W. Keith & Janet Kellogg University Art Gallery

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Off-campus community member volunteers, retirees, college, high school and international students can assist the Kellogg and Huntley University Art Galleries with contributions of their time, knowledge, skills, and energy. We have several ongoing volunteer opportunities listed below:

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Friend of the Gallery, artist Francisco Alvarado, in deep discussion with artist David Jang during his Kellogg Gallery exhibition David Jang: Systems of Production in 2018.

Gallery Docent Program

Gallery docents help to staff the Front Desk in each of the University Art Galleries. Docents have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of students, faculty, staff, and visitors and to learn more about our wonderful campus, arts programs and temporary exhibitions. With additional docents we support our gallery open hours to the public on weekdays (M-Th from 12-4pm and 8-4pm, closed F) and on weekends (from 12-4pm) when exhibitions are up, and/or when special events (reception, lectures, symposiums) take place. Trained docents may also assist in engaging viewers with walking and talking exhibition tours of our temporary exhibitions

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Gallery Student Volunteer assisting in installation of artworks for Annual Fine Arts Seniors Exhibition in 2014.

Exhibition Installation Volunteer

Exhibition Installers assist in the deinstallation and installation of artwork, sculpture stands and tech equipment needs between shows. Duties involve assisting trained staff with installation and de-installation of artwork including, but not limited to, art handling and hanging/presenting artwork with museums standard practices, un-packing/packing of artwork for shipping/receiving, lighting and labeling of artwork, placement of didactics, and general gallery maintenance such as painting, clean-up, etc. Hours vary depending on need, but generally includes weekdays, especially Friday and weekends.

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With the help of research volunteers, interns and student assistants, the Huntley Gallery hosted the first University Permanent Collection show highlighting the Neutra VDL and ENV Archives along with eight other ENV Collections in 2017.

University Art Collections Volunteer

Would you enjoy helping us with researching artists and artworks for future exhibits, conduct oral history interviews, participate in accessioning and processing collections, photograph identification and indexing, or archival preservation projects? This involves learning some unique skills: art collection inventory, cataloguing, archiving, digitizing and photo-documenting collections, handling art and learning art preservation, installation, packing and storage skills. Hours vary depending on project needs, but generally includes weekdays (M-Th from 10am-4pm).

To Apply...

If interested in contributing your time to any of the above Volunteer Opportunities please contact the: University Art Galleries via email at: artgalleries@cpp.edu with "Volunteer Opportunities" written in the Subject Line.

The University does require volunteer paperwork be filed ahead of starting as a volunteer and requires safety, security and specialized art handling training.

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Gallery Student Assistant and Visual Communication Design major Noah Cervantes (2019-20) practicing safe practices while making final preparations for Opening Reception event for St. Broxville Wood: Into the Thicket exhibition (2020).