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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


Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer works as a team with fellow designers, clients, editors, and a production manager under the direction of the Museum’s Creative Director to create, present, and produce creative solutions that meet the Museum’s communications goals to enhance the visitor experience while maintaining brand identity standards. 

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Editor, American Collection

**Due to the large number of candidates, we are not currently accepting applications for this position.** 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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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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Executive Assistant to the Director of Development

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking an EA to provide administrative support to the Director of Development regarding all aspects of the Museum’s fundraising programs. This individual works closely with all Development staff, other Museum staff, Trustees, donors, and volunteers to coordinate information, meetings, events, and processes to maximize philanthropic support and communication.

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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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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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Visitor Services Assistant

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is currently seeking part-time Visitor Services Assistants.

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Retail Sales Associate (Temporary)

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking temporary, seasonal Sales Associates to support the needs of the Retail department throughout the busy holiday season.

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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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