Guggenheim Museum Reviews

Updated 8 Feb 2020

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4.0
74%
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Guggenheim Museum Director Richard Armstrong (no image)
Richard Armstrong
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "You do what a curatorial assistant would do, a little less, but you learn exactly what people in museums do and what you need to get there(in 8 reviews)

  • "Discount on the Museum cafe, get to see amazing exhibitions(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, especially with new pay structures from HR(in 6 reviews)

  • "No real room for growth & if there's no exhibitions the store can be slow(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Assistant from Permanent collection"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Venice
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Guggenheim Museum part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    it is a huge opportunity to be involved in art world

    Cons

    you are required to work a lot

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Fun place to work, not great pay"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Gallery Guide 

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good people to work with, good sense of congeniality amongst departments

    Cons

    low pay for amount of education and experience

  3. "Adult Educational Volunteer"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Volunteer in New York, NY

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very professional staff and pleasant work atmosphere

    Cons

    I cannot think of any downsides

  4. "Amazing culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Guggenheim Museum full-time

    Pros

    Really friendly energetic staff, great culture

    Cons

    Downtown location not close to museum

  5. "Intern - Individual Development"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum

    Pros

    Energetic staff, great resources, devotion to learning and hands-on experiences.

    Cons

    Some days can be slow, but this is infrequent.

  6. "Guggenheim Museum"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, nice staff, interesting projects

    Cons

    Not much room from growth

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  7. "interview for internship in ASAP department"

    5.0
     
    Recommends

    I have been working at Guggenheim Museum

    Pros

    Super friendly staff, 2 hours of break paid

    Cons

    you are working on-call during off times

  8. "Public"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum full-time

    Pros

    Great to work at a world renowned museum

    Cons

    Pay was horrible Non unionized Felt expendable Very exploited

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  9. "Cool"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Guggenheim Museum part-time

    Pros

    Best of the best some days

    Cons

    Not so good every other dat

  10. "PT Membership Processing Coordinator"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Membership Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Guggenheim Museum part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Museum memberships Sleek office environment and offsite location downtown Beautiful events

    Cons

    Employees can be snooty Managers can be a bit out of touch

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