Opportunities

The Delaware Art Museum is a private, not-for-profit arts organization. It is supported by earned and contributed income and is not owned or controlled by the State of Delaware. The Museum is best known for its large collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art, works by Wilmington-native Howard Pyle and fellow American illustrators, and urban landscapes by John Sloan and his circle.

Mission Statement

The Delaware Art Museum connects people to art, offering an inclusive and essential community resource that through its collections, exhibitions, and programs generates creative energy that sustains, enriches, empowers, and inspires.

Values Statements

Art at Our Core
We use art to create community connections, educate and inspire, and facilitate understanding of both our world and one another.

Commitment to Community
We vow to listen to our community. In turn, our community will help us make art accessible, inclusive, relevant, and fun so all people in Delaware and the Greater Brandywine Valley feel at home here.

Steward Public Trust
We are caretakers charged with preserving the Museum’s collection and legacy, meeting the needs of our current audiences, and taking fiscally responsible actions to sustain our future.

Make Work Meaningful
We are united by our shared commitment to the Museum’s vision and mission. Together we create a work atmosphere that assumes good intentions, values alternate perspectives, and emphasizes collaboration.

Embrace Innovation and Experimentation
We strive to make the Museum relevant by exploring new ways to achieve our mission and meet the needs and interests of our audiences.

Job Listings

The Delaware Art Museum considers its employees among its greatest assets. The Museum provides an opportunity for employees to enrich and develop their love of the arts while contributing their specific skills and talents to the mission of the Museum.

Career opportunities in the Museum require all levels of training, experience, and education for positions in a wide range of areas. The Museum provides a generous benefits package, and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusivity and encourage qualified candidates from all cultures and communities to apply. Delaware Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

See below for current opportunities at the Museum.

Metalsmithing Instructor
Alfred Appel, Jr. Curatorial Fellowship
Amy P. Goldman Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite Studies

If you would like to volunteer at the Delaware Art Museum, click here.