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Gibson House Museum Seeks Part-Time Guides

The Gibson House Museum is currently looking for part-time, fill-in guides to occasionally cover tours. Candidates should feel comfortable with public speaking and have a strong interest in history, architecture, or decorative arts. The museum is open Wednesday –Sunday, and tours are offered at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00. The position pays $38.50/day, and hours are approximately 12:30 to 4:00. Responsibilities include opening and closing the museum.

Located in Boston’s Back Bay, the Gibson House Museum is a time capsule of daily life during the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth centuries, reflecting three generations of Gibson family occupancy (1859–1954). Since 1957, it has been operated as a house museum, displaying four floors of Victorian and Edwardian decorative arts. The Gibson House is a National Historic Landmark and is registered on the Massachusetts State Register of Historic Places.

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Michelle Coughlin, Museum Administrator:


Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Here’s the weekly jobs roundup for the week of June 10th!

New England

Executive Director [Artist’s Association of Nantucket, Nantucket, MA]

Director of Living History Sites [Plimoth Plantation, Inc., Plymouth, MA]

Studio Manager [Peter Rose + Partners, Boston, MA]

Art Research and Dissemination Assistant [Ivana D. George Studios, Bridgewater, MA]

Transportation Assistant [Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers, Marlborough, MA]

Development Events Manager [Historic New England, Boston, MA]

Chief, Learning and Community Engagement [Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA]

Curator of Education and Public Programs [Fleming Museum of Art, Burlington, VT]


Associate Registrar [Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC]

Research Assistant [Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA]

Museum Technician Deaccession [The Valentine, Richmond, VA]


School Programs Coordinator [Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville, TN]

Membership and Events Manager [Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami, FL]


Kress Interpretive Fellow [Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH]

Event and Promotion Manager [Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, Cleveland, OH]

Lead Preparator [John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI]


Executive Assistant to the Founding Director [The Broad, Los Angeles, CA]

Marketing Coordinator [de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA]

Associate Registrar [de Young Museum, San Francisco]

Assistant Registrar [SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA]


Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Here’s the weekly jobs roundup for the week of June 3rd!

New England

Director of Development [Greenwich Historical Society, Greenwich, CT]

Executive Director [Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT]

Museum Educator [Step Into Art, Newton, MA]

Director of Museum Education [Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI]

Visitor Services Student Supervisor [Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, Cambridge, MA]

Executive Director [Vermont Humanities Council, Montpelier, VT]

Director of Operations [Museum L-A, Lewiston, ME]


Exhibition Production Manager [Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, NY]

Senior Managing Educator [Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY]

Digital Learning Fellow [New-York Historical Society, New York, NY]

Senior Manager of Collections Information [Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY]

Curatorial Assistant [George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY]

Educational Programs Director [Adirondack Architectural Heritage, Keeseville, NY]

Collections Manager [Office of Senate Curator, Washington, DC]

Membership and Special Events Assistant [Freer/Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC]


Curator [President James K. Polk Home and Museum, Columbia, TN]

Exhibitions and Collections Manager [Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Memphis, TN]

Director of Education [Cummer Museum, Jacksonville, FL]


Curatorial Fellowship for Diversity in the Arts [Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL]

Associate Educator for School and Teacher Programs [Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI]

Director [Kauffman Museum, North Newton, KS]

Executive Director [Rock County Historical Society, Janesville, WI]

Director [Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI]

Museum Director [Sun Prairie Historical Library and Museum, Sun Prairie, WI]


Director of Library and Collections [California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA]

Exhibit Developer [Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA]

Curator of History [Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Spokane, WA]

Exhibit Designer [Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, AZ]

Park Ranger [San Jacinto Battleground SHP, LaPorte, TX]

Senior Director of Programs and Collections [The Alamo, San Antonio, TX]

Director of Curatorial Strategies [Anchorage Museum Association, Anchorage, AK]

Job Announcements

Step Into Art is looking for a Museum Educator and Intern for the 2018-2019 school year

Step Into Art is a non-profit museum education organization that provides dynamic, content-rich programs for children in partnership with Boston schools. The organization is looking to fill two roles, that of a museum educator and intern for the 2018-2019 school year.

To apply, please send a resume and brief letter of interest to Abby Rischin:


Weekly Jobs Roundup!

Here’s your weekly roundup of new jobs! Happy Hunting!

New England

Graduate Gallery Assistant/Intern  [Tufts University Gallery, Medford, MA]

Director of Museum Education [Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI]

School and Teacher Programs Manager [Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT]

Youth and Community Programs Manager [Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT]

Director of Education and Experience [Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA]

Museum Educator, Part-time [EcoTarium, Worcester, MA]

Director of Membership and Corporate Partnership [Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT]

Executive Director [American Precision Museum, Windsor, VT]

Mid Atlantic

Education Manager [Historic Hudson Valley, Sleepy Hollow, New York]

Curator of Rare Books [Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC]


Education and Volunteer Coordinator [Museums of Western Colorado, Grand Junction, CO]


Curator of Decorative Arts and Design [High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA]

Museum Educator for Adult Programs [Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA]


Educational Programs Manager [Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, Waco, TX]

Assistant Curator for Exhibition Projects [Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA]

Director of Marketing and Audience Engagement [Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA]

Learning Director [The Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City, UT]


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