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Submission Guidelines
  • Electronic submissions unless noted otherwise. Résumés & cover letters must be Word documents or PDFs.
  • We will contact you if your experience aligns with our needs.
  • Read fellowship descriptions carefully below as they have specific application procedures. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • Need help submitting your application? Contact us at 215-684-7970 or .

Current Openings


Editor, American Collection

The Editor, American Collection will coordinate activities related to the preparation and production of labels for the reinstallation of the American collection.

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Collections Assistant, European Painting and Sculpture

The Collections Assistant works with and supports curatorial staff in the management, care, utilization, and development of the Museum’s extensive and world-renowned holdings of European Painting & Sculpture and the collections of the Rodin Museum.

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Souls Grown Deep Foundation Internship

An internship, open to students from diverse backgrounds, is being offered at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in partnership with the Souls Grown Deep Foundation. This internship is designed for students interested in exploring professions related to museums and the visual arts. Priority is given to rising juniors and seniors at accredited undergraduate programs.

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The Ira Brind and Stacey Spector Assistant/Associate Curator of South Asian Art

The Assistant/Associate Curator of South Asian Art has responsibility for the care, utilization, and development of the Museum’s extensive and world-renowned holdings of South Asian Art. Application Deadline: September 15, 2018

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Audience Research Associate

Through collaborative cross-Museum teams, Audience Research challenges internal assumptions about audiences and their experiences to improve and expand our engagement with them.

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Membership Representative (Part-Time)

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking professional and articulate Membership Representatives.

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Manager of Reporting and Analysis

The Manager of Reporting and Analysis is responsible for the management of systems and reporting informing the strategic planning and decision-making and the financial management of the Membership Department.

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Corporate Relations Manager

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is currently seeking a corporate fundraiser to manage its Corporate Partners annual giving program and assist with sponsor solicitation and stewardship.This position is primarily responsible for advancing the Corporate Partners program, including the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of Corporate Partners. This position works closely with members of the Museum’s Development leadership to implement strategies that advance PMA corporate support priorities. Alongside the Director of Corporate Relations, the Manager will also serve as a liaison to the Museum’s Corporate Executive Board. This is a unique opportunity for a development professional to increase the Museum’s corporate support as it advances a comprehensive campaign.

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Manager of Adult Public Programs

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Manager of Adult Public Programs to join the division of Education. This individual oversees learning and engagement efforts that put the Museum on the map as a vibrant site of thought-provoking conversation and dialogue. These programs range in scale and include lectures, talks, and gallery programs that connect adult visitors to the Museum’s collection and exhibition program. This person will work closely with the Curator of Education, Public Programs in leading and shaping adult public programs to be relevant, responsive, and audience focused.

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Art Futures Artist-in-Residence

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking Artists-in-Residence for the Art Futures Program. In this program, the division of Education at the Philadelphia Museum of Art pairs ten local artists with art teachers in five public and five Catholic high schools in the Philadelphia region. Working together, each artist/teacher pairing will design a unique studio experience for their students. More details can be found via the job posting.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 17th

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Audio-Visual Systems Specialist

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking an Audio-Visual Systems Specialist to coordinate all technical aspects of AV systems used in exhibits, meeting spaces, public event spaces, and more. As part of the AV team, this individual is responsible for supporting the many events, programs, and various day-to-day activities that take place at the PMA. Working with both temporary and fixed installations of AV/data systems, this person will maintain, design, install, and augment audio visual equipment and related infrastructure in order to advance the Museum’s mission.

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Project Manager, Art Information Commons

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking an innovative and passionate Project Manager who is excited about leading the Art Information Commons, a three-year planning grant supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to support cultural heritage education and scholarship.

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Installation Technician

As a member of a very active Installation & Packing department, this position requires the installation and deinstallation of a wide variety of art objects (all media) throughout the Museum.

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Manager of Visitor Services

The Museum is seeking an experienced manager to ensure the highest quality visitor experience for Museum visitors and members.

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Director of Retail

The Director of Retail is responsible for the strategic direction, creative leadership, management, supervision and control of all retail services.

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Inventory Flow and Sales Facilitator

The Inventory Flow and Sales Facilitator will take a critical role in managing inventory and driving store replenishment to maximize sales and profitability.

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Visitor Services Assistant

Part-time Visitor Services Assistants are needed to represent the Philadelphia Museum of Art. We are looking for attentive, outgoing, energetic, individuals with a background or interest in art to help enrich the experience of Museum visitors.

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