The Whistler House Museum of Art is seeking volunteer docents and interns interested in the 200-year-old historic house, birthplace of famous American artist James McNeill Whistler!

As a docent, volunteers will lead tours of the museum and engage visitors with the extensive collection of 19th and 20th century art. Volunteers may also aid in special projects and events, assist in maintaining the house and grounds, and lend administrative support when needed. A formal background in history is not required, only an interest in art and an enthusiasm to learn. Docents will be trained by staff and volunteers, who wish to share their love of the Museum with others. The WHMA will work with volunteers to create a schedule that works best for you during our hours of operations, Wednesday through Saturday, 11am to 4pm.

Volunteering at the Whistler House Museum of Art is an opportunity to immerse yourself in art and history, learn new skills, and meet artists in the community. The WHMA seeks to connect audiences of all ages and backgrounds to the wider art world and your role as a volunteer will place you in the center of it all, playing an active part in the success of the Museum and its mission. Volunteers perform a unique form of philanthropy that supports the WHMA, our visitors, and the local community.

If you are interested, please call 978-452-7641 for more information or fill out our volunteer form below.

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