SUPPORT

Volunteer

It takes a village…

Volunteering for the CURRENTS New Media festival is a great way to introduce yourself to a global community of artists and innovators. Every year, an extended family of supporters provides the finishing touch on creating a world-class festival. Whether you live in New Mexico or travel here each year to enjoy Santa Fe and volunteer with the festival, we appreciate your efforts, expertise and dedication. If you’re interested in volunteering for Currents, please let us know using the form below.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CURRENTS 2020 will be held entirely online August 21-30. Because of this, we will no longer need festival volunteers for 2020.  Check out our Festival Page for updates!

However….we always welcome help with our year-round Canyon Road exhibition space, Currents 826! Fill out the following form to get involved! 

Here is a list of the help we need for CURRENTS Festivals:

  • Install: construction, building walls, painting, unpacking and  installing artist work, cleaning and prepping for the opening
  • Doors: selling and scanning tickets at the door using our ticketing platform, interfacing with the public about the festival
  • Docents: guiding festival-goers through the exhibitions, helping guests with VR and AR pieces, talking about art, helping with youth tours from various local summer camps
  • 826 Gallery: being an attendant our year-round exhibition space at 826 Canyon Road during the festival
  • Conference: helping run our first CURRENTS conference, ushering, helping set up break out rooms
  • Gift Shop: running our in-festival gift shop, Objects of Fascination, handling money and sales
  • Deinstall: taking down and packing artist work, sorting and organizing, tearing down walls, clean up

Year-round help needed: IT and data entry, ad sales to businesses, volunteer recruiting, gallery-sitting at CURRENTS 826

Can’t volunteer? Donate!

If you’d love to volunteer but don’t have the time, you can still be a part of making CURRENTS an extraordinary event! Donate by adopting an artist!

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