Volunteer

Volunteering is a fun and rewarding way to become part of Mingei International Museum. You can support Museum programs and activities by donating your time and talents, and enjoy enrichment meetings with guest speakers and opportunities to meet other volunteers from a variety of backgrounds and cultural experiences.

For more information about the volunteer program, contact the Volunteer Coordinator and indicate your skills and primary interests.

Volunteer opportunities at Mingei International Museum include:

RESIDENTS FREE TUESDAY AIDES & GREETERS
Volunteers check IDs at the Museum entrance, greet guests and staff the Membership Table on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

FAMILY SUNDAYS
Volunteers greet and assist guests participating in Family Sunday activities on the 3rd Sunday of each month.

FRANCES HAMILTON WHITE ART REFERENCE LIBRARY
Volunteers support library staff. Hands-on training is provided. Library experience is helpful.

SPECIAL EVENTS
Volunteers assist in a variety of ways at Museum exhibition opening receptions and exhibition-related programs.

THE COLLECTORS’ GALLERY
Volunteers support the sales staff and enhance the Museum store environment. Retail experience is helpful; hands-on training is provided.

MAILING & OFFICE ASSISTANCE
Volunteers help with membership mailings and other special projects.

INTERNSHIPS are offered on a case-by-case basis through the Library and are coordinated with the potential intern’s school, college or university.