Career opportunities

At the Dixon, we celebrate creativity, beauty, nature, community, and moments of inspiration. Our belief is that art and culture bring people together and should be accessible to all. Join our team and help bring this vision to life.

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Available positions

Gardener (full time)

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references to Gail Hopper, Controller, at, or call Dale Skaggs, Director of Horticulture, at (901) 312-1249.

Internships at the Dixon

The Dixon’s 2022 Internship application process is now open.

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and two references to Margarita Sandino, Director of Education at, by March 18, 2022.

To see Internships' descriptions and application format click below:

2022 Internship Descriptions

2022 Internship Application

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Dixon Docents

The Dixon is accepting applications for our volunteer docent program. A successful candidate should have an interest in art, a friendly personality, good communication skills, and a desire to help others learn.

An art background is not required. Docent training will cover Dixon and Permanent Collection information, quarterly training on changing exhibitions, interpretation techniques, and tour leading practice.

Docents are required to commit to two years and attend all training sessions to stay up to date on current exhibitions and museum events.

Become a Docent

To apply, fill out the form below and upload your cover letter and at least one reference.

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