Jobs & Internships
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.
An equal opportunity employer, the BMA offers a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, prescription, 403b, flexible spending account, flexible and condensed scheduling, and excellent vacation.
We are a drug free workplace; employment is contingent upon passing a drug test and security clearance.
How to Apply
This page features openings as they become available. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to HR@artbma.org with the position title and your first and last names in the subject line. If you do not have a resume please complete a job application and mail it to:The Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions.
Positions Will Be Posted on this Page Until Filled
Director’s Office Administrative Assistant
Published January 21, 2020
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks to fill the position of Administrative Assistant in the Director’s Office. Reporting to the Director of Administration & Campaign Manager, this integral position is responsible for a wide range of administrative activities in an exceptionally busy and fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will be both self-motivated and able to take direction with a positive attitude and cooperative spirit.
Interim Exhibition Designer
Published January 7, 2020
The Interim Exhibition Designer at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) collaborates closely with the curators, artists, and exhibitions project managers to develop design concepts and plans for temporary exhibitions. Using scaled images of objects, prepares accurate drawings-to-scale in VectorWorks, AutoCad, Sketchup, InDesign and Adobe CS, including layout of walls and elevations, casework and casework layouts, color and lighting schemes, for each exhibition. Creates three dimensional models, quick concept sketches and renderings as needed.
Published January 7, 2020
The Exhibition Designer at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) oversees the 2-D and 3-D design of all exhibitions and collections displays at the museum. S/he collaborates closely with the curators, artists and exhibitions project managers to develop design concepts and plans for temporary exhibitions and permanent collection installations. Using scaled images of objects, prepares accurate drawings-to-scale in VectorWorks, AutoCad, Sketchup, InDesign and Adobe CS, including layout of walls and elevations, casework and casework layouts, color and lighting schemes, for each exhibition. Creates three dimensional models, quick concept sketches and renderings as needed. The Exhibition Designer oversees the exhibition design studio and its staff, both permanent and contractual.
Conservation Preparator for Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Published January 7, 2020
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an energetic, detail-oriented individual for the position of Conservation Preparator for Prints, Drawings, and Photographs (PDP). The Conservation Preparator works closely with the Museum’s paper conservator and PDP curators, and will be responsible for preparing paper-based materials for exhibition/display, storage, and travel for loan, as well as assisting in other conservation activities within the Museum. The BMA’s collection comprises more than 65,000 works on paper from the 15th century to the present, including prints, drawings, photographs, artists’ books and portfolios, ephemera, and large-scale contemporary works of art.
Published October 24, 2019
The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a highly motivated Librarian who will run all aspects of library operations and will perform cataloging, reference, technical services, and archives management, as well as other duties necessary to fulfill the goals of the BMA library. This full-time, exempt position is responsible for the administration, operation, and maintenance of the library, archives, and records management. As such, this position requires significant collaboration and communication with other divisions, departments, and general public.
The Librarian will report to the Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Chief Curator and will work closely with the curatorial staff and colleagues across the institution.
Published May 3, 2018
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an experienced Landscape Manager to oversee the daily operations, planting, overall grounds maintenance, snow removal for the museum grounds, and the consistent evaluation of the Museum grounds’ health.
Museum Security Officer
Published April 5, 2018
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks enthusiastic and experienced Museum Security Officers to ensure 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.
For questions, email Internships@artbma.org.
Summer 2020 Internships
The BMA will be posting their entire Summer Internship opportunities in the coming weeks. Please note that the AAAPI position is operating under a unique recruitment schedule and therefore has a differing deadline.