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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.


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.

Associate Curator, European Painting and Sculpture

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a full-time Associate Curator/Curator and Department Head of European Painting & Sculpture to work with a small curatorial staff to reconceptualize the Museum’s European Wing, with a particular emphasis on diversity and inclusion as centrally important to the narrative of European art.

Director of Learning Communities

The BMA is looking for a dynamic leader in museum education to become its first Director of Learning Communities.

Director of Digital Engagement Platforms

The BMA is seeking a full-time Director of Digital Engagement Platforms to provide technical and strategic direction for donor cultivation and fundraising at the Museum. This person will manage the administration and provide support for all constituency building platforms and tools, including CRM databases, ticketing solutions, SEM, and fundraising tools.

Museum Security Supervisor (Night)

The Security Supervisor on the night shift (12 AM – 8 AM) will provide supervision for a team of proprietary security officers, who will insure a safe, pleasant, and welcoming experience for staff, visitors, and contractors.

Network Administrator

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a full-time Network Administrator to manage software, hardware, and networks for the museum.

Editor, Web and Publications

The BMA is seeking a full-time editor to manage the website and work on a variety of print publications ranging from gallery brochures and guides to academic publications accompanying large exhibitions.

Editorial Assistant

The Editorial Assistant will support books and catalogues produced by the BMA and web content created by the Marketing and Experience Division, performing a combination of administrative, editorial, and production duties. This is an ideal role for a young professional looking to learn about working in Museums.

Building Technician

The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an entry level Building Technician with hands-on building maintenance experience in a commercial/institutional setting. This position is responsible for supporting overall general maintenance operations including general repairs and the operation and maintenance of the Museum, warehouse building and utility readings.

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.

Assistant Art Packer

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an Assistant Art Packer to assure the safe shipment, handling, packing, storage and installation of artwork both within and outside of the museum.

Collection Cataloguer Part-Time, Temporary

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an energetic, detail-oriented individual for the position of Collection Cataloguer to assist with one section of an initiative to make more than 12,000 department records for American painting, sculpture, decorative arts, and textiles publicly accessible online through our e-museum website.


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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Mellon Initiative Internship

Our Education team is seeking an Intern to assist with the foundational research for our Mellon Initiative Project.

Marketing & Experience Internship

Our Marketing & Experience team is seeking an Intern to assist with web content and development of various online platforms.

Rentals & Events Internship

Our Rentals & Events team is seeking an intern to build an online presence for the BMA’s Weddings and Events sites through Facebook and Instagram, creating branding and awareness.

Finance Department Internship

The BMA’s Finance Department is seeking an Intern to assist with implementing new technology systems that will create better workflows and automation of financial structures throughout the organization.

Library & Archives Internship

Our Library & Archives department is seeking an Intern to assist with reference, circulation and cataloguing services.

Conservation and Contemporary Internship

Our Conservation Department, in conjunction with our Contemporary Curatorial team, is seeking an Intern to assist with The Artist Interview Project.

American Painting & Sculpture Internship

Our American Painting and Sculpture team is seeking an Intern to assist with the foundational research for a larger project focused on the histories of trade and labor in historical African American and African diasporic communities.

Advancement Internship

Our Advancement team is seeking an Intern to assist with all aspects of Membership fulfillment. This work includes creating new records, database maintenance, and event support.