Summer 2024 Getty Marrow Curatorial Internship at REDCAT

The Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern

(Full Time Summer Position)


The Getty Marrow Curatorial Intern will work directly with REDCAT´s Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Programs Daniela Lieja Quintanar, and Assistant Curator, Talia Heiman to produce the fall 2024 exhibition and public interdisciplinary arts programs for the REDCAT gallery, theater, and lounge.

The Intern will assist both curators with research, organization of materials, production, and marketing for the upcoming exhibition All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace, REDCAT’s contribution to the Getty PST Art & Science Collide initiative, which considers how contemporary artists propose new models of artificial intelligence. The Curatorial Intern will engage with a broad group of artists and scholars and will help with logistics, scheduling meetings, overviewing program calendars, and collecting detailed information. Additionally, part of the Curatorial Intern work will focus on organizing the physical and digital exhibitions archive at REDCAT. The intern will spend some time working in the gallery front desk and will receive training on public engagement. The intern will have the opportunity to learn how to plan and produce a seasonal program across disciplines (visual arts, performance, theater, film, critical theory, writing, and music), and will learn how to collaborate with artists, curators, and critics working in contemporary art.

This internship is for a student who is interested in learning the production of artists’ projects, curatorial research, and conceptualization of exhibitions through a multidisciplinary program.  Hours are M-Thu 10 am - 6 pm. Mondays remotely and Tues-Thurs in the REDCAT Offices and REDCAT Downtown location, and specific extra days, depending on events.


Internship Details

The Getty Marrow Curatorial Internship will provide hands-on experience organizing exhibitions, designing programming, learning curatorial practices and working directly with artists. The intern will focus on the research phase and preparations for REDCAT’s Fall exhibition based on BIPOC artistic practices on Artificial Intelligence, this will be part of the exhibition All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace, Getty PST Art & Science Collide initiative. The intern will also support the creation of a publication/reader for the exhibition. As part of this internship, research on artists commissions will be developed along with artists and their studios. Additionally, the intern will work in the digital and physical exhibitions archive, an opportunity to learn about Los Angeles exhibition history. The intern will gain experience in curatorial research, artist relationships, exhibition making and logistics around public programming. The intern will get training on how to communicate with artists and other art organizations, as well as different forms of writing for curatorial didactics, emails, communications and grants. This internship is for a student interested in learning about contemporary art, interdisciplinary programs, and curatorial processes and who wants to develop exhibition and public programming skills. 



Students must:

  • Be of a group underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including, but not limited to, individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent.
  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate in either a bachelor’s degree program or an associate’s degree program. Students must have completed at least one semester or two quarters of college by June. Students who graduated the semester or quarter immediately before the internship begins are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)
  • Reside or attend college in LA County at the time of the application
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident (non-citizen authorized to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis; also known as a “green card” holder). Students with DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) status valid through the internship period are also eligible.

Note: Students can participate in the program multiple times but must intern at a different organization each summer.



  • June 17 to August 24, 2024 (REDCAT can accommodate for certain dates)
  • Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with intermittent evenings and weekends (32 to 40 hours per week)
  • Work will be conducted remotely on Mondays and in-person at REDCAT in Downtown Los Angeles Tuesday through Friday. Some weekends are required.
  • The internship is a paid full-time (40 hours/week) position, for a consecutive ten-week work period between June and August, 2024.



March 29, 2024


To Apply

Please send 1) resume, 2) cover letter, and 3) contact information for two references to redcatjobs@calarts.edu. Letters of Recommendation will not be accepted.



The Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater (REDCAT) is a multidisciplinary center for innovative visual and performing art founded by the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in the Walt Disney Concert Hall complex in downtown Los Angeles. Through performances, exhibitions, screenings and literary events, REDCAT introduces diverse audiences, students, and artists to the most influential developments in the arts from around the world, and gives artists in this region the creative support they need to achieve national and international stature. REDCAT continues the tradition of CalArts by encouraging experimentation, discovery and lively civic discourse.


Image credit: Exhibition view of The Feminist art Program (1970-1975): Cycles of Collectivity, (2023-24). Photo by YuboDong, ofstudio. Courtesy of REDCAT.