di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art seeks volunteers for school tour program

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Holly Krassner Dawson
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DI ROSA CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR SCHOOL TOUR PROGRAM

NAPA, CA, November 16, 2018 – di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art is recruiting volunteers to conduct school tours that provide meaningful learning experiences for students of all ages.

Gallery teachers/volunteers should be curious about art and ideas, comfortable working in an indoor/outdoor environment and available to volunteer weekdays during the day. Applicants from all backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to apply. Conversational Spanish or other languages is helpful but not required.

Training will be held on seven consecutive Tuesdays, January 8 through February 19, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The training program will include an overview of the di Rosa collection and upcoming 2019 exhibitions, viewing strategies for looking at art, mini-workshops for guiding hands-on gallery activities and engagement, management, and teaching strategies for students in galleries and museums. New volunteers are expected to make a two-year commitment to the program, participate in monthly training sessions and be available to instruct a minimum of two gallery lessons per month.

Applications are due by December 21, 2018. For more information, or to apply, contact Hugo Corro at hugo@dirosaart.org or call 707-226-5991.

ABOUT DI ROSA CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art presents contemporary exhibitions and educational programs for all ages and maintains a permanent collection of notable works by artists living or working in the San Francisco Bay Area from the mid-twentieth century to the present day. A wide range of styles, media and subject matter provides an overview of the creative energy and freedom to experiment that characterize this region of California. di Rosa features multiple galleries, a sculpture park and a 35-acre lake, all located on 217 scenic acres in Napa Valley’s famed Carneros region that are protected in perpetuity under the Napa County Land Trust. For more information, visit dirosaart.org.

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