Education Department positions, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, MA)

There are three open positions in the Education department at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (ISGM) in Boston, Massachusetts.  ISGM seeks to connect past with present, develop and sustain mutually beneficial partnerships with local communities and artists, expand and diversify audiences, and generate opportunities for creativity.


Director of Public Programs; $68,000-85,000 salary range

The Director of Public Programs serves as the institutional lead on the creation and implementation of public-facing programs that align with our strategic plan, embody our brand and history, enhance our visitors’ understanding of our collection and exhibitions, and build relevance for audiences of all ages. Through strategy, innovation, and exceptional management, the Director of Public Programs deepens our public value and helps connect audiences with art and with each other. The programs under the purview of this position include, but are not limited to: lectures, panel discussions,  performances, community programs, and gallery and studio activities. Reporting to the Curator of Education, this position manages three program staff  and works in strategic partnership with the Director of Marketing and Communications.


Community Engagement Manager; $51,000-60,000 salary range

Managing all aspects of the Gardner Museum’s community programs, the Community Engagement Manager works collaboratively with museum staff, local artists, and community leaders to build long-term partnerships with Boston neighborhoods through the arts. Focusing on the needs and interests of local, diverse audiences, the Director of Community Engagement is responsible for free days and evenings, and other special community-based and social justice programs designed to increase participation and engagement of key communities in all Gardner programming.


Studio Programs Coordinator; $40,000-$50,000 salary range

The Studio Programs Coordinator is responsible for the planning and facilitating programs that inspire visitors to explore creative experimentation, spark creative looking and thinking about art, education, landscape and music, that help visitors make their own connections to art found in the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions.

All relevant information is available through the job postings on the Gardner Museum’s employment website.