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The Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art is seeking volunteers for the upcoming exhibition, In the Beginning: Bibles Before the Year 1000. This landmark exhibition is presented in association with the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. It will present over 70 of the earliest biblical artifacts in existence, many on display for the first time in the United States


Time Commitment

• five hours a week between October 21, 2006 and January 7, 2007.

• orientation – early October

• exhibition training - Wednesday, October 18

• walk-throughs of the exhibition and museum - week of October 23.



• control the flow of traffic through the exhibition

• assist visitors with way finding

• answer questions regarding the exhibition.

• record statistics



• experience working with the public

• ability to manage crowds in a firm, but polite manner

• interest in the exhibition as well as the Freer and Sackler Galleries’ collections and programs.

• ability to respond sensitively and neutrally of questions of a religious nature as they relate to the exhibition


To Apply

Contact Cynthia at itb_bibles@yahoo.com or 240-515-4695.*

*Tuesdays, Thursday and Fridays between 10am-4pm

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