Museum Info
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302

Museum & Store Hours

Tuesday — Sunday:
11am — 5pm

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

Free for members and children under the age of 12.


Job Opportunity: Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is seeking a Marketing Manager to oversee the museum’s communications, marketing, media relations, and design.

In consultation with the Executive Director and the Director of Advancement, the Marketing Manager creates, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive and integrated marketing and communications effort to enhance visibility of BMoCA’s programs, increase institutional support, and strengthen its position as a leading institution in the region. The Marketing Manager develops strategic marketing plans in support of all museum departments, including exhibitions, education, special events, and development. The Marketing Manager is also responsible for press and media relations and for supervising all graphic design.

Job Functions:

-Develop and implement strategic marketing plans for all BMoCA exhibitions, education programs, and special events as well as select institutional development efforts
-Build a positive image and brand for the institution by ensuring all digital and printed materials are in line with branding
- Seek and secure editorial coverage in local, regional, and national press with goal of securing 2 local press placements per quarter; 1 regional press placement per quarter; 2 national press placements per year
- Write press releases and pitch stories to media
- Manage relationships with media and serve as the primary contact for press by responding to inquiries regarding museum programs and cultivating relationships with journalists
- Develop a communications plan and publicity campaigns for events, exhibitions openings, fundraising, special events, and membership activities
- Oversee the design and write content for all museum marketing and communications materials by working with contract graphic designer
- Manage contract graphic designer
- Manage BMoCA’s advertising strategy and placements and work with graphic designer to select and write content for ads
- Coordinate graphics, logos, and ad creation between requesting departments and graphic designers
- Manage and implement social media strategy for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and any new accounts
- Write and distribute BMoCA’s email newsletters: biweekly newsletter (7,000 recipients); volunteer newsletter (500 recipients); member newsletter; Board & Trustee newsletter
- Create the museum’s annual report
- Establish, cultivate, and maintain external community relationships and effectively partner with diverse groups for cross-promotional efforts
- Plan press receptions for new exhibitions and programs
- Assist as needed with development and execution of BMoCA’s special events

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
- Minimum four years in marketing and communications
- Minimum of three years experience in media relations required. Examples of press placements required.
- Experience creating strategic marketing plans and strategic digital communications plans required. Examples of marketing plans required.
- Excellent writing skills
- Graphic design experience preferred
- Excellent planning and organizational skills
- Ability to meet frequent deadlines
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to work with diplomacy and tact at all times
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
- Flexible, positive attitude, and willing to follow vision of leadership
- Comfortable balancing diverse responsibilities

Hours & compensation

The Marketing Manager works full time for 40 hours per week and will be required to attend occasional off-site and on-site events in the evenings. The salary range for this position is based on experience. This position includes health benefits.


To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to No phone calls please.

Application deadline: Friday, November 6

Start date: as soon as possible

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.

Job Opportunity: Visitor Services Representative

Job Description
The Visitor Services Representative works part-time at the entrance desk and gives visitors their first impression of the museum. The Visitor Services Representative is responsible for collecting admissions; answering and directing phone calls; greeting museum guests; selling memberships; telling visitors basic information about exhibitions; operating store sales; and maintaining the cleanliness of the front desk, museum store, and entry way.

Job Functions
- Welcomes all guests to BMoCA
- Answers and directs all phone calls
- Enters information about visitors, members, and events into BMoCA’s database
- Answers basic questions about programs, exhibitions, and the museum
- Assists with directing community service
- Works at events by collecting admissions, assisting with set-up and break-down, and reporting results to staff
- Informs visitors about BMoCA memberships
- Sells tickets for events and items from the Museum Store using the Point of Sales system
- Performs special projects and other related duties as directed by BMoCA staff

- Previous customer service experience preferred
- Interest in the arts
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
- Organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills

Schedule & Benefits
- Part-time
- Must work some evening events and weekend shifts
- The Visitor Services Representative is not eligible for paid vacation or health benefits.

Job Opportunity: Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go

BMoCA is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Douglas County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Manager of Public Programs and Library Staff.

BMoCA’s Education Department is comprised of programs for all ages and focuses on reaching a diverse audience. BMoCA has built a strong platform for fostering creativity through unique educational opportunities in our community.

Art Stop on the Go is an after-school art workshop for 5-12 year olds, held 1-2 times a month at each of the five participating libraries. Please see the schedule of classes before applying to be sure that it fits with your schedule.

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 art education.

Duties include but are not limited to:
- Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
- Working with the Public Program Manager and staff
- Coordinating between the libraries and BMoCA Staff
- Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
- Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
- Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

- Organized, enthusiastic, proactive, and enjoys building and promoting programs
- Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
- Thrives in creative, team environments and working collaboratively with staff
- Succeeds in finding and coordinating resources
- Enjoys outreach and building collaborations between multiple constituencies

- 1 year of experience in art education
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities

Compensation & Benefits:
This position will be on a contract basis and compensation will be commensurate upon experience. The Museum Educator will also enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop on the Go. Health insurance and vacation are not included with this position.

To Apply: Please submit a letter of interest outlining your qualifications and experience, a resume, and a list of at least two professional references with contact information to or mail to Nicole Dial-Kay, Public Program Manager, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, 1750 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302. No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed in an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Start Date: Immediately

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.

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)

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

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 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 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.

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.