The Milwaukee Art Museum is committed to equal employment opportunity and to recruiting staff that represents the diverse communities we serve. We welcome you to apply for the employment positions listed below.
Job: Full Time
General Purpose: Be a part of the Art Preparator team! Install, rotate and de-install artwork and maintain pristine gallery spaces throughout the Museum.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Education/Experience Requirements: Knowledge of handling artwork. Experience using shop tools helpful.
Physical Requirements: Ability to care fully handle delicate and fragile objects a must, as well as lift, move, and place heavy objects with care and grace. Ability to lift 50+ pounds. Ability to climb ladders and/or squeeze into small spaces helpful.
Job: Full Time
The Milwaukee Art Museum seeks an experienced design curator to manage a growing part of the Museum’s Collection at a time of tremendous opportunity. The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of modern and contemporary design and will be able to guide the collection’s growth into the twenty-first century. Expertise in the following areas is required: Prairie School, American Art Deco, Machine Age industrial design, Mid-Century Modern, and the sculptural jewelry movement. Significant knowledge of twentieth-century ceramics and the studio glass movement is also required.
In late 2014, the Museum will close the two buildings that house its Collection Galleries—the significant 1957 Eero Saarinen building and the 1975 addition designed by David Kahler. This entire wing, with over 100,000 square feet, will be renovated and reopened in late 2015 as the central element of a $25 million capital campaign. The 2001 Santiago Calatrava–designed addition will remain open during this period. The Demmer Curator of 20th-Century Design will play a lead role in implementing the reinstallation of the design collection.
Duties and Responsibilities: The Demmer Curator of 20th-Century Design will:
Education and/or Experience: The successful candidate will have:
The Demmer Curator of 20th-Century Design will report to the Chief Curator. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered. The Milwaukee Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. This position is currently open and will remain open until filled.
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Job: Part Time
General Purpose: Café Calatrava, Milwaukee Art Museum is looking for a part-time Dishwasher. The accepted candidate must have a strong work ethic, be an organized food professional and have a team player mentality. Sanitation of all kitchen work areas is a must. Kitchen experience preferred. Flexible hours including some evening & weekend hours required.
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