibition Manager & Registrar, the Executive Director, and the Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, the intern will learn about the essential components involved in managing an exhibition, as well as educational programming. The intern's duties and responsibilities will involve participating in the various stages of exhibition and program development, from research to planning and execution, for multiple upcoming exhibitions. The position will also entail the development and execution of marketing initiatives for both current and upcoming exhibitions. Responsibilities will include assisting in online (e-blasts, social media networks, blogs) and offline (print materials, event production) efforts.

Contact: Alexis Kaneshiro, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator, Akaneshiro@pmcaonline.org; (626) 568-3665.

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

Website: www.pmcaonline.org

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

Malibu

Curatorial Internship »

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

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

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

Plaza de Cultura y Arte Foundation

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

The Curatorial Intern will assist with LA Plaza's curatorial team during the process of finalizing materials for its upcoming exhibition. Under the supervision of the curators, the intern will assist with researching, planning, and developing materials for an exhibition scheduled to open September 2014.

Contact: Cindi Dale, Senior Curator, intern@lapca.org; (213) 542-6241.

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

Website: www.lapca.org

Plaza de la Raza, Inc.

Los Angeles

School for the Performing and Visual Arts Internship »

The School for the Performing and Visual Arts Intern will assist staff in the preparation of visual arts exhibits in the Boathouse Gallery, assist with data management of the Plaza de la Raza collection, and assist visual arts staff artists/instructors with the annual presentation of the youth arts exhibition.

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

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

Website: www.plazadelaraza.org

Pomona College Museum of Art

Claremont

Collections Registration and Management Internship »

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

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

Website: www.pomona.edu/museum/

Public Corporation for the Arts of the City of Long Beach

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

The Curatorial Intern will work with the Community Projects manager, A LOT Curatorial Team, A LOT Production Manager, and A LOT Volunteer and Community Organizer on planning and implementation of the A LOT initiative, the organization's NEA Our Town funded public art and performance project designed to engage audiences at non-traditional sites in underserved Long Beach neighborhoods. A LOT brings art experiences (theatre, dance, music, art installations, spoken work, etc.) to vacant city lots in low income areas of Long Beach. This intern will receive training and experience in collaborative program development, site-specific curation, marketing to specialized demographics, content creation for web, print, and interactive media, and program evaluation.

Contact: Shay Kulha, Community Projects Manager, shay.kulha@artslb.org; (562) 435-2787, ext. 104.

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

Website: www.artslb.org

Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation

Long Beach

Curatorial Internship »

Contact:Ellen Calomiris, Executive Director, ellen.calomiris@longbeach.gov; (562) 570-1755.

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

Website: www.rancholoscerritos.org

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

Los Angeles

Preservation and Research Internship »

Contact: Javier Iribarren, Assistant Director, jiribarren@chicano.ucla.edu; (310) 794-9646.

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

Website: www.chicano.ucla.edu

Santa Monica Museum of Art

Santa Monica

Curatorial Internship »

The Curatorial internship will offer an intern the opportunity to assist Museum staff in the planning and execution exhibition-related projects and programs.

Contact: Laura Copelin, Curatorial Assistant, laura.copelin@smmoa.org; (310) 586-6488, ext. 119.

The Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA), a cutting-edge exhibition space on the West side of Los Angeles, fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art--local, national, and international. Through its distinctive exhibitions and educational programming, SMMoA forges connections between artists and audiences, and demonstrates the power of contemporary art to actualize positive change in personal, social, and cultural realms.

Website: www.smmoa.org

Santa Monica Museum of Art

Santa Monica

Education Internship »

An Education internship will involve the intern in the organization of the Museum's dynamic public programs for adults and youth.

Contact: Asuka Hisa, Director of Education and Public Programs, asuka.hisa@smmoa.org; (310) 586-6488, ext.118.

The Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA), a cutting-edge exhibition space on the West side of Los Angeles, fosters diversity, innovation, and discovery in contemporary art--local, national, and international. Through its distinctive exhibitions and educational programming, SMMoA forges connections between artists and audiences, and demonstrates the power of contemporary art to actualize positive change in personal, social, and cultural realms.

Website: www.smmoa.org

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College

Claremont

Curatorial Internship »

The Curatorial Intern will assist with two projects: 1) an exhibition featuring art by Scripps faculty whose artistic practices include painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, digital art and motion graphics; 2) producing the catalog for the 71st Ceramic Annual, which is being selected by Julia Haft-Candell. The intern will research and write about works in the exhibitions, draft a press release, and help install works in the faculty exhibition. These projects will give the student a full view of the process of the curatorial process.

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

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

Website: rcwg.scrippscollege.edu

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College

Claremont

Collection/Conservation Internship »

The Collection/Conservation Intern will help document and care for the Scripps permanent collection by: 1) inventorying prints and photographs in the Scripps permanent collection; photographing Japanese prints recently gifted to Scripps; writing condition reports for these works. The intern will learn the accessioning process and will be trained in the Embark system. In addition, the intern will work with object conservator Donna Williams to clean and conserve bronze statuary on campus. The project includes writing detailed condition reports of works, digitally photographing them, and working with Williams to clean and wax the works.

Contact: Colleen Salomon, CSalomon@scrippscollege.edu

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

Website: rcwg.scrippscollege.edu

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery of Scripps College

Claremont

Visual Resources Internship »

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

Contact: John Trendler, Jtrendler@scrippscollege.edu

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

Website: rcwg.scrippscollege.edu

Self-Help Graphics and Arts

Los Angeles

Documentation and Archive Internship »

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

Self Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles' longest running Latino visual art center on L.A.'s Eastside, is seeking a Documentation and Archive Intern through the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program. Self Help Graphics & Art drives the creation of new work by Latino and Chicano artists through fine art printmaking and multiple visual art forms. We represent the front line of artistic production in the Latino community of Los Angeles and beyond.

Website: www.selfhelpgraphics.com

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Communications and Marketing »

Contact: Doris Berger, Curator, (310) 440-4614.

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

Website: www.skirball.org

Skirball Cultural Center

Los Angeles

Curatorial Internship »

Contact: Lisa Delgin, Marketing and Social Media Manager, (310) 440-4657.

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

Website: www.skirball.org

Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)

Venice

Public Arts Administration Internship »

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

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

Website: www.SPARCinLA.org

Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC)

Venice

Digital Mural Lab Internship »

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

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

Website: www.SPARCinLA.org

Torrance Art Museum

Torrance

Curatorial Internship »

Although the next SUR Biennial exhibition isn't until 2015, the intern will develop a short list of artists to invite to participate as well as proposing an events program. Additionally the intern will curate an exhibition relating to the Division's summer musical, Peter Pan. The intern will also have a role in the programming offered in relationship to the summer exhibition, Bakers Dozen.

Contact: Max Presneill, TAM Curator, MPresneill@TorranceCA.Gov; (310)618-6341.

The Torrance Art Museum (TAM) presents contemporary art by emerging and established artists from all parts of the globe; it is the premiere visual arts space in the South Bay. The 2014 Getty Multicultural Intern will be a member of the Curatorial Team organizing the bi-annual SUR Biennial exhibition, presented in collaboration with Cerritos College and Rio Hondo College. SUR Biennial focuses on contributions by contemporary visual artists originating from Mexico, Central and South America as an inspiration to young people that art can and is being made by artists from these areas that is a significant part of visual culture.

Website: www.torranceartmuseum.com

Visual Communications

Los Angeles

Archival Internship »

The Archives intern will work closely with the Archivist and other Archives team members in preparing VC's pan-Asian American archival holdings for increased discoverability and accessibility. The intern will inventory, process, describe, and catalog still and moving image holdings of Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) history and films; digitize and rehouse materials; create outreach materials for dissemination and discovery; assist with any grant proposals; and participate in an intern-driven media project. This position reports to the Archivist.

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

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

Website: www.vconline.org

Visual Communications

Los Angeles

Programs and Exhibitions Internship »

The Programs intern will work closely with VC's Director of Program & Artist Services and the Senior Film Programmer of the L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival. In addition to learning about VC's year-long artist support programs, the intern will focus his/her efforts on pre-production for VC's annual C3 Conference for Creative Content and with wrap up for VC's 30th annual film festival. The intern will: research industry trends and data; facilitate outreach for conference panels; write program notes for VC's newsletter and website; actively assist VC's senior film programmer in researching, cataloguing and reviewing digital media from the film festival. S/he will also assist in transitioning the L.A. Asian Pacific Film Festival's website from 2014 to 2015. The position reports to the Director of Programs and Artist Services.

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

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

Website: www.vconline.org

St. Elmo Village

Los Angeles

LIVE-TEACH-WORK Internship »

The internship will introduce students to the day to day work that is done as a small nonprofit arts organization. The intern will have the opportunity to be a part of this organization on a hands-on basis. Working with founder/president, Roderick Sykes and the administrator, Jacqueline Alexander-Sykes with all that happens day to day.

Contact: Roderick Sykes, stelmovillage@earthlink.net.

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

Website: www.stelmovillage.org

The Learning Centers at Fairplex, Millard Sheets Center for the Arts

Pomona

Curatorial & Design Internship »

Contact: Amy Pond-Cirelli, Attractions and Competitions Supervisor, apond@fairplex.com; (909) 865-4043.

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

Website: www.fairplex.com

The Vincent Price Art Museum

Monterey Park

Curatorial/Conservation/Exhibition Preparation Internship »

The purpose of this internship is to familiarize the intern with the many facets of working in an art museum.The interns will learn about collection management and professional procedures for documenting information about a collection.S/he will assist with safe handling of various art works in exhibition and works on loan.S/he may interact with artists, collectors, gallerists, other students, college faculty and volunteers.The intern will also assist with developing a community outreach program as well as perform other daily duties as required.

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

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

Website: http://vincentpriceartmuseum.org/

The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Inc.

Culver City

Curatorial Internship »

A Curatorial intern in the Collections Dept. will be trained in Mimsy XG and help in the preparation of work for the online catalog, choosing to research and develop curatorial approaches for one of three projects.

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

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

Website: www.wendemuseum.org

First Street Gallery Art Center

Claremont

Arts Management Internship »

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

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

Website: www.1ststreetgallery.org

USC Pacific Asia Museum

Pasadena

Collections Management Internship »

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

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

Website: pacificasiamuseum.usc.edu

Velaslavasay Panorama

Los Angeles

Programming Internship »

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

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

Website: www.panoramaonview.org

Venice Arts: In Neighborhoods

Venice

Curatorial: Public Programs Internship »

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

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

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

Website: www.venicearts.org

Venice Arts: In Neighborhoods

Venice

Education: Photography and Film Archive Internship »

The intern will gain experience in preserving and archiving Venice Arts' photographic body of work, and will document classroom activities and add to the Venice Arts' online library of educational materials. The intern will gain first-hand experience in curatorial, archival, and educational aspects of an arts non-profit. The intern's primary project will be putting together photographic and film materials from our historical archive in preparation for our 20th Anniversary Exhibition.Additionally, the intern will digitize books that have been created by participants for our website.

Contact: Issa Sharp, Lead Photographer & Program Manager, issa@venice-arts.org; (310) 392-0846.

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

Website: www.venicearts.org