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Current Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

We are currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.
Research and Project Manager, Mia Center for Empathy and the Visual Arts
Learning Innovation -

The Research and Project Manager will oversee and coordinate grant-funded research initiatives and studies for Mia’s recently established Center for Empathy and the Visual Arts (CEVA). Mia aspires to create positive social change in our communities by using the power of art to foster empathy among museum audiences. CEVA will explore and research best practices for fostering empathy and compassion through engagement with art. Through collaboration with fellow museum colleagues, researchers, scholars, artists, and other thought leaders, CEVA’s goal is to develop and disseminate research-based evidence and easy-to-use tools that guide museums in using their collections to foster empathy among visitors.

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Art Storage Technicians
Registration -

The Art Storage Technicians will assist the Head of Registration and Project Manager with accurately and efficiently moving works of art from the main art storage space into new art storage locations, including inventorying, cataloging, numbering, inspecting, treating and cleaning works of art. These are temporary positions lasting one to two years.

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How to Apply for a Job

If you are interested in applying for a position, submit a cover letter and your resume, by mail, e-mail, or by fax. If you prefer, employment applications are available in the lobby of the museum or can be downloaded below.

Application For Employment Form

AA/EEO Applicant Survey (.pdf)

Please note that Mia only accepts applications for current job vacancies. If you are interested in a type of position that is not listed today, our advice is to check this listing periodically and to apply for specific positions as they become available. The information provided here is updated on an ongoing basis. If you have questions that have not been addressed here, you may contact the Human Resources department at (612) 870-3014, or e-mail the Human Resources department at the address below. The museum’s TTY is available at (612) 870-3132.


Mail: Attn: Human Resources
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Fax: (612) 870-3263
E-mail: miajobs@artsmia.org

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Mia is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the museum’s policy to hire and promote qualified people and administer all terms and conditions of employment without discrimination due to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected-class status.

Mia does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities. If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation to enable you to complete the application process, please contact the Head of Human Resources.