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Current Openings

Artist Educator

Spanish Fluency Required (Part-Time/Seasonal)

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a creative, experienced, Spanish-speaking Artist Educator to develop and teach both in-gallery and hands-on art activities for K-12 audiences. Artist Educators will work primarily with school audiences...

Membership Manager


The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a Membership Manager to join our Institutional Advancement team. The Membership Manager will oversee MAD’s dynamic membership program (up to $500 level) as well as the MAD Luminaries young patron group. This role will be responsible...



The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a Curator of modern and contemporary craft and design to develop and project manage exhibitions incorporating the Museum’s permanent collection. There is also the opportunity to develop original exhibitions with a focus on craft and...



The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a skilled, reliable Preparator to support our Exhibitions and Registrar Teams. This position reports to the Exhibition Design and Production Manager and works collaboratively with colleagues across the Museum.



The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks a skilled and reliable Mountmaker to support our Exhibitions and Registrar Teams for on-site exhibition prepping and installation periods. The Mountmaker would have access to the Museum’s prep space, equipment, and supplies to design...

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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