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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

Grants & Sponsorships Coordinator

The BMA seeks a highly motivated Grants & Sponsorship Coordinator to provide critical administrative support to the Grants & Sponsorships team. This full-time, exempt position reports to the Director of Grants & Sponsorships. The Coordinator will support both the Director and Assistant Director of Grants & Sponsorships and work in collaboration with staff across the entire Museum, as well as a wide range of outside contacts.

Museum Security Officer

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

Label Editor

The BMA seeks a full-time Label Editor to provide copyediting and proofreading for didactic materials related to art objects on display in the Museum, ranging from wall labels to brochures and from teacher guides to take-home materials for children.

Director of Learning Communities

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

Great Migration Curatorial Research Assistant

The Baltimore Museum of Art and the Mississippi Museum of Art are seeking a Curatorial Research Assistant to assist in realizing the forthcoming exhibition A Movement in Every Direction: Legacies of the Great Migration, an interdisciplinary research project that will culminate in a convening, exhibition catalog, and traveling exhibition.

Associate Curator/Curator and Department Head of European Painting & Sculpture

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

Temporary Exhibition Research Assistant

The BMA seeks a full-time, temporary Exhibition Research Assistant to provide administrative support and research for the forthcoming exhibition Renaissance Woman, an international loan show that will culminate in a symposium, exhibition catalogue, and traveling exhibition.

Visitor Services Associate, Part-Time

The BMA seeks an enthusiastic, customer-service oriented individual to create and foster a positive and welcoming experience for BMA visitors and members.


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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AAAPI Curatorial Internship

The BMA’s Department of the Arts of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Pacific Islands is seeking an Intern to assist with researching exhibitions related to Arctic artistry and women’s textile art in the Pacific region.

Contemporary Art Curatorial Internship

Our Contemporary Curatorial Department is seeking an Intern to contribute research and administrative support to an upcoming Joyce J. Scott retrospective, opening in 2024.

Exhibition Graphics Design Internship

The BMA’s Exhibitions Department is seeking an Intern to assist with design and installation of wall labels for upcoming exhibitions.

Exhibitions Internship

Our Exhibitions team is seeking an Intern to assist with the development of exhibition documents and displays.

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.

Marketing & Experience Internship

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