This year, nearly 1,200 volunteers joined our team during ArtPrize Eight to welcome visitors from around the world. Thanks to your time, dedication, and enthusiasm, ArtPrize Eight was a delight and a success. Cheers to you! We couldn't do what we do without you.See Finalists and Winners See Finalists and Winners
Be a Volunteer in 2017
Every year, nearly 1,000 people step forward as ArtPrize Volunteers to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors to Grand Rapids for this extraordinary community event.Get all the details Get all the details
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How to be an ArtPrize Volunteer
Anyone over 18 can volunteer for ArtPrize! Just apply online using a valid email address before the end of Orientation.
Choose Your Shifts
Sign up for your shifts through your Volunteer Account. Be sure to also sign up for an orientation session—this is required to volunteer! ArtPrize Nine volunteer scheduling will open at 9am on August 11, 2017.
Show Up & Have Fun!
Check in for your shifts and bring your happy face—you’re a part of something awesome! ArtPrize Nine will run September 20 to October 8, 2017.
Three Cheers For You!
Become a Volunteer
Every year, nearly 1,000 people step forward as ArtPrize® Volunteers to welcome hundreds of thousands of visitors to Grand Rapids for this extraordinary community event.
Whether you find a spot behind the scenes or in the public eye, it’s people like you who breathe life into ArtPrize and make it the place to be every fall.
There are all sorts of opportunities—from helping people register to vote to helping people find their way around town. Click here to apply to be an ArtPrize volunteer and learn more about our volunteer opportunities here!
Already a Volunteer?
Great! You don’t need to reapply. Click here to access your Volunteer Account. Remember, all our volunteers are required to attend Orientation each year. ArtPrize Nine volunteer scheduling will open on August 11, 2017.
Also, every year we look for a few experienced volunteers who are interested in taking on extra responsibilities as a volunteer lead. Click here to learn more about leadership opportunities.