June 9-25, 2017


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. Here is a list of the help we need and when we need it for CURRENTS NEW MEDIA 2017 at El Museo Cultural:

  • Volunteer Coordinator – schedule people for all Installation phases, gallery hours and special eventsimmediately and until June 30
  • Placing posters at local businesses / handing out cards at the Farmers market – June 1 – 26
  • Pre-Install – space prep, painting, physical labor – June 1 – 3
  • Install – Light construction, AV assistance, painting, physical labor, driving, moving equipment – June 4 -10
  • Opening Night – catering and refreshment help, docents and general roamers to keep an eye on things in El Museo and the Railyard – June 10, 6pm – Midnight
  • Exhibition Duties – Front desk greeting, docents, counting visitors, collecting donations, assisting at performances and signing-up volunteers for the run of the festival – June 11 – 26
  • De-install – same as Install in reverse- June 27 – 30

Year round help needed: IT and data entry Ad sales for program Business and individual fundraising Volunteer recruiting

Time crunch?

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!