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

Always free for all on Saturdays!

Opportunities

Job Opportunity: Visitor Services Representative

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) is a non-collecting non-profit institution that annually presents 12+ exhibitions and 500+ programs to its community. BMoCA inspires creativity and fosters community through contemporary art. Its strategic plan reaffirms the museum’s commitment to engaging the community through art and reaching people “where they are” to ensure that a diverse range of community members can access programs and experience the joy and power of contemporary art. By following its strategic goals, BMoCA will ensure that the museum continues to be a leading voice in global and local conversations about contemporary art, culture, and education.

Visitor Services Representative:
As a Visitor Services Representative, you are responsible for part-time work at the front desk, within galleries, during exhibition installation, and in the administrative offices during weekdays, weekends, and after hours programs/events as scheduled. We welcome ages 16-100 to apply to this position.
Your key responsibilities include but are not limited to, welcoming visitors to the museum; distributing surveys; collecting admissions; answering and directing phone calls; telling visitors basic information about exhibitions, completing Museum Store sales; selling memberships; gallery monitoring; working with the Operations & Events Manager for after hours programming/events; assisting with exhibition installation/de-installation; and acting as basic security for the museum. Visitor Services Representatives report to the Operations & Events Manager.

Specific Job Functions:

Front Desk:
● Welcome all guests of BMoCA at the front desk.
● Sell tickets for events and admissions and sell items from the museum store by using the Point of Sale system.
● Answer and direct all phone calls to administrative staff.
● Inform visitors about and sell BMoCA memberships.
● Distribute and collect museum visitor surveys.
● Ensure daily sales income is deposited with administration staff.
● Record and report museum visitor zip codes.
● Check, reply, and forward emails to appropriate staff.
● Stay aware of current and upcoming exhibitions and events occurring at the museum.
● Enter information about visitors, members, and events into BMoCA’s Attendance Master.
● Answer basic questions about programs, exhibitions, and the museum.
● Assist with maintaining Museum Store inventory and management.
● Assist with directing volunteers at the museum.
● Assist with directing individuals completing court-ordered community service at the museum.
● Perform special projects and other related duties as directed by BMoCA staff.

Gallery Docent/Attendant:
● Monitor gallery spaces, inform visitors of basic exhibit curatorial content, and provide basic exhibition interpretation.
● Maintain and clean galleries, event spaces, and public spaces ensuring general museum cleanliness; Clean, sweep and mop of gallery spaces before and after events.
● Maintain facility, and monitor cleaning supplies and report to Operations & Events Manager on supplies that need to be restocked.
● Monitor and report gallery and artwork status to Exhibitions Staff.

Events:
● Work during on-site and off-site events, assisting with set up and clean up and serving as a front desk attendant, gallery attendant, bartender, and or server.

Installations/De-installations:
● Assist Exhibitions Staff with installation and maintaining of galleries as needed, no experience necessary.
● Patch/sand/paint walls and pedestals between exhibitions as necessary.
● Assist with installing vinyl/lights in the galleries as directed.
● Assist with placing and hanging artwork as directed.

Desired Qualifications/Experience:
● Previous work or volunteer experience that proves strong customer service and interpersonal skills (ex. retail, servers, receptionists, etc.).
● Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
● Ability to communicate in Spanish both verbally and in writing is a huge plus.
● Ability to work weekends is required and flexibility to work some evenings preferred.
● Interested or involvement with the arts or museums preferred.
● Motivation and interest in helping with exhibition installation.
● Ability to safely carry 50lbs of weight.
● Ability to routinely walk up and down stairs.
● Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
● Ability to manage details and work on multiple projects at a time.
● Living within easy commuting distance of Boulder.
● General iPad/computer knowledge and how to use apps is a plus (Google Docs, Gmail, Google Drive).
● A valid driver’s license is a plus.
● Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Hours and Compensation:
The Visitor Services Representative position is part-time for 10-24 hours per week depending on events, rentals, and exhibitions. Weekend availability is required. You will be required to attend occasional off-site and on-site events in the evenings. The hourly rate for this position is $13.50-$14.25/hour based on experience. This position does not include health benefits and paid vacations.

Boulder Museum of Contempoary 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: ArtStop Education Intern

ArtStop Education Intern:
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) is searching for a qualified candidate to serve as the Art Stop Education Intern. This position is a part-time, temporary, paid internship.

Art Stop provides free, hands-on art making activities for families during the Boulder County Farmers’ Market every Wednesday and Saturday. The program and internship will run through the duration of the market season. Held outside on 13th St. directly in front of the museum, ArtStop projects are meant to promote BMoCA’s mission to “inspire creativity and foster community through contemporary art”.

All art making materials, project samples and curriculum will be provided each week. The ArtStop Education Intern will work independently to facilitate the art activity with market goers and promote BMoCA marketing materials to expand community awareness of the museum’s exhibits and programming. The ArtStop Education Intern will work independently to properly prepare materials, set-up the market booth, and implement art activities. Additional responsibilities may also require the ArtStop Education Intern’s attention as they arise.

The ideal candidate for this position enjoys working with people of all ages (especially children and families) to present simple arts and crafts projects out of a variety of materials. The ArtStop Education Intern should be organized and professional, with a willingness to learn and be enthusiastic about promoting BMoCA’s programs and exhibitions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Be a welcoming, friendly presence at the BMoCA market booth
Review provided curriculum and supply box to understand weekly project
Demonstrate and teach participants how to create the bi-weekly projects
Keep track of attendance for ArtStop participants and Marketing engagement
Photograph and document bi-weekly programs
Act as an ambassador for BMoCA to students, parents, and outside audiences

Desired Qualifications & Experience:
Dependable and reliable
Creative, independent, organized, enthusiastic, and proactive
Enjoys working with the public, including children and families
Flexible and able to adapt in a fast-paced setting
Interest in or involvement with the arts or museums preferred
Experience that proves strong customer service and interpersonal skills (ex. retail, servers, receptionists, etc.).
Experience in youth education/art programming/teaching
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to safely carry 50lbs of weight.
Ability to communicate in English both verbally and in writing.
Ability to communicate in Spanish both verbally and in writing is a huge plus.

Hours & Compensation:
The ArtStop Education Intern position is part-time for 10-12 hours per week. Availability on Wednesdays from 3:45pm-8:15pm and Saturdays from 8:45am-2:15pm is required. Wednesday markets run through October 5th, 2022 and Saturday markets run through November 19th, 2022. The hourly rate for this position is $12.56/hour. This position does not include health benefits or paid vacations.

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.

Opportunities: Volunteers

To become a volunteer please fill out an application via the link below.

BMoCA Volunteer Application

Once your application is received, our Volunteer Manager will reach out to let you know about any upcoming volunteer opportunities, and to sign you up for our monthly Volunteer Newsletter. For other volunteering questions please contact Sara Pike at sara@bmoca.org.

Some of our ongoing opportunities:


  • 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