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ORGANIZATION: Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

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We have many volunteer opportunities, both behind-the-scenes and public-facing.

Support administrative duties such as data entry and filing, clean up automatically generated captions on lecture videos, prepare arts & crafts materials, assist with public programs and family days, greet visitors, lead tours, and more.

Volunteers enjoy access to exclusive lectures, tours, demonstrations, workshops, and field trips.

Save your seat for this free, no-obligation event: email museum@randolphcollege.edu.

For more information about volunteering call 434-947-8136 weekdays between 9 am - 5 pm and ask to speak with Laura or Kathleen.

https://maiermuseum.org/volunteer/

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About Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

Location:

1 Quinlan Street, Lynchburg, VA 24503, US

Mission Statement

The Maier Museum of Art exists to strengthen the academic curriculum and cultural life of Randolph College by encouraging aesthetic enjoyment, cultural understanding, and critical study of the visual arts, especially the Museum’s distinguished collection of American Art. The Museum accomplishes its mission in two ways. First, it collects, preserves, researches, exhibits, and interprets works of American art. Second, it presents exhibitions and programs that either enhance its permanent collection or examine other artistic traditions, thereby broadening its educational scope. The Maier serves the Randolph College community as its primary audience, but also extends its purview to local, state, and national audiences. By promoting a lifelong appreciation of the visual arts and their varied cultural contexts, the Maier Museum of Art strives to enrich the intellectual and cultural life of the College and the broader community.

Description

The Maier Museum of Art houses Randolph College’s nationally recognized collection featuring works by outstanding American artists of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Located on the Randolph College campus and open free to visitors year-round, the Museum serves both the academic community and the public and offers changing exhibitions, rotating displays of the Colleges permanent collection, and educational programs. The Collection and special exhibitions are used as a teaching tool in many courses, a museum studies major is offered through the art department, internships and work-study positions are available, and volunteer and social opportunities enhance the quality of campus life. A variety of visiting lecturers speak on the Collection and special exhibitions throughout the academic year, and the Helen Clark Berlind Symposium brings notable scholars and artists to campus in conjunction with the Annual Exhibition. Randolph College also serves the larger community of Lynchburg and the Central Virginia region and continues to fulfill the hope expressed by early patrons, that our students and neighbors can "study objects of art frequently, seriously, and at leisure." The public is welcome to visit throughout the year, and educational programs are available to all. The Maier staff and volunteer docents from the community offer tours to local schools and other groups. Hands-on programs for teens, children and families are offered throughout the year.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Education & Literacy
Arts & Culture, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Sat Aug 24, 2024
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

WHERE

1 Quinlan StreetLynchburg, VA 24503

(37.43919,-79.16991)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Internet Research
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Varies

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