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MOCA GA is a great place to volunteer! The gift of your time is a great way contribute and get connected to the art & artists of Georgia. Volunteers receive a free Museum membership & group appreciation dinner at MOCA GA.* Volunteers are needed to greet visitors, direct them to the various exhibitions, answer simple questions about the exhibitions, hand out literature, encourage visitors to become members and participate in upcoming events, such as the MOCA GALA Art Auction, and the Off-the-Wall Pin Up Show + Sale. To volunteer, please send an email to, subject: Volunteers.   

The internship program at MOCA GA gives students and graduates the opportunity to gain experience in a non-profit arts organization, working on a variety of projects. Interns will work in the Museum’s Education/Resource Center alongside key staff members gaining invaluable hands-on experiences.

All interested individuals eighteen years of age and older are eligible to apply for an internship. You must have an interest or background in art, arts administration, arts education, non-profit management, or a related field. Please send a letter of intent indicating why you chose to apply and include a resume with your educational experience and work background. Please be sure to note the dates you are available to intern and email materials

Interns are asked to make a commitment of at least 4 hours per week, for a period of at least three months. The length of time can vary and may correspond with the traditional college and university calendar. Please indicate your availability when applying. For applicants seeking to fulfill a credit requirement through school, please include that information as part of the letter of intent. 

All interns at MOCA GA receive free admission to exhibition and programs, and may participate in the Off-the-Wall Pin-Up Show + Sale, free of charge. Upon successful completion of the internship, interns receive a Artist/Student Membership* for one year. Intern positions are unpaid.   


Archival/Library Internship

A central part of the mission at MOCA GA is to archive and document the careers of artists in the permanent collection and preserve the legacy of Georgia’s contemporary art heritage. Housed on-site in the MOCA GA Education/Resource Center the archives include works of art, photographs, and a variety of materials from vintage newspapers to artist sketchbooks. The MOCA GA library includes more than 2,500 books donated from Georgia’s patrons and institutions. This intern will work to catalogue, organize and digitize materials. Qualified applicants will be those who have an aptitude for attention to detail, are familiar with data and file management, and can demonstrate a high attention to detail. This intern will work directly with the Collections and Exhibitions Manager.

Permanent Collection Internship

MOCA GA boasts a permanent collection of more than 800 works of contemporary art by more than 200 Georgia artists. MOCA GA’s collection features works from the mid 1940s through today and includes works in all media, from painting to digital works, and all styles, from folk to minimalism. The permanent collection is stored on-site, is regularly exhibited, and can be viewed by the public by appointment. Interns will work to update and enter collection records and condition reports into Past Perfect Museum Software. This internship will also include the possibility of drafting and editing wall labels, interpretive materials for exhibitions and web-based access. Qualified applicants will be those who have an aptitude for attention to detail, are familiar with Microsoft Excel, and can demonstrate a high attention to detail. This intern will work directly with the Collections and Exhibitions Manager.

Development/Grants Internship

A significant portion of MOCA GA’s budget comes from private foundation and government grants. This internship will focus on the preparation and management of all aspects of grant applications, from letters of inquiry through final reports. In addition, interns will be responsible for researching and identifying local and national funding opportunities. Other responsibilities may include development of corporate engagement opportunities, narrative development and social media communications. Qualified applicants will have a strong interest in research and demonstrate great attention to detail. Business writing and/or creative writing skills are a plus. This intern will work directly with the Grants Manager.

*Membership is Artist level, and available after internship or 20 hours of service for volunteers.

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