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Exhibit Preparation Assistants

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ORGANIZATION: Museum of American Heritage

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 51 people are interested

Be part of the MOAH exhibits team and help create educational and entertaining displays. Exhibits team members are involved with exhibit research, development and installation.

Interested in the creative aspects of creating an exhibition for the public? Help put together displays by cutting panel text, images and assembling them on a board. This opportunity is offered twice a year when the museum is closed to the public for approximately 5 to 6 weeks. The role is offered during the week, Monday to Friday. Hours are flexible. You can complete as many hours as you'd like.

For this role, it is important to be detail oriented and have an interest in producing visually aesthetic content.

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About Museum of American Heritage

Location:

351 Homer Avenue, P. O. Box 1731, Palo Alto, CA 94302, US

Mission Statement

The Museum of American Heritage preserves and presents the evolution of American invention. We seek to maintain and develop a public space in which all members of the community can better understand the present and envision the future by rediscovering the technological genius of our past.

Description

Founded in 1985, the Museum of American Heritage opened its doors as a public museum in 1990. The museum preserves and presents the evolution of American invention, with collections that focus on Nineteenth and early Twentieth century mechanical and electrical devices. Housed in an historic 1907 residence in downtown Palo Alto, the museum features permanent exhibits including a kitchen, doctor's office, general store, and print shop. Two main galleries show three special theme exhibits annually. A 1500 square foot Learning Center provides space for meetings, lectures, classes, and events. The Museum is surrounded by historic gardens.The Museum is a non-profit corporation and is supported solely by memberships, donations, grants and class fees. Admission to the Museum is free.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Arts & Culture

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

351 Homer AvenuePalo Alto, CA 94302

(37.4459,-122.158)
 

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Exhibition Arts
  • Curating

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • You can choose how many hours works best with your schedule. Some volunteers do 2 hours a day and others do 4 hours, depends on your availability. This opportunity is only offered during exhibition installation period (Feb. - Mar.) and (Aug. - Sept.)
  • Must show proof of COVID 19 vaccination (this information will not be kept on file but verified)

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