Information for Volunteers


Please Join our Volunteer Team
Art in the Pearl couldn’t happen without the help of our dedicated, community-minded, and fun volunteers!

As a volunteer, you’ll be a part of Portland’s vibrant art scene and experience one of the nation’s best Fine Arts & Crafts events. You’ll get to peek behind the curtain and work alongside the artists – learning about them, their art and discovering what the art festival life is all about. We encourage you to bring friends, family and/or co-workers to make the experience even more fun!

Additional perks include a commemorative t-shirt, complimentary sodas & snacks.

Our 3-day event needs 100 or more volunteers and we hope that you’ll be one of them.
See below for details and SIGN UP today!

Days and Times

Friday September 2, 2022

    •  Set Up Day

Saturday, Sunday and Monday, September 3, 4 & 5, 2022

    • Sit in artists’ booths to give them a break
    • Roam the festival handing out flyers, answering questions
    • Monday end of show – Assist with site breakdown as needed

Thank you in advance! You will have a wonderful time knowing that you are doing your part in contributing to your community and the arts.


Our application deadline for our 2022 show has passed.

For information on how to apply for our 2023 show, please visit our How To Apply page in mid-November 2022. Thanks! And don’t forget to follow us on Instagram.


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