Coral Gables Museum exhibits and programs are made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
With the support of the City of Coral Gables.
The Coral Gables Museum, in the heart of the City Beautiful,
is open Tuesday – Sunday.
The Coral Gables Museum has been designated the official visitors center for the City of Coral Gables. Check out this new video promoting the City, activities and beautiful venues, including the Museum.
In addition to our exhibitions, we also feature the eclectic Gift Shop!
Membership in the Museum offers wonderful benefits including free admission, Gift Shop discounts and either complimentary or discounted admission to the wide variety of upcoming programs and events at the Museum.
Please feel free to call the Museum at 305-603-8067 for additional details regarding membership, events, private tours or rental information.
Now accepting applications
Volunteers at our Summer Camp programs
There truly are opportunities for all personalities and skills every month at the Coral Gables Museum.
Volunteers assist the Museum in hosting events, leading tours, representing the Museum at public festivals, all camps, weekend and school tours. As an active volunteer you are invited to attend many events for free or at the Member rate as well. Contact us if you have questions at (305) 603-8067 or by email Thank you!
All Education Programs:
Volunteers interested in participating in Gallery Night Kids' Club, Day Camp, and City Trekker Summer Camp sessions must make an appointment to meet with School and Family Programs Manager, Dianely Cabrera prior to volunteering for those activities for the first time. Contact (305) 603-8067 or via email.
City Trekker Summer Camp is looking for four volunteers 16 years old or older per session. Volunteers must be willing and able to commit to one complete 2 week session (or more) in order to receive full community service hours. Duties include assisting Summer Camp Instructors with activities, field trips, and drop off/pick up. The times we will need them are from 8:45 am - 5:15 pm. Here are the following session dates and themes:
DESIGN AND PLAY: Session 1: June 9 – 20, 2014
Carnaval, samba e futebol! Discover the culture of Brazil and their passion for soccer! Explore the newest exhibit 12 Stadiums – 12 Cities: Brazil, World Soccer Destination, and design your own FIFA World Cup stadium, poster and soccer ball! Learn about the rules of soccer. Score a goal, or root for your team at Phillips Park! This session is a combo of art and sport!
SHUTTER BUGS: Session 2: June 23 – July 3, 2014
(No Camp July 4th)
You can be a photographer! Capture the architectural marvels, urban life and natural wonders of Coral Gables! Meet a professional photographer and take a behind-the-scenes tour of a photo studio! Vote for your favorite photo in the Capture Coral Gables 2014 exhibition. Take your best shots, and display them at the Museum for family and friends to see! Cameras provided.
SPLISH N’ SPLASH: Session 3: July 21 – August 1, 2014
Jump into the cool water of Venetian Pool. Splish n' splash at a local water park. Enjoy the sea breeze and perfect scenery for en plen air painting at Matheson Hammock Park! Design your own water park! Beaches, pools and crazy water sprinklers. It’s all on the agenda for a fun- splashin’ time!
NATURAL WONDERS: Session 4: August 4 – 15, 2014
Discover the seven natural wonders of the world! Where are they and why are they so special? Meet a doctor who climbed Mount Everest! Explore the nature that exists right here in South Florida. This session is filled with nature hikes, wild discoveries, and live animal presentations. So put on your City Trekker caps, and explore the great outdoors!
INTERNSHIPS - EXPERIENCE IN SOCCER AND/OR PHOTOGRAPHY:
We are also looking for someone who specializes in Soccer and/or Photography:
Camp First Session needs a volunteer able to lead the instructions on basic soccer techniques and soccer practice.
Camp Second Session needs a volunteer to lead basic instructions in Photography. This can count as an internship or community service. This person is expected to conduct the same responsibilities as a volunteer listed above.
TOUR GUIDES AND DOCENTS:
Sign up now to lead weekend tours, attend Curator tours, or begin training during weekly Saturday and Sunday tours. Contact us at 305-603-8067 or by email for a spot on the schedule.
Let us hear from you soon!!
Volunteers at the Coral Gables Museum can participate in a wide array of activities, including promotional events, special events, summer camp and educational tours. We recognize the important contributions of volunteers to the overall success of our museum, and we encourage you to apply! We look forward to working with you. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.