Jobs at the Walker
An internationally recognized, singular 21st-century model of a multidisciplinary arts organization, the Walker is committed to providing a progressive working environment for employees, volunteers, and fellows/interns.
Working at the Walker
The Walker works to catalyze connections between artists and audiences, activating questions that shape and inspire us as individuals, cultures, and communities in an ever-changing world. We are committed to providing a progressive working environment for staff members, fellows, and interns. The Walker employs full- and part-time staff members and challenges them to reach their full potential while valuing, recognizing, and rewarding their contributions. Are you looking for a creative, meaningful and inclusive work environment? Then read on.
Opportunities at the Walker
The Walker is organized into departments, including visual arts, moving image, performing arts, education/community programs, new media initiatives, administration, registration, development and membership, marketing/public relations, visitor’s services, Walker shops and design/editorial. Staff members possess a variety of curatorial, educational, and administrative skills, knowledge, and interests.
Diversity and Inclusion
The Walker has a strong commitment to being open to a diverse set of viewpoints to enact our mission and reflect the audiences we serve now and in the future. We believe that a multiplicity of voices, internally and externally, makes for a better experience. We will only be able to fulfill our mission and achieve our strategic plans for diversity & inclusion by embracing the opportunity to make all people feel welcomed throughout the organization, to create bridges and help provide a greater understanding. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
The Walker offers an excellent benefit package to full-time staff: medical, dental, and life insurance, paid vacation time, paid holidays, and a generous retirement plan. Part-time staff members who work more than 20 hours per week are also eligible for medical and dental coverage. This is just a partial list of the many benefit options offered to our remarkable staff.
How to Apply
We invite you to review our current openings. Should you find one of interest, please e-mail your resumé for consideration, along with a cover letter describing salary expectations and availability, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the specific title of the job for which you are applying in the subject line. Also include other materials/information as indicated in the posting. No phone calls please.
You may also mail this information to:
Walker Art Center
Human Resources Department
725 Vineland Place
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Given the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those individuals whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position. To find information about volunteering, please use the appropriate link below.
Become a Volunteer
Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer with the Walker Art Center. When you donate your time and talents to the Walker, you’re not only making an important contribution to the arts community but also learning new skills and making new friends in the arts.
To become a volunteer, your first step is to join us for an orientation in the Walker Cinema. Attending an orientation is mandatory for all volunteers, and we assure you that it will be worth your time.
General Information on Internships and Fellowships
Thank you for your interest in the Walker Art Center as a place to visit, learn, and work! The Walker is very appreciative that students and others from the community regard this institution as a place to contribute to the vibrant local, national, and international arts communities.