Volunteer/Intern with Fresh Arts

Volunteer/Intern with Fresh Arts


INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:



** Special Event Intern (WHAM) **

Fresh Arts is seeking a Special Event Intern to support event planning centered on our annual Winter Holiday Art Market (WHAM) which showcases 60+ local artists and hosts over 4,500 attendees over a 3-day weekend (November 17-19, 2017). Visit www.WinterHolidayArtMarket.com for more info on the event.

Event intern will gain hands-on experience working alongside a non-profit team of 4, managing over 40 volunteers, and assisting over 60 artist vendors to plan, promote, and execute a large-scale event. Additionally, the intern will develop a system to track the event’s economic and cultural tourism impact in the First Ward and Washington Avenue Arts District.   

Internship Duration: August – December 2017.

Min. time commitment: 15-20 hours per week with a flexible schedule (will include some evenings and weekends.

Salary: Non-paid internship

For the full internship description, please see our Artist Opportunities page under Resources, or click here.
Application ends: August 1st, 2017





VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:


** Volunteer with Fresh Arts at the #SummerSeries - June 30th ** (July 28th below)


Fresh Arts is seeking volunteers for the #SummerSeries on June 30th! Volunteers will be stationed at The Silos, Winter Street Studios, Silver Street Studios, and Summer Street Studios. We will need Greeters, Survey Volunteers, Setup and Breakdown volunteers.

Volunteers will receive a Fresh Arts t-shirt, wristband, and pin!

When?  6/30/2017   5pm-9pm
Where?  Sawyer Yards Creative Campus

VIEW SHIFTS AND SIGN UP HERE

About the #SummerSeries: 

Fresh Arts is pleased to host the first of two Sawyer Yard’s summertime block parties the "#SummerSeries". On Friday, June 30th the studio buildings will be open to the public from 5-9pm where guests can tour each of the buildings, visit artists in their workspace, and buy art. Guests will be treated to summer cocktails sponsored by Holler Brewing Co., Deep Eddy, and Topo Chico. Visitors to the #SummerSeries will experience a variety of artworks including - paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass, mosaic, photography, mixed media, apparel and jewelry. Art lovers will be treated to museum quality artists, many of them represented by local and nationwide galleries.

For more information, click here.

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** Volunteer with Fresh Arts at the #SummerSeries - July 28th **


Fresh Arts is seeking volunteers for the #SummerSeries on July 28th! Volunteers will be stationed at The Silos, Winter Street Studios, Silver Street Studios, and Summer Street Studios. We will need Greeters, Survey Volunteers, Setup and Breakdown volunteers.

Volunteers will receive a Fresh Arts t-shirt, wristband, and pin!


When?  7/28/2017  5pm-9pm
Where??  Sawyer Yards Creative Campus

VIEW SHIFTS AND SIGN UP HERE


About the #SummerSeries: Click here for event details.


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** Fresh Arts is seeking volunteers for the following Second Saturdays at Sawyer Yards! **

7/8/2017 - Silver Street, 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX 77007

8/12/2017 - The Silos, 1502 Sawyer Street, Houston, TX 77007

9/9/3017 - Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007

About Second Saturdays:

On the second Saturday of each month, the artists of The Silos, Silver Street, Summer Street, and Winter Street Studios open their studios to the public from 12-5pm. 

Spend the afternoon wandering through five repurposed warehouses and discover an extensive selection of painting, sculpture, jewelry, photography, clothing, textiles, printmaking, mixed media and more. 


Volunteers will receive a Fresh Arts t-shirt, wristband, and pin! 


Click on your preferred date above to browse shifts and sign up now!



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Fresh Arts is seeking programming volunteers to assist with our career-building workshops for artists, programming committee meetings, and other programs and events. Volunteers will assist Fresh Arts staff with workshop and/or meeting setup, printing and collating handouts, flyer distribution, and other logistical duties as needed. This ongoing opportunity is perfect for a college student or freelance artist looking for hands-on experience with a small arts nonprofit. In exchange for your time, volunteers may attend any of our workshops for free. (3 hours of volunteer time = 1 free workshop). See our Workshop Schedule for dates and times.


Min. time commitment:  3 hours on day of workshop/event prep and/or setup. Sign-up for any (or all) of the below dates by emailing angela@fresharts.org

Learn more about these volunteer opportunities HERE.
Please contact opportunities@fresharts.org for more information.



PO BOX 66494
Houston, TX 77266-6494


713.868.1839


Fresh Arts |  The Silos at Sawyer 1502 Sawyer St, Studio #103 Houston, TX 77007

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