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CAAC Volunteers:

CAAC is seeking volunteers to help deepen the impact of arts in our community. 

August-November 2023, 411 Gallery will be transformed into the Public by Design: Activity Hub in partnership with Exhibit Columbus. 411 Gallery Docents will manage this space. Apply here to be a volunteer.

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411 Gallery Docent:

 

Now in its 5th year, 411 Gallery is growing in popularity and engaging a broad audience. To continue this growth, we are expanding the gallery hours to include early evenings and weekends.

411 Gallery Docent activities and tasks will include:

  • Welcome guests into the gallery and provide a brief overview of the exhibition

  • Answer questions about the exhibition, 411 Gallery, Columbus Area Arts Council programming, 6th Street Arts Alley, and Downtown Columbus

  • Take payments for art and document the sale

  • Offer and serve refreshments

  • Complete basic opening and closing procedures

  • Independent study of exhibiting artists and types of art

  • Bonus points for inviting friends to see the exhibition while you are volunteering

The majority of volunteer hours will align with gallery hours. 

  • Thursdays 12:00–6:00 pm

  • Fridays 12:00–6:00 pm

  • Saturdays 10:00–2:00 pm

Is this position right for you? A good docent should be:

  • Ready to learn

  • Detail-oriented and accurate

  • Able to read your audience 

  • Courteous and respectful

  • 18 or older

  • Note: extensive knowledge of art is not required

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