Volunteer for the Providence International Arts Festival

The City of Providence and FirstWorks invite you to be part of the first annual Providence International Arts Festival, a vibrant and multicultural arts festival. Volunteer support is critical to the festival's success and is needed on June 13, 2015.

The Providence International Arts Festival is an exciting gathering of art, music and spectacle. More than 200 local, national and international performers will come together downtown.  On June 13, the Providence International Arts Festival will feature headlining events throughout the day including a parade, art exhibits, live dance and music performances, and more. Grammy-award winning West African singer-songwriter Angelique Kidjo, the “guerilla opera” opera group Squonk Opera, the contemporary string ensemble Earth Harp, and the local gospel group RPM Voices are all part of the planned programs.

Volunteer shifts will last five hours on June 13 and will include:

•    Backstage (ex. ID check, manage artist requests; manage artist hospitality with festival caterer)

•    Info booth (ex. assist with questions/directions; hand out maps & schedules)

•    Merchandise booth (selling artist cd's/dvd's/tshirts; track and report transactions)

•    General Production (set-up; tear-down; errands)

Visit http://www.pvdfestparticipate.com/piafvolunteer for more information and to sign up!

(release from City of Providence)