Selected Volunteer Opportunities
Encourage legislative support for the arts by writing letters and articles, promoting the Ohio Arts Council, and participating in Arts Day in Columbus each spring.
Participate in workshops to create materials for community arts events. Prepare props and costumes for Parade the Circle and make lanterns for Holiday CircleFest.
Staff the information desk in the north lobby—greeting visitors, answering questions, and providing directions.
Help library staff in maintaining collections. Catalogue, collect, and organize information and conduct computer searches.
Assist in the ongoing teen program offering area students the opportunity to explore the arts and museum life. Work directly with teens as they attend discussions, take tours, and plan their Community Day projects.
Create flower arrangements for the pedestal in the north lobby or for other events. Must be a skilled arranger.
Help plan and organize monthly programs for both the Womens Council Board and the general Council meetings.
Fill unexpected, unusual, often last-minute needs of the museum and Council. May include mailings, press kits, hostessing, and preparing for museum events. No fixed schedule.
Assist in the planning and presentation of an event featuring a well-known speaker such as an artist, architect, or critic.
Design floral and other decorative accents, large and small, for special occasions at the museum.
Work with the museum staff to develop and organize educational courses for Council members; these may relate to special exhibitions, permanent collections, or other art-related topics.
Use your computer skills to help compile the annual membership roster or publish our monthly newsletter, Jottings. Use your organizational skills to help departments organize and file.
For further information on the history or activities of the Womens Council of the Cleveland Museum of Art, please call 216-707-2592 or email womenscouncil [at] clevelandart.org. Active members of the Womens Council may access the Womens Council website by logging in and using their password at www.wccma.net.