Volunteer for Sculpture in the Garden 2014
Patrick Dougherty Stickwork Installation
If you would like to help with the Patrick Dougherty Stickwork installation, please follow the link to the Patrick Dougherty volunteer page of the NCBG website.

We need 4 different types of volunteers, so all skill levels and ages are welcome. Each shift is 4 hours and we ask that you are available for the entire shift. You are also welcome to volunteer multiple days and throughout the process. The project continues rain or shine.

Gathering Crew (4 hour shift)
8-12 morning and 1-5 afternoon shifts
Oct 6, 7, 8

We need volunteers to go off site (we will let you know the exact location ahead of time) to help cut, bundle and transport saplings. This job requires use of loppers and hand clippers. We need to gather about five flatbed loads so energetic and physically fit people are encouraged to participate. This work is not done at the Garden so volunteers must provide their own transportation to gathering site.

Leaf stripping crew (4 hour shift)
8-12 morning and 1-5 afternoon shifts
Oct 8, 9, 10

Volunteers will strip the leaves off the saplings. This may happen at the gathering site or at the Botanical Gardens so volunteers may need to provide their own transportation to off site location.

Construction Crew (4 hour shift)
8-12 morning and 1-5 afternoon shifts
Oct 13-24

Volunteers will assist in the construction process, moving scaffolding, sorting materials, assisting the weaving process, cleaning up the site, and talking to the public.

Maintenance Crew
Ongoing after Oct 24

This group of volunteers will meet periodically to help maintain the sculpture after the construction process. The maintenance crew will replace and clean up materials around the installation. We hope to keep the sculpture in peak condition for as long as possible so we are looking for a longer term commitment from this group.

For specific information about volunteering for the Patrick Dougherty installation contact cindycuomo@gmail.com.

For information about the Sculpture in the Garden exhibit, contact 2014sculptureshow@email.unc.edu.