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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.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to

Current Job Openings


Chief Development Officer/Deputy Director of Development

The Development Director (DD) / Deputy Director of Development is a critical member of the deputy-directors team. Reporting to the new Museum’s Director, the Development Direct is instrumental in furthering an exciting new vision and future of the museum, leveraging the momentum of the 125th anniversary in 2023. The DD provides leadership and strategy for the effective fundraising of the Parrish and oversees the management of the museum’s development department including communications and the implementation of strategic objectives and organizational initiatives. The DD oversees represents the Museum Director in stewardship and cultivation events. Read the full job description here.

AV Program Coordinator

The Parrish Art Museum is seeking an AV Program Coordinator who is responsible for the successful execution of public programs that occur every week and all relevant technical needs for sound, video, recording, and archiving programs. The AV Program Coordinator collaborates with the Public Programs team to determine technical needs and capabilities, often liaising with outside collaborators, musicians, speakers, and performers. This role also serves to liaise with IT and in-office technical needs. Read the full job description here. 

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. Read the full job description here.


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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 the availability of a dedicated staff supervisor.

Potential interns must be currently enrolled, full-time college students, or very recent graduates.

The Museum is not accepting interns currently, please check again next spring for summer 2023.

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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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