Passionate about Latino art and culture? ¡Únete! We’re always searching for Volunteer super-estrellas to
provide programming and/or administrative support for both short and long-term projects.
MUSEUM MILE FESTIVAL
Fifth Avenue becomes our playground with art-making and dancing for all ages during the annual Museum Mile Festival. Visit the galleries, make your own instruments and dance in the streets to the beats of guest DJ/performers. Annual outdoor, multigenerational festival with art-making, music and dance will take place along 5th Avenue from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to El Museo del Barrio (from 86th Street to 104th street).Get involved by helping us make instruments, create art on the street, usher families during program and keep control of the crowd.
SUPER SÁBADO! FREE THIRD SATURDAYS
El Museo opens its doors for a fun-filled day of art-making, films, concerts, spoken word, and more, as we explore a different theme each month, such as Carnaval, Dia de los Muertos, Around the Block (In conjunction with other organizations in El Barrio), and more. Volunteers will provide programming assistance through community engagement by greeting, workshop support, crowd control and other duties.
SUPER SÁBADO! DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: Marigold Making Workshop
Volunteers will make marigolds to hand out to children and families during SUPER SÁBADO: Dia De Los Muertos. We are able to make arrangements to make marigolds at local senior centers!
THREE KINGS DAY PARADE
Celebrate the tradition of Dia de Los Reyes with El Museo del Barrio’s annual parade, including live camels, colorful puppets, parrandas, and dancing! Lead school children and families through the parade route, help distribute programs and posters to spectators, represent community organizations and sponsors, and add to the jubilance of the festivities while playing the maracas. Orientation takes place on the morning of the parade. Volunteers must attend orientation to participate in the parade.
THREE KINGS DAY PARADE
Participate in the joy of the Three Kings Day tradition by creating crowns for children and families to wear during the Parade. Crown-making workshops will take place in November and December – dates and times are flexible.