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About Working at WAM

Museum Education Coordinator Airion Rivero (far right) assists with artmaking during Family ArtVenture, a free, Saturday event for families

Museum Education Coordinator Airion Rivero (far right) assists with artmaking during Saturday’s Family ArtVenture

The Wichita Art Museum is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Museum does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

The Wichita Art Museum has one of the premier collections of American art and has a $4 million annual budget, staff of 24 full-time, 32 part-time, and a corps of 100+ volunteers. The museum is a public/private partnership, owned by the City of Wichita and managed by Wichita Art Museum, Inc.

Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Wichita Art Museum’s mission brings people, ideas, and American art together to enrich lives and build community.

Job Openings at WAM

Become a WAM Docent

Photo of 31 men and women in clothing of various colors sitting on red couches and standing in the S. Jim and Darla Farha Great Hall

WAM Docent Corp — December 2022

Are you interested in being on Team WAM? Do you have what it takes to get excited about all forms and genres of American art? Do you enjoy sharing your enthusiasm with groups of school children? Are you looking for opportunities to keep engaged and active and give back to the Wichita community? WAM is looking for you.

WAM trains volunteer tour guides to provide exceptional educational tours for visitors to the museum. Docents undertake training to learn about art history, museum education, touring and interactive strategies, and communication skills. Being a docent at WAM encourages greater visual and cultural literacy, fosters lifelong learning, and creates lasting friendships.

For more information, contact the Learning, Engagement and Partnerships (LEAP) Department at Applications will be available this summer and training starts in September.