Give a Day

Big Wednesdays Family Fun Assistant

The Laing Art Gallery runs drop-in art activities and workshops for families during the school holidays (‘Big Wednesdays’). The activities are related to current exhibitions and of a practical art/craft nature. Volunteers are needed to facilitate informal drop-in sessions and encourage visitors to take part in activities. In June we will be finding out all about Creatures and stories inspired by Quentin Blake.

We will need you on: 

Wednesday 31 June 2017, 9.30am – 2.30pm
at the Laing Art Gallery

What's involved?

  • Explain craft activities clearly to families
  • Assist families whilst they have a go at our art and craft makes
  • Prepare, replenish and keep your space organised.

Why get involved?

  • Gain experience of what it’s like to work in an art gallery
  • Build on your knowledge of arts and crafts
  • Work with the public – gain confidence, gain experience, have fun!

How to get involved?

  1. Log in or sign up to Volunteer for TWAM.
  2. Accept this challenge.
  3. Await a response from us with more information.

Ideal Skills

  • Working as part of a team
  • Arts and crafts
  • Customer Service
  • Teaching and Training

Ideal Interests

  • Working with the public
  • Arts and crafts
  • Learning and Education