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.


Job Opportunities

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.

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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.

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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.

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Visitor Services Associate (full-time, 28 hours/week)

January 24, 2019

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 on weekends. 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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Visitor Services Associate (part-time, temporary 14 hours/week)

January 24, 2019

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 on weekends. 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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Chief Advancement Officer

January 3, 2019

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) seeks a full-time Chief Advancement Officer (CA0) responsible for the planning, management, and success of the comprehensive fundraising efforts of the Museum. The Chief Advancment 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.

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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.

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Part-time Community Engagement Coordinator, Education and Interpretation Division

November 20, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is seeking a dynamic and innovative Community Engagement Coordinator. This 3 year, part-time, position reports to the Manager of Community Engagement in the Education Division. The Community Engagement Coordinator will be the liaison between the BMA and its public. The position facilitates outreach efforts at the BMA Outpost through site-specific residencies with community partners, organizations, and institutions.

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Helpdesk Technician

August 10, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a full-time Helpdesk Technician to oversee day-to-day activities of the help desk with attention to performance standards and service levels; manage delivery of end-user support, maintenance, and scheduling of new installations of hardware and software; and to ensure technical problems are promptly addressed.

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Director of Interpretation

August 10, 2018

The BMA is seeking a Director of Interpretation to spearhead the development, implementation, and evaluation of all aspects of in-gallery interpretation. The Director of Inter- pretation will create engaging interpretive content that will invite visitors to make relevant connections between the BMA’s exhibitions and collections and their own lived experience.

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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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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.

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Summer 2019 Internships

This position is operating under a specific recruitment cycle designed to target Graduate Students of non-western art.

Arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Islands Curatorial Intern

This opportunity is for current graduate students studying the historic art and material culture of the non-western world.

This position is largely research-focused. The Intern will work on the BMA's digital database, The Museum System (TMS), to catalog artworks, update object records, and enter art appraisal values. The Intern will also conduct object research for several upcoming exhibitions and assist with the day-to-day operations of the BMA’s Department of the Arts of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Islands. The Intern must commit to 28 hrs/week for 8-12 weeks (beginning in June of 2019). This position will come with a stipend of up to $250/week.

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact us at internships@artbma.org

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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.

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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.

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