The Auburn Art Walk is a program to showcase artists who display their work in participating Downtown and Old Town Auburn businesses. It is presented by PlacerArts to promote cultural tourism, and occurs on the First Friday of April, June, August and October, from 6-9 p.m.
Committee tasks include:
§ Soliciting and coordinating with businesses in Downtown and Old Town Auburn to participate (many businesses have previously participated)
§ Soliciting, reviewing, selecting and coordinating artists to participate in each Art Walk and placing each artist at an appropriate business
§ Updating and reviewing Letters of Interest and participation agreements for artists and businesses
§ Contact artists upon receipt of Letter of Interest and give them a timeline as to when they will hear back whether they are accepted in an Art Walk or not and which one.
§ Liaison between artists and businesses
§ Scheduling and staffing City shuttle bus
§ Maintenance, distribution and pick up of Art Walk signs on day of events
§ Creation, printing and distribution of Art Walk guide and map for each event
§ Coordinate with PlacerArts staff on paperwork, membership and participation fees, logistics
§ Assist with entertainment, hands on art for kids, (coordinated by and with PlacerArts staff)
§ Committee work begins in January and goes through October
§ Tasks can be divided among the committee members.
§ Time varies depending on needs and month
- People Skills
- Project Management
- Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
- Visual Arts
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Varies depending on tasks
- Interest in the arts, visual arts, business development, community development