3601 S Gaffey Box 1, San Pedro, California, 90731

Status

Filled

Description

Candidates for the Arts Education Intern position are interested in learning about K-12 Education Programming at a non-profit arts organization. Working with Angels Gate Cultural Center’s (AGCC) Education team, the intern will have the opportunity to develop and assist with innovative and progressive arts educational programs for youth, ages 5-18, and adults. The Arts Education Intern will help to promote all education programs at AGCC, including Community Classes taught at the Center, as well as the Artists-in-Classrooms in-school program. This Intern will also participate in shared daily administrative activities, meetings with staff and partner schools, and will have the opportunity to gain knowledge about arts organizations operations, gallery education, program promotion and marketing, grant-writing and budgeting, and arts education advocacy. This is a full-time (40 hour per week) position July through September. The internship will transition to a part-time position (minimum 15 hours/week) when the school semester begins, through the remainder of the internship.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:  

● An enthusiasm for the arts, for education, and a passion for bringing high quality arts programming to an underserved area 

● Major in art, arts education, museum studies and/or art history preferred 

● Familiarity with Mac computers  ● Knowledge of MS Office, including Excel and Word 

● A familiarity with photo editing software preferred

● Knowledge of social media tools  

REQUIREMENTS:  

● Professional demeanor 

● Punctuality 

● Excellent verbal and written communications skills 

● Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail  ● Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment 

● Must be able to problem-solve independently and collaborate with others 

● Reliable form of transportation is required, as the Angels Gate Cultural Center is not easily accessible via public transportation 

● Please note: Since the Angels Gate Cultural Center is a former military base and historic site accessibility in some areas is a challenge 

Background

Angels Gate Cultural Center is a medium-sized, community-based interdisciplinary arts center that provides free and affordable access to the arts in the largely low-to-moderate income working-class communities of the San Pedro and Los Angeles Harbor Region. AGCC provides the Southern California community with a year-round schedule of gallery exhibitions of contemporary art, featuring the work of both local and national artists. In addition, the Center provides professional work-studio space for 52 artists, including musicians, ceramists, painters, sculptors, writers, photographers, printmakers and jewelers. AGCC offers ongoing arts education programming on-site at the Center, in local schools, and throughout the Los Angeles Harbor community.

How to Apply

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to terry@angelsgateart.org  Questions? Please call (310) 519-0936