Working at the BMA

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) offers a range of career opportunities. While some departments and positions require highly specialized education and experience, others seek individuals with more broad-based or skills-related backgrounds.

The BMA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

Current Openings

Museum Security Officer

The BMA seeks enthusiastic and experienced Museum Security Officers to ensure a positive and welcoming experience for BMA visitors and members.

Senior Director of Exhibitions and Program Alignment

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks to fill the position of Senior Director of Exhibitions and Program Alignment. This position provides leadership and management for the crossdepartmental and cross-divisional development of a comprehensive exhibition and programming plan for institutional mission-driven and earned revenue generating initiatives.

Assistant/Associate Paper Conservator

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Paper Conservator. The successful candidate will join a dedicated conservation team who work collaboratively with BMA staff across multiple departments including curatorial, registration, installation, and exhibitions to examine, research, and care for works in the BMA collection and on loan to the Museum.

Director of Public Engagement

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a Director of Public Engagement. This position is responsible for shepherding the museum through intentional relationship building as the BMA continues to grow and nurture existing and new audiences.


The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking a Custodian with 1-2 years of custodial experience in a commercial/institutional setting. This is a full-time, non-exempt position that reports to the Custodian Supervisor.

Senior Maintenance Technician

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is seeking an experienced Senior Maintenance Technician to support general building operations and maintenance. The ideal candidate will Inspect, test, and perform Operation & Maintenance (O&M) preventative maintenance inspections on mechanical, electrical and automatic temperature control equipment utilizing results-oriented strategies to ensure continuing operation.

Warehouse Coordinator

The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking a full-time Warehouse Coordinator to work closely with departments across the institution on their storage needs. The Warehouse Coordinator will have an understanding of inventory management, space management and ability to coordinate the movement of various and diverse types of objects.

Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Chief Curator

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a visionary and highly motivated Chief Curator to lead the Curatorial Division in cultivating a dynamic civic and cultural identity for the Museum as a leader in exploring global and local art histories.

Human Resources Coordinator

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is seeking a Human Resources Coordinator to provide support to the Human Resources department’s daily operations.


The BMA offers internships to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates. These positions provide the opportunity for interns to contribute to various Museum projects and activities while learning how a major institution functions on a day-to-day basis. Interns will be guided by their supervisor who will act as a mentor and teach them about their department’s function within the Museum. The BMA’s Internship Program provides each Intern with a stipend.

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Marketing & Experience Internship

The BMA’s Marketing and Experience Department is seeking an Intern to assist with a variety of marketing, PR, and social media initiatives to promote our upcoming schedule of exhibitions and programs.

European Painting & Sculpture Internship

The BMA’s European Painting and Sculpture Department is seeking an Intern to assist with researching and cataloguing works produced between 1400-1800.

Contemporary Collection Internship

The BMA’s Contemporary Department is seeking a detail-oriented Intern to assist with an initiative to update object and constituent records for the growing collection of over 500 paintings, sculptures, and time-based media works dating from 1960- the present.

Pre-Program Conservation Internship

The BMA’s Conservation Department is seeking a pre-program Intern to assist with departmental support tasks such as conditions reports, treatment proposals/reports, and photo documentation.

Mellon Initiative Intern

The BMA’s Education Department is seeking an Intern to assist with research for our Mellon Initiative Project. This intention of this grant funded project is to reimagine the structure and function of a museum through a series of community dialogues with our steering committee.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the BMA. We are not currently accepting new volunteer applications but please check back for future opportunities.