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Opportunities at Durham Art Gallery


Career Opportunities

There are currently no employment opportunities. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a dedicated and enthusiastic individual? Do you have an interest in art, installation or fundraising? Are you a creative individual looking for an outlet? Do you enjoy interacting with visitors, inspiring children or helping behind- the-scenes? Do you want to build experience for your resume or school application? Then volunteering your time at the Durham Art Gallery could be for you! We will  make every effort to make your time with us as valuable to you as it is to us! 

Current Volunteer Opportunities:


The most visible of our volunteers, this active core group of volunteers works at our front desk greeting and orienting visitors on exhibitions and programs They also give impromptu tours on themes ranging from contemporary art to basic art appreciation.

Marketing and Promotion

Do you have a passion for social engagement or social media? We are always looking for help within our promotional team, with fundraising outreach.


What to help out, but prefer archiving and database management? The Durham Art Gallery has opportunities that fit everyone’s needs.

Special Events

Love being in the centre of the action? We host a multitude of events throughout the year, including our Opening Receptions, Annual General Meeting and musical performances.


Teach or assist with drop-in classes or workshops

Do you have a passion for teaching and inspiring children? Our drop-in programming may be the position for you. Program assistance includes material preparation and instruction for all kinds of projects. 

How to Apply:

Email: with the subject line “Volunteer Inquiry.” Please send a resume and an expression of interest along with your availability.


The Durham Art Gallery would like to thank all of our dedicated volunteers for their support, and hard work.

Special Thank you to:









*photo of a few volunteers at our fall luncheon, 2022

courtesy of the Durham Art Gallery

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