Corinthian Hall is an architectural treasure, but it has always been our supporters who have given this historic landmark a heart. Become a volunteer at Corinthian Hall and help connect our visitors with the history of this extraordinary place. Be an intern and earn academic credit while helping us realize our mission. Or, help our collection grow with a donation of a unique artifact from Kansas City's past. Whether greeting guests in the Visitor Center, assisting our staff in caring for the Collections, aiding in the administration of the Museum or staffing our special events, Kansas City Museum supporters, volunteers, interns and donors make a big difference.
The Kansas City Museum began with a group of enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers and those volunteers are vital in the continued success of programs and day to day operations. Several volunteer opportunities are listed below. Volunteering can be occasional, regularly scheduled, short-term, or long-term. If you are interested in volunteering for educational programs, please contact our Curator of Education Rebecca Schroeder at (816) 483-8300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Events: Occasional opportunities available on weekends. Greet guests, take tickets, and help with set up and clean up.
Education Workshops: Occasional opportunities available on weekends. Greet participants, assist children and/or adults with hands-on art activities, and help with set up and clean up.
Visitor Services: Steady opportunities available on weekends. Greet visitors, answer visitors’ questions about the Museum, exhibitions, and programming and assist in the StoryTarium.
Administrative Assistance: Occasional opportunities available during weekday office hours. Help with mailings, photocopying, filing, and assembling invitations.
Interns at Kansas City Museum serve in a variety of ways, and earn academic credit at the same time. We have established working relationships with a host of regional academic institutions, including the University of Missouri, Park University, the Kansas City Art Institute, the Shawnee Mission school district, and others.
Interns have options, depending upon their interests.
- Curatorial Interns assist the Museum director with preparation of materials for upcoming or new exhibitions
- Education Interns assist the Curator of Education with the development and delivery of education programs at the Museum and in the community
- Arts management interns work in the Museum offices supporting day-to-day operations of a cultural institutions
- Marketing Interns assist the Community Relations specialist in the work of publicizing our activities.
A few internships provide a stipend, and others are volunteer positions.
Contact the Internship Coordinator at your institution for more information, or call the Museum directly.
Please send: resume including any pertinent experience and a letter of interest indicating goals or desired achievements for the internship period to the Museum, in care of the Director.
Join our family of supporters and ensure the future of a community treasure –Kansas City Museum.
Kansas City Museum is a community icon beloved throughout Kansas City and beyond. In the nearly 70 years of operation, the Kansas City Museum has established an outstanding reputation for promoting historical education of Kansas City and the region through exceptional programs, exhibits and events.
Your support of Kansas City Museum will help us preserve the beauty of Corinthian Hall and continue in our tradition of bringing unique historical learning opportunities to the Kansas City community and beyond.
Kansas City Museum offers a variety of ways to donate to this educational hot-spot and community landmark. Supporters can contact the Museum (816) 483-8300.
Donate to the Collection
The Kansas City Museum – Union Station Kansas City maintains a growing collection, adding hundreds of objects every year, many coming from the community. Potential donations are reviewed by the Collections staff and the Acquisitions Committee, who meet quarterly. If you are interested in making a gift to the Collection, please contact us here at the Museum, (816) 483-8300, and we’ll provide details about the process.