Volunteers help with daily operations of the the Firehouse Art Center on Saturday from 12:00pm-5:00pm!
Our volunteers work in the gallery greeting visitors, answering the phone and providing general information. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about contemporary art in a nonprofit gallery. We love volunteers who like to learn and talk about art! Art Sitters also assist in ongoing operational projects of the Firehouse.
If you are interested but have a varied weekend schedule, please inquire. While we would love to have a recurring Saturday volunteer, we are willing to be flexible!
Thank you for helping us bring arts and culture to our community!
The mission of the Firehouse Art Center is to promote cultural awareness of the arts in the community by: diverse educational programs, events, and curation of local, regional and national exhibits.
Since 1986 The Arts Studio, Inc. of Longmont, Colorado has served the community by promoting art education for adults and children, by creating opportunities for exhibition, and co-founding ArtWalk Longmont. In 1987, the Arts Studio,Inc. and the Longmont Council for the Arts collaborated on the renovation of the old firehouse, a historic landmark in downtown Longmont. This provided a facility for art education and classes, which was our main focus for the next ten years.
In 1999, the Arts Studio, Inc. unveiled a renovated interior of the Old Firehouse Art Center creating a permanent art gallery and improving the member’s gallery and classroom. Since that time, the Arts Studio, Inc. has increased the quality and frequency of programs and endeavor to provide exhibitions that engage and energize the community. During the past five years the Arts Studio’s programming has expanded in response to the increased demands of the area’s growing population. Our commitment to raising the standard of artistic quality has been recognized in reviews and feature stories by the newspaper, magazine, online and television media.
The Firehouse Art Center curates twelve unique exhibitions a year mixing solo and group shows. In keeping with our mission, our exhibitions are a diverse blend of traditional and contemporary styles that intersperse the work of local, regional and national artists.