Quilt Museum Gallery Guide


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

215 Jefferson St.Paducah, KY 42001


About

Agency: Museum of American Quilters

Purpose: The purpose of the Museum of American Quilter's Society is to educate the local, national and international public about art, history and heritage of quiltmaking, including the diversity of quilts and their makers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors.
  • Give directions to various exhibits.
  • Answer questions by visitors about the museum and exhibits.
  • Guard quilts from being damaged.

Length of Appointment: Volunteer opportunities are on goingthrough the quilt museum with no specific length of time commitment required.

Time Commitment: Minimum of one hour per month.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in quilts and their history.
  • Comfort with public speaking.
  • Ability to study quilts and relate information to visitors

Support: Support will be provided by Volunteer Coordinator, Sherry Johnston

Dress Code: Dress casual

Benefits:

  • MAQS quarterly Newsletter
  • 20% discount in the gift shop the day of the volunteer meeting
  • 10% discount on the day you volunteer
  • Volunteer training and handbook
  • Participate in gallery talks and other special events
  • Free admission tickets accumulated based on the number of hours you volunteer
  • Satisfaction in knowing you are contributing to the education and enjoyment of our visitors!
This opportunity is offered through the McCracken County RSVP. If you are age 55+, please contact Leslie Prestel at (270)442-8993 or email leslie.prestel@rsvpofpaducah.org.

Skills

  • Public Speaking

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 55
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