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Gallery Interpreters


The BMA is recruiting empathetic, articulate, and enthusiastic individuals to serve as weekend gallery interpreters in the Joseph Education Center. These part-time, temporary positions report to the Manager of Tour Experiences. The position term runs from December 1, 2018, through November 17, 2019. The compensation for this position is $12/hour for 6 hours per week—with additional hours of periodic paid training. All training and work take place on Saturdays and Sundays.

The Joseph Education Center is a 6,000 square-foot space which includes an exhibition space; the Commons, featuring an installation by a local artist engaged in participatory practice; and a classroom for creative production. The exhibition and the accompanying installation in the Commons invite visitors to explore ideas and visual expressions common to both.


  • Greet and engage visitors, offering assistance, information, and conversational interpretation of the exhibitions
  • Support a responsive and nurturing visitor experience in the Joseph Education Center, sensitive to the interest level and social boundaries of each guest
  • Attend a mandatory paid 2-day training orientation on Saturday, December 1st, and Sunday, December 2nd, and subsequent 2-hour monthly trainings as needed
  • Commit to a 6-hour shift once/week for a year
  • Develop activities and prompts for in-gallery dialogue and artmaking with guests surrounding the exhibitions
Education Museums
Employer Name:
Baltimore Museum of Art
Job Title:
Gallery Interpreter
Employer Website:
Employer Contact Information:
[email protected]
Job Submission Requirements:
Qualifications: • Flexibility and a positive outlook • High degree of emotional intelligence, ability to seamlessly connect with individuals from all walks of life • Ability to quickly adapt and evolve with the needs of participants/ communities • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills • Consistency and reliability • Ability to access and use email in a timely fashion • Experience with basic art-making activities a plus Apply: The BMA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Gallery Interpreter” and your first and last names in the subject line. Incomplete application materials will not be accepted. No phone calls, please.

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