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
Open at 9am Saturday & until 8pm Wednesday during Farmers Market

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Admission
  • $2 – adults
  • $2 – seniors
  • $2 – students
  • & educators

Free for members and children under the age of 12.

Opportunities

Job Posting: Museum Educator for Art Stop on the Go in Adams, Broomfield, and Douglas Counties

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art is searching for a qualified candidate for the position of Museum Educator for its program Art Stop on the Go in Adams, Broomfield, and Douglas Counties. The educator will be responsible for maintaining the excellence of BMoCA’s educational programming as well as working closely with the Education Coordinator, Festival 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 BMoCA’s outreach program that provides free access art-making workshops and educational opportunities for youth, ages 5-¬12. BMoCA has been presenting ASOTG in Colorado communities since 2008. These workshops are presented during full-day arts and children’s festivals, and in public 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:
o Planning, organizing, and teaching Art Stop on the Go
o Working with the Education Coordinator and staff
o Coordinating between the libraries, festival staff, and BMoCA Staff
o Evaluating projects, participants and the impact of the program
o Acting as ambassador for BMoCA to the library’s audience and the public
o Performing tasks and errands related to the program as needed

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

Qualifications:
o 1 year of experience in art education
o Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, teaching certification, and museum experience preferred
o Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities
o Must have a reliable mode of transportation to travel to libraries and festivals located throughout Adams, Broomfield, and Douglas Counties.

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.
www.bmoca.org
303.443.2122

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: Exhibitions Assistance

BMoCA is looking for volunteers interested in working closely with the exhibition 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