The Center depends on a committed group of dedicated member volunteers to fill a variety of positions and to participate in a wide range of activities and events vital to the successful operation of the Center. Training is available. To get involved, review the many volunteer opportunities.
Party on the Edge: October 10, 2013 - 9 pm to midnight
Volunteer shifts are 8:30pm-10:30pm and 10pm-midnight, a variety of assignments available.
Treasure Market: March 28-30, 2014
Help with this special biennial sale of art, antiques, and collectibles, which benefits the Center's acquisitions program.
Learn more about Treasure Market.
Learn more about volunteering for Treasure Market.
Docents provide interactive tours of the Cantor Arts Center, the Rodin collection, special exhibitions, and art on the Stanford campus. A new docent training class will begin in September 2013 and run through June 2014.
Learn more about docent training.
Volunteers staff the information desks in the museum. These volunteers are the front line of service at the Center; they greet visitors and provide information about the Center as well as about exhibitions, programs and events. The Center depends upon the visitor service volunteers to facilitate a positive visitor experience. Visitor service volunteers commit to a minimum one year assignment with weekly participation and are a minimum age of 18 years old.
Greet visitors and handle merchandise and sales. Requires regular, twice-a-month shifts.
Provide information and general office support. Requires regular, twice-a-month shifts.
Programs and Events
Assist with programs and events. Excellent opportunity for those who want to volunteer but can't commit to a regular shift.
Join the Art Trips Committee and plan popular art tours to private art collections and special exhibitions at other museums around the Bay Area and beyond.
Art Focus Lectures
Work with the Art Focus Lectures Committee to plan and execute a series of lecture/discussion sessions addressing a variety of topics of interest to Center members.
Assist with standard library duties in the library, which supports the docents and the docent training program.
Stanford students lead informal discussions for Stanford student groups.