Careers at Mystic Museum of Art


Teacher: Outreach Programs

Instructors are sought for programs beginning in January of 2017. MMoA instructors facilitate learning experiences for children ages 2 to 18 in our studios and galleries and off-site as part of the Education Department’s extensive programs to nurture creativity in the community. Outreach programs, including Field Trips, Homeschool Programs, Pop-Up Studio and Customized Group Programs are organized by grade/age level, curriculum focus, and skill level and occur year round. Field Trips include a combination of gallery discussions and activities with art-making in the studios. Off-site programs focus on art-making. Applicants should have a degree in studio art or art education in addition to at least one-year of teaching experience at the K – 12 level. All MMoA teachers are considered contractors; hours vary throughout the year from one to potentially 15 hours weekly. Candidates should be available to teach between the hours of 9am and 5pm and have their own transportation.


  • Design and implement fun, interactive and informative lessons with learning goals related to the visual, cultural, and/or performing arts and the artistic process.
  • Create a safe and supportive learning environment where children have the freedom to express themselves.
  • Work with Deputy Director for Public Engagement and Operations to align teaching with school curriculum and state standards for the curricular area.
  • Present artistic processes and visual imagery within artistic, social, cultural and/or historic contexts, making interdisciplinary connections.

To apply for this position, send a cover letter, resume and at least three references to: Dawn E. Salerno, Deputy Director for Public Engagement and Operations, Mystic Museum of Art, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT 06355.


Parking Lot Attendant

The Mystic Museum of Art is currently accepting applications for a part-time Parking Lot Attendant position.  The Parking Lot Attendant monitors motorists as they enter and exit the lot and assists visitors as needed with payments.  The successful candidate will be an outgoing person with excellent communication skills.  Please send resumes to: Mystic Museum of Art, Attn: Tony Saccone, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT 06355 or email to: