ArtWorks provides NYC public school children with a guided introduction to the fine arts. Learn more about our unique program.

Help us reach more NYC children by volunteering.
All ArtWorks volunteers complete a comprehensive training program.

Volunteer Opportunities

Classroom Instructor
Visit a classroom once a week for four or five weeks leading highly interactive sessions on architecture, sculpture, painting and decorative arts. We have programs for 3rd and 4th graders in NYC public schools in all five boroughs.

Museum Tour Guide
Give guided tours at the Brooklyn Museum of Art and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Monday through Friday, during the school year, between the hours of 10am and 1pm.

All ArtWorks volunteers are screened according to guidelines created by the New York City Dept. of Education.

ArtWorks is a rewarding program for volunteers and children. Students find joy in looking at art while strengthening their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

“Thanks to ArtWorks, I”ve rediscovered the joy of art by seeing it anew through a child”s eyes” – Sue, volunteer

“When you came to our class, we had fun. When we went to the museum we have even more fun. If you think it is boring, you are very very very very wrong super. The museum was the best best best trip in the whole world.” – Matt, 3rd grader

Want to know more about volunteering? Send us a note with our Contact Form below.

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We look forward to hearing from you.