Art Museum Ambassador (AMA) Scheme

Become 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
  • Gather with friends from different disciplines regularly to talk about art and culture
  • Enjoy priority in registration for our events and discount in purchasing our publications and souvenirs
  • Upon completion of required tasks:
    (i) Receive a service certificate and a free catalogue.
    (ii) Earn a letter of appreciation from our Director with meritorious service for over 100 hours.

Required tasks:
  • Attend the AMA briefing session^
  • 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 the Museum Salon^

^ Keep an eye on our yearly AMA recruitment for details.
* Hours and number of times can be accumulated over years of service. For example if you serve around 2 hours per month, you could have 100 service hours by the end of a 4-year study.
# $57.75 per hour will be paid for service hours after completing the required times for tour and hours for museum assistant work. (For the $57.75 per hour rate, 5% will go to MPF. In short, you will receive $55 per hour after the service.)

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


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.’