Monument Lab is a nonprofit public art and history studio based in Philadelphia. Monument Lab works with artists, students, activists, municipal agencies, and cultural institutions on participatory approaches to public engagement and collective memory. Founded in 2012, Monument Lab cultivates and facilitates critical conversations around the past, present, and future of monuments. Through exhibitions, research programs, and fellowships, Monument Lab critically engages our inherited symbols in order to unearth the next generation of monuments that elevate stories of resistance and hope.

As an organization we aspire to make our decisions, including how our resources are obtained and allocated, based on these values: Art at the Core, Process Matters as Much as Outcome, Intersectionality for Transformation, Collaboration with Boundaries, Citation and Compensation, Integrity with Accountability, Culture of Care, and Wisdom and Learning.

Current Openings
Director of Advancement

Monument Lab is seeking a passionate, entrepreneurial individual to serve as the Director of Advancement (DoA). This individual will be responsible for strengthening the mission of the organization by creating, leading, planning, and managing a comprehensive development and fundraising strategy to deepen and sustain our organizational growth. In collaboration with a wide network of partners and stakeholders, internally and externally, the DoA will play a key role in supporting existing organizational relationships and cultivating new opportunities with institutional, corporate, and individual donors.

Reporting to the Director of Monument Lab, the DoA will be a member of the senior leadership team and work in close coordination with the Chief Operating Officer and Board of Directors. The DoA will collaborate across all departments to organize and execute development initiatives. This individual will develop systems and implement best practices to shape an expanding advancement team. This position will supervise one full-time staff member and a select amount of contracted high-performing, mission-driven individuals.