Living History (Costumed Interpreters)

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The Williamson Museum

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Come and play with us as we share the stories of Williamson County! Shifts are available on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

As a Costumed Interpreter, the volunteer will portray real people who lived in and near the Museum’s historic buildings at 8 Chisholm Trail as part of the Museum’s Living History programming.

Costumed volunteers may assist in a wide variety of activities such as gardening and grounds keeping, cooking, and daily household tasks (candle making, housekeeping, sewing, etc.) in order to engage visitors. Other opportunities could include giving educational programs in period costume (see Education Presenters).

Volunteers should be comfortable with public speaking or acting, passionate about education, and have an interest in history. Living History volunteers are provided period clothing and training, with the option of shadowing other volunteers. Volunteers will be trained in first person interpretation.

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About The Williamson Museum

Location:

716 S. Austin Ave., Georgetown, TX 78626, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Williamson Museum is promote the culture and heritage of Williamson County through education, preservation, acquisition, and exhibition. Our vision is to become a benchmark for all museums by providing leading-edge historical and cultural education to the public.

Description

Located on the historic square in Georgetown, The Williamson Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established in 1997 to promote the rich culture and heritage of Williamson County through education, preservation, acquisition, and exhibition.

Through our extensive educational outreach programs (we see 14,000 students a year!), our goal is to preserve the unique stories of the county for both present and future generations. In addition, the Museum provides insight and accurate historical information based on first-hand sources in a variety of areas. This focus allows the Museum to effectively educate, entertain and enlighten our visitors.

Visit us today and meet "Three-Legged Willie" - the namesake of the county. You can't miss his statue right in front of the museum!

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

8 Chisholm TrailRound Rock, TX 78681

(30.51505,-97.69006)
 

SKILLS

  • History
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Storytelling
  • Acting
  • Public Speaking
  • Theater Arts

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training

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