Fort Point Open Studios Volunteer

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Volunteer for Fort Point Arts Community 40th Annual Open Studios

Description
Want to have fun while helping your local artist community during Fort Point Open Studios? Join the info table crew! Being a volunteer is fun, easy and only takes approx. 3 hours of your time. As a volunteer you will greet visitors, give directions and sell bags and other items whose proceeds help support FPAC.

Details
We encourage volunteers to take some time, either before or after their shift, to explore the neighborhood and meet the local artists and craftspeople and get a behind the scenes look at where Boston artists create their work.

Reward
You get an awesome, locally designed tote bag!

Available volunteer shifts:
Friday October 18: 3:45pm - 7:00pm

Saturday October 19: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 2:00-4:00, 4:00pm - 6:15pm

Sunday October 20: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 2:00-4:00, 4:00pm - 6:15pm

Monday October 21: 12:00 pm - 2:00pm (Post event help)


How To Apply
: Email: oscoordinator@fortpointarts.org with your desired days+shifts

About Fort Point Fall Open Studios
Fort Point Open Studios is the Fort Point Arts Community's (FPAC) largest event of the year that showcases our vibrant artist community. Over 100 artists open their studios for the public. It is an opportunity to give insight into the artistic process, and to demonstrate what happens when artists have the space to create. Come be a part of Boston's original Open Studios event!

https://www.fortpointarts.org/programs/open-studios/

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About Fort Point Artists Community

Location:

300 Summer Street, M1, Boston, MA 02210, US

Mission Statement

The Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC) builds cultural vibrancy in Boston by cultivating an empowered community of artists, organizations, and supporters. FPAC promotes the work of our artists to a broad and diverse audience, advocates for art opportunities, develops permanent, affordable live-work studio space and ensures that art is an essential part of the life of a creative city.

Description

Open Studios
Since 1978 , Fort Point artists have opened their studios to the public during the third weekend in October. The Open Studios Weekend attracts about 2,500 visitors to our neighborhood. This event offers the public a rare glimpse into the living and working spaces of artists, while providing a valuable opportunity for artists to sell their work.

During the Open Studios weekend the FPAC Gallery hosts a group show for FPAC members. The Group Show allows visitors to see a sample of the work of many different artists in one place, while also giving members who are not able to open their studios an opportunity to be represented.

Open Studios is a festive event for the artists involved. It is a time for them to celebrate after months of preparation and hard work, as well as to reaffirm their vitality and strength as a community in the face of so many changes and challenges.

WHEN

Fri Oct 18, 2019 - Sun Oct 20, 2019

WHERE

300 Summer StreetFort Point - near South Station - 4 locationsBoston, MA 02210

(42.34999,-71.04917)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-3 hours per shift
  • Willingness to be outdoors in October, may be asked to carry some small objects to and from info tables, must be willing to interact with the public.

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