Art Sparks Volunteer

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Speed Art Museum

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Art Sparks volunteers help support visitors as they learn about art through various hands on crafts in the Speed’s newly renovated intergenerational activity space - Art Sparks. These exhibits encourage visitors of all ages to explore, discuss, and create art. Volunteers are primarily responsible for welcoming visitors into the interactive area and introducing them to activities, supporting visitor learning through familiarity with the function and purpose of Art Sparks, and supporting Art Sparks staff by assisting with set-up and exhibit upkeep. Volunteers may also help with art-making classes on Sundays. Weekend shifts are well as weekday shifts are available.

Ideal Art Sparks volunteers enjoy working with families, students, and guests of all ages. Flexibility in willingness to assist with tasks such as cleaning, cutting paper, or organizing materials is necessary. Art Sparks volunteer are creative, yet patient. Ability to work in both a slow-paced and fast-paced environment is essential. Volunteers must be punctual and reliable.

Minimum age: 16

To apply for this volunteer position, please complete an application on http://www.speedmuseum.org/about/get-involved/volunteers/

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About Speed Art Museum

Location:

2035 S 3RD ST, LOUISVILLE, KY 40208, US

Mission Statement

Where art from around the world invites and inspires diverse audiences to experience the power of creativity.

Description

The Speed Art Museum, originally known as the J. B. Speed Memorial Museum, is Kentucky’s oldest and largest art museum. It was founded in 1925 by Hattie Bishop Speed as a memorial to her husband, James Breckinridge Speed, a prominent Louisville businessman and philanthropist. The museum is supported entirely by donations, endowments, grants, ticket sales, and memberships. The focus of the collection is Western art, from antiquity to the present day. Today, The Speed Art Museum is currently undergoing another major transition with an unprecedented $50 million expansion project that will welcome visitors to a space that seamlessly integrates art and nature with a new Art Park and public piazza . The expansion will also provide flexible exhibition spaces to present the Speed's collection and new acquisitions for the public, along with new facilities for collection care and research.

WHEN

Sun Oct 27, 2019 - Sun Mar 15, 2020
12:30 PM - 04:30 PM  

WHERE

The Speed Art Museum2035 South Third StreetLouisville, KY 40208

(38.21761,-85.76082)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Visual Arts
  • Child Development
  • Drawing
  • Painting

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • 2 shifts per month, 4hrs per shift
  • Must be able to work with guests of all ages.

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