Open Positions:

Visitor Services Manager

Full Time Position with benefits

Duties: Visitor Services Manager runs the front of house operations for the Explorium including hiring, training, scheduling of Visitor Services Staff. Front of House operations include customer service, booking group visits and birthday parties, selling memberships, exhibit floor management, minor exhibit repair, cleaning of Museum, occasional presentation of programs.

Experience: Ideal candidate will have experience working with the public, be able to do a variety of tasks changing from one to another quickly, be able to think on their feet, be organized, be able to keep Museum floor clean and tidy, will have supervisory experience, and be able to handle money.

Traits: Ideal candidate will have a calm demeanor, like working with children, enjoy routine activities, be a strong leader, take pride in presentation of Museum to public, enjoy working with a team, be a self starter.

Benefits include: Health insurance, life insurance, paid sick and vacation time.

To apply: email cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.

Visitor Services Staff


  • Customer relations
  • Booking birthday parties and group visits
  • Selling memberships
  • Keeping the Museum floor ready for visitors
  • Routine cleaning
  • Inventory of store and birthday items
  • Other duties as assigned

This is a part-time position and candidate must be able to work weekends.


  • Minimum education: high school diploma, college preferable.
  • Applicants should enjoy working with the public and have a friendly and diplomatic demeanor.

To apply: send a resume and cover letter to

No phone calls, please.


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:


Please email the following for information:

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

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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