Join Our Team


At GRAM, our mission is to connect people through art, creativity and design.

To do this successfully, we want to engage mission-focused team members who will join us in creating exceptional art and learning experiences for our guests and community. We strive to provide a collaborative work environment for our staff with a focus in increasing diversity and inclusion within our teams and our organization.

  GRAM Studio staff member laughing with a child in an orange apron painting a mural in the studio.

Join Our Team

Whether you are passionate about art or interested in bringing your skills and experience to a world-class organization, GRAM has different opportunities for you to join our dedicated staff. As an employer, we offer a variety of benefit options to both full and part time staff and you will enjoy working in the world’s first LEED® Gold certified art museum. Highlights of our employment package:

  • Paid vacation time, sick days, personal days and holidays.
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance
  • Museum Membership for you and your immediate family

GRAM is committed to creating a work environment where all team members, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status or national origin, have the opportunity to find inspiration.

Open Positions

    Our Learning and Creativity Team creates and implements educational workshops, conducts tours and brings art to life in a variety of creative ways. If you are looking for a position that can connect you with your passion for art in a very part time, flexible setting, we would like to meet you!

    The Communications Assistant plays a vital role in supporting the implementation of all marketing plans and initiatives as well as providing administrative assistance to the Communications and Advancement Teams. 

    Our seasonal Preparators work with the Curatorial staff to build and install amazing gallery spaces to exhibit artwork for the enjoyment of the community. If you have a flexible schedule and are open to various tasks such as painting walls and carefully unpacking artwork, we are looking to build our team of seasonal Preparators. 

    Our Gallery Attendants work to ensure our guests have the best possible experience when visiting the museum galleries by providing a friendly and safe atmosphere while encouraging communication and learning.

    The Grand Rapids Art Museum has a terrific opportunity for a highly motivated individual looking for a full-time position as a Facilities Associate. GRAM is extremely proud of our exceptional building and we are interested in hiring an individual who is self-sufficient and open to the daily challenges involved in keeping our beautiful museum functioning and engaging for our guests. Our Facilities Associates perform a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties so independence, flexibility, and troubleshooting are key skills to have along with a desire to be part of a great team. In return we offer a full benefit package including health insurance, generous PTO, parking and 401(k) to name a few.

How to Apply

For open employment positions at GRAM, submit your resume and cover letter to Please indicate what job position you are applying for in the email subject line. For open internship positions, submit your resume and cover letter to We will be accepting resumes for the job openings listed below until position is filled. No phone calls, additional emails or walk-in visits, please. We will only be reviewing applications received through the listed email address.