Purpose: To serve as a representative of the Briscoe Western Art Museum during the Night of Artists 20th Anniversary Exhibition and Sale. You will answer general questions, check-in guests, assist with the online bidding process via mobile devices, provide wayfinding information, and support Briscoe staff with other tasks as assigned.
When: Saturday, March 27, 2021 from 10:00am to 3:00pm or 1:00pm-6:00pm or 4:30pm to 10:00pm
In addition, volunteers must attend one of the following virtual training sessions (Via Zoom):
[Session 1] Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 10:30am
[Session 2] Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 10:30am
Details for attending these sessions are emailed to prospective participants upon receipt of their contact information. When you contact the Briscoe, please indicate which one you will attend.
Where: The Jack Guenther Pavilion at the Briscoe Western Art Museum | 210 W. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
Parking: Complimentary parking is available during the evening of the Art Sale. Parking details are provided during the two training sessions.
Attire: Business/Western. Please wear comfortable shoes, as you will be moving about for a minimum of 3 hours at a time. All volunteers are required to wear a provided name badge.
Perks: The Briscoe Museum will provide food and beverage before the event. You will be among the first to view the new exhibition. We are also happy to sign off on any volunteer service hours documents if needed.
Health & Safety: Under the current directives of The Governor’s Report to Open Texas, the Briscoe is operating at 50 percent capacity. The museum’s safety protocols include: a required protective mask or face covering while inside the building, mandatory temperature check upon arrival, and hand sanitizer stations will be accessible throughout the building. We encourage volunteers to use best judgment and alert staff if necessary to enforce these protocols.
Contact: Anna Brown | Museum Educator | firstname.lastname@example.org | 210.299.4499
Volunteers directly contribute to the success of our special events. Whether you are a student needing volunteer hours, someone who enjoys volunteering at events, or a corporate neighbor who prides yourself on giving back to the community, we have a role for you! Our volunteer opportunities include a variety of tasks.
The Night of Artists is the premier event at the Briscoe Western Art Museum. The sale showcases works by nearly 80 of the country’s top Western Artists. Visit the Briscoe Western Art Museum along the iconic San Antonio River Walk and experience the remarkable talent of the very best of the best in Western Art. To learn more about this event, visit our website: https://www.briscoemuseum.org/noa/
Sat Mar 27, 2021-
10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Volunteers will assist with the check-in process and other tasks as assigned.
Sat Mar 27, 2021-
02:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Sat Mar 27, 2021-
04:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Volunteers will help out during the event with wayfinding, assisting buyers, and other tasks as assigned.
NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Briscoe Western Art Museum
210 W MARKET ST, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78205, US
Through the preservation of the art, history, and culture of the American West, the Briscoe Western Art Museum inspires and educates the public with engaging exhibitions, educational programs, and public events reflective of the region's rich traditions and shared heritage.
The Briscoe Western Art Museum showcases historic and contemporary art and artifacts that highlight the American West. The Museum is housed in San Antonio's 1930's central library building, beautifully restored to its original glory. Vaquero, American Indian, and Cowboy narratives come to life through painting sculpture, photography, and exquisitely crafted artifacts.
Arts & Culture
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Sat Mar 27, 2021
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
This opportunity has 3 shifts
210 W. Market StreetSan Antonio, TX78205
February 1, 2021
Orientation or Training
Volunteers should remain on site for the duration of the shift unless dismissed early.
Volunteers must be willing to assist guests with online bidding/purchasing via cellphone or tablet. Some level of comfortability with technology is necessary. Staff members will explain the process in the training session prior to the event.