Jobs + Internships

Develop a Career You Love

The Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawai‘i's premier art institution, is a place where a job is more than work. The museum, housed in three of Honolulu's most beautiful buildings, is looking for exceptional people to contribute to advancing its mission.

Full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible for a number of benefits. Hours are prorated for regular part-time employees. Benefits listed below are subject to change at the discretion of the museum.

They include:
• Medical, vision, prescription RX, and dental premium covered 100 percent by the museum for eligible employees at the base plan
• Three weeks vacation accrual during the first year
• Four weeks vacation accrual on your second year anniversary
• 15 sick days per year
• Two personal days
• 12 paid holidays
• Museum Café and Shop discounts ranging from 10 to 25 percent
• Free admission to HoMA campuses, including Spalding House, for employee and one guest
• Free admission to ARTafterDARK each month for employee and one guest
• Complimentary Doris Duke Theatre admission for the employee during standard film screenings and live performances
• 20 percent employee and immediate family discount for Art School classes (not including workshops)

Museum career opportunities include positions in administration, curatorial, development, education, finance, museum services, operations, security, and other professional areas. Available positions may require a variety of levels of training, education, and experience.

Explore current openings and apply online. 

The Honolulu Museum of Art only considers applications for positions that are currently available. Résumés received that do not specify an open position will not be considered, and unsolicited materials will be discarded. All materials submitted become the property of the museum and will not be returned.

HoMA is looking for a new director

Recently, the Museum’s Board of Trustees launched a national search for a new director by engaging the international search firm Russell Reynolds Associates. As the position specification document in the link below explains, with a passion for art, community, and education, the director provides the vision and operational leadership and management for the Museum, the Art School, the Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, and Spalding House. The director takes the lead in shaping the institution’s role in the arts and culture of Honolulu. In concert with the Board, the director sets the vision, defines the operational strategy, devises appropriate financial and operating plans, and manages the organizational infrastructure.

The complete position description and application instructions are available here. All questions and inquiries should be directed to Russell Reynolds Associates.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Honolulu Museum of Art.

The Honolulu Museum of Art maintains a policy of nondiscrimination in all employment practices and decisions, ensuring equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, including gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, arrest and court record, citizenship, credit history, military service, victim of domestic or sexual abuse status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.