Jobs & Internships

Staff celebrate The Baltimore Museum of Art's 100th anniversary.

BMA staff celebrate museum's 100th anniversary.

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
Human Resources
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.

Job Opportunities

Manager of Image Services & Rights

Published June 2, 2015

The BMA is seeking a Manager of Image Services & Rights to broaden public access to images of the collection by developing a dynamic schedule of new photography, supporting the development of the BMA’s digital asset management system, and advising on issues surrounding copyright and intellectual property. The ideal candidate is strategically focused with demonstrated project management, communication, and client relation skills.

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Chief Engineer

Published September 1, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an experienced Chief Engineer with 5-7 years of hands-on mechanical/BAS experience in a commercial/institutional setting. The Chief Engineer is responsible for the overall mechanical operation including steam, cooling, heating and humidity; Building Automation System (BAS); and the operation and maintenance of the Museum, warehouse building and utilities.

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Visitor Services Associate - Weekends

Published July 31, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Visitor Services Associate to ensure a positive and welcoming experience for BMA visitors and Members on weekends. The ideal candidate will have impeccable communication and customer service skills and will be comfortable managing multiple priorities while working in a fast-paced, team-based environment.

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Visitor Services Associate

Published July 31, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Visitor Services Associate to ensure a positive and welcoming experience for BMA visitors and members. The ideal candidate will have impeccable communication and customer service skills and will be comfortable managing multiple priorities while working in a fast-paced, team-based environment.

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Security Officer

Published April 8, 2015

A successful security officer must be able to maintain museum security protocols while interacting with staff and visitors. The candidate will be responsible for preparing galleries for visitors, light housekeeping, observing/interacting with visitors, and reacting to emergency situations.

Having expertise in monitoring CCTV, Fire, Security and HVAC systems, and radio communications equipment is a plus. On the job training will be provided.

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Curatorial Assistant - Arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Islands

Published August 12, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks a Curatorial Assistant for the Department of the Arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Islands. The Curatorial Assistant will join the curators for African and Asian art in a department holding an important collection of over 6,000 objects and a strong record of scholarship and major art exhibitions, particularly for the arts of Africa. The Curatorial Assistant is responsible for both the administrative functions of the department and research assistance for the collection and exhibition projects.

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Assistant Custodian Supervisor

Published April 8, 2015

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is seeking a highly-motivated, experienced Assistant Custodian Supervisor to provide day to day supervision for a team of Custodians. The ideal candidate will insure a safe, pleasant, and welcoming experience for all visitors and staff and will have experience in a commercial/institutional setting.

This person will oversee the daily activities, events and operation of the Custodial Department and reports to the Director of Facilities.

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Custodian

Published April 8, 2015

The BMA is seeking a Custodian with 1-2 years of custodial experience in a commercial/institutional setting.

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Internships

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.

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Internship Opportunities

Archival & Special Projects Grants Internship

Published August 26, 2015

The Archival & Special Projects Grants Internship will assist the Development Department in processing grants files for off-site archives. The Intern will have the opportunity to consult and work with the BMA’s Archivists to ensure clarity of project and process. They will assist the Federal/Foundation Grant Writer and the Corporate and Foundations Relations Manager on grants projects as needed. Other duties as assigned and as departmental priorities dictate.

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Archival Processing Internship

Published August 27, 2015

The Archival Processing Intern will work under the direction and supervision of the BMA’s Head Librarian and Archivist to process institutional records. They will be expected to wrap up a 15-month project funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The Intern will gain experience with archival standards, preservation methods, and software such as Archivists’ Toolkit.

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Family Education Internship

Published August 27, 2015

The Family Education Intern will assist the Manager of Community Engagement and Learning with many aspects of running the BMA’s Family Program. The Intern will assist with preparation and execution of the Free Family Sunday workshops, assist with running the workshops, research and develop program curricula, etc. The Intern will also provide organizational and administrative assistance including assistance with moving and organizing the classroom in its new location, managing program data and updating email marketing lists.

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Graphic Design Internship

Published August 27, 2015

The BMA’s Creative Services Department is seeking a dynamic Graphic Design Intern to join our Marketing team. The Intern should expect to work on a variety of fast-moving design projects including print, signage, web, email and social media. They will learn how to juggle multiple projects as well as gain hands on experience with professional print production and management.

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Marketing & Communications Internship

Published August 27, 2015

The Marketing & Communications Department is seeking a Fall Intern to assist with upcoming projects. The Intern will be asked to work during the Baltimore Book Festival as well as help with the booth prep work and design. They will also have the opportunity to research partners for Art After Hours as well as conduct follow up phone calls with interested partners. Other office duties such as data entry, copy writing, and advertisement coordination may be assigned as needed.

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Grants Statistics Internship

Published August 27, 2015

The BMA’s Development Department is seeking a Fall Intern to assist with developing methods/models for collecting statistical information related to grants writing. The Intern will also help create a reporting process related to programs and services. This is a unique opportunity for any student majoring in Statistics or interest in data analysis/research.

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Membership Intern

Published August 27, 2015

The Membership Intern will assist the Development and Membership Departments with various office duties and functions. The Membership Department is seeking an Intern to work on BMA Member related tasks such as data entry, member events, research, Member Benefits analysis, etc.

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Textiles Internship

Published August 27, 2015

The BMA’s Textiles Department is seeking a Fall Intern to assist in all aspects of the curatorial department. The intern should expect to learn collections management, cataloguing, photography of the collection, and organization of administrative files.

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Exhibition Graphics Internship

Published August 27, 2015

The BMA’s Installation Department is seeking an Intern to assist with exhibition related graphic design. The Intern will assist with the production and installation of the Museum’s wall labels and other installation graphics.

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Evaluation and Exhibition Support Internship

Published August 27, 2015

The Education Intern will review, moderate, digitize, and publish visitor responses in the Imagining Home exhibition. Additionally, they will provide support for evaluation, visitor research, and digital analytics and assist with research and prototyping gallery interpretation for upcoming exhibitions.

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