Parrish Art Museum. Photo: Hufton Crow, 2013.

Employment Opportunities

The Parrish Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to participating in critical issues of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion (DEAI); providing more opportunities to museum professionals from underrepresented groups; and to addressing inequities and social injustices pervading our communities through the arts in all that we do. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Museum’s offices are fully accessible.

Current job openings:

Digital Communications Manager

The Digital Communications Manager plays a critical and evolving role within the Parrish Art Museum’s Communications and Marketing Department, as well as the overall presentation of the Museum to its publics. They are responsible for the creation, production and management of content for the Parrish Art Museum’s digital media platforms: website, e-communications, and social media. The Digital Communications Manager is also responsible for designing and implementing strategies for the Museum’s digital media tools to reflect the organization’s mission and goals.  Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume and references to

Chief Financial Officer

The Parrish Art Museum seeks a Chief Financial Officer.  The CFO is a critical member of the Museum senior management team who participates in long-range planning and overall management of the Museum. The CFO supervises all related financial personnel and is the chief financial spokesperson for the organization. The CFO reports to the Museum Director and is the liaison to the Museum Board of Trustees Finance, Investment, and Audit committees. Interested candidates should send cover letter, references and resume to

Director of Development

The Director of Development will report to and work closely with the Director, be responsible for conceiving, planning, and executing the fundraising strategy for the Parrish Art Museum and fostering a stable and vibrant culture of philanthropy for the Museum. The Director of Development will engage donors in the Museum’s mission and new creative direction, and oversee the development team to achieve annual fundraising goals including: cultivating new donors and energizing donor base; securing major gifts; identifying and securing corporate partnerships; conceiving and implementing new fundraising campaigns; identifying and securing institutional grants; energizing and growing membership; and overseeing special events, including the annual Gala.  Click here or contact for more information

Building Exterior Photo: Matthew Barton


The Parrish Art Museum is invested in providing invaluable, engaging internships for graduate and undergraduate students seeking practical experience in the diverse world of museum studies. We award internships based on the qualification of the applicant and availability of a dedicated staff supervisor. Potential interns must be currently-enrolled, full-time college students or very recent graduates.

The Museum is set for summer 2021 Interns. Please check again next spring for summer 2022.

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Docent training for group tours. Photo: Parrish Art Museum


Parrish docents bring art to life for thousands of visitors each year. As volunteer educators and ambassadors for the Museum, docents guide visitors toward a personal understanding of art in engaging, casual exhibition tours.

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