Internships & Volunteer Opportunities

Dayton Visual Arts Center’s (DVAC) mission is to provide art for the community and a community for artists. Located in downtown Dayton, DVAC features rotating exhibits of contemporary art, professional development workshops for artists, fundraising parties and events. We periodically have Gallery Display & Management and Curatorial Assistant internship positions available. In addition, we have various volunteer opportunities available including: Data Entry, Events (setup/breakdown, hosting, cater-waiting, workshop assistant, off-site party staffing), Exhibition Installation, Marketing (writing, social media campaigns and maintenance, and Research & Development. Contact us for more details.


Interns & Volunteers must commit to:

  • 1, 2 or 3 days a week (Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri)
  • 2-4 hr increments
  • Minimum 3 month commitment

Benefits include:

  • Being part of the art community
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Project completion for your professional portfolio and for-credit option arranged with your professor/teacher