Berkeley Art Center (BAC) is seeking a dynamic Executive Director to lead the organization into its sixth decade.  The ED provides institutional and community leadership to further Berkeley Art Center’s mission, meeting financial and fundraising goals, and enhancing BAC's visibility, influence and impact.
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As a small organization like the Berkeley Art Center, volunteers can make all the difference. Whether you are greeting visitors, entering data, installing artwork, or giving time and money as a board member, your services are invaluable. At a time when many art spaces are struggling to stay open, it is crucial that the artists and visitors who benefit from our existence show their support and advocate for the survival of creative spaces. 

You can contribute in a variety of ways, either by joining the board of directors, gallery sitting, attending a work party, writing letters, and spreading the word. 

Please email to receive a volunteer application. Prospective board members should submit a resume and brief summary of your interest in Berkeley Art Center to 

We look forward to meeting you!


BAC is looking for experienced art instructors to build engaging workshops for youth and adults. Our workshops are normally held on weekends from 1 - 4 pm and welcome families from the Berkeley area and beyond. Classes can be drop-in style or time specific and can range from simple to advanced. A stipend ($150) is provided for instructors and materials (up to $100) are provided by BAC. 

If you are interested in proposing a workshop, please provide the following in an email to

  • Contact info (name, email address, phone number, mailing address)
  • Images from past workshops and/or website link
  • aterials list and estimated budget
  • Detailed description of your workshop and final art project
  • Learning objectives and art project goals (i.e. how the project connects to BAC exhibitions or broader educational themes)