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Thank you for your interest in working for the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.

The museum is currently welcoming applications for a Director of Developement position and for the summer Art Cart EXTRA! program. Please see the information below.

Director of Development

The Director of Development collaborates with the staff and Board of Trustees of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art to secure contributions for the museum’s programs, operations, endowment, acquisitions, and capital needs. This includes the formulation of a comprehensive development plan with strategies to achieve MMoCA priorities.
The Director of Development works closely with the museum’s Director and Board to cultivate and steward potential and existing donors, and secure major gifts and sponsorships for MMoCA’s programs and events. The incumbent coordinates the MMoCA Circle, the museum’s planned giving program; the museum’s corporate membership program; the Annual Fund campaigns; and grant submissions and reporting. The Director of Development leads and manages department staff.

The Director of Development position is full-time and offers competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits.
To apply, please send a cover letter including a statement related to this position, a resume, a writing sample and five professional references to:
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Development Search
227 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Email your application materials to with the subject line “MMoCA Development Search”


Art Cart EXTRA! Instructors

Saturdays, June 16, 23, 30; July 7, 14, and 21
9 am to 5 pm

This position is responsible for developing and leading visual art activities for the museum’s summer Art Cart EXTRA! program. 

MMoCA seeks two instructors for Art Cart EXTRA!, the museum’s free outdoor art program. Art Cart EXTRA! travels to parks in Dane County, bringing expert instruction and a relaxed attitude to portable art projects.

A team of two teachers lead Art Cart EXTRA! activities and are present for all program sessions. Special circumstances requiring a substitute for one program day will be considered.

Instructors work an eight-hour day, 9 am to 5 pm. Two communities are visited each Saturday; on-site program sessions take place from 10 am to 12 pm and 2 to 4 pm. Teachers travel to and from program sites in the Art Cart van. Hourly rate beginning at $18 per hour; $25 per hour for applicants with art education certification and teaching experience.


  • Experience teaching visual art to children ages 5 to 10 years old
  • Enthusiasm for working with a diverse population of children and families in an informal learning environment
  • Ability to stand for up to two hours and to lift and move art supplies weighing 25 pounds
  • Ability to work outdoors
  • A driver’s license and strong vehicle safety record

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Sheri Castelnuovo, curator of education, at Applications will be accepted through April 15, or until the positions are filled.

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to administer all of our employment practices, including those pertaining to recruitment, hiring, placement, transfer, promotion or demotion, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, layoff or termination and selection for training in a nondiscriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local fair employment laws or regulations.