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 Digital Asset Services

Published January 6, 2016

The Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an experienced Manager of Digital Asset Services responsible for broadening public access to the BMA’s collection, archives and content by establishing and managing the Museum’s Digital Asset Management System and related services, including photography, rights, and reproductions for personal, educational, promotional, or commercial use both inside the museum and by outside audiences.

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Director

Published October 28, 2015

The Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art reports to the Board of Trustees of the Museum. In this role, the Director has authority over all operations of BMA, including setting strategic vision, artistic and programming content, developing budgets, fundraising, and overall advocacy for BMA’s mission in Baltimore and beyond. The successful candidate must be a visionary, innovative, charismatic, and fiscally responsible leader with a passion for the full range of art, community, and education. The Director oversees all aspects of the museum, including collections, staff, facilities, exhibitions, education and outreach programs, external relations, and administrative activities.

Russell Reynolds Associates has been exclusively retained for this search. Prospective candidates are invited to contact Laurie Nash and Katherine Armstrong directly. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

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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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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.

For questions relating to Internships, please email volunteer@artbma.org Intern Login

Internship Opportunities

Marketing & Communications Internship

Published November 23, 2015

The Marketing & Communications Department is seeking a Spring Intern to assist with upcoming projects. They will have the opportunity to research partners for Art After Hours as well as conduct follow up phone calls with interested potential partners. Other office duties such as data entry, copy writing, and advertisement coordination may be assigned as needed.

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Visitor Services Internship

Published March 8, 2016

The Visitor Services Department is seeking two Summer Interns to join their team in providing exemplary customer service to BMA Members and visitors by creating a positive and welcoming environment. These interns will work closely with the public and Museum staff to greet and orient visitors when they arrive, assist with daily operations at the Welcome Desk and Coat Checkroom. They will be trained to promote repeat visitation and membership opportunities. Some nights or weekends may be possible as interns will be given the opportunity to work during BMA special events. Other administrative duties will be assigned as needed.

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Graphic Design Internship

Published March 8, 2016

The Creative Services Department at the BMA is seeking a Summer Intern to join the Marketing team. The Intern will be integral in assisting with a variety of fast-moving design projects including print, signage, web, e-mail, and social media. The Intern will learn to be responsive to art direction from these project team members and react quickly to feedback. The Intern will collaborate with many BMA staff members on projects from the conceptual stage to the final delivery, which will teach them about the printing, production, and management process.

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Contemporary Curatorial Internship

Published March 8, 2016

The Contemporary Curatorial Department at the BMA is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with research and other administrative duties for various projects/upcoming exhibitions including a retrospective on the career of John Waters, Adam Pendleton (solo exhibition), and other living artists. This intern will help identify relevant articles and compile bibliographies for these exhibitions and organize loan requests. They will also have the opportunity to work with Baltimore area artists during the installation of two summer exhibitions. Other tasks may be assigned as needed.

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Archival & Special Projects Grants Internship

Published March 8, 2016

The Development Department at the BMA is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with archiving grants. The Intern will be trained by both Development staff as well as the BMA’s Head Archivist to ensure accuracy in the archival process. The Intern should also expect to work with our Corporate and Foundations Relations Manager with additional grant related projects. Other office duties will be assigned as the need arises.

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Exhibition Graphics Internship

Published March 8, 2016

The Installation Department at the BMA is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with the production, installation and maintenance of the Museum’s permanent collection graphics. The Intern will work closely with our designer to ensure wall labels and other graphics are up to date and will assist with the installation process in the galleries.

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Grants Statistics Internship

Published March 8, 2016

The Development Department at the BMA is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with the development of a model to help collect statistical information related to grants writing and reporting related to programs and services. The Intern should expect to research other models and methods in order to help create the best model for the BMA.

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Marketing & Communications Internship

Published March 8, 2016

The Marketing & Communications Department is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with upcoming projects. This intern will work on marketing materials for Artscape and other events. Other office duties such as data entry, copy writing, and advertisement coordination may be assigned as needed.

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Textiles Curatorial Internship

Published March 8, 2016

The Textiles Department at the BMA is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with object cataloguing, conservation reports, and database management. The Intern will also assist in the organization of the office/work space to help improve efficiency as well as other curatorial duties.

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