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Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an exciting place to work with a team of professionals who are creative, driven, and willing to go the extra mile to help our future leaders reach their dreams and aspirations. Explore our open positions and internship opportunities.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to serving kids and families. We create and maintain an environment that values a collaborative team process and fosters open communication.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum offers a generous benefits package in addition to providing you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community and the lives of children. Port Discovery Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, or disability

Available Positions

  • Visual Arts Manager (Part-Time OR Full-Time)

    We are looking for a dynamic and passionate arts educator and leader! We welcome professionals with experience in any medium within the spectrum of the visual arts. Port Discovery offers a flexible and exciting experiential environment to push the limits of your own vision and creativity.

    As a member of the Education Department, the Visual Arts Manager works to conceptualize, create, and oversee a comprehensive overall visual arts environment within the museum that engages and excites our visitors. This includes oversight of Studio Workshop activities and operations, as well as integrating visual arts into our museum public programs and events, school and group programs, multigenerational programs, and our overall exhibit environment. This position reports to the Vice President, Education and Innovation, and oversees a Visual Arts Associate.

    In addition to leading and facilitating visual arts activities and events implemented in the Museum’s Studio and overseeing the role of the Visual Arts Specialist, the Visual Arts Manager also works collaboratively across Museum departments to ensure the infusion of the visual arts throughout the museum environment. The Visual Arts Manager also develops and sustains community partnerships visiting artist relationships that may be leveraged to meet the museum’s visual arts vision and goals.

    The Workweek for this position is currently Wednesday through Sunday but is subject to change. Scheduled work hours will be adjusted according to department/museum needs. Participation in special events, evenings, weekends, and holidays will be necessary.  We are open to candidates interested in either part-time or full-time schedules.  Please be prepared to respond with your interest when applying.

    • Part-Time: Up to 29 weekly hours, Wednesday to Sunday
    • Full-Time: 40 weekly hours, Wednesday to Sunday


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Port Discovery is a great place to intern for college students of many disciplines. Whether you are majoring in museum studies, marketing, business, art/design, or education, Port Discovery provides a professional environment where your creative thoughts are encouraged.

Internships are often available throughout the school year with the Exhibits, Development, Marketing, Programs, and Education departments.  Opportunities are limited and are based on departmental needs.

If you are interested in interning at Port Discovery Children’s Museum, please email a cover letter and resume to or mail to:

Attn: Volunteer Manager
Port Discovery Children’s Museum
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

Interested in volunteering?

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