Volunteer Exhibition Assistant

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Volunteer recruitment is currently paused due to the ongoing Pandemic. However, we still encourage you to register your interest in future volunteering opportunities, and we will be in contact once volunteer recruitment recommences.
We look for volunteers to get involved in every exhibition at the Gallery as Volunteer Exhibition Assistants. Our team of volunteers are crucial in the success of our exhibitions and provide essential and valued support. All volunteers receive training for their role and a high level of support from the Gallery team throughout their time volunteering with us. We offer practical experience of working in a contemporary gallery space, public engagement and the opportunity to meet artists.

Organisation aims and objectives

An outstanding centre for art and ideas, the public art gallery of The University of Edinburgh, Talbot Rice Gallery presents original and relevant exhibitions within a unique historical context. The exhibitions exemplify creativity and ambition, seen through a distinctive programme of Scottish and International artists, with informed interpretation and lively educational events.










1 day per week (approx.. 8 hours)


Experience required: None. We ask that Volunteers to have an interest in Contemporary art practice.
Travel details: Talbot Rice Gallery, Old College, Southbridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL
Minimum age: 18


Expenses details: No expenses paid.
Training details: Training sessions take place before the opening of each exhibition.

Last updated a month ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.