Gallery greeter

with San Diego Art Institute

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San Diego Art Institute

San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) Gallery Attendants greet guests, respond to inquiries about the exhibition, monitor the safety of the artwork on view, and maintain a clean and orderly environment. They may be the only people a visitor meets from the organization, so they are a key face and voice to represent our mission, vision and values in the highest light.


  • Attend a 1-2 hour training workshop and exhibition walk-through, learn study guide materials provided by SDAI, and conduct your own research to prepare for the role.
  • Work at least 2 half or full shifts per month, Tuesday to Sunday, 12 to 5 PM.
  • Greet visitors as they arrive at the gallery, applying techniques learned in training.
  • Provide visitors with information about SDAI and the exhibit and artworks on view.
  • Educate visitors about artists behind works of interest and answer any questions asked of them.
  • Monitor exhibition areas and ensure guests do not touch, interfere with or pose a risk to the art by enforcing established rules and protocols.
  • Work the front desk on which will require training in handling admissions and gift shop sales.
  • Assist with opening and closing the show (lighting, computers, video and light maintenance).
  • During quiet times, assist with administrative work using a laptop provided by SDAI.

For details about this opportunity, email

WHEN: 10 hours/month
San Diego County
1439 El Prado San Diego, California 92101

Volunteer credit is not offered


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