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Join Our Team

Do you feel passionate, connected, and inspired to work with and share the art of our time?

Become a part of something bigger than yourself. Feel a sense of belonging. Be proud of the work you do.
Learn about our current open roles here.

Join our SFMOMA community!

At SFMOMA, we strive to foster an inclusive, rewarding, and inspiring place to work. Our people and the work we do reflect our four core, museum-wide values:

  • Inclusive: We strive to be a museum of many voices in dialogue.
  • Passionate: We believe working with art is more than a job or a trusteeship—it is a way of life.
  • Brave: We are committed to approaching our work with courage and a sense of adventure.
  • Empathic: We aim to act like a person, not an institution.

Our working environment is meaningful and intentional—a place for our employees to embrace creativity, connection, diverse thinking, discussion, and education. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness that each person brings into our place of work, as we believe we all have something to learn from each other.

From curatorial experts to museum store professionals, our employees are all driven by the same goal: to share the art of our time with passion and purpose. The theme of “caring” runs throughout our people-centered, empathetic community, where strong workplace relationships flourish and translate directly into our work.

Why Work Here



  • Bosco, Design Director
    “Working here is a contribution to the mission and greater purpose. We all believe deeply in the power of art. We are all connected to a larger vision and making a positive difference.”

  • Brandon, Senior Talent Recruiter
    “Working here means working with many empathetic thinkers who are inclusive and thoughtful. It is a place where your coworkers care about your work and your well-being outside of it. SFMOMA is recognizing how the outside world may be affecting people. They are acknowledging these issues and growing towards better reflecting the art of our time as it relates to contemporary culture.”

  • Nicole, Director of Visitor Experience
    “My time at SFMOMA has allowed me to grow as a leader and work with some amazing people. In collaboration with my colleagues, we strive to make the art of our time more accessible to our internal and external communities.”



Header image credits: Staff member in front of Muzae Sesay’s With Roots, Far Too Deep (2020) at Member Preview, 2020; courtesy SFMOMA; photo: Don Ross. Artist Wayne Thiebaud and SFMOMA staff selecting objects for exhibition, 2018; courtesy SFMOMA; photo: Katherine Du Tiel. SFMOMA staff installing Muzae Sesay’s With Resilience, Far Too Long (2020), 2020; courtesy SFMOMA; photo: Katherine Du Tiel. Artist Liz Hernández installing her Bay Area Walls mural with SFMOMA staff, 2020; courtesy SFMOMA; photo: Katherine Du Tiel. Installation of Diego Rivera’s The Marriage of the Artistic Expression of the North and of the South on this Continent (Pan American Unity) (1940); collection of City College of San Francisco, presented by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; photo: Katherine Du Tiel. SFMOMA curators speaking with artist Oliver Lee Jackson, 2021; courtesy SFMOMA; photo: Katherine Du Tiel.