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:

Deputy Director

The Deputy Director is a critical member of the senior management team who works to define and implement short-and long-term strategic goals and overall management of the Museum. Working closely with the CFO and reporting to the Museum’s Director, the Deputy Director provides leadership and strategy for the effective operational and financial management of the Parrish and oversees the overall administrative management of the museum’s departments including implementation of strategic objectives and organizational initiatives. Contact for more information

Exhibitions Manager

The Exhibitions Manager works closely with the Deputy Director to serve as a project manager for temporary exhibitions, collection rotations, and traveling exhibitions within the context of the Parrish Art Museum’s robust exhibition program, overseeing and implementing all aspects of the planning process. The Exhibitions Manager is responsible for the management of exhibitions from approval through installation; produces and communicates project plans; and works closely with various departments across the Museum. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

Special Events Manager

Under the direction of the Deputy Director and in close collaboration with the Director, members of the board as well as and other development staff, the Special Events Manager ensures the planning and implementation of special events, coordinates activities of committees for fundraising and cultivation events, and is responsible for event planning, execution, and evaluation. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

Curatorial Assistant

The Curatorial Assistant provides critical support and energy to the Curatorial Department. They work under the immediate supervision of the Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Chief Curator and are responsible for providing curatorial and administrative support to realize exhibitions focused on established and emerging figures and ideas in modern and contemporary art. They will work on delivery of multiple special and collection exhibitions concurrently. They will provide support around acquisitions and publications. Areas of responsibility include: research for exhibitions and publications; administrative support around acquisitions, exhibitions, collections records, bibliographic and biographical records and files; publication support; participating in departmental meetings; managing loans; and general curatorial inquiries. The Curatorial Assistant is an integral member of a small and active curatorial team and the strong candidate will be resourceful, motivated, and collaborative with a demonstrated interest in and experience with Modern and Contemporary art.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

Security Guard

The Parrish Art Museum is looking for a part-time security gallery guard for immediate hire. Applicants must be at least 18yrs old, present a welcoming demeanor, and be customer service oriented. Required is the ability to stand and walk for an extended period of time as well as strong communication skills. Weekend availability is important. 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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