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Appleton volunteers and docents are vital to the success of our programs, exhibitions and special events. Whether assisting museum guests, helping with administrative duties or in the art studios, our volunteers make a tremendous difference.

Become A Volunteer

Are you interested in volunteering at the Appleton? We ask that our volunteers:

  • Commit to at least 30 hours of service per year.
  • Plan a day or partial day for their services once a week (depending upon volunteer position).
  • Attend all training sessions.
  • Fulfill a 30-day probationary period.
  • Comply with all museum and college policies and procedures.
  • Be 18 years or older and complete a Level II background check.

As a thank you, our volunteers enjoy special benefits, including:

  • Discount on Appleton membership.
  • Invitations to seminars, workshops, and tours.
  • Invitation to annual holiday and service recognition event.
  • Opportunities to meet people who share common interests.

If you have any questions about volunteering, or would like a volunteer application, please contact Victoria Billig, 352-291-4455 ext.1294, or

Enjoy More as a Member

Support the museum and gain access to a world of art.