GRAM is seeking people of all ages who want to get involved! Whether you are a high school student or a senior, we can find an area that suits your interests.

Even a small time commitment makes a big difference in the Museum’s ability to expand the impact of art in our community! In return, we offer an appreciation program and social opportunities to allow you to get to know your fellow volunteers better.

Want to help during ArtPrize? Sign up for shifts here!

Are you part of a group or organization that would like to volunteer together? Contact Kris Shannon at 831-2933 to see what times are available.

Want to help during ArtPrize AND year-round? Apply Now!

No matter how you choose to volunteer, GRAM has a place for you; whether you’d like to engage with the public, or work behind the scenes!

Opportunities are available in the following areas:

  • Administration
  • Communications
  • Docents / Tours
  • Facilities
  • Library
  • Guest Services
  • Membership
  • The Museum Store
  • Special Events (including ArtPrize and Festival of the Arts)
  • Youth and Family Programs

Ready to get started? Or want learn more? Check out these links below:

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Position Descriptions

Questions? Click here for Volunteer FAQs

Upcoming Events

ArtPrize Orientation, June 17th at 10:00 am.

Who can volunteer at GRAM?

The GRAM Volunteer Program is open to anyone with a willingness to help the Museum with their programs and operational needs. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older (14 if working with a parent or guardian).

GRAM welcomes volunteers without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, height, weight, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

Apply Now!

Do you have a question about volunteering or internships that has not been answered?
Email Kris Shannon, Manager of Volunteer Services volunteer@artmuseumgr.org.

Want to lead guests of all ages on tours of the museum?
Click Here to learn more about becoming a volunteer docent.

Volunteer Newsletter October 2015

The volunteer position descriptions will assist you in completing the application, and help us to place you in role that best utilizes your skills, interests, and abilities.

Please note that all applicants must submit a background check form.

GRAM recruits volunteers without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, marital status, religion, age, height, weight, veteran’s status, non-disqualifying disability, or any other legally protected status. We accept volunteers age 16 and older (14 if working with parent/guardian).

For more information please contact Grand Rapids Art Museum at 616.831.2933 or by email at volunteer@artmuseumgr.org.