Check as many apply. Here are some of the many ways you can help the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts fulfill its mission.
PROGRAMMING AND EDUCATION: Assist with development of adult program and class offerings as well as children's programming.
CLASS/WORKSHOP ASSISTANT: Assist the instructor with set up and take down, welcome and registration for participants, refreshments.
DOCENT: Provide museum exhibit and farm information for tours, assist with open house for new exhibits.
QUILT INDEX ENTRY: Enter data on-line from archived records. Work at home. Basic computer skills, detail oriented and knowledge of quilts and quilting needed. A training session is provided.
LIBRARY: Assist with library services, intake and recording of books/magazines, maintenance of the collection and check out of materials.
VOLUNTEER PROGRAM: Assist committee with volunteer recruitment, support and recognition.
MUSEUM GIFT SHOP: Welcome visitors, answer the phone, explain exhibits, sell merchandise, and maintain appearance of the shop. Choice of week-day or weekend time.
DOCUMENTATION: Assist with recording the information & history of quilts, hooked rugs & fiber arts. Held every year, the last weekend in June, and other scheduled times.
SPECIAL EVENTS: Assist with events as part of a planning team. Examples include Cedarburg Festival events, quilt show, rummage sale and University Days.
EXHIBIT ASSISTANT: Assist with exhibit installation and take down, unpacking, packing and shipping.
ACCESSIONING/ACQUISITIONS: Assist with categorizing and recording items donated to the museum, correspondence with donors, and item storage.
NEWSLETTER/LAYOUT: Work with newsletter writing, layout, production, e-mail and website communication.
MEMBERSHIP: Promote museum membership, record keeping, planning for membership events.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Event and exhibit photography for brochures, publicity, newsletter and web site. Video or other methods welcome.
CLERICAL & COMPUTER: Assist with data input and maintenance of records, mailings and general office work.
WEBSITE: Update and maintain museum website information.
BUILDING MAINTENANCE: May include repairs, painting, and other fix-it needs.
GARDENING & GROUNDS: Planting, tending flower beds, mowing and upkeep of museum grounds.
MUSEUM EVENTS: Assist with set-up and take down for museum events- for example a lecture or rental event.
PUBLICITY AND MARKETING: Assist with communication to media, guilds, business and education groups for museum exhibits and special events.
Please share any other information that would be helpful in finding a volunteer role for you! What is your occupation and hobbies? Are you retired what was your occupation? Do you have special interests or skills you would like to use at the museum but the opportunities listed don't fit.