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

Part-time Image Services & Rights Assistant

Published September 22, 2016

BMA seeks an enthusiastic, detail oriented, customer-service professional to process requests from scholars, museums, and the public for images of the BMA’s collection. Through fulfilling these requests the incumbent plays a key role in increasing access to and recognition of the BMA’s collection. This part-time position reports to the Manager of Digital Asset Services within the Digital Experience and Communications Division.

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Communications Specialist, Part Time-Temporary

Published September 22, 2016

The BMA seeks a part-time Temporary Communications Specialist to promote the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, and events to media and digital audiences from late September through January 20, 2017. The position will report to the Senior Director of Communications & Marketing and will collaborate with many other BMA colleagues to produce compelling content for a variety of audiences and platforms.

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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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BMA Shop Sales Associate, Matisse Diebenkorn

Published September 20, 2016

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks three enthusiastic and experienced Shop Sales Associates to assist with the Museum’s upcoming special exhibition, Matisse Diebenkorn (October 23, 2016-January 9, 2017). 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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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.

The Application Deadline for Fall Internships has been moved to September 12th.

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Internship Opportunities

Development Department Internship

Published July 29, 2016

The Development Department is seeking a Fall Intern to assist with an archival records project as well as perform donor and fundraising research.

The archival project will include archiving files, creating a new system for the organization of those files, and perform basic data entry. The intern will also compile research and update the database (Raiser’s Edge) accordingly. The Intern will also have the opportunity to attend Development related Museum events during the evenings and on weekends. These events will give the Intern a better sense of how the Development Department build relationships with members and potential donors.

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Graphic Design Internship

Published July 29, 2016

The Creative Services Department at the BMA is seeking a Fall 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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Registration Office Internship

Published July 29, 2016

The Registrar’s Office is seeking a Fall Intern to assist with updating exhibition history for individual objects and incorporating that information into the object’s record files. The Intern will learn the steps of processing collections maintenance paperwork and also work in our collections management system (TMS) to ensure the records reflect accurate and complete information.

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Marketing & Communications Internship

Published July 29, 2016

The Marketing and Communications Department is seeking an Intern who will assist with research for upcoming projects, data entry, and copy writing/editing. The Intern will also have the opportunity to assist with evening and/or weekend events as needed. These events are a great way for the Intern to learn how the Marketing and Communications teams work with the press, photographers, vendors, caterers, etc.

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Education Evaluation Internship

Published July 29, 2016

The Education Department is seeking a Fall Intern to perform tracking/ timing evaluations of exhibitions and education spaces. The Intern will perform research, administer surveys, collate data, draft reports, and present findings to BMA staff.

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

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Library & Archives Internship

Published July 29, 2016

The BMA's Head Librarian and Archivist is seeking an Intern who will assist with various ongoing and special projects in the Library and Archives. The Intern will gain practical experience in the art museum library and archives field, including areas such as collection management, metadata creation, cataloguing, and archival processing. In addition to focused projects, the intern will have an opportunity to explore individual areas of interest.

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AAAPI Curatorial Internship

Published July 29, 2016

The Arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Islands (AAAPI) Department is seeking a Fall Intern to assist with various archiving and collections management projects. The Intern should expect to learn aspects of collections management, research, and archiving standards.

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