May 29 Art Sitters sit at the front desk on Saturdays and Sundays. They greet guests and inform them on the new exhibit, and if there is art work upstairs on in the back gallery. They also ask people to sign in in the guest book. There is an intern that is also there so you can both take breaks. Interns are responsible for any sales transactions from the shop or the exhibit, so retail and money handling experience is not needed.
We just look for someone that can share about the exhibit, and let guests know about the Firehouse. We will have flyers that share programming info, so you wouldn't need to memorize anything, you can just hand out the flyers.
It's a great way to connect with the community and support our organization's belief that art belongs to everyone. Our gallery has no admission fee and we invite all members of the community to experience the art on our walls.
If you are interested but have a varied weekend schedule, please inquire. While we would love to have a recurring volunteer, we are willing to be flexible! Please specify if you are interested in a specific date!
Thank you for helping us bring arts and culture to our community!
he Firehouse Art Center inspires cultural awareness and human connection by providing life enhancing experiences through art exhibitions, art education and cultural events.
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.