2019 Employer Profile: Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD

Glenstone Museum


Glenstone is looking to hire a Visitor Experience Guide

Glenstone is an art museum located on more than 200 acres of rolling hills and unspoiled woodland in Potomac, Maryland. Conceived by founders Mitchell and Emily Rales on their deeply held belief that art is essential to life, it has already become one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. In addition to the current museum, when it’s new museum building opens to the public in 2018, Glenstone will become the largest private museum in America welcoming 100,000 visitors every year free of charge. By thoughtfully integrating the power of art, the energy of architecture and the serenity of landscape, Glenstone is both a distinctive idea and a unique place.

The ideal candidate possesses a genuine enthusiasm for art, architecture, culture, and sustainability; and is passionate about working with people. The Guides are expected to be dependable, self-motivated, eager to learn, intellectually curious, and intuitive. Exceptional communication skills, interest in working collaboratively as part of a team, and flexibility are crucial to being successful in the role. Guides will be trained in and must adhere to Glenstone’s inquiry/dialogue method of engagement.