Call for Volunteers

Gallery and Events Volunteer

Background to Hertford Arts Hub

Let us Leap was a community-based festival in June to introduce Hertford to the concept of Hertford Arts Hub. The festival tested whether there was an appetite for a new contemporary gallery and an education community space. The exhibition of the painter, poet and musician, Alan Davie (1920-2014) was a crucial part of this and was expected to last until 14th July. However due to popular demand and interest the Hertford Old Brewery will continue to exhibit a small number of his dynamic works until further notice. He was celebrated as the first British artist of the twentieth century to develop an expressive form of abstraction and for over 50 years worked from his home and studio in nearby Rush Green. His work was also shown three years ago at Hertford Theatre gallery.

Golden Cow by Alan Davie

Image: Golden Cow 1964 Lent by White Hart Developments

We now want to

  • Curate a six-month programme of artistic events to include creatives and organisations that will take inspiration from Davie.
    Recruit volunteers who are interested in culture, Hertford’s history and want to be instrumental in delivering this project for the benefit of the town.

Gallery supervision for Hertford Arts Hub 2018

The Role

This position is for a gallery volunteer and is offered as a regular shift at The Old Brewery in Hartham Lane. There will also be an exciting event programme that you will be able to participate in.
Volunteer advert 2018 CD Hertford Arts Hub 2

Basic duties

  • Greeting visitors and helping with general queries.
  • Collating any data that the visitor wishes to give written and verbal.
  • Supporting and planning creative events and of course relaxing in a beautiful space full of exciting artworks.

the old brewery hertford


The responsible Gallery person will be paid expenses and cover the hours of any of the following shifts:

Thursday 2- 6pm
Friday 2-6pm
Saturday 11-3pm

Training and guidance

Advice and training on procedures will be given


Contact us for more information or to apply.

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