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We are Philadelphia’s art museum. A world-renowned collection. A landmark building. A place that welcomes everyone.

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Submission Guidelines
  • Electronic submissions unless noted otherwise. Résumés & cover letters must be Word documents or PDFs.
  • We will contact you if your experience aligns with our needs.
  • Read fellowship descriptions carefully below as they have specific application procedures. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • Need help submitting your application? Contact us at 215-684-7970 or .

Current Openings


Project Assistant Conservator

The Project Assistant Conservator will carry out examination and treatment of objects (e.g. ceramics, metals, composites, miniatures) for display in new gallery space that expands and reinterprets the presentation of American Art (1650-1840) in the museum’s collections.

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Departmental Assistant, American Art

**We are only accepting applications from internal candidates for this position.

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The Kathy and Ted Fernberger Curator of Prints

We seek a curator with an exceptional record of exhibitions and publications to oversee the museum’s distinguished collection of 120,000 European, North American, and Japanese prints. Reporting directly to the Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, you will join the curatorial team during a period of transformation within the department and the museum. This position requires a broad-based knowledge of prints and the print market. Candidates at the assistant, associate, and full curatorial levels will be considered.

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Help Desk Manager

The Help Desk Manager has a key role in managing the museum’s support services.

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Director of Special Events

The Director of Special Events leads the department in executing exceptional events for external clients and internal department functions within the museum’s iconic spaces across all museum locations.

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Security Shift Supervisor

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Security Shift Supervisor for Museum buildings. Working under limited supervision, this individual ensures the safety and security of our buildings from staff to the precious art collection.

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Visitor Services Assistant

The Visitor Services Assistant serves as a friendly and professional ambassador for the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Fellowships


Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation

The application deadline has passed and we are no longer accepting applications.

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Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Paintings Conservation

The application deadline has passed and we are no longer accepting applications.

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Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship in Scientific Research

The application deadline has passed and we are no longer accepting applications.

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