Temporary Gallery Assistant - Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody

Minneapolis, MN

The Walker Art Center empowers people to experience the transformative possibilities of the art and ideas of our time and to imagine the world in new ways. In our over 125-year history, we have become one of the most celebrated art museums in the country and we are known for our innovative presentations and acclaimed collections of contemporary art across the spectrum of the visual, performing, and media arts.

This individual will provide all Walker visitors with an engaging and exemplary guest experience during our Keith Haring: Art is for Everybody exhibition. This individual will support the daily operations of the Gallery Assistant team and work collaboratively to improve the quality of the customer experience


  • Serve as a Gallery Assistant, ensuring the highest level of safety, service, and hospitality for Walker visitors, providing important information.
  • Protect artworks, enforce visitor guidelines, and work to ensure all safety protocols are maintained.
  • Actively seek opportunities to learn about Keith Haring.
  • Help ensure a welcoming, accessible, and audience-focused experience for a diverse population of visitors.
  • Create and support a culture of hospitality and meaningful visitor experiences.


Minimum Requirements

  • Professional demeanor and a strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and people across many cultures and generations.

Preferred Skills

  • An interest in Walker programming and events


  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.


This position is considered part-time/temporary (Apr 3rd–Sep 8, 2024), non-exempt. As a non-exempt position, it is eligible for overtime pay. The compensation for this role is $ 16.97 hourly. The Walker offers a wide range of benefits for both part-time and full-time employees.

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.  

Vaccination Expectation The Walker Art Center’s COVID vaccination policy requires staff to be fully vaccinated or to supply a negative test every 6 days. We will consider requests for reasonable accommodations based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs

Walker’s DEI commitment The Walker is committed to being an employer with a staff who, at all job levels, reflects the rich diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We are dedicated to ensuring inclusion and equity in all our employment practices. We deeply value and welcome all the unique lived experiences in our applicants and encourage anyone meeting the minimum requirements to apply.

Recruitment Timeline All positions are open until filled.