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.

Museum Educator - Full Time

The BMA is seeking a full-time Museum Educator to lead in-person and virtual tours, primarily for pre-K to 12 audiences.

Senior Director of Finance

The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an experienced Senior Director of Finance. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, energetic, an excellent communicator and a team builder. The Senior Director of Finance plays a central and fundamental role in the daily operations of the institution and works closely with all departments. institutional sources for a broad range of projects, including but not limited to exhibitions, education initiatives, conservation activities, and capital projects.

Associate Paintings Conservator/Paintings Conservator

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks a detail-oriented individual for the position of Associate Paintings Conservator/Paintings Conservator. The successful candidate will join a small but dedicated conservation team who work closely with BMA staff across multiple departments including curatorial, registration, installation, and exhibitions to examine, research, and care for works in the BMA collection and those on loan to the Museum.

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.

Network Administrator

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

Meyerhoff-Becker Biennial Curatorial Fellowship

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks a fellow for the Meyerhoff-Becker Curatorial Fellowship, a two-year-long residency program, based in Baltimore, Maryland.

ArtTable Fellowship Summer 2022

The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking to hire an ArtTable Fellow of Indigenous descent who will assist with planning an interdisciplinary project, Survivance: Centering Native Voices through Anti-Colonial Actions (tentative title), that will culminate in an exhibition, catalog, and convening.

Curatorial Assistant

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks a Curatorial Assistant for the Department of American Painting & Sculpture and Decorative Arts.

Family Programs Educator - Part Time

The BMA is seeking a part-time Free Family Sundays teacher to plan and execute weekly, drop-in artmaking workshops for families.

BMA Shop Sales Associate - Full Time

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Sales Associate to play an essential role in the success and operation of the BMA Shop.


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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Library & Archives Internship

Our Library & Archives department is seeking an Intern to provide hands-on support with reference, circulation and cataloguing services.

Interpretation Internship

Our Interpretation team is seeking two Interns to work across a broad range of projects, including visitor intercept interviews.

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.

American Painting & Sculpture Internship

Our American Painting and Sculpture team is seeking an Intern to support research in early American histories and objects.

Contemporary Internship

Our Contemporary Curatorial team is seeking an Intern to assist with document retention, artist research and organizational projects.