Getting Involved

Current opportunities:

Exhibition Volunteer

Whether you are 16 and just starting out, looking to gain experience in arts and museums or looking to try something new – you may very well be able to help us. 

About the role: 
We are looking for enthusiastic Exhibition Volunteers with excellent communication skills, who are interested in developing a sound knowledge of the day-to-day running of public gallery and museum spaces and displaying fascinating collections in museum settings. 

As an Exhibition Volunteer you are likely to be the first person many of our visitors will encounter when they come to spend their day with us, so we are looking for volunteers who are positive, have a sense of fun and want to make their day as special as possible. 

Best Art Vinyl: album artwork through the ages is open 5 days per week (excluding Tuesdays and Wednesdays) 10 am – 4 pm. We are looking for volunteers to help us from Saturday 22nd October – Sunday 22nd January. 

About the exhibition:
Best Art Vinyl: album artwork through the ages showcases some of the very best vinyl album artwork from 1949 – 2021. The display is joined by the annual Best Art Vinyl 2022 Award where, from the 8th November, you can vote for your favourite album cover from a shortlist selected by an expert panel. As well as learning all about the artwork, take a trip down memory lane and discover Lincolnshire’s sometimes surprising musical past. 

How do I apply? 
Before you apply please read the full Exhibition Volunteer pack available in the downloads section of this page.

Apply online via the Lincolnshire County Council website 

The deadline for applications is Friday 14th October at 5.00 pm, the induction events will be held at The Collection on Thursday 20th October at 1pm – 3pm.  If you are successful in your application, the first shift available will be the morning of Saturday 22nd October. 
 

Need more information? 
If you have any questions or need further information about this role please contact The Collection via email thecollection@lincolnshire.gov.uk or telephone 01522 550965

CREATIVE COLLECTIVE

Are you aged between 16 to 25 years with a passion for arts and culture, looking to collaborate with creative individuals and develop your skills?

The Creative Collective offers a unique opportunity for young people to get directly involved with the Collection. Members of the Collective will:

  • Participate in exclusive, artist-led workshops
  • Visits to stimulating Studios/ Galleries
  • Benefit from industry insight and ‘behind the scenes' access
  • Collaboratively produce creative projects, with opportunities to exhibit

The direction of the Collective will be decided by its members.

Who can join?

Are you aged between 16 to 25 years with a passion for arts and culture? Are you looking to collaborate with creative individuals and develop your skills? You don’t need to be in education or employment to apply.

How to apply?

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis. Application forms are available to download in the top right-hand corner of this page.

We also welcome video applications of no more than 5 minutes, please outline why you would like to join and what you hope to get out of being part of the Collective. 

Please send a completed form or video through to thecollection@lincolnshire.gov.uk and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

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