Museum Profession Day

Monday, September 16, 2019, 1 – 6pm EDT
Are you a graduate or undergraduate student interested in a museum career?

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is partnering with the American Alliance of Museums for a free, table-top museum career fair. Network with professionals from more than 20 Smithsonian museums and other organizations in the mid-Atlantic region to learn about the wide array of career possibilities in a museum – from being a curator to a lighting designer to a financial analyst, and more. From 3 to 5PM, museum professionals will critique participants’ resumes in five minute increments on a first come, first served basis.

1 – 6 PM    Meet Museum Professionals Fair

3 – 5 PM        Resume Review

6 PM              Keynote Speaker: Tonya Matthews, Interim Director of Inclusion, American Alliance of Museums

7 PM             Program concludes 

Participating Organizations:
• American Alliance of Museums
• Association of African American Museums
• Baltimore Museum of Art
• Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
• Empathetic Museum
• Ford’s Theater
• Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
• Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
• International Spy Museum
• Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
• Museum Hue
• National Gallery of Art
• National Museum of African American History and Culture
• National Museum of American History
• National Portrait Gallery
• National Postal Museum
• President Lincoln’s Cottage
• Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center
• Smithsonian American Art Museum
• Smithsonian’s Arts and Industries Building
• Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American Center
• The Phillips Collection

This program is presented by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and its diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion task force (DEAI).  
Lectures & Discussions
Event Location
Kogod Courtyard