Volunteer Program

Volunteers provide significant support to the museum by assisting with events, programs, and other activities that serve the public. Reginald F. Lewis Museum volunteers have the unique opportunity to enlighten and inspire the public through the many stories and accomplishments of Maryland African-Americans.


We are currently accepting applications for the following volunteer positions:

  • Administrative Support
  • Docent Program: Learn More
  • Resource Center
  • Special Event Assistants
  • Program Assistants
  • Travelers: Youth Volunteer Program (youth 14-18): Learn More


Benefits of Volunteering

  • Camaraderie with fellow volunteers
  • Educational lectures and fieldtrip offerings
  • Discounted admission to special programs and events
  • Discounts in the museum café and shop
  • Discounted parking at the museum garage
  • Monthly e- newsletter, Volunteer Ventures
  • Monthly e-mail containing exhibition and program related information
  • Invitations to exclusive volunteer-only events

Volunteer Information Sessions
The museum holds a quarterly information session for potential volunteers to learn more about the museum and our offerings. Participants will hear museum volunteers and staff from various departments and have an opportunity to ask questions. After the session guests join a seasoned docent for a guided tour.

For more information please contact Joy Hall: Joy.Hall@lewismuseum.org