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
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

Chief Curator

Published January 24, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a Chief Curator to lead the Curatorial Division in fashioning a dynamic civic and cultural identity for the Museum. We envision a vibrant institution embraced as an indispensable element of community life, a vital educational resource for a broad and diverse audience, and a leader in the revitalization of the city that surrounds it.

The Chief Curator reports to the Dorothy Wagner Wallis Director and serves as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. In partnership with the Director, the Chief Curator will shape and implement the Museum's curatorial objectives and will be encouraged to champion fresh thinking and approaches to art and to seize opportunities to be creative, experimental and innovative.

This is a highly attractive opportunity to work in a senior position at a renowned and rapidly transforming museum that aspires to become a national and international leader in innovation around the role of art and creativity and establishing a museum platform in our society and in communities like Baltimore.

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Associate Curator/Curator and Department Head of American Art

Published January 9, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks a full-time Associate Curator/Curator and Department Head of American Art to work with a small curatorial staff to re-conceptualize the Museum’s American Wing, with a particular emphasis on diversity and inclusion as centrally important to the narrative of American Art. The successful candidate will be an out-of-the-box thinker willing to challenge convention and broaden the scope of what American Art can mean for audiences in the 21st century.

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Audio Visual (AV) Technician

Published January 9, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an experienced AV Technician to manage audio/visual components throughout the museum including a 363-seat auditorium; public gallery spaces; and back of house office and other work spaces. This full-time, exempt position reports to the Chief Technology Officer in the Digital Experience & Communications Division.

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Publications Manager/Editor

Published January 24, 2017

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is seeking an experienced Publications Manager/Editor responsible for ensuring the quality, accuracy, and timeliness of the Museum’s written communications. This position oversees the production of exhibition catalogues and other special publications, edits, and/or copyedits curatorial, educational, marketing, and development content that appears in the gallery, online, and in print. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented professional with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to manage projects that involve people at all levels of the organization.

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Director of Exhibition Design & Installation

Published January 9, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks a Director of Exhibition Design & Installation to lead the creative design of all BMA exhibitions and collection installations. This role supervises the daily operations of the Installation Department and its ultimate goal to insure the safe handling and physical protection of the collection and its visual and conceptual accessibility to the public.

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Visitor Services Associate (full-time, 35 hours/week)

Published January 11, 2018

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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Lighting Technician

Published November 7, 2017

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an experienced Lighting Technician. This full-time, exempt position reports to the Installation Manager in the Curatorial Division.

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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.

Check back soon for available internships.

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

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