Museum Hours
Thu: 1 PM–8 PM
Fri–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Join Our Team

We're all about people. We're all about art. We're all about Asia.
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The Asian Art Museum offers a dynamic environment that values creativity, teamwork and collaboration. Here you will be surrounded by a diverse, talented and enthusiastic group of colleagues and will have many opportunities to engage with our ever-changing, exciting array of exhibitions and programs. Whether you spend your day greeting visitors, curating exhibitions, planning events or creating spreadsheets, you’ll be energized by the art and the people.

Please see our list of current job openings or register online to receive email notifications about future opportunities in your areas of interest.

Benefits and Perks


  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision plans
  • Group and individual retirement plans
  • Life insurance and long-term disability
  • Generous holiday, vacation and sick leave policies
  • Employee assistance program
  • Credit union


  • Professional development program
  • Free admission to other museums nationwide
  • 10% discount at the museum cafe
  • 20% discount at the museum boutique
  • Access to a comprehensive research library on Asian Art and culture
  • Participation in a variety of learning activities, including curator gallery talks, art hits and more
Our Values

In 2017, a task force of cross-departmental museum staff defined the museum’s cultural values and named it after REINA, the beloved ancient Chinese rhinoceros vessel in our collection.

REINA Values

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco strives to always be:


  • We respect our colleagues, their expertise and their work
  • We respect all visitors and their diverse backgrounds, cultures and ways of thinking


  • We engage all staff and empower each other to innovate and bring new ideas to the table
  • We provide visitors with an engaging environment that makes learning easy and enjoyable


  • We present exhibitions and programs that inspire both staff and visitors alike to think in new and different ways


  • We recognize that art and culture are dynamic, and we must be able to adapt to change quickly, both in our internal operations and in our interactions with the public


  • We aim to make our exhibitions and programs both physically and intellectually accessible to everyone so that all who visit are able to discover the relevance of Asian art and culture in their own lives and are excited to learn more
  • We aim to be a place where visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities feel welcomed
Art Speak Internships
Are you interested in art? Want to work in an exciting, fast-paced museum environment with other creative teens? Learn about our Art Speak internship for hight school students.