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Passionate about supporting community art?

by The Art Yard (Midland Film and Art)

Volunteers are needed to:
(a) Take part in team work and working independently to take charge of exhibits and to display art in the gallery.
(b) Assemble, evaluate, price, catalogue, label, curate, present and display art collections, including craft and digital media.
(c) Engage with artists, customers and visitors to the gallery and studios.
(d) Represent MFAA(TAY) at meetings.
(e) Assist to design, prepare and deliver presentations and posters promoting MFAA(TAY) activities, including social media.
(f) Deliver activities such as; art, life, portraiture, photograph and craft sessions; digital media, film and audio production; art critique and showcase sessions.
(g) Negotiate and complete sales, cash handling, book keeping, accepting work for display; take and make payments.
(h) Help maintain work place safety and housekeeping.

Organisation description

Community Art Gallery and Resident Art Studios in Cradley Heath


The Art Yard
19 – 20 Upper High Street
B64 5HX Cradley Heath


Harry Bloomer
01384 910968


Steep stairs access to 1st floor atrium gallery and resident art studios. Please get in touch to discuss any access requirements.

Preferred skills

Creative people passionate about supporting community art, with good communication skills and a willingness to learn and to meet face to face with customers.

Experience gained

Volunteers will benefit from working as part of a team and from developing their own art practice, public relations, marketing, fundraising, curatorship, tutoring and administration skills.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?


Minimum age


Age focus

  • Adults

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends
  • Daytime
  • Evenings


  • Mainly indoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity

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