New York Photo Festival : Volunteers Needed for Walking Gallery

The New York Photo Festival needs special volunteers May 16-20 in Dumbo, Brooklyn with DJ Spooky and The BackPack Gallery.

Shifts can range from 2-4 hours. Spaces need to be filled for the following times:

Wednesday, May 16: 5-6:30pm
Thursday, May 17: 11am-5pm
Friday, May 18: 11am-5pm
Saturday, May 19: 11am-5pm
Sunday, May 20: 11am-3pm

Performers will be wearing 10-15 pound "backpack galleries" and walk on a 2-3 block radius, stopping to let people see the art in their galleries. No art experience necessary, just a willingness to have fun, be dependable and responsible. 

If interested in volunteering, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Todd @ with "NYPH Backpack Gallery Volunteer" in the subject line. 

In your email, please indicate your availability.

"Uniform": white t-shirt or top and blue jeans or equivalent for bottom. 

Volunteers will receive meal vouchers, very cool limited edition shirts, free photo books, and free admission ticket to festival exhibitions, events and presentations. (That's $115 worth of stuff!)