Job Opportunities

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.

Kohl’s Color Wheels Art Teachers

Job: Part Time (Temporary)

Kohl’s Color Wheels is the Milwaukee Art Museum’s off-site art program, which travels to Milwaukee-area festivals and schools throughout the year. Kohl’s Color Wheels Art Teachers lead art activities in a variety of media for families with children 12 and under, inspired by the Museum’s Collection.

This is a temporary, summer position. Work locations will vary with the festival locations including Museum grounds, Wisconsin State Fair Park, Henry Maier Festival Park, Cathedral Square, and the Milwaukee County Zoo. Responsibilities include prepping the teaching environment including tents, tables, and teaching materials, greeting families, introducing and facilitating art activities, sharing Museum knowledge, preparing and collecting surveys.


  • Background in studio art, art history, or art education
  • Experience working with children and multigenerational audiences
  • Positive customer service experience
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

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Security Officers

Job: Full Time (Temporary)

Provide security for galleries, public spaces, meeting rooms, offices, storage areas, traffic corridors, and physical plants. Regulate and control traffic through the galleries; ensure the smooth operation of special events and receptions. One year minimum, three years preferred experience in a position requiring protective, safety and/or security work. Strong customer service skills a must. Ability to exercise excellent judgment by carrying out established policies and procedures for security and safety of people, artwork and Museum facilities in a complete, consistent and timely manner. Uniforms and training provided. Schedule starts in May and goes through the end of September. Includes varying shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays as required.

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Store Associate

Job: Part Time

General Purpose: Do you love art, Milwaukee and meeting new people from around the world? The Milwaukee Art Museum Store is seeking a Store Associate with exceptional customer service skills who are eager to learn and share information with established Museum Members and tourists. Applicants must have a basic working knowledge of computer systems, be enthusiastic about engaging with visitors and excited to join a team of dedicated art-loving individuals.

Job Requirements:

Job duties include educating visitors about store merchandise and Art Museum programs, creating sales and operating a POS system, cleaning and organizing of retail space, restocking, and at all times providing warm and friendly assistance to all visitors and staff. Retail and sales experience is required—art knowledge preferred. Schedule requires availability on weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays. Schedule requires availability on weekdays, weekends, evenings, and holidays. This is a part time position through our summer exhibition.

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