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Volunteer Opportunities
at Durham Art Gallery


top left: summer fun with art and kids, in partnership with the West Grey Municipal Summer Team

right: more summer art with the Durham & District Horticultural Society in the DAG gardens

bottom: sampling botanical inks at the Durham Herb Fair (organized by the Durham & District Horticultural Society)


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! 

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: click the button at the bottom of this page to download and fill out the Volunteer Application Form and bring it to the gallery or email it to: with the subject line “Volunteer Inquiry.”

In-person: Stop in at the gallery and pick up a volunteer application form to submit.

The Durham Art Gallery would like to thank all of our dedicated volunteers for their ongoing support, tireless work and bottomless source of fun.

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