Employment and Volunteer Positions

Working at the PMA

Do your interests and background include a passion for the arts, education, and non-profit work?

Can you help the PMA with its mission? Do you have a love and appreciation for the arts? Do you want to work at one of the best regional museums in the country?

If so, the Portland Museum of Art could be the right home for your talents. Keep an eye on this space for employment, internship, and volunteer opportunities.

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Staff Positions

Under the general supervision of the Visitor Experience and PMA Store Manager, responsible for providing exceptional visitor experience with a thorough understanding of Portland Museum of Art (PMA) information while selling admission, memberships, and PMA product; promoting programs and events; and providing information and customer service support. Supports PMA goals of building audiences, developing and strengthening constituent relationships, and maximizing revenue.

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Under the direction of the Deputy Director and Chief Curator, the Assistant Curator of European Art plays an integral role in the Portland Museum of Art’s (PMA’s) Art and Education Division, working closely with colleagues to conduct research, plan installations, organize exhibition projects, develop interpretive materials, recommend acquisitions, and to advance the PMA’s mission.

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Under the general supervision of the Peggy L. Osher Director of Learning and Interpretation, this position is responsible for developing diverse opportunities for engagement with works of art for visitors of all ages and experience levels using a wide variety of interpretive tools. It supports the Portland Museum of Art’s (PMA’s) mission and contributes to the vitality of the community by connecting art of the past and the work of living artists with issues relevant today to the museum’s constituencies.

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The Portland Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status as a whistleblower, marital status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

The PMA Application

Employment Application

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Volunteer Application

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