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
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.
Assistant Director of Annual Giving
May 15, 2019
The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a full-time Assistant Director of Annual Giving as part of an Advancement Annual Giving team. The ideal candidate will have experience in focused strategizing, designing, and executing communications and benefits for members and annual donors to the museum. This individual will be responsible for cultivating and soliciting the BMA Council, annual donors at $1,500 and above.
May 7, 2019
The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a Graphics Technician/Installer to support the exhibition design department with the museum’s robust schedule of exhibitions. Under the guidance of the Director of Exhibition Design & Installation, the technician will work with the exhibition team to produce impactful graphics that capture the essence of each exhibition.
April 22, 2019
The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a full-time Systems Administrator to manage software, hardware and networks for the museum. The ideal candidate will maintain, patch and upgrade the combination of virtual and cloud-hosted machines that comprise the BMA’s network. They will monitor the network and provide reports and recommendations on architecture improvements; and consult on digital storage, network security, and network efficiency.
Director of Grants and Sponsorships
March 19, 2019
The Director of Grants and Sponsorships directs the BMA’s efforts to secure funding from all sources for a broad range of special projects and sponsorships, including but not limited to exhibitions, education initiatives, conservation activities, and capital projects. This position also supervises the Assistant Director, Grants & Sponsorships, who is responsible for meeting the corporate and foundation Annual Fund goals and stewarding corporate and foundation donors.
Curator of Contemporary Art
March 13, 2019
The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a Curator of Contemporary Art to lead the Contemporary Department and join a 15 member curatorial team 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.
Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art
March 13, 2019
The BMA is seeking a dynamic and innovative Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art. This position reports to the Curator/Department Head of Contemporary Art. The Department is supported by a Curatorial Assistant, work study students, and interns.
The Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art will be immediately engaged in proposing and implementing exhibitions, projects, and programs featuring contemporary art, media arts, and performance. These projects will be featured in the Out of Actions/Art After Hours series, Black Box series, and BMA Meyerhoff Auditorium, as well as other BMA galleries and venues. A goal of these projects will be to increase the diversity of artistic perspectives shared with the BMA’s public.
Manager of Public Programs
January 24, 2019
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is seeking a Manager of Public Programs to spearhead the development and implementation of a variety of public programs related to the Museum’s robust exhibition cycle and permanent collection galleries. The Manager of Public Programs will develop original and engaging programs that will invite a broad range of visitors to make connections between the BMA’s exhibitions and their own lived experiences. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of developing creative, relevant, and inclusive visitor experiences in alignment with broader museum and exhibition goals.
Chief Advancement Officer
January 3, 2019
The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a full-time Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) responsible for the planning, management, and success of the comprehensive fundraising efforts of the Museum. The Chief Advancement Officer will join the BMA at a time of exciting transformation. As a member of the museum’s senior leadership team, s/he will oversee policy, strategy, and execution of the work in the Advancment department, which includes individual and planned giving, inidivdual and corporate membership,sponsorship, special events, foundation and government grants, board relations, and stewardship programs.
Collections Database Administrator
January 3, 2019
The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks an energetic, detail-oriented individual for the position of Collections Database Administrator to manage the TMS database of 90,000 plus object records.
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.
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.
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.
2019-2020 Souls Grown Deep Foundation Internship Program
Three internships for students of color are being offered annually at select museums, affording part-time professional experience at a leading art museum during the academic year. Includes a trip to visit the Foundation in Atlanta and the artists and communities it serves in the Southeast, scheduled during a weekend in the fall of 2019. Interns are required to commit to a minimum of 8 hours per week. Each intern will receive a $10,000 stipend from the Foundation.
Summer 2019 Internships
IFPDA Foundation Curatorial Internship, Summer 2019
The Department of Prints, Drawings & Photographs at the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is seeking applications for an International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) Foundation Curatorial Summer Internship. The intern is expected to participate in broad range of aspects related to the care, display, and research of the BMA’s extensive (57,000 objects) print collection.
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Curatorial Intern
The Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Department is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with research for future exhibitions devoted to works on paper. The Interns will conduct preliminary correspondence and online research for these exhibitions. They will also help maintain Excel spreadsheets, compile bibliographies, and assist with grant applications. Additional administrative duties and collection maintenance projects may be assigned.
Web Content Editor Intern
The BMA is seeking a Web Content Editor Intern who will be responsible for archiving website content, updating existing web content, and removing any outdated information from the BMA’s website. They will also learn and apply basic SEO recommendations.