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Populations Served

  • Adults
  • Indigenous
  • Seniors
  • Young Adults
  • Youth


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Saturday Summer Tour Leaders

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The Gallery is seeking people interested in art to serve as docents for our 2024 Summer exhibitions.

As a docent, you will connect with visitors and encourage them to engage with our exhibitions, sharing information about the work and leading conversations about the themes and ideas presented.

Volunteer Duties

  • Participate in Gallery Docent orientation with the Gallery’s Curator & Exhibitions Manager and/or Program & Event Coordinator.
  • Learn about the summer exhibitions, featuring artists Sung Tieu, Alex Turgeon, and Amanda Chwelos, using the interpretive materials provided by the Gallery.
  • Give tours of the Gallery’s summer exhibitions using the tour materials provided by the Program & Event Coordinator.
  • Share the themes and ideas of the work with Gallery visitors, encouraging them to engage with the work.


  • You do not need an art degree or any artistic training to be a docent.
  • Passion for art is an asset.
  • No tour experience is required for this role.
  • Docents will be supported by the Program & Event Coordinator.
  • Materials will be provided to docents.
  • You will not need to memorize the materials to fulfil this role.


This event will take place Saturdays from July-September, from 1pm-2pm. Volunteer call time is 12:45pm.

We are looking for one volunteer per Saturday.

We have the following dates available:

  • July 13, 2024
  • July 20, 2024
  • July 27, 2024
  • August 3, 2024
  • August 10, 2024
  • August 17, 2024
  • August 24, 2024
  • August 31, 2024

Time Commitment


Type of Opportunity

Community Engagement,Creative Arts & Culture

Application Type


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The Gallery will have a booth at the Downtown Lethbridge Farmers’ Market in Festival Square. Here, staff will share information about upcoming programs and exhibitions alongside ways to get involved. Additionally, members of the public will be able to engage in a button-making activity at the booth.

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