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Volunteer Exhibition Assistant

We are looking for volunteers to get involved in every exhibition at the Talbot Rice Gallery as Volunteer Exhibition Assistants. Our team of volunteers are crucial in the success of our exhibitions and provide essential and valued support. All volunteers receive training for their role and support from the Gallery team throughout their time volunteering with us. We offer practical experience of working in a contemporary gallery space, public engagement and the opportunity to meet artists.

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About Talbot Rice Gallery

Talbot Rice Gallery is one of Scotland’s leading contemporary art galleries. As part of the University of Edinburgh, it creates exhibitions across its distinct contemporary and historical spaces. Working with national, international and emerging artists, leading academics and students, it is a place for creativity and learning, providing unique professional development opportunities.

Experience Required

None. We ask that Volunteers to have an interest in Contemporary art practice.

Training Details

Training sessions take place before the opening of each exhibition.

Flexibility & Commitment

School Holidays;Term Time

1 day per week (approx.. 8 hours)

Location/Travel Details

Talbot Rice Gallery, Old College, Southbridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL


No expenses paid.

Accessibility Details

  • Named Contact For Volunteer
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Access Toile