--Ali Monjar, firstname.lastname@example.org, 801-581-3580
--Amy Edwards, email@example.com, 801-585-9875
Make a Difference in Yourself and Your Community
Volunteer at the UMFA!
Salt Lake City - Attention all museum lovers, cultural enthusiasts, history buffs and devoted art advocates: Are you looking for a way to serve and inspire others in your community? The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is looking for passionate volunteers to serve as weekend docents!
The UMFA depends on a dedicated docent team each year to fulfill its mission and guide thousands of visitors through its halls. Docents will have the opportunity to delve deep into art history and the UMFA's exhibitions, gain valuable communication skills, and earn rewarding community service experience.
Weekend docent training classes for 2012 will consist of six 90-minute meetings held on Saturdays beginning March 10. If you are eager to become a UMFA docent, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator, Amy Edwards, at (801) 585-9875 to request an interview. Visit umfa.utah.edu/volunteer for applications and information. Applications are due March 3, 2012.
The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is located on the University of Utah campus in the Marcia and John Price Museum Building at 410 Campus Center Drive. The UMFA’s mission is to engage visitors in discovering meaningful connections with the artistic expressions of the world’s cultures. General admission is $7 adults, $5 youth and seniors, FREE for U of U students/staff/faculty, UMFA members, higher education students in Utah, and children under six years old. Free admission offered the first Wednesday and third Saturday of each month. Museum hours are Tuesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Weekends, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Mondays and holidays. For more information call (801) 581-7332 or visit www.umfa.utah.edu.