JOB Posting: BMA seeks Curatorial Assistant – Prints, Drawings & Photographs


The Baltimore Museum of Art seeks a Curatorial Assistant to work full-time in the Department of Prints, Drawings & Photographs with three curators and a collection of 65,000 works on paper.


The Curatorial Assistant will maintain departmental finances, timesheets, and mail; coordinate visits to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation Study Center for Prints, Drawings & Photographs; help with the friends group The Print, Drawing & Photograph Society; facilitate departmental responses to loan requests; maintain object files; assist with various collection management projects, including the cataloguing of new accessions; respond to public inquiries; plan events; help with exhibition research; and interface with other departments within the Museum.

The Curatorial Assistant will report to the Curator and Department Head of Prints, Drawings & Photographs.


•Bachelors degree in Art History or Fine Arts

•Previous experience in a department of works on paper, including the handling and cataloguing of prints

•Working proficiency in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Photoshop

•Working proficiency in collections management databases, especially The Museum System (TMS)

•Familiarity with the history of printmaking

•Good writing and communication skills


• Ability to work independently

• Ability to work well within a small team

• General fitness for lifting and moving heavy solander boxes


For this full‐time, exempt position, we offer medical, dental, vision, and prescription insurance; 403b retirement plan; long‐term disability insurance; flexible‐spending accounts; flexible and condensed work scheduling; Museum and restaurant discounts; and reduced‐fee gym membership. We also provide paid vacation, personal, sick, and holiday leave.



Employer Name:

Baltimore Museum of Art

Job Title:

Curatorial Assistant

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To Apply: The BMA is an equal‐opportunity employer and a drug‐free workplace. Please send cover letter and resume via email to with “Curatorial Assistant” First and Last Name in the subject line. Incomplete application materials will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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