Volunteer Opportunities:

36th Annual Collectors’ Night: Our 36th Annual Collectors’ Night is scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2022! This is our annual fundraiser that welcomes over 300 guests to the city’s liveliest art auction. Volunteers help make this event happen. For every 2 hours of volunteer work, you earn a $10 credit towards a class at VisArts (see below)!

Sign up to Volunteer


The Visual Arts Center of Richmond relies on hundreds of volunteers each year. Amongst other things, volunteers help with:
•    Special Events
•    Gallery Openings
•    Administrative Work
•    Education and Outreach
•    Marketing
•    Facilities

Please keep in mind that you must:
•    Be at least 14 to volunteer at VisArts
•    Be at least 18 to volunteer at one of our special events
•    Be at least 21 years old to serve alcohol at one of our special events
•    Successfully complete a background check to work with kids

All VisArts volunteers receive a $10 credit towards an art class when they volunteer. For Craft + Design, Collectors’ Night, Chili Throwdown, and Play Day, you can redeem two hours for a $10 credit. All other events, you can redeem four hours for a $10 credit.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please complete the following form:

  • General Information

  • Availability

  • Experience and Interests