Volunteer

Volunteers play an integral role in offering exciting and educational experiences for the Museum’s 200,000+ annual visitors. Join us in our mission of providing an environment that inspires creativity, encourages learning, and fosters human understanding in a place where everyone feels welcome.

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To Apply

Please complete our online application. If you are unable to apply online, contact the Volunteer Program at volunteer@artbma.org or 443-573-1756.

Volunteer Opportunities

Classroom Assistant, Education

The Education Department at the Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking volunteers who enjoy creating art and working with the public.

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Greeter Program

The BMA is seeking enthusiastic Greeters to assist in welcoming and orienting visitors through the Museum and to help with on-site promotion of programs and exhibitions.

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Objects Assistant, Textiles

The Textiles Department at the Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an experienced volunteer to facilitate in the rehousing of materials and storing textiles.

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BMA Outpost Volunteer

The Education Department at the Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to work with our community neighbors at the newly developed BMA Outpost. The BMA Outpost is a 'mobile museum' that provides hands-on art making activities and brings artwork reproductions to the streets of Baltimore City in partnership with neighborhood organizations.

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Finance Assistant

The Finance Department at the Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking a Finance Assistant volunteer to help with various office tasks such as filing, organizing records, occasionally reconciling bank statements, and working with general ledger accounts. This position is ideal for a current or retired accounting professional who is looking to give back to the community.

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Docent Library Assistant

The Education Department at the Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an enthusiastic and independent volunteer to organize and manage information for the Docent Program Library. This is a six-month to one-year project, ideal for a student of Library Science or a retired Library Science professional.

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Cataloguer, Textiles

The Textiles Department at the Baltimore Museum of Art is seeking an experienced volunteer who is interested in researching and cataloguing textile object records.

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Host, Center for People + Art

The BMA is seeking curious, warm, empathetic, and articulate individuals to act as hosts in the Center for People + Art, slated to open in October of 2015. The 6,000 square foot space includes a cross-collection Project Space featuring a 3-year thematic exhibition; a Community Commons featuring a community table and artwork by a regional artist engaged in participatory practice; and a Studio Space for creative production. Interpreters will play a central role in ensuring that each visitor feels cared for, engaged, and respected in the Center. Please be sure to complete the application form below specific to the Center for People + Art Host position.

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Docent Program

The Education Department at the BMA is seeking warm, empathetic, and enthusiastic communicators with teaching, touring, or facilitation experience to join the Docent Program and lead engaging experiences with art for primarily Pre-K-12 students and, on occasion, adults in the Museum. A commitment of two years is required.

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