The Huntington Beach Art Center is a public/private partnership between the City of Huntington Beach and the Huntington Beach Art Center Foundation, a private non-profit corporation. Volunteers can be a part of the excitement by assisting our education and gallery programs:
Partners in Art: The goal of the Partners in Art program is to give local elementary school students the opportunity to view a contemporary art exhibit and do practical workshops based on what they have seen. Volunteers for this program will assist with gallery tours and art workshops.
Family Arts Day: Family Arts Day is an annual one day event, held in October, that provides free instructional workshops for the whole family. Volunteers for this event assist our professional artist/instructors conduct the workshops.
Art at the Beach Camp: Art at the Beach is the Art Center’s most popular educational program. Held every summer, Art at the Beach art camp introduces children to a variety of different artistic techniques in a fun and educational setting. Volunteers for this program assist instructors and camp staff to bring a fantastic art experience to students.
Gallery Programming: The Huntington Beach Art Center’s galleries present the work of exceptional contemporary artists and community interests. Volunteers helping with the gallery program will act as gallery sitters, greeting patrons, supplying information about the current exhibition and general information about the Center. Volunteers will also assist in the preparation of mailing materials and provide other general support to the galleries operation.
Volunteer requirements: All volunteers must be 18+ years and over. Volunteers must go through a pre-screening process which includes: Filling out an application and pass a fingerprint scan. Screening of volunteers includes a brief orientation of the Art Center.
- Administrative Support
- Exhibition Arts
- Youth Services
- Visual Arts
- Arts Administration
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Must pass a fingerprint screening