Location: The Mexican Museum
Start Date: 9/6/16
Reports to: Development Associate
Hours: Flexible, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, 17-20 hours/week
DESCRIPTION: The Education Intern is involved in all areas of Museum’s Educational Department.
SPECIFIC DUTIES: The Education Intern will participate in the development of curriculum and workshops for new exhibitions at the Museum, aid in the development of new Spanish Language Workshops, assist in the development of a school outreach program at the new Museum opening in 2019, and develop educational components for Museum programs.
REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidate must be enrolled in a four-year university, have a passion for education, be detailed-oriented, and have a background in the Arts or Art History. Bilingual Spanish speaking skills are desired but not necessary.
EMPLOYER INFORMATION: Founded by San Francisco artist Peter Rodriguez in 1975 in the heart of the Mission District and now at Fort Mason Center, The Mexican Museum is the realization of a vision to exhibit the aesthetic expression of the Mexican and Mexican American people. Today, the museum's vision has expanded to reflect the evolving scope of the Mexican, Chicano and Latino experience – including art, culture, history and heritage. The museum currently has a permanent collection of more than 16,000 objects reflecting Pre-Hispanic, Colonial, popular, Modern and Contemporary Mexican, Latino and Chicano art. The museum is currently undergoing a major expansion project in the heart of the Yerba Buena District in Downtown San Francisco. For more information, please visit:http://www.mexicanmuseum.org or call (415) 202-9700.