BMoCA

BMoCA

Museum Info
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
303.443.2122
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Museum & Store Hours

Tuesday-Sunday, 11am-5pm
Extended Saturday hours April 2-Nov. 19, 9am-5pm.

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Admission
  • $1 – adults
  • $1 – seniors
  • $1 – students
  • & educators

Free for members and children under the age of 12.

Opportunities

Education Department Internships

Education Interns:
- Gain important practical museum experience
- Develop Education strategies and apply those methodologies
- Work and network with museum professionals
- Work in a respected contemporary art museum
- Gain access to future job opportunities through BMoCA

Internship Focuses:
- Youth Education
- Public Program Management
- Docent Tour Development
- Art Exhibition Research
- Museum Administration
- Database Management

Application Deadline: January 1, 2016
- Please send a resume and cover letter to nicole@bmoca.org by this date.
- Student is responsible for consulting with academic advisor to assure
appropriate college credit requirements are met.

Volunteer Opportunity: Photography + Videography

BMoCA is looking for Volunteer Photographers and Videographers to document the museum’s special events, programs, and exhibitions. This opportunity is ideal for students, recent graduates, or anyone looking to be a part of the Boulder arts community, build a portfolio, and gain work experience in a highly creative work environment.

Possible Responsibilities
- capturing moments at BMoCA events, documenting exhibitions, performances, tours, etc.
- creating short promotional videos, event recaps, etc. (if applicable)
- taking photos for use on BMoCA’s website, social media platforms, and printed materials.
- taking live footage at our exciting events (photography and/or video)

Qualifications
- experience in event photography & photo editing
- video experience & knowledge a plus

Volunteer Opportunity: Curatorial Assistance

BMoCA is looking for volunteers interested in working closely with the curatorial staff to deinstall and install exhibitions.

Possible tasks include:
- assisting artists with a site-specific installation
- painting & repairing the walls, floors, and ceilings
- prepping the gallery spaces
- hanging labels and installing vinyl

Volunteers needed throughout the year. If you’re available to assist the museum staff during evenings, please let us know. During install, we often work after 5pm.

Studio Project Internship

The Studio Project Internship trains 12 high school students each school year to create Studio Project events and programs.

BMoCA is currently accepting applications for the Studio Project Internship Program, a yearlong commitment open to high school aged students. Interns work closely on the development of programming and events for The Studio Project, BMoCA’s vibrant program of events for youth. Studio Project Interns meet and assist exhibiting artists, visit other museums and galleries and collaborate with teen organizations throughout Boulder and Denver.

This internship is an excellent opportunity for students interested in collaborative program development and arts outreach, as well as behind-the-scenes museum experience. The program requires students to discuss interests and issues that concern teens today. Interns will meet with the museum’s Studio Project educators and other Studio Project interns on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5:30pm during the school year. Accepted applicants must commit to the entire school year. Interns must have a sincere interest in art, helping the community, and learning about the museum world. They must also be energetic, creative, and work well in collaboration with other teens and adults.

Time commitment: 1 1/2 hours a week. Some weeks will only consist of one meeting, while others will consist of both a meeting and an Art Lounge. Interns must commit to the entirety of the program. This internship is unpaid and qualifies for high school community service hours.

Opportunities: Volunteers

Engage & Connect is an experiential community of art enthusiasts that embraces the museum through volunteer support. Participants connect inside and outside BMoCA and focus on providing much needed support to the museum while building lasting relationships in the creative community.

To become a volunteer please fill out a volunteer application and join our mailing list. Applications can be downloaded (see link at the left) or filled out at the front desk. To become a part of our mailing list, please select “volunteering” when signing up for our e-news. You will begin to receive monthly emails with upcoming volunteer opportunities.

For other volunteering questions please contact Lisa Schmidt at lisa@bmoca.org. Here’s a taste of some of our ongoing opportunities:


  • Check-in
  • Membership Table
  • Bartender for our openings or other special events
  • Setup and Teardown of special events
  • Docents and other educational volunteer position
  • Photographing and/or videoing events and programs
  • Assist with installation and de-installation of exhibitions
Opportunities: Internship

Internship opportunities are currently available in Youth Education, Public Programs, Curatorial, and Marketing.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art offers professional, college, and youth internships all year round. Interns have the opportunity to work in a multitude of roles as they get first-hand experience in the museum world. BMoCA’s internships are unpaid and qualify for college credit or high school community service hours.


To apply for an internship, send a resume and cover letter stating your interest and experience as it applies to the position to info@bmoca.org. For more information about interning at BMoCA, please call 303.443.2122.

See the link at the left to download application for the Museum Youth Art Advisory Internship.

Young Artists at Work summer camp educator

is BMoCA’s signature series of art-making camps for youth ages 5-12. Young Artists at Work (YAW) educators are responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming, while working closely with the Manager of Audience Engagement to create new initiatives that accomplish BMoCA’s mission.

BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA looks for innovative approaches to education to interpret our exhibitions. From a world-renowned new media arts festival to teen public art-making outreach to youth art and literacy programs in six counties, BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in youth art education, including lesson plan creation, creative use of materials, flexibility in fast-moving situations, and willingness to learn about BMoCA’s exhibiting artists.

YAW educators will create lesson plans for two half-day, week-long camps that incorporate the museum setting, personal art expertise, and showcase fine art mediums and techniques. YAW educators will work with YAW interns to properly prepare materials, set-up, lesson plans, and snack and lunchtime games. Educators will work closely with Manager of Audience Engagement to develop lesson plans and authored content for YAW 2016. Additional responsibilities may also require the YAW educator’s attention as they arise.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Program Coordination:
Two half-day week long camp lesson plan proposals
YAW Intern training and management
Material requirement lists one month prior to camps
Attendance at planning meetings and intern coordination meetings
Working closely with the Manager of Audience Engagement
Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to students, parents and outside audiences

Character/Qualities:
Creative, independent, organized, enthusiastic, proactive
Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required
Art museum or nonprofit experience preferred
2 years experience in youth educational programming/teaching
Teaching certification preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

Hours:
This position will begin immediately, with camps occurring June 2016. All lesson plans must be submitted by February 1 and authored materials reviewed and accepted for marketing by the third week of February. Each educator will teach two part-day one-week camps, to total a full-day weeklong camp, Monday-Friday, 9-5. YAW educators will report directly to the Manager of Audience Engagement.

Salary and benefits:
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply:
Submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, two summer camp lesson plan proposals, and 2 references to nicole@bmoca.org or mail to Nicole Dial-Kay, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2016

Start Date: Immediately

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Art Stop educator at Boulder County Farmers Market

The Art Stop educator is responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming, while working closely with the Manager of Audience Engagement to create new initiatives that accomplish BMoCA’s mission.

BMoCA believes the right candidate for this position will have an innate belief in the power of education to facilitate greater understanding of BMoCA’s exhibitions, art, the community around us, and our own humanity. We are searching for a well-qualified candidate with experience in youth art education, including lesson plan creation, creative use of materials, flexibility in fast-moving situations, and willingness to learn about BMoCA’s exhibiting artists.

The Art Stop educator will create lesson plans for weekly art making that incorporate the museum setting and personal art expertise while showcasing fine art mediums and techniques. The Art Sop educators will work with Manager of Audience Engagement to properly prepare materials, set-up, and develop lesson plans. Additional responsibilities may also require the Art Stop educator’s attention as they arise.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Program Coordination
Weekly half day lesson plans
Materials lists
Attendance and documentation at Art Stop
Working closely with the Manager of Audience Engagement
Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to students, parents and outside audiences

Character/Qualities
Creative, independent, organized, enthusiastic, proactive
Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required
Art museum or nonprofit experience preferred
2 years experience in youth educational programming/teaching
Teaching certification preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

Hours
This position will begin April 4th, with Art Stop occurring every Saturday, 9am-1pm until Saturday, October 1. All lesson plans and materials lists must be submitted one month in advance. Educators will report directly to the Manager of Audience Engagement.

Salary and benefits
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply
Submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, two summer camp lesson plan proposals, and 2 references to nicole@bmoca.org or by mail to Nicole Dial-Kay, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: Monday, February 29

Start Date: April 4, 2016

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

About BMoCA
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is a catalyst for creative experiences through the exploration of significant art of our time.

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is located at 1750 13th Street in downtown Boulder, Colorado. The museum’s hours are Tuesday–Sunday, 11am–5pm; closed Monday. Museum admission is $1. Free admission to the museum is offered to members and children under the age of 12.
www.bmoca.org
303.443.2122