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Who's Hiring? 12 Organizations Celebrating Arts and Culture

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This week, we are pleased to present 12 organizations that showcase ways to embrace social impact and a passion for the arts. From opportunities in music, dance, and curation, these listings offer a platform for individuals to combine their advocacy for social justice with their creativity.

1. Present Music, Milwaukee, WI 

Present Music is one of the nation’s leading ensembles specializing in the commissioning and performance of new music. Its mission is to engage artists and audience members in imaginative and provocative experiences with new music through ensemble performance and education. They are hiring an Operations Manager to work in a hybrid capacity in Milwaukee, WI. 

2. Hands On Children's Museum, Olympia, WA

Located on Olympia’s downtown waterfront, the Hands On Children’s Museum is the leading play-based early learning institution in the state. It is also the largest and most visited youth museum in the Pacific Northwest. The museum’s mission is to stimulate curiosity, creativity, and learning through fun, interactive exhibits, and programs. They are hiring an Events & Development Manager to work on-site in Olympia, WA. 

3. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 

The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 21 museums and the National Zoo—shaping the future by preserving heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world. They are hiring a Membership Coordinator to work in a hybrid capacity in Washington, DC.  

4. American Ballet Theatre, New York, NY

American Ballet Theatre is a classical ballet company based in New York City. Founded in 1939 by Lucia Chase and Richard Pleasant, it is recognized as one of the world's leading classical ballet companies. They are hiring a Assistant Company Manager to work on-site in New York, NY. 

5. National Hispanic Cultural Center Foundation, Albuquerque, NM 

The National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) is the only foundation of its kind in the country that encompasses all 27 Spanish-speaking countries across the globe in its robust performing arts, visual arts, and history and literary arts programming. They are hiring an Executive Director to work on-site in Albuquerque, NM. 

6. America's Automotive Trust and LeMay - America's Car Museum, Tacoma, WA

LeMay – America's Car Museum, a member of America's Automotive Trust, is an international destination for families and auto enthusiasts to celebrate America's love affair with the automobile and learn how it shaped our society. They are hiring a Curator to work on-site in Tacoma, WA. 

7. Jewish Studio Project, Remote Role

Since 2015, JSP has become a go-to resource for accessible Jewish learning and spiritual connection across the country. JSP is building a diverse international leadership network to activate the creative power of the Jewish community. Their work provides new pathways into meaningful Jewish engagement as well as practical tools that promote mental health, resiliency, professional revitalization, and collective work for liberation. They a hiring a Director of Partnerships to work remotely. 

8. The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

Opened to the public in 1987, The Menil Collection is the primary repository of John and Dominique de Menil’s private collection, an idiosyncratic mix of nearly 17,000 works in the areas of Antiquity, Byzantine and Medieval, African, Oceanic, and Native American, and Twentieth-Century art (with a concentration in Surrealism). The archives include the records of the Menil Foundation, including exhibition history from 1951 to the present, papers of scholars and artists, and Special Collections, including the Rene Magritte catalog raisonné papers. They are hiring a Financial and Budget Analyst to work on-site in Houston, TX. 

9. Chorus America, Remote Role

Chorus America is the advocacy, research, and leadership development organization that advances the choral field. They support and serve choral conductors, administrators, board members, and singers with tools, training, peer networking, and access so that choruses are better able to contribute to their communities. They are hiring a Communications Manager to work remotely. 

10. Betti Ono, Oakland, CA 

The Betti Ono Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency with a mission to build power through culture. They are 100% Black women and survivor-led. They are hiring a Managing Director to work in a hybrid capacity in Oakland, CA. 

11. Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago, Chicago, IL

​​A nonprofit professional company with an annual budget of approximately $2.5 million, Porchlight is Chicago’s award-winning home for music theatre, celebrating the past, present, and future of this uniquely American art form for nearly 30 years. They are hiring a Development Director to work in a hybrid capacity in Chicago, IL.

12. Center Stage, Baltimore, MD 

Founded in 1963 and recognized today as The State Theater of Maryland, CENTERSTAGE is an artistically driven institution committed to engaging, educating, and expanding the horizons of diverse audiences through challenging, bold, thought-provoking classical and contemporary theater. The LORT B/C regional playhouse serves an annual audience of more than 100,000, including a base of 8.000 loyal subscribers. They are looking for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to work on-site in Baltimore, MD.


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Kyle Kaplan

I'm a Project Manager for the Idealist Marketing and Communications team. Besides overseeing operations from behind the scenes and providing general administrative support, I love spending time meditating, writing, and caring for animals.

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