The Bryan Museum owes much of its success to the volunteers who donate their time and talents. Volunteers bring skills, life experience, and energy to supporting the Museum's mission and the work of its staff.
The Bryan Museum is looking for enthusiastic individuals who are interested in history and culture. Whether you are comfortable hosting tours or would prefer to help out behind the scenes, if you are looking for a rewarding, enriching experience, then volunteering at The Bryan Museum is for you.
The Bryan Museum offers a variety of volunteer opportunities that embrace a range of abilities, interests, and schedules. Our team comprises of men and women from every walk of life: retirees, students, some with full or part-time employment, and many who are active in other community organizations. Whether you are leading a tour, facilitating daily operations, or assisting one of our departments, know that your contribution is valued.
All volunteers start as guides while becoming acquainted with the Museum. Greet guests and assist with navigation around the Museum campus.
Assists guest learning in the galleries. These volunteers receive specialized training in gallery interpretation. A volunteer may become a specialist of the: Spanish Colonial, Texas Frontier, Statehood & Beyond, Texas Masters, and The Rest of the West Galleries. This position requires completing readings and an oral review.
Guides guests on regular tours (Fridays & Saturdays) and group (pre-scheduled) tours. Tour guides perform the important function of introducing, interpreting, and deepening guests’ Museum experience. Candidates apply and are selected to participate in docent training.
Assists Events, Collections, Administration, and Education Departments as needed. Projects may include: preparing mailings, office assistance, after hours gallery attendants for events, collection movements, assistance at Museum events (e.g. our annual Gala), and more! These opportunities change throughout the year, requests are sent to volunteers via email.
* A volunteer is eligible for special projects, the operation, and interpretation tracks after completing two months of active service.
|January||Randy McDonald||Dennis Pachulski|
|February||Jeff Warren||Bobby Martin|
|March||Lynne Langdale||Jim and Bonnie Angle|
|April||Earl McLaughlin||Babetta Demmeck|
|May||Jeff Warren||Peggy Purvis|