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The Georgia Museum of Art has a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for patrons of any age. Our volunteers are important contributors to the success of the museum. They work in the Museum Shop, the library, as docents, during special events and during educational events. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the appropriate department.

Museum Shop 706.542.0450
Louis T. Griffith Library 706.542.4662
Educational Events 706.542.4662
Docents 706.583.0111

Community Docents

The Georgia Museum of Art's docent corps is a specially trained group of volunteers who lead tours of the museum's permanent collection and temporary exhibition galleries. Community docents lead tours and suitcase tours and participate in continuing education programs. This program requires a two-year commitment.

The next Community Docent Education session will start in the fall. Please email Carissa DiCindio at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information or call 706.542.4662.

Click here to apply online.

Student Docents

Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, regularly teaches an ARED special topics course titled “Engaging Art Museum Audiences as Student Docents.” This course focuses on how museum audiences interact with works of art and how docents can facilitate these experiences. It includes readings, discussions and activities in the galleries of the Georgia Museum of Art. Students learn about the museum’s collection and give tours as student docents. Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with any questions.

Intern Opportunities

The museum also offers volunteer internships for undergraduate and graduate students and has worked with UGA’s Young Dawgs program to provide internships for high school students.

Please click here to find out more about what internships entail.