Why should you become a volunteer at The Trout Museum of Art?

Volunteers play an essential role in sharing TMA’s engaging exhibitions, educational programs, and events with the community. We are always on the lookout for dynamic, curious individuals who want to be a part of our TMA team.

First time volunteer?

    1. Please fill out the volunteer application.
    2. TMA’s Volunteer Coordinator will reach out within one week to invite you to an informal Volunteer Orientation. At this orientation, you will receive a tour of the museum, learn about our programs, get all your volunteer questions answered, and decide if TMA is for you!
    3. Following your orientation you may sign up for current volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Application

Current Volunteer Opportunities

TMA has introduced a new virtual program called #ArtBrake. 

Each day, we’re issuing a creative art challenge through the #ArtBrake newsletter and on all our socials.

How can you help?
Every like, comment, and share helps TMA extend our reach, increase participation, and encourage memberships.

  1. Ask your friends to like our social accounts
  2. Share and like our posts
  3. Respond to an #ArtBrake prompt

    Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest


Special Events

We currently have no special events, please check back when we reopen!

TMA hosts a number of events for members, the community, and creative professionals. Volunteers assist in a range of areas including: set-up, coat check, museum security, a bartender’s helper, and with clean-up.

SPARK! Program

The SPARK! program will return following the reopening if TMA. 

SPARK! is a monthly engagement program held at the Trout Museum of Art and St. Paul Elder Services in Kaukauna for caregivers and loved ones living with memory loss. Each one hour program is led by museum educators who engage participants in interactive art experiences.
Interested in the SPARK program? Please contact Ashley for an informal orientation specific to SPARK!.

Docent Tours

Docent programs will return following the reopening of TMA.

Gallery Docents at the Trout Museum of Art is lead fun and educational guided tour of our exhibitions. They play a key role in connecting the public with the exhibits we host. Prior to each exhibition, Docents are able to attend a brief walkthrough of the featured exhibit.