Port Moody Arts Centre
Arts & Culture
2425 St. Johns Street, Port Moody, BC
The Port Moody Arts Centre is a non-profit arts organization serving the community for over 15 years, offering more than 300 classes annually, from ceramics and visual arts to music, voice and theatre for all ages and abilities. There are 3 gallery exhibition spaces, where we host approximately 50+ exhibits throughout the year of local to international artists in all media. We also support the Blackberry Artist’s Society, a local artist’s co-op, who showcase the work of local artist’s in the Blackberry Gift Shop located inside the Arts Centre.
The Arts Centre also produces events including the Youth Arts Festival and the Wearable Art Awards to engage the community in a variety of art disciplines, from music/theatre/children’s performances to free hands-on art opportunities for audiences of all ages. Girls Night Out has grown into a popular event of comedy by women for women.
How can I help?
to learn how your can help Port Moody Arts Centre.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us at the Port Moody Arts Centre. It’s a great opportunity to get involved in your community, meet new friends and gain new skills. Please take the time to look through our website for more information about the visual arts, ceramics, music, festivals and activities that we offer throughout the year.
Upcoming volunteer opportunities for all ages and abilities
Art Gallery - Ongoing monthly events
Daytime hanging work for exhibitions and packing work for return to the artists during weekdays, usually a Tuesday (19+ yrs).
Evening receptions include setting up, plating food and serving wine, cash handling and strike (packing up); these are usually held on a Thursday evening. Food Safe and Serving it Right an asset but not essential. (16+ yrs).
Spring / Summer Art Camps (14-19 yrs) - March and July/August half day or all day
Instructors assistants (14-18yrs), helping the instructor with art activities, supervising the lunch hour, assisting with setting up and cleaning up. Shifts are flexible and vary from all day from 8:30am to 3:30pm, to mornings from 8:30am to 1pm or afternoons from 12noon to 3:30pm depending on the camp(s) that you sign up for. We prefer volunteers that are able to stay for the full week.
Birthday Party Volunteers (14-19 yrs) - Saturday/Sunday throughout the year
Instructors assistant and birthday party assistant to the parents (14-18yrs). Assist with setting up the party room and helping the instructor with the activity then cleaning up afterwards. Approximately 2.5 – 3 hours per party.
Pro-D Days for SD43 (14-18 yrs) – All day from 8:30am to 3:30pm each SD43 Pro-D or Admin Day
Assisting the instructors with the children, helping to supervise the lunch break, setting up and cleaning up.