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.

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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.

Positions Will Be Posted on this Page Until Filled


Job Opportunities

Seasonal Part-Time Sales Associate

Published November 21, 2019

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Part-Time Shop Sales Associates to assist with the Museum’s upcoming busy holiday season (Immediately - January 31, 2020). The ideal candidate will aid in maximizing revenues while acting as an ambassador for the institution using their excellent communication and customer service skills, and product management.

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Collections Inventory Specialist, Prints, Drawings & Photographs
2-Year Temporary Position

Published October 28, 2019

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an energetic, detail-oriented individual for the position of Temporary Collections Inventory Specialist to play a central role in a major collection inventory, wide-ranging rehousing projects, and a digital records management initiative for over 65,000 works on paper. The successful candidate is expected to work closely with curators, registrars, and conservators to help identify collection needs and to prepare for the inventory and relocation of the BMA’s collection of prints, drawings, and photographs to a new facility.

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Librarian

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.

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Graphic Designer

Published October 24, 2019

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a Graphic Designer to create engaging designs for the museum’s robust schedule of exhibitions. Under the guidance of the Director of Exhibition Design & Installation, the designer will work with the exhibition team to create impactful designs that capture the essence of each exhibition.

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Exhibitions Coordinator

Published October 24, 2019

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a full-time Exhibitions Coordinator to support the robust exhibition activity of the museum, including temporary exhibitions, permanent collection installations, gallery rotations, traveling exhibitions and special projects. This position reports to the Senior Director of Exhibitions and Program Alignment and, in addition to supporting that department, also supports the Exhibition Design and Installation department, administrates the museum’s exhibitions schedule, its overall master programming calendar and its project management software.

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Custodian I

Published October 24, 2019

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.

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Landscape Manager

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.

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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.

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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, email Internships@artbma.org.

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Spring 2020 Internships


American Painting & Sculpture and Decorative Arts Curatorial Intern

Published November 21, 2019

The BMA’s Department of American Painting & Sculpture and Decorative Arts is seeking an Intern to assist with research for an upcoming exhibition on the work of Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000). The Intern will be responsible for correspondence related to the exhibition, database management, and compiling research files. They will have an in depth look behind the scenes at the day to day operations of a curatorial office and gain a broader understanding of the process and preparation behind an exhibition.

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Education Evaluation Intern

Published November 21, 2019

The BMA's Education Department is seeking an Intern to perform tracking and timing evaluations of exhibitions and educations spaces. Under the supervision of the Education Staff, the Intern will perform research, administer surveys, collate and analyze data, and present findings.

They will have the opportunity to learn about best practices in museum evaluation, gain data collection and interview skills, as well as hone research and presentation skills.

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Exhibition Installation Intern

Published November 21, 2019

The BMA’s Installation Team is seeking an Intern to assist with the installation of a 3D, painted canvas. The Intern will have the opportunity to work alongside professional art installers and learn the process of working with practicing artists. They will also assist with coordinating the volunteers who will be onsite, helping the team.

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Exhibition Intern

Published November 21, 2019

The BMA’s Exhibitions Department is seeking an Intern to compile historical and current exhibition working documents and procedures to create a formalized handbook of all exhibition related activities. The Intern will assist with research to compile a database of contact information and Exhibition Program initiatives for art museums across the country.

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Human Resources Intern

Published November 21, 2019

The BMA’s Human Resources Department is seeking an Intern to research best practices regarding job descriptions. Under the supervision of the HR team, the Intern will update current job descriptions and create descriptions for new positions in response to their research findings. They will also perform administrative duties including updating employee records in the HRIS database, organize and coordinate HR policies/procedures, and gather HR related data.

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Marketing Experience Intern

Published November 21, 2019

The BMA’s Marketing Experience (MX) Team is seeking an Intern to assist with various projects. Under the supervision of the MX Team members, the Intern will assist with content creation for social media platforms and BMA Stories. They will also archive web content to WordPress which will coincide with the launch of the new BMA website. The Intern will also assist the Team with distributing informal exit surveys to visitors to gain a better understanding of the visitor experience.

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