THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN VOLUNTEERING! 

THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO SUPPORT THE SF ARTS COMMUNITY. 
ARTSPAN CANNOT RUN OUR EVENTS WITHOUT YOU!

 

For questions about shifts or assistance in signing up, contact dianne@artspan.org
 

Current VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

SFOS Guide Distribution Assistant at Shakespeare Festival 
Saturday, 9/21/19 1pm-4pm
Help to set up/break down ArtSpan table and promo collateral. Pass out SF Open Studios Save-the-Date flyers and SFOS guides in McLaren Park at the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater (40 John F. Shelley Drive) to the Shakespeare Festival attendees. Engage people coming through the event by providing info about the SFOS program and encourage public interest. 
Sign up HERE

Get the Guide Artist Mixer at Blick Art Materials (2)
Thursday, 9/26/19  4:45pm-8:14pm
Help set up event, greet attending artists, distribute SFOS Guides and swag bags, and assist ArtSpan staff as needed. 
Sign up HERE

SFOS Pop-Up Assistants in the Castro
Shift 1: Saturday, 9/28/19 10:00am-1pm
Shift 2: Saturay, 9/28/19 12:30pm-3:30pm
Help to pass out SF Open Studios Save-the-Date flyers and SFOS guides in Jane Warner Plaza (at the intersection of Castro, 17th & Market Streets) to the passing public. Engage people coming through the event by providing info about the SFOS program and encourage public interest. Assist participating artists and the SF Open Studios committee as needed.  Help set up and/or break down tables, banners, and ArtSpan collateral. 
Sign up HERE

SFOS Exhibition Installation: (5 per shift)
Shift 1: Sunday, 10/6/19 10:30am - 2:30pm​
Shift 2: Sunday, 10/6/19 2:00pm - 6:00pm​
Build pedestals, measure and grid exhibition space through out the SF Open Studios gallery. We love people that can bring their own tape measure, hammer, and/or drill. Wear comfortable enclosed shoes and clothes that can get dirty.
Sign up HERE

SFOS Exhibition Artwork Drop Off: (3 per shift)
Shift 1: Monday, 10/7/19 11:45pm – 2:45pm
Shift 2: Monday, 10/7/19 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Shift 3: Monday, 10/7/19 5:15pm – 8:15pm
Greet arriving artists and facilitate artwork checkout, have artists sign forms and assist with the install of artwork as needed.  
Sign up HERE

SFOS Exhibition Artwork Drop Off: (3 per shift)
Shift 1: Tuesday, 10/8/19 11:45pm – 2:45pm
Shift 2: Tuesday, 10/8/19 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Shift 3: Tuesday, 10/8/19 5:15pm – 8:15pm
Greet arriving artists and facilitate artwork checkout, have artists sign forms and assist with the install of artwork as needed.
Sign up HERE 

SFOS Exhibition Installation: (2 per shift)
Shift 1: Wednesday, 10/9/19 10:30am - 2:30pm​
Shift 2: Wednesday, 10/9/19 2:00pm - 6:00pm​
Assist ArtSpan staff to “fine tune” exhibition installation by removing lined grid, moving around and rehanging artwork, placing artwork labels, touching up painted walls, placing marketing materials, applying vinyl lettering above artwork on exhibition walls, etc.   Wear comfortable enclosed shoes and clothes that can get dirty.
Sign up HERE

ArtLaunch Set Up (6)
Thursday, 10/10/19 11:30am - 3:30pm
Thursday, 10/10/19 3:00pm - 6:30pm

Help set up tables, chairs, bar, catering and registration stations, place tablecloths, and prep space for event. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing that can get dirty. 
Sign up HERE

ArtLaunch Name Tag Distributor (3)
Thursday, 10/10/19 6:15 – 8:30pm

Organzine and distribute artists, committee and board member name tags at the Name Tag Table under a 10'x10' white tent just outside of SOMArts Cultural Center.  Guests will form a line to obtain their name tags before entering the building and checking into the event. Dress in all black and warm layers. Be prepared for possible chilly weather.
Sign up HERE

ArtLaunch Art Sales (8)
Thursday, 10/10/19 6:00 – 9:15pm

Talk with potential buyers, share information about the art and the artists, write up art sale receipts and escort buyers to cashier for payment, place red dots on labels of sold art.   Wear comfortable shoes and dress in all black.
Sign up HERE

ArtLaunch Bartender (6)
Thursday, 10/10/19 6:00 – 9:15pm

Prepare your bar station.  Pour wine and beer for guests, collect ArtSpan donations. Wear comfortable shoes and dress in all black.
Sign up HERE

ArtLaunch Greeter (2)
Thursday, 10/10/19 6:15pm – 8:15pm

Greet event attendees; hand out guides and other publicity materials. Wear comfortable clothes and dress in all black. You will be stationed at the entrance doors so we recommend wearing layers and be prepared for chilly weather.
Sign up HERE

ArtLaunch Hospitality  (6)
Thursday, 10/10/19 6:00 – 9:15pm

Prepare and plate food, maintain food stations, pick up discarded plates and cups, keep serving areas tidy, help with spills. Wear comfortable shoes and dress in all black.
Sign up HERE

ArtLaunch Ticket Sales/Check-In  (4)
Thursday, 10/10/19 6:00 – 9:00pm

Check in attendees from the guest list, process ticket sales, facilitate coat check, sell ArtSpan memberships.   Wear black clothing.  
Sign up HERE

ArtLaunch Clean-up Crew (6)
Thursday, 10/10/19 8:45pm – 9:45pm
Help clean up after the event and put away event materials. Clean up crew volunteers are invited to attend the party as guests from 6:30pm until their shift starts.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring a change of clothes to change into (if necessary) that can get dirty.
Sign up HERE

Art Tasting - Check in (4)
Tuesday, 10/22/19 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Check attendees in from the guest list, facilitate coat check, sell ArtSpan memberships, and accept ArtSpan donations.
Sign up HERE

Art Tasting – Bartender (4)
Tuesday, 10/22/19 5:00pm - 8:30pm

Set up bar stations, check IDs, pour and serve wine and beer, collect ArtSpan donations, bus and dispose of empty glasses. Clean up bar station at end of event.
Sign up HERE

Art Tasting – Art Sales (2)
Tuesday, 10/22/19 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Greet visitors and answer questions about SF Open Studios. Talk with potential buyers about the artists and artwork. Process art sales.  Place red dots on wall of sold artwork. Wear comfortable shoes.
Sign up HERE

SFOS Exhibition-Gallery Representatives (2 per shift)
Greet and tally the number of attending visitors, hand out SFOS guide magazines and artist postcards, answer questions about SF Open Studios, process art sales, keep gallery tidy, and stocked with SFOS guides for visitor distribution. Be sure to bring a jacket, book/magazine and a snack for your shift.

Sign up HERE for any Gallery Representative shift listed below:

Tue Oct 15, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Wed Oct 16, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu Oct 17, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Fri Oct 18, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Tue Oct 22, 2019
Shift: 11:30am – 2:30pm
Shift: 2:00pm – 5:30pm
*Art Tasting event starts at 6pm

Wed Oct 23, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu Oct 24, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Fri Oct 25, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Tue Oct 29, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Wed Oct 30, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Thu Oct 31, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Fri Nov 1, 2019
Shift: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Shift: 3:30pm - 7:00pm

SFOS Exhibition Artwork Pick-up: (2)
Shift: Sunday, 11/3/19 2:45pm-6:15pm
Greet arriving artists and facilitate artwork checkout, have artists sign forms and assist with the take down and wrapping of artwork as needed.  Remove hardware, patch wall holes, remove vinyl lettering, bring materials.
Sign up HERE

SFOS Exhibition Artwork Pick-up: (2 per shift)
Shift 1: Monday, 11/4/19 11:45pm – 2:45pm
Shift 2: Monday, 11/4/19 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Shift 3: Monday, 11/4/19 5:15pm – 8:15pm
Greet arriving artists and facilitate artwork checkout, have artists sign forms and assist with the take down and wrapping of artwork as needed.  Remove hardware, patch wall holes, remove vinyl lettering, bring materials.
Sign up HERE

SFOS Exhibition Artwork Pick-up: (2 per shift)
Shift 1: Tuesday, 11/5/19 11:45pm – 2:45pm
Shift 2: Tuesday, 11/5/19 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Shift 3: Tuesday, 11/5/19 5:15pm – 8:15pm
Greet arriving artists and facilitate artwork checkout, have artists sign forms and assist with the take down and wrapping of artwork as needed.  Remove hardware, patch wall holes, remove vinyl lettering, bring materials and left behind artwork upstairs to ArtSpan office. 
Sign up HERE