Call for Volunteers: InVasive: Cincinnati Art Museum & UC DAAP Temple Building Project

Call for Volunteers: InVasive: Cincinnati Art Museum & UC DAAP Temple Building Project

Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11–7 p.m.

Volunteer Call: We are looking for community volunteers to help with the building of InVasive, a temple at the Cincinnati Art Museum. All ages are welcome.

Temple Location:  InVasive will be constructed on the west side of the Cincinnati Art Museum and will be visible to all visitors to the museum.

Temple Build Dates

  • May 7, 4 p.m.–7 p.m.
  • May 9, 4 p.m.–7 p.m.
  • May 11, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • May 14, 4 p.m.–7 p.m.
  • May 18, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • May 19, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • May 21, 4 p.m.–7 p.m.
  • May 25, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Additional build dates will be added, please follow the Cincinnati Art Museum on Facebook and Twitter for future dates.

Release Waivers/Wristbands: Volunteers helping build the temple MUST fill out a release waiver. A new waiver and wristband must be completed and received every time a volunteer is on site working. Waivers are available here. Please print, complete and turn in to staff located inside the DeWitt Entrance. Waivers will also be available at the DeWitt Entrance Desk for you to complete and sign.

Volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian signature.  Waivers/Wristbands will only be available at the DeWitt Entrance.

Please Come Prepared:

If you are planning to help build the temple, it would be helpful to bring your own tools: pruners, loppers, hand saws, work gloves. Dress for the weather and for outdoor work, bring water.

Questions: If you have questions or are interested in participating, please email Samantha Krukowski at [email protected] or Emily Holtrop at [email protected]

About the Project:

InVasive is a design/build project that will culminate in a temple structure situated on the west side of the Cincinnati Art Museum. This temple will be completed to coincide with the opening of the museum exhibition No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man in May 2019. The structure will echo the meaning and function of the temple built for Burning Man in the Nevada desert each year – it will be a place of refuge, reflection, remembrance – but it will be designed to reflect the context of its Cincinnati location.

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