Join us at our next Volunteer Informational Session to learn more about how to become a volunteer or mentor with Free Arts Minnesota. Our info sessions are 45 minutes and open to anyone to attend.
To get started, please email Annemarie@freeartsminnesota.org with your name and which info session you plan to attend.
You plus three to four adults will lead a group of youth for one hour each week at one of our partner sites in Minneapolis or St. Paul. Youth connect with adults over visual arts, dance, movement, drama, music, photography, sculpture, creative writing or other art mediums. This hour each week provides a safe and fun environment for youth to remove themselves from their often troubling realities and discover their potential.
CREATE Workshop is our program for transitional partner sites where youth are not permanently enrolled or housed. You will sign-up to work with youth on a semi-regular basis at the partner agency, without the every week commitment that is required for Weekly Mentorship. This allows individuals or groups more flexibility while also providing an opportunity to engage with their community. Volunteers can sign up individually or as a group.
Periodically we need volunteer assistance to help with special events such as Free Arts Days, art exhibits, recruitment tables, fundraisers and other events. These events are low stakes and a lot of fun, which means they do not require mentor training. Get your friends and family involved and celebrate with your community through creativity.pushpin All Volunteer Opportunities
Just a snapshot of how the generous donation of time and energy impacted our organization in 2016.
FREE ARTS DAYS
Teaching Art Series
4,797 (Including CREATE Workshop and all external events)
If your organization would like to get involved with Free Arts, please consider sponsoring a Free Arts Day. Free Arts Days are half-day volunteer opportunities that offer employees a way to give back to the community and feel good about their organization. Free Arts provides everything needed to create long-lasting value for employees and the kids we serve.navigate Get More Information
If you care about youth in our community and you want to contribute through your organization, you can simply get started on creating your own fundraiser and donating a portion of your proceeds to Free Arts Minnesota.piggybank Start A Fundraiser