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

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

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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