Please email the following for information:

Open Positions:

Summer Camp Leader

The Explorium of Lexington is currently hiring qualified individuals to teach its summer camp. The camps are open to students from Pre-K - 5th grade and are held for 13 weeks (from May 25th*-August 11th). The position will be off on major holidays (July 4th and Memorial Day). Camp leaders are responsible for teaching lessons planned by other staff and making sure all campers adhere to Explorium policy. Applicants should be energetic and feel comfortable working with up to 15 children at a time. Camp runs from 7:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day, with breaks provided for camp leaders. See below for additional information:

  • Interested applicants should be at least 18 years old with experience working with children.
  • Background checks will be conducted on applicants prior to hiring.
  • Pay is $9/hour for approximately 40 hours per week.
  • To apply, e-mail resume to Kyle Phillips at

*Start date dependent on winter weather and Fayette County snow days.


The Explorium of Lexington is seeking an unpaid intern to assist with curatorial and programming duties. Interns will assist the curator with creating and maintaining hands-on exhibit experience. This may include anything from installation, reorganization projects, troubleshooting permanent exhibits, painting walls, and more. Training will be given on the job.


  • Interest in exhibit design or Arts Administration as a career
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Creative
  • Basic wall painting skills preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team

To Apply:

Contact Catie Fulcher, Curator and Programming Coordinator at:

Rachel Chandler, Visitor Services Manager

Birthday, Group Visit bookings, Membership purchases, Hiring Visitor Services Specialists Staff

Catie Fulcher, Curator and Programming Coordinator

Exhibit Design, Traveling Exhibits, Weekend and Annual Programs

Shakir Epps, Marketing and Development Coordinator

Marketing, Development, Fundraising, Rentals, Donations of tickets

Lee Ellen Martin, Executive Director

Development and Fundraising, Marketing, Accounts Payable, HR

Kyle Phillips, Community Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator

Camps, Activities at Festivals, Preschool Programming, Overnights, Museum Go Round, Members Night, Workplaces Activities, Volunteering

Kalli Turner, Education Coordinator

Group Visits/Enrichments Programs, Travelling Trunks, Field Trips To Go, Special Group Visit Programming (Kentucky Heritage, Literacy, Science, Engineering, Civics, ExploraSmile, or call for special requests)

Board of Directors

  • Matthew Courtney, Secretary
  • Aulander Daniels
  • Gene Guinn, Chair
  • Brent O’Neill, Vice Chair
  • Barbara Rubin
  • Patrick Singleton, Treasurer
  • Alex Terry
  • Marty Tucker
  • Thomas Wong

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