The Walker is committed to being an inclusive workplace. We are faithful to the letter and spirit of the laws that define equal employment opportunity and have pledged to affirmative action. Therefore, Walker Art Center will recruit, hire, promote and transfer qualified persons into all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or citizenship status, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military status.

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Career Opportunities

The Temporary Support Technician is a project-based hire, acting as support crew for the Lead Preparator during specific exhibitions and commissions. Primary responsibilities include art handling & installation, fabrication, gallery preparation, demolition, painting & finishing. The Support Technician is given assignments by the Lead Preparator, and works with the Exhibition Installation…
Minneapolis, MN
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The Walker Art Center is more than a museum. We commission and present pioneering contemporary art; We foster collaboration among visual, performing, and media artists; We engage diverse audiences in the excitement of the creative process; We serve communities by inspiring and encouraging social and civic dialogue and participation; and We are home to the Minneapolis Sculpture…
Minneapolis, MN
Full-time
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The Walker has an immediate opening for a Social Media Specialist. The job is an excellent opportunity to collaborate with all programming and creative departments at one of the world’s most innovative art institutions. This position plays a critical role in helping to engage audiences and connect them to Walker’s mission and programming. This role supports and executes marketing strategy by…
Minneapolis, MN
Part-time
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The Walker Art Center has an immediate opening for a part-time Visitor Experience Associate to join our enthusiastic and talented Public Engagement, Learning and Impact team. The Walker places the highest priority on the visitor experience and strives to provide a supportive and respectful environment for all who visit this remarkable institution. All visitor-facing teams share responsibility…
Minneapolis, MN
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JOB SUMMARY Project films and videos for the Walker Art Center Moving Image programming with attention to maintenance of content and artist interaction PAYRATE $28-$30/hour dependent on event duties RESPONSIBILITIES Act as projectionist for events requiring this expertise Coordinate ongoing program logistics with Walker service departments onsite at event…
Minneapolis, MN
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JOB SUMMARY The video technician provides support to live artistic programming at the Walker Art Center under the supervision of Walker full-time staff. RESPONSIBILITIES Video set up from layout drawings/information Q-Lab programming and operation Live video mixing Troubleshooting a wide variety of video gear REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES 2 years in audio video (AV) set up…
Minneapolis, MN
Full-time
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The Walker Art Center is seeking a Director of Design to oversee its legendary design studio, which is advancing towards an expanded sense of publishing and to continue pushing boundaries. This individual will lead a vibrant group of creatives, including designers, copy editors, as well as print, digital and interactive creators. Reporting to the Head of Content and Communications, they will…
Minneapolis, MN
Full-time
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Job Summary: Reporting to the Chief of Advancement, the Campaign Coordinator will oversee all administrative and operational tasks related to the Walker Art Center’s campaign fundraising. Working with both an internal and external focus, the Coordinator will help execute a successful campaign by supporting the Development team, fundraising consultants, Walker leadership, and Campaign Chairs…
Minneapolis, MN
Part-time
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The Walker Art Center is seeking a part-time, temporary Independent Project Manager to join the Walker’s Performing Arts team for the 2022-23 Performing Arts Season. This position will manage three performance-based projects, with a focus primarily on dance. This is a one-year position with the possibility of extension to a second year. For the three assigned projects, the Independent Project…

Lead Educator

Full-time
Minneapolis, MN
Full-time
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JOB SUMMARY The Lead Educator position supports various facets of learning programs at the Walker, including tours and workshops, teacher events, and the development of lesson plans and tour strategies for audiences of all ages. The lead educator also provides guidance to other members of the educator team through trainings, tour evaluation, and modeling best-practices in gallery teaching and…
Minneapolis, MN
Part-time
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JOB SUMMARY Walker Art Center Educators provide a welcoming and flexible approach to engaging a diverse range of visitors and guests with the programming and content of the museum through tours, workshops and other learning events. Through an intensive training that will be provided by the Walker Art Center, Educators will be able to facilitate inclusive conversation about Walker collections…
Minneapolis, MN
Project-based
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JOB SUMMARY The audio technician provides support to live artistic programming at the Walker Art Center under the supervision of Walker full-time staff. These audio technicians support the wide range of technical activities of a multi-jurisdictional arts center with programming support need on a show-by-show basis. RESPONSIBILITIES Backline setup/troubleshooting Able read and set…
Minneapolis, MN
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JOB SUMMARY The lighting technician provides support to live artistic programming at the Walker Art Center under the supervision of Walker full-time staff. These lighting technicians support the wide range of technical activities of a multi-jurisdictional arts center with programming support need on a show-by-show basis. RESPONSIBILITIES Theatrical lighting hang/focus/strike…
Minneapolis, MN
Project-based
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JOB SUMMARY The wardrobe technician provides support to live artistic programming at the Walker Art Center under the supervision of Walker full-time staff. These technicians support the wide range of technical activities of a multi-jurisdictional arts center with programming support need on a show-by-show basis. RESPONSIBILITIES Light sewing and repairs of theatrical costumes…
Minneapolis, MN
Full-time
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JOB SUMMARY The Curator contributes to the artistic excellence of the Walker’s Visual Arts Department, playing a key role in the conceptualization and implementation of timely and innovative exhibitions, programs, publications, and acquisitions, and coordinating special initiatives within the Visual Arts department. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Curatorial Generate timely and relevant…
JOB SUMMARY The Rosemary Furtak Internship is for graduate students completing their Master’s in Information or similar degree. The Intern will provide support for the Walker Art Center Library and will work with books, journals, artists’ files, and pamphlet files with a goal of providing access to the materials through the collections management databases, library catalog, and…
Minneapolis, MN
Full-time
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JOB SUMMARY The Assistant Curator is responsible for advancing the Walker’s mission by assisting with, conceptualizing, and organizing exhibitions of contemporary art and periodic publications that present the work of both international and national artists. The Assistant Curator also plays an integral role in the acquisitions process, researching, recommending, and coordinating communications…