BAC seeks a volunteer to develop social media strategy for a milestone anniversary celebration and fundraising campaign.  We have a modest footprint in this arena so you can make a big impact.  You are extremely passionate about online marketing and social media marketing, and are looking to build your book as you apply to full time corporate job or graduate school. Knowledge of the visual arts a plus but not required. BS/MBA Marketing preferred.  Can be used for school credit.
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Looking for charming art enthusiasts to staff the BAC front desk for 3 hrs/week or more. Welcome visitors, sign up new members, answers questions and enjoy the beautiful setting in Live Oak Park. Help especially needed for the month of November. Schedule can be flexible. Please email if you can volunteer your time and would like to get involved in your local art center!


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
  • Materials list and estimated budget
  • Detailed description of your workshop and final art project
  • Learning objectives and art project goals (i.e. how project connects to BAC exhibitions or broader educational themes) 


Anyone who is passionate about art in Berkeley and is interested in serving on the board should contact Marianna Stark, Board President at or 415-407-8743.  

Professional expertise desired in (but not limited to) the following areas: artist, museum professional, art education professional, finance, Berkeley city government, Berkeley business owners, marketing/PR/communications, tech, gallerist, human resources, attorney, theater, commercial real estate, architect, contractor, nonprofit professional, student, UC faculty/staff, journalist, writer, poet, musician. 

The board meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6-8:30 at Berkeley Art Center. All board members participate on the development committee. Other committees include programs/membership, finance, personnel, and building stewardship. Executive committee consists of president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, and committee chairs. Committees meet as needed and often conduct business over email. 

Board members contribute $600 annually in January or by quarterly installment. Employer matching gift benefit may be applied to board member's gift to reach the full amount. Board members who attend ticketed events pay member pricing. 


Internships at the Berkeley Art Center will provide you with the experience and training you need to better participate in the Bay Area arts community. While at BAC you will learn all aspects of running a thriving and growing arts organization: from communications and development to programming and exhibition management. 

You do not have to be a matriculating student to apply for an internship, but we do welcome undergrad and graduate   students to apply. We ask for at least a six-month commitment and 8-10 hours a week. This is an unpaid internship. We provide you with the training, support and experience you need to get a paying job at the end of your internship. All levels of experience will be considered, but basic experience on computers, Photoshop and InDesign is preferred.

Each intern will work directly with the Gallery Director to develop and manage a project that both reflects the interns interests and strengths as well as promoting the mission of BAC.

To apply, please email a cover letter describing your interests and computer experience to Ann Trinca at

Berkeley Art Center is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage women, people of color and LGBTQ to apply.