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Saturday, 02 August 2008 03:53

Davenport, Iowa – August 2, 2008  – The Figge Art Museum will be holding information and training sessions about current volunteer opportunities and the Docent program at the museum on Tuesday, August 19 and Thursday, August 21 from 10 – 11:30 am. Students and adults who have an interest in community volunteerism or fine arts are encouraged to attend in the dining room


Figge docents lead tours of the collection and special exhibitions.  They also present slide programs in area schools, churches, and community centers. Other opportunities include customer service, public relations, library, administrative help and studio activities The session will include introductions to the docent and volunteer programs followed by a question and answer session. 


“There is a wide range of opportunities available and everyone can find where they’ll be most comfortable. You can help behind the scenes or out front welcoming guests; you can work with children, adults or museum staff; in the studio, the library or at special events; every bit helps the museum.” said Director of Museum Services Jennifer Brooke


The information sessions will be held in the museum dining area, off the main lobby. For more information, please visit the Figge Art Museum Web site, www.figgeartmuseum.org. To register for this session, please call Jennifer Brooke, 563-326-7804, ext. 2048 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .   


Internships are also available per semester in most departments including special events, facility rentals and marketing. Deadline for applications for fall semester 2008- 9/8/08, spring semester 2009- 11/28/08 and summer semester 2009- 4/3/09 please send resume and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or


Jennifer Brooke

Attention: Internships

225 W 2nd Street

Davenport, IA  52801

Questions- 326-7804 x 2048




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