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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 (right) assists with artmaking during Saturday’s Family ArtVenture

Join the Wichita Art Museum and be a part of our passionate team dedicated to fostering art and culture in our community.

Unlock your passion for art and join the Wichita Art Museum team! Explore exciting employment and volunteer opportunities that allow you to contribute to the cultural tapestry of Wichita’s community. Immerse yourself in creativity, connect with fellow art enthusiasts, and make a lasting impact by shaping a dynamic artistic experience for all. Discover your role as a vital part of the art community – apply now!

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 connects brings people, ideas, and American art through remarkable experiences.

Job Openings at WAM

Check this page frequently for the latest career opportunities at WAM.

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.

Become a Family Programs Volunteer

Two children doing arts and crafts by cutting out paper

Children making art at Family ArtVenture.

Do you enjoy art? Like interacting with people? Want to help WAM create fun art experiences for kids and their families? Being a Family Programs Volunteer at the Wichita Art Museum might be the right fit for you! These volunteers make Family ArtVenture programs possible and serve as hosts in WAM’s interactive space (The Living Room) on the weekends. Come join the WAM team!

Selected applicants will be contacted for an interview and those accepted into the volunteer program must attend a mandatory orientation session. All volunteers are subject to a background check.

Questions? Please contact

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.

Current Docents sign-in portal here

To apply to WAM’s docent program, please complete the application here.
The application deadline is Monday, August 14 by 5 pm, and training starts in September. If you have any questions, please contact

Join Friends of WAM

Friends of WAM - book sales

Friends of the Wichita Art Museum Readiculous Book Sale Event

Passionate about art and community? Join the Friends of the Wichita Art Museum (FWAM)! Since 1960, we’ve been raising funds to support art acquisitions, exhibitions, and education in Wichita. As a Friend, enjoy exclusive access to events, museum trips, parties, and monthly meetings with like-minded individuals. Join us for a fulfilling blend of community service and artistic enjoyment!


Join the Friends of Wichita