Art Museum Ambassador Scheme

Join us as an Art Museum Ambassador (AMA) and:
  • Work in our education team, collections team OR administrative team as a museum assistant
  • Learn more about Chinese art and train your communication skills as a docent
  • Join our internal curator-led tours to know more about the exhibition planning process
  • Get in touch with various museum professionals and know more about museum operation
  • Gather with friends from different disciplines regularly to talk about art
  • Enjoy priority in registration for our events and discount in purchasing our publications and souvenirs
  • Receive a certificate and a free catalogue upon completion of all required tasks.
  • Get a letter of appreciation from our Director if you serve at the museum for over 100 hours in total after completion of all required tasks
  • Earn $57.75 per hour as a docent upon successful completion of three guided tour. (For the $57.75 per hour rate, 5% will go to MPF. In short, you will receive $55 per hour after the service.)
  • Earn $57.75 per hour as a museum assistant upon successful completion of 5 hours’ work. (For the $57.75 per hour rate, 5% will go to MPF. In short, you will receive $55 per hour after the service.)


To become an AMA, you have to:
  • Lead 3 guided tours (30 minutes each, must attend training session) *#
  • Serve as a museum assistant for 5 hours *#
  • Make 1 presentation (3-5 minutes) at our Chinese Art Salon


* Hours and number of times can be accumulated over years of service. Say if you serve about 2 hours per month, you could have 100 service hours by the end of a 4-year study.
# The 3 guided tours and 5-hour museum assistant work before you become an official AMA will not be paid.


Eligibility:All CUHK students (Activities are mostly conducted in Cantonese or Mandarin)

Enquiries: heidiwong@cuhk.edu.hk





Voices of our former museum ambassadors

‘Being a museum ambassador is more than doing a job, it is also my interest. To tell others the stories of each story, I can also learn a lot by myself and enrich my artistic sense.’

Hui O Ki (Linguistics, Year 4)

Wan Yuk Ping (History, Year 4)
‘By joining the scheme for one year, I have gained fruitful experience through working in different positions, such as gallery assistant, docent and program assistant. It is definitely rewarding.’