Community event volunteer - fun family art projects - various locations around metro!


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

1800 W. Old Shakopee RdBloomington, MN 55431
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About

If you enjoy working with children and have a passion for art, join Artistry for one of our many community outreach events or programs. From Kite Day in May to one of the many art programs we facilitate for youth and teens in area libraries, there are many opportunities to engage with kids and families and have fun helping the community engage with art!

No art expertise required!

CURRENT NEEDS:

Please see below for details about two special events where we will have a family art table. Volunteers do not need to be art experts - just interested in helping families have an enjoyable experience.

EVENT #1

Art table - City of Bloomington's Spring Egg Hunt event

Project: Colorful paper eggs.

Kids will decorate paper eggs with various materials.

Day: Saturday
Date: March 31
Time: 9:30 - 11:30am


Address:
Normandale Lake Bandshell
5901 W 84th St
Bloomington, MN 55438
LOCATION NOTE - Parking for volunteers is allowed at the small lot off 84th street. There is a long path from there that leads down to the bandshell.


EVENT #2

Art table at spring event at Southtown Center
Project: Construction Paper Bunnies and Chicks

Kids will create 3-dimensional bunny and chick sculptures using colorful construction papers and various arts and crafts materials. An Artistry staff member will be on site to manage. Volunteers will be helpers.

Day: Saturday
Date: March 31
Time: 11:00am-2:00pm


Address:
Southtown Center
7801 Penn Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55431
LOCATION NOTE - the Southtown family event will take place in the old Toys 'R Us building next to Herbergers


EVENT #3

Art tables at Artistry Spring Open House

Various simple art activities. Instructions will be provided.

Day: Saturday
Date: April 7
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm


Address:
Artistry at Bloomington Center for the Arts
1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd
Bloomington, MN 55431

And if you love working with kids, inquire about the following too:

  • After-school programs in Bloomington
  • Library art classes around the Twin Cites metro

Artistry is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that offers theater productions, visual art exhibitions, outreach programs, and art classes for youth and adults. For more information, visit artistrymn.org.

Artistry requires interested volunteers to fill out an application.

Fill out an application here: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1668885485

Artistry conducts background checks for all prospective volunteers through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), local law enforcement agencies, or other repositories of criminal history data.

Skills

  • Drawing
  • General Education
  • Painting
  • Visual Arts
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Depending on program, 1-6 hours
  • Friendly and interested in engaging with the public. Transportation to site.

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