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

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

Free for members and children under the age of 12.

Opportunities

Young Artists at Work Summer Camp Educator

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate(s) for the position of Young Artists at Work (YAW) Summer Camp Educator.

YAW Educators are responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming while working closely with the Education Coordinator to create new initiatives that accomplish BMoCA’s mission.

BMoCA believes that 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 implement lesson plans for half-day, week-long camps that incorporate the museum setting, personal art expertise, and showcase fine art mediums and techniques. Camps take place Monday-Friday, 9am-noon, and 1-5pm. YAW Educators will work with YAW interns to properly prepare materials, set-up, and delivery of lesson plans. Educators will also work closely with the Education Coordinator concerning the lesson plans for YAW 2018. Additional responsibilities may also require the YAW Educator’s attention as they arise.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Program Coordination:
YAW intern management
Material requirement lists one month prior to camps
Attendance at planning meetings and intern coordination meetings
Working closely with the Education Coordinator
Acting as an 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 2018. The educator(s) will teach half-day, one-week long camps, to total a full-day weeklong camp, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5: 30 pm. YAW educators will report directly to the Education Coordinator.

Compensation: $20 per hour (actual teaching time)

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.

Young Artists at Work Internship: Assistant Instructors

Young Artists at Work is BMoCA’s signature summer art camp and offers youth ages 5-12 the unique opportunity to make art in a museum setting in independent, half-day, week-long workshops. Camps take place Monday-Friday, 9am-noon, and 1-5pm.

Assistant Instructors will work with the Education Coordinator, Visiting Artists, as well as other museum staff to assist with planning and instructing hands-on projects that encourage creativity. Interns must be creative, energetic, work well with children and adults, and have an interest in art education. Interns must also commit to the entirety of the program, May-July. Interns will be assigned either morning or afternoon schedules to allow for flexibility to also have a summer job outside of BMoCA. This internship is competitive. Only five interns are chosen each summer.

The internship schedule includes one orientation meeting, multiple training sessions, and 6 weeks of workshops, either morning or afternoon schedules.

This internship is unpaid, but qualifies for college credit.

Art Stop Educator: Paid Internship

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate(s) to serve as the Art Stop Educator. This position is a paid internship. Art Stop provides free, hands-on, art-making activities for families during the Boulder County Farmers’ Market every Saturday from April 7, 2018, till November 17, 2018. Held outdoors on the front porch of the museum, creative inter-generational projects are designed to complement exhibitions within the museum, as well as the colors, shapes, and textures of the market.

The Art Stop Educator is responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming while working closely with the Education Coordinator 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 implement lesson plans for weekly art-making that incorporate the museum setting, personal art expertise, and showcase fine art mediums and techniques. The Art Stop Educator will work with the Education Coordinator to properly prepare materials, set-up, and implement 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
Material lists
Attendance and documentation of Art Stop
Working closely with the Education Coordinator
Acting as an 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 7th, with Art Stop occurring every Saturday, 9:30am-1: 30 pm until Saturday, November 17th.

Compensation and benefits:
$8 per hour.

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.

Volunteer Educator for Art Stop

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate(s) to volunteer as an Educator for its program, Art Stop. The volunteer educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator and Boulder County Farmers’ Market 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 provides free, hands-on art making for families during the Boulder County Farmers’ Market. Held outdoors on the front porch of the museum, creative inter-generational projects are designed to complement exhibitions within the museum, as well as the colors, shapes, and textures of the market.

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
• Working with the Education Coordinator and staff
• Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
• Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the Boulder County Farmers’ Market audience and the public
• Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

Character/Qualities:
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

Qualifications:
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 and benefits:
Volunteer position. The Museum Educator will enjoy the benefit of free admission to BMoCA and its programming while teaching Art Stop.

Job Opportunity: Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go in Adams and Broomfield County

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program in Adams and Broomfield County. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator 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 monthly at eight participating libraries.

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 Director of Education 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

*Character/Qualities:
• 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

*Qualifications:
• 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
• Must have a reliable mode of transportation to travel to libraries located throughout Adams and Broomfield County.

*Compensation and 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.

*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.

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.

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.

Opportunities: Volunteers

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 Erwin Erkfitz at erwin@bmoca.org.

Some of our ongoing opportunities:


  • Check-in
  • Volunteer Coordination, Membership
  • 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
  • Assisting instructors with educational planning and execution
  • Rental assistance