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Current Openings

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.

Independent Tour Guide: Sonya Clark


The Museum of Arts and Design seeks a creative and engaging independent tour guide to develop and lead private, in-gallery tours of the Museum’s upcoming exhibition, Sonya Clark: We Are Each Other. (on view Mar 23 through Sept 22, 2024). The guide will provide an exclusive...

Store Associate


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

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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