VOLUNTEER TODAY!  Email redlinemke@gmail.com

Volunteers are key to the success of each of our programs at RedLine Milwaukee, and participate in all aspects of the organization.  RedLine Milwaukee also offers semester-long, unpaid internships to high school students, undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates in each of our areas of interest.

Visitor Services: An integral part of the volunteer and intern experience begins with public interaction.  As the front face of RedLine Milwaukee, gallery volunteers and interns will learn the daily operations of gallery management while assisting on special projects for the Exhibitions Manager, Education Manager, and Executive Director.  Greet guests during regular public hours or special events and openings, and answer visitor questions about RedLine Milwaukee programs, residency, exhibitions, events, membership, and more.

Education: Want to learn more about arts education?  Working with RedLine Milwaukee’s Education Manager,our education interns gain hands-on experience with visiting groups for workshops and classes to help create an outstanding educational experience.  Education interns aid in all stages, from the first brainstorm to the production of a workshop, and are involved in various short- and long-term education initiatives.

Marketing & Communications: Our Marketing & Communications interns are involved in all aspects of RedLine Milwaukee’s communications and public relations to gain experience in how a dynamic art organization shapes it public persona and communicates with the art world and broader public.  Brainstorm with the RedLine Milwaukee staff to create engaging and innovative marketing and social media campaigns, write articles and press releases for upcoming exhibitions and programs, distribute marketing materials to RedLine patrons and other arts organizations, and more.  If you are creative, have marketing or design experience, interested in public relations, are tech and social media savvy, contact RedLine Milwaukee today.

Development: Get to know Milwaukee’s movers, shakers, and grantmakers, while learning the ins and outs of fundraising and how a small nonprofit operates.  Our Development interns work closely with our Executive Director and RedLine Milwaukee staff on various long- and short-term projects to gain experience in all stages of the donor prospecting process, researching potential supporters, and coordinating grant schedules and materials.  You’ll also discuss projects with our Education Manager, Exhibitions Manager, artists and guests curators, all while gaining impressive skills for any future career in the arts or the nonprofit sector.

Operations: Learn to manage the nuts and bolts of the daily operations of a nonprofit.  As an Operations intern, you’ll gain hands-on experience in arts administration that will serve you well in any career in the arts (and a good line on your resume to start).  You’ll work closely with our Executive Director and RedLine staff on various long- and short-term projects to experience integral parts of administrative operations, nonprofit management, organizational technology, building and office operations, and strategic planning.

Printshop Monitor: RedLine Milwaukee offers the city a traditional printmaking facility fully equipped for intaglio, relief, monoprint, and silkscreen.  As Printshop Monitor, volunteers will provide responsible supervision of the operation of the printshop, a vital resource for RedLine resident artists and teens, visiting artists, teachers, and printmakers community-wide.  If you have printmaking experience and want to learn more about volunteering in the RedLine printshop, contact RedLine Milwaukee today.

How to Apply: Interested individuals may send a resume (including full contact information and email address) and cover letter identifying area of interest and describing what they hope to bring to the internship and gain from the experience to .


Sponsors:  Looking for a “green” cause to support?  Contact Jeanne at jeanne.redlinemke@gmail.com.

EXHIBITION:  The RedLine Gallery hosts exhibitions containing socially relevant or social justice related content.  This exhibition acts as a textbook for all RedLine Education programs.  Look for Stacy Gibboni’s “Junkyard Essays” in the Gallery starting September 4, 2014. Interested sponsors, please contact Lori Bauman at lori.redlinemke@gmail.com.EDUCATION: We would LOVE to have corporate SPONSORSHIPS: PUBLISHED, ARTPRENTICE., CONTEMPO TEEN NIGHTS, AND SHELTER.


Thank you to everyone who made our 2013 RePurposed Runway and Fusion Fashion Show a success! View the RePurposed Runway garments and our catalog here.