Career Opportunities

Staff Accountant

Provides financial, administrative, and clerical support to the Finance Department according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. Diversified duties include accounts reconciliation; budget projections; preparation and processing of other financial transactions and running of reports; and general administrative and clerical support for the department and the Director of Finance. Learn more.

Exhibitions Manager

Reporting to the Director, and in partnership with the Exhibition Designer, Curatorial team, the Registrar and other museum departments, the Exhibitions Manager oversees the planning and implementation of special exhibitions and collection-based installations. Learn more.

Theater Programs Manager

The museum seeks a Theater Programs Manager to create and deliver a plan for film,
music, drama, and dance to takes place predominantly in the theater. This role will
interface directly with community partners that rent the space for performances in order
to support the vibrant arts community in the city of Hartford and across Connecticut,
while enhancing the strategic plan of the Wadsworth to celebrate art, demonstrate
relevance and public-ness, and to animate our campus. Learn more.

Art Bridges Project Coordinator

 Full-time, three-year position in the curatorial department to support administrative duties and collection research for the Art Bridges Initiative project, a collaboration between the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and four museums across the American South: Clark Atlanta University Art Museum; Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina; Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama; and Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama. Under the guidance of the curators of American Art and American Decorative Arts, this position will provide critical organizational support and necessary research for a series of collection-sharing exhibitions with the Wadsworth and the partner museums. The exhibitions will engage the Wadsworth’s wide-ranging American Art and American Decorative Art collections including paintings, sculpture, furniture, design and decorative arts, as well as costumes and textiles, from the 1700s to pre-1960, alongside the partner museums’ collections. Travel stipend available to support project-related research visits as needed. Learn more.

Gallery Attendent

Gallery Attendants (GA) are stewards of the visitor’s experience at The Wadsworth. They serve as an enthusiastic, welcoming, and approachable presence throughout the museum as they support wayfinding, access to resources, promote public programs and events, provide general information about the collections and special exhibitions, help keep the art safe from damage, assist in ensuring the safety of museum visitors, and share information that provides the best possible experience at the museum for all audiences. GA’s receive comprehensive training to support the experience of visitors of all ages, fostering positive connections between visitors and the museum as a place in the city of Hartford. Learn more.

Museum Shop Associate

Retail Professional responsible for expanding the museum visitor’s experience by providing exceptional customer service, welcoming and assisting visitors, sales processing and visual merchandising. Learn more.