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Current Openings


(Full-Time / Permanent)

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a Registrar who will oversee exhibition care including lender negotiations, shipping, packing/crating, customs brokerage, insurance, courier arrangements, and freight forwarding from consolidation through dispersal for multiple,...

Graphic Designer

(Full-Time / Permanent)

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a full-time Graphic Designer to join its Communications and Marketing team. Reporting to the Deputy Director, and collaborating with colleagues across Museum departments, the Graphic Designer will work in a fast-paced...

Store Associate


The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a Part Time Store Associate to support our team.

Visitor Experience Associate


The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks an enthusiastic and people-oriented Part-Time Visitor Experience Associate to join the Visitor Experience team. This position reports to the Visitor Experience Manager and works collaboratively with colleagues across the Museum. As part of the...

Preparators and Mountmakers


The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks skilled and reliable Preparators and Mountmakers to support our Exhibitions and Registrar Teams for exhibition prepping and installation periods. Both positions would have access to the Museum’s space, equipment, and supplies.

Artist Opportunities

Become a MAD Artist-in-Residence

Located on the sixth floor of the Museum and open to the public, the Artist Studios at MAD is a community engagement and professional development program for contemporary artists and designers. The first program of its kind, the Artist Studios opportunity is...

The Burke Prize

The Burke Prize is a biannual contemporary art prize for a new generation of artists working in a world of expanded media with a foundation in glass, fiber, clay, metal, or wood. Selected by a diverse and distinguished jury of curators, artists, and scholars through an open-call application process, the Burke Prize...



Artslife is a paid summer internship program for rising sophomores and juniors enrolled in New York City public and charter high schools that combines art and design with leadership training, museum studies, and community engagement. Participants are introduced to careers in all sectors of the museum: Curatorial...


Become a MAD Docent

The Museum's volunteer docents facilitate engaging gallery tours for adult audiences. Candidates from a wide range of backgrounds are encouraged to apply as MAD strives to build a docent corps that fully represents the diversity of the New York City community.

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