Creativity reigns supreme in Art Alcove, The Discovery’s artist space located inside Da Vinci’s Corner where there’s a unique art project offered each day the museum is open. Art Alcove also features Clear Canvas, a large-scale, see-through canvas for paint and markers.
An Art Alcove volunteer will lend their artistic talents by helping facilitate art projects with children and families. Volunteers will create a welcoming environment that offers visitors an engaging and comfortable space to explore a variety of art projects and techniques.
Comfortable interacting with museum visitors and facilitating activities
Love working with diverse audiences, age groups and learning styles
Ability to multitask
Passion for art and science
Friendly, enthusiastic, and reliable
Assisting visitors with art projects
Alerting museum staff when low in supplies
Helping with set up of the daily art activities
Clearing the Clear Canvas exhibit (glass) and chalkboard
For this position, orientation and a one-time training session are required. Candidate must be available to volunteer a minimum two-hour shift, twice a month. A background check and drug screening are required prior to the start of volunteering.