Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts was established by artists & community activists with a shared vision to promote, preserve and develop the cultural arts that reflect the living tradition and experiences of the Chicano, Central & South American, and Caribbean people, and to make arts accessible as an essential element to community development and well-being.
MCCLA is a multicultural, multidisciplinary arts organization committed to the collaborative artistic vision of the Latino art forms. MCCLA provides the community with an arena in which to develop new artistic skills, as well as support local and established artists that serve their community. MCCLA collaborates with other arts, social and humanitarian groups to provide the widest range of programming possible.

Mission Grafica Internship

Internship duties: The intern will work directly with Mission Grafica’s Poster Archive. Activities will include organizing, preserving, photographing and describing poster information into the computer database (FilemakerPro). The intern will also participate in the preparations of screens (cleaning and removing emulsion) and assisting in printing. There will also be general studio clean up as well.

Must have a Studio Art or Art History background.
Printmaking experience is preferred but not required.
Bilingual (Spanish and English) is a plus

Send a cover letter and resume to:
Marsha Shaw
Mission Grafica Coordinator
2868 Mission St. San Francisco CA 94110

MCCLA Gallery Internship

The internship position in the MCCLA Gallery (3 or 6 months contract) is not only an opportunity for the individual to develop a well-rounded understanding of the multifarious components of the exhibition arena (including exhibition design, programming, curatorial research, and development), but also to foster future, sustainable relationships with the individuals who both support and comprise, nonprofit organizations and other public programs.

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Skills Required/Requirements
* Understanding of both Art History and Contemporary Movements in Fine Art
* Understanding of MCCLA Mission Statement
* Experience in/willing to learn, Museum Standard, Fine Art Handling methods
* Experience in/willing to learn, installation, exhibition, and collection work
Send a cover letter and resume to:
Gallery Coordinator
2868 Mission St. San Francisco CA 94110

MCCLA Multimedia Internship

Internship duties: The intern will work directly with Multimedia Video Archive. Activities will include organizing, preserving and describing video information into the computer. I fis required, the intern will also can participate as a video editor for our video clips and TV program MCCLA Presents.

Skills Required/Requirements
* Must have experience in Word & Photoshop
* Video editing experience in Final Cut pro
* Bilingual: Spanish and English
Send a cover letter and resume to:
Adrian Arias
Multimedia Coordinator
2868 Mission St. San Francisco CA 94110

Multi-media Internship in Latino Arts Journalism

The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MCCLA) seeks interns for our new Latino Arts Video Journalism program. Interns will record live performances and interview accomplished and emerging Latino artists who teach and/or present their work at the MCCLA or in San Francisco. Interns will prepare footage for distribution across multiple platforms including MCCLA social media, internet video sites, cable access Channel 76 (Comcast), and other outlets. For more information, click onto the PDF icon below: