Volunteer: 3 Opportunities @ Noguchi Museum-ASAP

1) Assistant – Art and music collaboration with VOICE Charter School.  This Assistant will support a Noguchi Educator in leading workshops that engage families in responding to art by composing music.  These workshops will culminate in a performance at The Noguchi Museum.  The dates of this program are Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 5 and 12.  The times for all of these dates are 4-7pm.  All of the workshops except one are at The Noguchi Museum; the March 1st workshop is at the nearby VOICE Charter School.

2) Assistant – Arts-in-education workshop at PS 85 in Queens (23-70 31st Street, Queens, NY 11105).  The Assistant will support a Noguchi Educator in leading workshops for 1st grade students.  The dates of this program are Mondays March 7,  21, 28, and April 4.

3) Open Studio Volunteer – Open Studio is a drop-in family program offered the first Sunday of every month, from 11-1.  Volunteers work with families in the art workshop and in the galleries, as well as helping with set-up and clean up.  Reflection is also an essential part of this program, and volunteers meet over lunch after each program to reflect and to discuss best practices; these conversations have a direct impact on programming.  Volunteers arrive at the Museum at 9:30 am on Open Studio days, and are provided with lunch and breakfast; the day ends at 2pm.  Spring/Summer 2011 Open Studio programs are March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, and August 7.  Volunteers must be available for at least 4 of these dates; preference will be given to applicants who are available for 5 or more dates.

Please send applications no later than Monday, February 28th. To apply for one of these positions, please send or email a letter of interest, resume, and the names, positions, and contact information of at least two references who can speak to relevant work experience, to volunteer@noguchi.org.

For more information, visit www.noguchi.org.

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