Opportunities & Openings

Minnesota Museum of American Art is growing, and building a platform of creative programs and exhibitions for a brand new museum! Want to get involved? See below for our current opportunities.

Museum Educator (Contract)

The M seeks teaching artists for its inaugural cohort of Museum Educators. The M’s Museum Educators will guide K-12 and college/university students, as well as community, civic, and corporate groups through gallery tours, virtual learning experiences, and hands-on art-making workshops. Read more about this position >>

Application deadline: Monday, December 2, 2019; anticipated start date of training in mid- to late January 2020, with tours, etc. launching in later March 2020.

Volunteer @ the M: Volunteers are vital to the M. They help oversee all aspects of visitor experience: enthusiastically welcome all who come to the museum and help them make the most of their visit. The M’s volunteers assist at special events, share information about upcoming programs, help resident artists at our Center for Creativity and with the sale of merchandise. Volunteering at the M requires no previous experience – you only need a desire to learn more about art and be eager provide excellent customer service and a warm welcome to all who visit the M!

Do you find yourself reading these job listings and wondering: “Am I qualified for this?” or “Would this job really fit my interests as well as the description suggests it could?” If so, we want you to ask us! Every job posted here includes an email address that introduces you to a real, live human being. We know you might need more info, or have a special situation — and we welcome applicants with a variety of experiences. The M’s mission statement reads: To inspire people to discover themselves and their communities through American art. Reach out. We really do want to hear from you if you have questions.

Individuals with disabilities are invited to request accommodations in the application process, as needed. If you’re applying for a position at the M, please reach out to Ken Kornack, Interim Director of Operations, (651) 797-4057 with your questions or needs pertaining to issues of accessibility, language interpretation assistance for job interviews, or similar concerns. The museum and its administrative offices are wheelchair accessible, and service animals are welcomed.